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Frank Mortimer

Frank Mortimer
Personal information
Full name Frank Mortimer
Born 23 February 1932
Streethouse, England
Died 4 March 2009(2009-03-04) (aged 77)
Wakefield, England
Playing information
Position Fullback, Centre
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1951–59 Wakefield Trinity 174 33 378 0 855
≥1959–≥59 Keighley
Total 174 33 378 0 855
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1955/56–1956/57 Yorkshire ≥1
1956 Great Britain 2 0 6 0 12

Frank Mortimer (born 23 February 1932 in Streethouse — died 4 March 2009(2009-03-04) (aged 77) in Wakefield) was an English professional rugby league footballer of the 1950s and '60s, playing at representative level for Great Britain, and Yorkshire, and at club level for Wakefield Trinity, and Keighley, as a Fullback, or Centre, i.e. number 1, or, 3 or 4.

Playing career

International honours

Frank Mortimer played Fullback and scored three Conversions in Great Britain’s 21-10 victory over Australia in the first 1956 Ashes Test Match at Central Park, Wigan on 17 November 1956, and scored three goals in Great Britain’s 9-22 defeat to Australia in the second 1956 Ashes Test Match at Odsal Stadium, Bradford on 1 December 1956.[1]

County honours

Frank Mortimer was selected for Yorkshire County XIII whilst at Wakefield Trinity during the 1955/56 and 1956/57 seasons.[2]


External links

  • Statistics at
  • Ashes Series 1956 at
  • Wildcats remember Frank Mortimer
  • Boys are back in town

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