Jack Arkwright

OVERALL STATISTICS

BIRTHAGESIGNED ONFROM
03-12-1902
N/A
15-12-1928
Sutton Commercial
DEBUTLAST MATCHLEFT
08-12-1928 v Oldham
Rochdale Hornets
1934- Warrington
CAREERAPPEARANCES (SUBS)
1928-1934
174 (0)
TRIESGOALSDGOALSPTS
39
21
0
159

Biography of Jack Arkwright



HERITAGE NO : 370
Jack Arkwright by Dave Dooley:
Jack Arkwright was a giant second row forward who represented Lancashire and went on the 1936 Great Britain tour of Australia and New Zealand as a Warrington player. Jack played 174 times for the Saints scoring 39 tries and kicking 21 goals for a total of 159 points.

Jack was signed from amateur side Sutton Commercial for a 50 pound fee. He made his debut for the club on the 8th of December, 1928 in the 14 points to eleven win at Oldham. His first try for the club came against Rochdale Hornets during a 23 points to 3 victory that same season. In his first two seasons he played most of the matches at prop. He was dropped for the 1930 RL Challenge Cup Final against Widnes having played only 2 out of the last 12 games of the season. Although bitterly disappointed he rode to Wembley on a motor-cycle to watch the Saints go down to Widnes by 10 points to 3.

In the 1930/31 season Jack secured a second row berth which was to become his most popular position for the club, eventually forming a devastating second row partnership with Ben Halfpenny. The 1931/32 season saw Jack at the top of his game running in ten tries during the campaign and running hard in the Championship Final against Huddersfield as Saints were crowned champions for the first time. The following season saw Jack notching a total of 22 tries. He was also a useful goalkicker, though George Lewis precision limited Jacks potential whilst at the club. In all Jack played 38 times as a prop for the club, 118 times in the second row and wore the number 13 jersey on 18 occasions.

Jack won England and Lancashire caps whilst at the Saints. Financial pressures caused Saints to sell their top players in the mid-thirties and the departure of stars like Jack resulted in Saints free-falling down the league table. After his last match for the Saints in the 24 points to 18 victory over Rochdale Hornets in the first round of the Lancashire Cup on the 10th of September 1934 Jack was sold to Warrington for a world record fee for a forward of 800 pounds. In 1939 Jack was living in Houghton Road, St Helens and working as a Publican. He died in January 1990, aged 87, and his death was registered in Knowsley.

The Arkwright dynasty provided Jack his son who played briefly for the club in the 1960s and grandson Chris who captained the Saints side in the 1980s.

Jack has been inducted into the Saints Past Players Hall of Fame.


SEASON STATISTICS

Season (Official Matches)TriesGoalsDGoalsMatches
1928~29 2 0 0 12
1929~303 8 2 19
1930~312 1 0 34
1931~3210 0 0 36
1932~33 9 2 0 35
1933~34 13 10 0 37
1934~350 0 0 1
TOTALS:39 21 2 174
Season (Other Matches)TriesGoalsDGoalsMatches
1930~31 2001
1932~32 0001
TOTALS:2002

ALL MATCHES

DateMatchPosOpponentsCompVenueFTFTOTGDG
8th Dec 1928 1
W
10 Oldham L A 14 11 VIEW
5th Jan 1929 2
W
8 Rochdale Hornets L H 23 3 1 VIEW
12th Jan 1929 3
L
8 Salford L A 7 10 VIEW
19th Jan 1929 4
L
11 Swinton L H 2 3 VIEW
26th Jan 1929 5
L
8 Barrow L A 6 16 VIEW
2nd Feb 1929 6
D
8 Salford L H 11 11 1 VIEW
16th Mar 1929 7
L
8 Leeds L H 5 20 VIEW
23rd Mar 1929 8
L
8 Halifax L A 8 19 VIEW
29th Mar 1929 9
L
8 Wigan L A 8 28 VIEW
22nd Apr 1929 10
W
8 Bradford Northern L A 28 19 VIEW
27th Apr 1929 11
W
8 Hull L H 24 7 VIEW
30th Apr 1929 12
L
8 Broughton Rangers L A 7 14 VIEW
31st Aug 1929 13
L
10 Widnes L H 0 3 VIEW
2nd Oct 1929 14
L
13 Hull L A 5 8 VIEW
19th Oct 1929 15
W
11 Salford L H 18 12 VIEW
16th Nov 1929 16
D
12 Australia Tour H 18 18 VIEW
23rd Nov 1929 17
L
12 Leigh L A 3 5 VIEW
7th Dec 1929 18
W
8 Wigan Highfield L H 8 0 VIEW
4th Jan 1930 19
L
11 Oldham L A 4 20 VIEW
25th Jan 1930 20
W
8 Rochdale Hornets L H 32 5 4 VIEW
1st Feb 1930 21
W
8 Wigan Highfield L A 22 0 1 VIEW
8th Feb 1930 22
W
8 St. Helens Recs CC1 H 9 7 3 2 VIEW
15th Feb 1930 23
W
8 Hull Kingston Rovers L A 16 5 VIEW
22nd Feb 1930 24
W
8 Leeds CC2 A 18 5 VIEW
1st Mar 1930 25
W
8 Leigh L H 23 2 1 1 VIEW
8th Mar 1930 26
W
8 Hunslet CC3 H 22 7 VIEW
15th Mar 1930 27
L
8 Salford L A 2 11 VIEW
22nd Mar 1930 28
W
8 Hull L H 23 4 VIEW
29th Mar 1930 29
D
8 Wigan CCSF N 5 5 VIEW
5th Apr 1930 30
L
11 Hunslet L A 11 14 VIEW
17th Apr 1930 31
W
11 Batley L A 15 11 1 VIEW
30th Aug 1930 32
W
11 Widnes L A 21 7 VIEW
10th Sep 1930 33
L
12 Salford L A 5 11 VIEW
13th Sep 1930 34
L
12 Swinton L A 3 12 VIEW
18th Oct 1930 35
L
10 Leeds L H 8 20 VIEW
25th Oct 1930 36
W
12 York L A 10 4 1 VIEW
1st Nov 1930 37
W
9 Bramley L H 34 14 VIEW
8th Nov 1930 38
W
12 Huddersfield L A 10 5 VIEW
15th Nov 1930 39
W
10 Salford L H 7 0 VIEW
22nd Nov 1930 40
W
12 Barrow L A 7 4 VIEW
29th Nov 1930 41
W
10 Rochdale Hornets L H 33 15 VIEW
6th Dec 1930 42
W
10 Wigan Highfield L A 10 7 VIEW
13th Dec 1930 43
W
12 Oldham L H 7 2 VIEW
20th Dec 1930 44
W
9 Rochdale Hornets L A 9 2 VIEW
25th Dec 1930 45
W
9 St. Helens Recs L H 7 6 VIEW
26th Dec 1930 46
L
9 Wigan L H 2 23 VIEW
27th Dec 1930 47
L
13 Leeds L A 0 23 VIEW
1st Jan 1931 48
L
13 St. Helens Recs L A 3 5 VIEW
10th Jan 1931 49
L
11 Warrington L A 3 14 VIEW
17th Jan 1931 50
W
11 Swinton L H 8 3 VIEW
24th Jan 1931 51
D
11 Broughton Rangers L A 0 0 VIEW
31st Jan 1931 52
L
12 Huddersfield L H 0 10 VIEW
7th Feb 1931 53
W
12 Keighley CC1 H 46 4 VIEW
14th Feb 1931 54
W
12 Bramley L A 19 8 VIEW
21st Feb 1931 55
W
12 Castleford CC2 A 8 2 VIEW
17th Mar 1931 56
W
11 Dewsbury L A 10 7 VIEW
21st Mar 1931 57
W
11 Leigh L H 23 3 VIEW
28th Mar 1931 58
L
11 Halifax CCSF N 2 11 1 VIEW
3rd Apr 1931 59
L
10 Wigan L A 2 5 VIEW
4th Apr 1931 60
L
13 Oldham L A 7 28 VIEW
6th Apr 1931 61
W
11 York L H 13 3 VIEW
7th Apr 1931 62
L
11 Halifax L A 13 15 VIEW
11th Apr 1931 63
W
11 Broughton Rangers L H 37 5 VIEW
22nd Apr 1931 64
W
11 Wigan Highfield L H 40 17 1 VIEW
25th Apr 1931 65
W
11 Hull Kingston Rovers L H 25 5 VIEW
9th May 1931 --
W
11 Barrow * Fr Carnival Cup L 33 7 2 VIEW
29th Aug 1931 66
W
13 Widnes L H 39 2 VIEW
5th Sep 1931 67
D
13 Widnes L A 7 7 1 VIEW
9th Sep 1931 68
W
13 Barrow L A 12 0 VIEW
12th Sep 1931 69
W
13 Wigan Highfield L H 14 10 VIEW
19th Sep 1931 70
L
8 Huddersfield L A 2 5 VIEW
26th Sep 1931 71
W
10 Dewsbury L H 49 0 1 VIEW
3rd Oct 1931 72
L
11 Oldham L A 13 16 VIEW
10th Oct 1931 73
L
11 Salford LC1 A 5 16 VIEW
17th Oct 1931 74
W
12 Oldham L H 31 17 1 VIEW
24th Oct 1931 75
L
12 Broughton Rangers L A 12 24 VIEW
31st Oct 1931 76
W
8 Bradford Northern L H 35 5 VIEW
7th Nov 1931 77
W
13 Wigan Highfield L A 19 4 2 VIEW
14th Nov 1931 78
W
13 Salford L H 10 2 1 VIEW
21st Nov 1931 79
W
13 Warrington L A 23 8 VIEW
19th Dec 1931 80
W
13 Rochdale Hornets L H 33 12 VIEW
25th Dec 1931 81
L
13 St. Helens Recs L A 2 13 VIEW
26th Dec 1931 82
W
13 Wigan L H 10 4 1 VIEW
1st Jan 1932 83
D
10 St. Helens Recs L H 7 7 VIEW
2nd Jan 1932 84
W
10 Hull Kingston Rovers L A 5 3 VIEW
9th Jan 1932 85
W
10 Wakefield Trinity L H 11 2 VIEW
13th Jan 1932 86
L
13 Salford L A 3 9 VIEW
23rd Jan 1932 87
W
13 Halifax L H 24 10 VIEW
30th Jan 1932 88
W
10 Swinton L A 8 7 VIEW
6th Feb 1932 89
L
13 Keighley CC1 A 6 12 VIEW
12th Mar 1932 90
W
12 Huddersfield L H 21 8 VIEW
19th Mar 1932 91
W
12 Dewsbury L A 24 15 VIEW
25th Mar 1932 92
W
12 Wigan L A 12 3 VIEW
26th Mar 1932 93
W
9 Castleford L H 24 6 1 VIEW
28th Mar 1932 94
W
12 Leigh L H 31 2 1 VIEW
29th Mar 1932 95
W
12 Halifax L A 13 3 VIEW
2nd Apr 1932 96
W
12 Rochdale Hornets L A 16 3 VIEW
16th Apr 1932 97
W
12 Swinton L H 17 5 VIEW
18th Apr 1932 98
W
12 Broughton Rangers L H 21 10 VIEW
23rd Apr 1932 99
W
11 Wakefield Trinity L A 25 8 VIEW
30th Apr 1932 100
W
11 Leeds ChSF H 9 0 1 VIEW
7th May 1932 101
W
11 Huddersfield ChF N 9 5 VIEW
27th Aug 1932 102
L
11 Widnes L A 10 12 VIEW
3rd Sep 1932 103
W
11 Widnes L H 16 9 VIEW
10th Sep 1932 104
W
11 Swinton L A 12 7 VIEW
17th Sep 1932 105
W
11 Leigh L H 33 10 1 VIEW
24th Sep 1932 106
L
11 Hunslet L A 8 15 VIEW
26th Sep 1932 107
W
11 Hunslet L H 21 3 1 VIEW
1st Oct 1932 108
L
11 Swinton L H 11 37 2 VIEW
8th Oct 1932 109
W
13 Widnes LC1 A 10 5 VIEW
22nd Oct 1932 110
D
13 Wigan Highfield L A 11 11 VIEW
24th Oct 1932 111
W
12 Broughton Rangers LC2 H 22 4 VIEW
2nd Nov 1932 112
D
12 Salford LCSF A 2 2 VIEW
5th Nov 1932 113
W
12 Leigh L A 13 3 VIEW
7th Nov 1932 114
W
12 Salford LCSF(rep) H 17 10 2 VIEW
12th Nov 1932 115
W
12 Wigan Highfield L H 34 7 VIEW
19th Nov 1932 116
L
12 Warrington LCF N 9 10 VIEW
26th Nov 1932 117
W
12 Leeds L H 21 5 2 VIEW
29th Nov 1932 118
L
12 Batley L A 12 17 VIEW
3rd Dec 1932 119
W
12 Castleford L A 10 7 VIEW
10th Dec 1932 120
L
13 Warrington L H 16 18 VIEW
17th Dec 1932 121
L
12 Salford L A 5 13 1 VIEW
2nd Jan 1933 122
W
12 St. Helens Recs L A 10 5 1 VIEW
7th Jan 1933 123
W
12 Salford L H 12 5 VIEW
28th Jan 1933 124
L
12 Barrow L A 17 18 VIEW
4th Feb 1933 125
W
12 Halifax L H 5 3 VIEW
11th Feb 1933 126
W
12 Bradford Northern CC1 A 24 3 VIEW
18th Feb 1933 127
W
12 Oldham L H 23 0 VIEW
2nd Mar 1933 128
W
12 Hunslet CC2 H 14 3 VIEW
4th Mar 1933 129
D
12 Broughton Rangers L A 8 8 VIEW
25th Mar 1933 130
L
12 Warrington CCSF N 5 11 VIEW
8th Apr 1933 131
L
11 Halifax L A 18 25 1 VIEW
14th Apr 1933 132
L
12 Wigan L A 12 23 VIEW
15th Apr 1933 133
L
12 Warrington L A 17 24 VIEW
17th Apr 1933 134
W
12 Broughton Rangers L H 26 0 VIEW
22nd Apr 1933 135
W
12 Rochdale Hornets L H 47 19 VIEW
29th Apr 1933 136
W
12 Castleford L H 39 5 VIEW
18th May 1933 --
W
11 Halifax * Fr Carnival Cup L 35 13 VIEW
26th Aug 1933 137
W
11 Widnes L H 29 14 VIEW
2nd Sep 1933 138
L
11 Widnes L A 4 12 VIEW
4th Sep 1933 139
W
11 Hull Kingston Rovers L H 21 11 1 VIEW
9th Sep 1933 140
W
11 Warrington L A 11 7 VIEW
16th Sep 1933 141
W
11 Oldham L H 25 8 1 VIEW
18th Sep 1933 142
L
11 Oldham L A 3 16 VIEW
23rd Sep 1933 143
L
11 Huddersfield L A 0 10 VIEW
30th Sep 1933 144
W
11 Salford LC1 H 12 8 VIEW
7th Oct 1933 145
L
11 Keighley L A 8 16 VIEW
14th Oct 1933 146
W
11 Leigh L H 20 13 VIEW
16th Oct 1933 147
W
11 Rochdale Hornets LC2 H 52 14 VIEW
21st Oct 1933 148
W
11 Dewsbury L A 11 0 1 VIEW
28th Oct 1933 149
L
11 Salford L H 2 17 VIEW
2nd Nov 1933 150
L
11 St. Helens Recs LCSF A 2 9 1 VIEW
4th Nov 1933 151
L
11 Rochdale Hornets L A 17 20 4 VIEW
11th Nov 1933 152
W
11 Dewsbury L H 30 13 1 VIEW
25th Nov 1933 153
W
11 Bradford Northern L H 28 0 1 VIEW
2nd Dec 1933 154
L
11 Australia Tour H 11 20 1 VIEW
9th Dec 1933 155
W
11 Broughton Rangers L A 11 9 VIEW
16th Dec 1933 156
W
11 Broughton Rangers L H 36 5 2 VIEW
23rd Dec 1933 157
L
11 Salford L A 10 17 VIEW
25th Dec 1933 158
L
11 St. Helens Recs L A 9 11 VIEW
8th Jan 1934 159
L
11 Leigh L A 6 11 1 VIEW
13th Jan 1934 160
W
11 Rochdale Hornets L H 29 13 1 VIEW
20th Jan 1934 161
W
11 Leeds L H 21 19 1 VIEW
27th Jan 1934 162
L
11 Hull Kingston Rovers L A 8 23 1 VIEW
3rd Feb 1934 163
L
11 Huddersfield L H 7 20 1 VIEW
10th Feb 1934 164
W
11 Bradford Northern CC1 A 34 6 2 VIEW
17th Feb 1934 165
L
11 Halifax L A 8 16 VIEW
24th Feb 1934 166
L
11 Bramley CC2 A 12 17 VIEW
28th Feb 1934 167
W
11 Swinton L A 8 5 1 VIEW
3rd Mar 1934 168
W
11 Bradford Northern L A 15 11 VIEW
14th Mar 1934 169
L
11 London Highfield L A 8 16 VIEW
19th Mar 1934 170
W
11 Warrington L H 7 3 2 VIEW
7th Apr 1934 171
W
3 Barrow L H 31 23 VIEW
9th Apr 1934 172
L
11 Halifax L H 9 19 VIEW
14th Apr 1934 173
W
11 London Highfield L H 34 12 VIEW
10th Sep 1934 174
W
12 Rochdale Hornets LC1 H 24 18 VIEW
*Unofficial Match. **Non Playing Sub.
WINS : 106 | LOSSES : 61 | DRAWS : 9

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