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Tommy Cunningham

OVERALL STATISTICS

BIRTHAGESIGNED ONFROM
07-08-1956
N/A
03-10-1974
Unknown.
DEBUTLAST MATCHLEFT
28-12-1975 v Hull K.R.
Rochdale Hornets
1978- Warrington
CAREERAPPEARANCES (SUBS)
1975-1978
3 (0)
TRIESGOALSDGOALSPTS
0
0
0
0

BIOGRAPHY


Tommy Cunningham by Adrian Lawrenson

A member of a famous St Helens family that produced three rugby league internationals: Eddie, Keiron and Tommy who all played for Wales. In Tommy’s case it was on two occasions. Tommy, who is a contemporary of the likes of Mike Nolan and Harry Pinner, appeared in the Gallie Cup match against Salford on 8 August 1975 and went on to make his senior competitive debut at Craven Park against Hull KR on 28 December 1975.

In competition with Tony Karalius and Graham Liptrot, it would appear that Tommy was in the right place at the wrong time! He was a typical hooker of the modern idiom and too good a player not to be given regular first team opportunities. His final game for the club was a 14-14 draw against Rochdale on 20 August 1978 and he subsequently left the club to join Warrington, who have many happy memories of signing hookers from St Helens or former St Helens players. Think – Cotton, Fishwick, Harper, Harrison, Waller and, of course, Tommy himself!

SEASON STATISTICS

Season (Official Matches)TriesGoalsDGoalsMatches
1975~76 0 0 0 1
1976~770 0 0 1
1978~790 0 0 1
TOTALS:0 0 0 3
Season (Other Matches)TriesGoalsDGoalsMatches
1975~760001
1976~770001
1977~780001
1978~790002
TOTALS:0005

ALL MATCHES

DatePosOpponentsCompSeasonVenueFTFTOTGDGNPS**
8th Aug 1975
L
9 Salford* Fr Gallie Cup 1975~76 A 15 17 VIEW
28th Dec 1975
W
9 Hull Kingston Rovers L 1975~76 A 18 4 VIEW
21st Aug 1976
L
9 Wigan LC1 1976~77 A 5 37 VIEW
11th Nov 1976
L
16 Catalan XIII* Fr Charity 1976~77 A 10 18 VIEW
7th Aug 1977
W
16 Pilkington Recs* Fr Queens Silver Jub 1977~78 H 23 17 VIEW
4th Aug 1978
D
20 Widnes* Fr Testimonial 1978~79 H 31 31 VIEW
13th Aug 1978
W
16 Oldham* Fr Charity 1978~79 H 44 20 VIEW
20th Aug 1978
D
9 Rochdale Hornets LC1 1978~79 H 14 14 VIEW
*Unofficial Match. **Non Playing Sub.
WINS : 3 | LOSSES : 3 | DRAWS : 2

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