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Name  Derrick Schofield

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Derrick Schofield (January→March 1928 – 25 August 1999 (aged 71)) born in Rochdale, was an English professional rugby league footballer of the 1940s and 1950s, playing at representative level for Great Britain, England, and Lancashire, and at club level for Rochdale Hornets (twice), Halifax, Castleford and Dewsbury, as a wing, or second-row, i.e. number 2 or 5, or, 11 or 12.


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International honours

Derrick Schofield won caps for England while at Rochdale in 1952 against Wales, in 1953 against France, and won a cap for Great Britain while at Halifax in 1955 against New Zealand.

Derrick Schofield also represented Great Britain while at Halifax between 1952 and 1956 against France (1 non-Test match).

Challenge Cup final appearances

Derrick Schofield played Right-second-row, i.e. number 12, in Halifax's 4-4 draw with Warrington in the 1954 Challenge Cup final during the 1953–54 season at Wembley Stadium, London on Saturday 1 May 1954, and played Right-second-row in the 4-8 defeat by Warrington in the 1954 Challenge Cup final replay during the 1953–54 season at Odsal Stadium, Bradford on Wednesday 5 May 1954, in front of a record crowd of 102,575 or more.


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