Eddie Bowden

OVERALL STATISTICS

BIRTHAGESIGNED ONFROM
25-11-1933
N/A
Date unknown.
Rochdale Hornets
DEBUTLAST MATCHLEFT
24-01-1959 v Hunslet
Wakefield Trinity
1960- Blackpool Borough
CAREERAPPEARANCES (SUBS)
1958-1959
19 (0)
TRIESGOALSDGOALSPTS
0
0
0
0

Biography of Eddie Bowden



HERITAGE NO : 761
This hooker born in Leigh played 19 matches for the Saints from January 1959 to February 1960. He was signed from Rochdale Hornets and went on to play for Blackpool Borough and Wakefield Trinity. Hookers in that era were essentially specialist players tasked with regaining or retaining possession from properly contested scrums. Eddie was proficient in this area as well as having a reputation as a strong defender.

In 1939 Eddie was living in Maple Crescent, Leigh. He died in his hometown in September 2006, aged 73.

Dave Dooley


SEASON STATISTICS

Season (Official Matches)TriesGoalsDGoalsMatches
1958~590 0 0 16
1959~600 0 0 3
TOTALS:0 0 0 19
Season (Other Matches)TriesGoalsDGoalsMatches
TOTALS:

ALL MATCHES

DateMatchPosOpponentsCompVenueFTFTOTGDG
24th Jan 1959 1
L
9 Hunslet L A 11 19 VIEW
31st Jan 1959 2
W
9 Whitehaven L H 27 3 VIEW
7th Feb 1959 3
W
9 Hull L A 19 9 VIEW
14th Feb 1959 4
W
9 Barrow L H 71 15 VIEW
21st Feb 1959 5
W
9 Oldham CC1 A 7 6 VIEW
28th Feb 1959 6
W
9 Widnes L H 38 4 VIEW
7th Mar 1959 7
W
9 Dewsbury CC2 H 35 8 VIEW
16th Mar 1959 8
W
9 Salford L H 44 4 VIEW
21st Mar 1959 9
L
9 Featherstone Rovers CC3 A 6 20 VIEW
27th Mar 1959 10
L
9 Wigan L A 14 19 VIEW
30th Mar 1959 11
W
9 Blackpool Borough L H 46 11 VIEW
4th Apr 1959 12
W
9 Halifax L A 25 19 VIEW
14th Apr 1959 13
W
9 Hull L H 37 16 VIEW
18th Apr 1959 14
L
9 Swinton L A 11 19 VIEW
25th Apr 1959 15
W
9 Liverpool City L H 41 22 VIEW
27th Apr 1959 16
L
9 Oldham L A 14 15 VIEW
30th Jan 1960 17
D
9 Salford L A 2 2 VIEW
6th Feb 1960 18
W
9 Blackpool Borough L A 26 7 VIEW
13th Feb 1960 19
L
9 Wakefield Trinity CC1 H 10 15 VIEW
*Unofficial Match. **Non Playing Sub.
WINS : 12 | LOSSES : 6 | DRAWS : 1

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