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Doug Greenall

Douglas Greenall
Personal information
Full name Douglas Greenall
Nickname Doug, Duggie
Born 7 June 1927
Prescot, England
Died 23 December 2007(2007-12-23) (aged 80)
Playing information
Weight 11 st 8 lb (73.5 kg; 162.0 lb)
Position Centre
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1946–59 St. Helens 487 188 14 0 592
1959–60 Wigan 3 0 0 0 0
1960–≥60 Bradford Northern
Total 490 188 14 0 592
Years Team Pld T G FG P
≥1946–≤60 Lancashire 3
1958 English League XIII 1
1951–53 England 6 5 0 0 15
1951–54 Great Britain 6 3 0 0 9
Coaching information
Years Team Gms W D L W%
1961 Bradford Northern

Douglas "Doug"/"Duggie" Greenall (born 7 June 1927 in Prescot — died 23 December 2007 (aged 80)) was an English professional rugby league footballer of the 1940s, 50s, and '60s, and coach of the 1960s, playing at representative level for Great Britain, England, English League XIII, and Lancashire, and at club level for St. Helens, Wigan, and Bradford Northern, as a Centre, i.e. number 3 or 4, and at club level coached for Bradford Northern.

Playing career

International honours

Doug Greenall, won caps for England while at St. Helens in 1951 against France, in 1952 against Other Nationalities, Wales, in 1953 against France (2 matches), Other Nationalities, and won caps for Great Britain while at St. Helens in 1951 against New Zealand (3 matches), in 1952 against Australia (2 matches), and in 1954 against New Zealand.[1]

Doug Greenall also represented Great Britain in two non-Test matches while at St. Helens in the 12-22 defeat to France at Parc des Princes, Paris on 22 May 1952, and the 17-22 defeat to France at Stade de Gerland, Lyon on 24 May 1953.[2][3]

Doug Greenall played Centre, i.e. number 4 for English League XIII while at St. Helens in the 8-26 defeat to France on Saturday 22 November 1958 at Knowsley Road, St. Helens.

Testimonial match

Doug Greenall's Testimonial match at St. Helens took place against Halifax in 1952.

Honoured at St Helens RLFC

Doug Greenall is a St Helens RLFC Hall of Fame inductee.[4]


External links

  • International Statistics at
  • Statistics at
  • Profile at
  • U.K. League Hooker in Doubt
  • Statistics at

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