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Wayne Godwin

Wayne Godwin
Personal information
Full name Wayne Godwin
Nickname Wagga
Born (1982-03-13) 13 March 1982
Pontefract, Yorkshire, England
Height 174 cm (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 86 kg (13 st 8 lb) [1]
Playing information
Position Hooker
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2001–04 Castleford 69 18 56 0 184
2005–06 Wigan 52 7 0 0 28
2007–08 Hull 19 4 0 0 16
2009–10 Bradford 43 7 0 0 28
2011–13 Salford 52 6 0 0 24
2014–15 Dewsbury 16 5 0 0 20
2015 Salford (loan) 3 0 0 0 0
Total 254 47 56 0 300
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2004 England 3 1 20 0 44
As of 26 July 2015
Source: RLP, Love Rugby League & Wigan stats

Wayne Godwin (born 13 March 1982 in Pontefract, West Yorkshire, England), is an English rugby league player.

Wayne Godwin plays for Dewsbury Rams in the Championship.

Godwins's position of choice is at hooker. He can also operate at scrum-half


  • Early life 1
  • Early career 2
    • Bradford Bulls 2.1
      • Salford City Reds 2.1.1
      • Dewsbury Rams 2.1.2
      • Representative 2.1.3
  • Statistics 3
    • Club career 3.1
    • Representative career 3.2
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Early life

Wayne grew up in Pontefract and supported Featherstone Rovers as a child.

Early career

Wayne Godwin turned pro in 2002 by being signed from his local club Knottingley Rockware to play for Castleford Tigers until the end of 2004, making over 60 appearances. Wayne signed a two-year deal with Wigan after Castleford's relegation at the end of 2004's Super League IX.

Godwin signed for Hull in 2006

Bradford Bulls

Wayne signed for Bradford in 2008 and was the understudy to Terry Newton, during his time at Bradford he always wore the number 14 shirt and has established himself as a fan favourite. During his time at Bradford he played many different positions including loose forward several times. Mick Potter's arrival at Odsal and the arrival of the vastly experienced hooker Matt Diskin put Wayne in a position where he would be the 3rd choice hooker and would not feature in every game of the 2011 season. On December 20 it was rumoured and all but confirmed in the League Express that he was going to join Salford Reds on a 3-year deal.

Salford City Reds

It was announced that Wayne Godwin had joined Salford due to their intended hooker Tevita Leo Latu being refused a visa despite currently playing for Wakefield in the Super League. On Godwin's debut he scored a try vs Leigh Centurions but still lost 13-12, in his second game vs Wigan Warriors he didn't cross the line in Salford's 28-34 defeat against the current champions

Dewsbury Rams

Wayne has signed for the Dewsbury Rams for the 2014 season playing in the Kingstone Press Championship On the 15th March 2015, Godwin return on a four-week loan to the Salford Red Devils


Wayne was called into the England A squad for the 2004 European Nations cup.

As of September 2010, With 20 goals, Wayne is 6th in the list of England's all-time Goal Scorers (behind Andrew Farrell, Kevin Sinfield, Ernest Ward, James "Jimmy" Ledgard, Jamie Rooney, Rob Burrow & Bobbie Goulding).


Club career

Year Club Apps Pts T G FG
2001 Castleford Tigers 6 8 2 - -
2002 Castleford Tigers 13 20 5 - -
2003 Castleford Tigers 20 20 5 - -
2004 Castleford Tigers 25 136 6 56 -
2005 Wigan Warriors 23 8 2 - -
2006 Wigan Warriors 24 16 4 - -
2007 Hull 16 4 1 - -
2008 Bradford Bulls 12 8 2 - -

Representative career

Year Team Matches Tries Goals Field Goals Points
2004 England 3 1 20 0 44 -


  1. ^ "Salford City Reds". official club website. Salford City Reds. Retrieved 17 August 2011. 

External links

  • Bradford Bulls profile
  • Castleford Tigers profile
  • England Statistics at
  • Statistics at
  • Godwin Signs For Hull FC form
  • Hooker Godwin agrees Hull switch from BBC Sport
  • The Bulls tied up the services of Wayne Godwin
  • Wayne Godwin Wigan Career Page on the Wigan RL Fansite.
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