Heath Cruckshank

OVERALL STATISTICS

BIRTHAGESIGNED ONFROM
28-06-1976
N/A
06-03-2001
Sheffield Eagles (loan)
DEBUTLAST MATCHLEFT
18-05-2001 v Salford Reds
New Zealand
2002- Huddersfield Giants
CAREERAPPEARANCES (SUBS)
2001-2001
13 (12)
TRIESGOALSDGOALSPTS
0
0
0
0

BIOGRAPHY



HERITAGE NO : 1107
This genial Aussie made one start and 12 substitute appearances for the Saints in the 2001 season. Heath played in the second row. His only start came in the away league defeat to Wigan. In the 2002 season Heath returned to Knowsley Road to play against the touring Kiwis at the end of that season.The former Leyther had 2 spells with club. He joined Huddersfield Giants on loan at the end of the 2001 season and was recalled from his period of loan for one match v New Zealand at the end of the 2002.

Heath Cruckshank by SHS

An Australian who began his rugby league career in Queensland, Heath was brought over to England by Leigh coach Ian Millward in January 1999. Millward was a big admirer of his all-round abilities as a sound defender and saw him as a good signing for the Centurions. However, he broke his jaw in just his second game for the club.

When Ian moved to Saints, he later signed Heath, who made his debut against Sheffield Eagles on 15th May 2001. It was a resounding 66-16 victory for his new club and Heath was on the interchange bench, together with Steve Hall, Tim Jonkers and Micky Higham. He mostly was a bench member during his time at Knowsley Road, his last appearance being against the touring New Zealanders in 2002, the week after the Grand Final.

Heath later played for Sheffield Eagles, Halifax [2003] before returning to Leigh the following year.

SEASON STATISTICS

Season (Official Matches)TriesGoalsDGoalsMatches
20010 0 0 15
2002 0 0 0 1
TOTALS:0 0 0 16
Season (Other Matches)TriesGoalsDGoalsMatches
TOTALS:

ALL MATCHES

DatePosOpponentsCompVenueFTFTOTGDG
18th May 2001
W
16 Salford City Reds SL H 66 16 VIEW
28th May 2001
W
17 Huddersfield Giants SL A 44 26 VIEW
2nd Jun 2001
W
16 Bradford Bulls SL H 38 26 VIEW
8th Jun 2001
W
16 London Broncos SL H 22 14 VIEW
17th Jun 2001
W
16 Wakefield Trinity Wildcats SL A 36 26 VIEW
22nd Jun 2001
L
16 Wigan Warriors SL H 28 29 VIEW
7th Jul 2001
W
17 Warrington Wolves SL H 70 16 VIEW
10th Aug 2001
W
17 Wigan Warriors SL H 30 16 VIEW
17th Aug 2001
L
17 Bradford Bulls SL A 14 27 VIEW
26th Aug 2001
D
17 Warrington Wolves SL A 28 28 VIEW
31st Aug 2001
W
17 Castleford Tigers SL H 44 20 VIEW
14th Sep 2001
L
11 Wigan Warriors SL A 6 40 VIEW
22nd Sep 2001
W
17 Leeds Rhinos SLEPO H 38 30 VIEW
28th Sep 2001
W
17 Hull FC SLESF A 24 20 VIEW
6th Oct 2001
L
16 Wigan Warriors SLEF A 10 44 VIEW
25th Oct 2002
L
16 New Zealand Tour H 26 38 VIEW
*Unofficial Match. **Non Playing Sub.
WINS : 10 | LOSSES : 5 | DRAWS : 1

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