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Name  Chris Arkwright

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Christopher "Chris" Arkwright is an English professional rugby league footballer who played in the 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s, playing at representative level for Great Britain, England, and Lancashire, and at club level for St. Helens, as a centre, Stand-off/Five-eighth, loose forward/lock, i.e. number 3 or 4, 6, or 13.

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International honours

Chris Arkwright won a cap for England while at St. Helens in 1984 against Wales (sub), and won caps for Great Britain while at St. Helens in 1985 against New Zealand (sub) (2 matches).

Challenge Cup Final appearances

Chris Arkwright played loose forward/lock, and was captain in St. Helens' 18-19 defeat by Halifax in the 1987 Challenge Cup Final during the 1986–87 season at Wembley Stadium, London on Saturday 2 May 1987.

County Cup Final appearances

Chris Arkwright played right-centre, i.e. number 3, in St. Helens 0-16 defeat by Warrington in the 1982 Lancashire County Cup Final during the 1982–83 season at Central Park, Wigan on Saturday 23 October 1982, and played stand-off/five-eighth in the 28-16 victory over Wigan in the 1984 Lancashire County Cup Final during the 1984–85 season at Central Park, Wigan on Sunday 28 October 1984.

Genealogical Information

Arkwright is the son of the St Helens and Warrington Prop of the 1960s, John Arkwright, Jr. [1], and the grandson of the rugby league footballer, John "Jack" Arkwright.

References

Chris Arkwright Wikipedia


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