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Bill Ramsey (rugby league)

Bill Ramsey
Personal information
Full name William Ramsey
Nickname Bill
Playing information
Position Prop, Second-row, Loose forward/Lock
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
196?–67 Hunslet
1967–74 Leeds 197 39
1974 Bradford Northern
1975–76 Hull
197?–7? Widnes 58 9
Total 255 48 0 0 0
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
196?–6? Commonwealth XIII ≥1
196?–7? Yorkshire 6 0 0 0 0
1965–74 Great Britain 8 0 0 0 0
Coaching information
Club
Years Team Gms W D L W%
197?–7? Hunslet
Source: englandrl.co.uk

William "Bill" Ramsey is an English professional rugby league footballer of the 1960s and '70s, and coach of the 1970s, playing at representative level for Great Britain, Yorkshire, and Commonwealth XIII, and at club level for Hunslet, Leeds, Bradford Northern, Hull, and Widnes, as a Prop, Second-row, Loose forward/Lock, i.e. number 8 or 10, 11 or 12, or 13, during the era of contested scrums, and coaching at club level for Hunslet. During his Leeds career Ramsey appeared in 17 major Finals, including five at Wembley, scored a rare drop goal in the 1969 Championship Final, toured twice in 1966 and 1974, and won seven winners medals with Leeds.

Playing career

Hunslet

Ramsey played second-row forward, i.e. number 11 in Hunslet's 16-20 defeat to Wigan in the 1964–65 Northern Rugby Football League season's Challenge Cup final at Wembley Stadium, on Saturday 8 May 1965.[1] Ramsey represented Commonwealth XIII in 1965 against New Zealand at Crystal Palace National Recreation Centre, London on Wednesday 18 August 1965,[2] Ramsay won caps for Great Britain while at Hunslet in 1965 against New Zealand (2 matches), in 1966 against France, Australia (2 matches), and New Zealand (2 matches),

Leeds

Ramsey was transferred to Leeds from Hunslet in 1967 for £10,000, (based on increases in average earnings, this would be approximately £272,000 in 2009),[3] he made his début, and scored a try for Leeds against Keighley on 8 December 1967. He played in Leeds' 11-10 victory over Wakefield Trinity in the 1967–68 Northern Rugby Football League season's Challenge Cup "Watersplash" final at Wembley Stadium on Saturday 11 May 1968.Ramsey played in Leeds' 1967–68, 1968–69, and 1969–70 Yorkshire League victories.

Ramsey played, and scored a drop goal in Leeds' 16-14 victory over Castleford in the 1968–69 Rugby Football League Championship final at Odsal Stadium, Bradford on Saturday 24 May 1969.[4] Ramsey played in Leeds' 9-5 victory over St. Helens in the 1970–71 Northern Rugby Football League season's BBC2 Floodlit Trophy final at Headingley Stadium, Leeds on Tuesday 15 December 1970. During Ramsey's time at Leeds there was a 7-21 defeat to Leigh in the 1970–71 Northern Rugby Football League season's Challenge Cup final at Wembley Stadium on Saturday 15 May 1971. During Ramsey's time at Leeds there was a 9-5 victory over St. Helens in the 1971–72 Northern Rugby Football League season's Championship final. He played as a front row forward, i.e. number 10 in Leeds' 13-16 defeat to St. Helens in the 1971–72 Northern Rugby Football League season's Challenge Cup final at Wembley Stadium on Saturday 13 May 1972. During Ramsey's time at Leeds there was a 12-7 victory over Salford in the 1972–73 Northern Rugby Football League season's Player's No.6 Trophy final at Fartown Ground, Huddersfield.

Also during his time at Leeds there were 1968–69, 1970–71, 1972–73, and 1973–74 Yorkshire Cup victories. Ramsay also won caps for Great Britain while at Leeds in 1974 against New Zealand.[5]

Bradford

Ramsay signed for Bradford on 27 January 1974. He stared at the club until 8 September that year.

Hull

Ramsay spent the 1975-76 Northern Rugby Football League season with Hull FC.

Widnes

Ramsay played as a front-row forward, i.e. number 8 in Widnes' 13-16 defeat to Leeds in the 1976–77 Northern Rugby Football League season's Challenge Cup final at Wembley Stadium on Saturday 7 May 1977.

References

External links

  • Great Britain Statistics at englandrl.co.uk
  • Statistics at rugbyleagueproject.org
  • On This Day - 8 December
  • Special 40th anniversary celebrations at St Helens clash
  • New Book On Sale Now
  • Statistics at rugby.widnes.tv
  • Photograph "Bill Ramsey on the break" at rugbyleagueheritageproject.com
  • Photograph "Bill Ramsey forces his way over" at rugbyleagueheritageproject.com
  • Photograph "Bill Ramsey leads Northern out" at rugbyleagueheritageproject.com
  • Photograph "Bill Ramsey kicks" at rugbyleagueheritageproject.com
  • Photograph "Bill Ramsey on the charge" at rugbyleagueheritageproject.com
  • Photograph "Brian Butler covered" at rugbyleagueheritageproject.com
  • Photograph "Ramsey leads the players off" at rugbyleagueheritageproject.com

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