Tom Barton (rugby league)

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Thomas Barton
Personal information
Full name Thomas Barton
Nickname Tom
Born circa-1 February 1883
Died circa-1 March 1958 (aged 75)
Playing information
Position Fullback, Wing, Centre, Loose forward/Lock
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1903–21 St. Helens 226 97 118 0 527
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1906 England 1 0 0 0 0
Source: rugbyleagueproject.org englandrl.co.uk

Thomas "Tom" Barton (circa-1 February 1883 — circa-1 March 1958 (aged 75)) was an English professional rugby league footballer of the 1900s, playing at representative level for England, and at club level for St. Helens (captain), as a Fullback, Wing, Centre, or Loose forward/Lock, i.e. number 1, 2 or 5, 3 or 4, or, 13.

Playing career

International honours

Tom Barton won a cap for England while at St. Helens in 1906 against Other Nationalities.[1]

Club career

Tom Barton was considered a "Probable" for the 1910 Great Britain Lions tour of Australia and New Zealand, but ultimately he was not selected for the tour.[2]

Genealogical information

Tom Barton was the younger brother of the St. Helens, and Castleford Fullback of the 1890s, Jack Barton.[1]

References

  1. "England Statistics at englandrl.co.uk". englandrl. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "Northern Union → The Colonial Football Tour → Probable Players". paperspast.natlib.govt.nz. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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