Biography of Ron Tucker
HERITAGE NO : 640
Ron Tucker by SHS
Ron was born in Malvern Road, Parr and was 6 feet and 13 stones in his playing days. He played 12 matches for the Saints and scored 3 tries. He signed from North and South Eccleston Labour Club after demobilization from the Navy in 1946.
He later played for Swinton and Salford. A fairground fighter, he once claimed a famous victory against fellow rugby league player Jonty Pilkington in a three-round challenge bout.
Ron died at the age of 46 in St Helens in December 1970. He was married to Edith and has a daughter, Barbara. His brother Lawrence was Mayor of St. Helens in 1990-91. His nephew and namesake is Chairman of Blackbrook ARLFC.
|Season (Official Matches)||Tries||Goals||DGoals||Matches|
|Season (Other Matches)||Tries||Goals||DGoals||Matches|
|13th Apr 1946||1||
|19th Apr 1946||2||
|20th Apr 1946||3||
|27th Apr 1946||4||
|11||Hull Kingston Rovers||L||H||29||6||2||VIEW|
|31st Aug 1946||5||
|30th Nov 1946||6||
|7th Dec 1946||7||
|14th Dec 1946||8||
|25th Dec 1946||9||
|26th Dec 1946||10||
|28th Dec 1946||11||
|19th Apr 1947||12||
|*Unofficial Match. **Non Playing Sub.|
|WINS : 3 | LOSSES : 9 | DRAWS :|
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