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James Wright (rugby)

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Name  James Wright

Role  Rugby
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Died  October 4, 1932, Blackpool, United Kingdom

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James Frost Wright (1 April 1863 — 4 October 1932 (aged 69)) born in Bradford/Bramham (see note), was a rugby union footballer who played in the 1890s, playing at representative level for England, and at club level for Bradford F.C., as a Half-back, i.e. number 9, or 10, he died in Blackpool. Prior to Tuesday 27 August 1895, Bradford F.C. was a rugby union club, and since 1907 it has been the association football (soccer) club Bradford Park Avenue A.F.C..

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International honours

James Wright won a cap for England while at Bradford F.C. in 1890 against Wales.

Change of Code

When Bradford F.C. converted from the rugby union code to the rugby league code on Tuesday 27 August 1895, James Wright would have been 32. Consequently, he could have been both a rugby union and rugby league footballer for Bradford F.C.

Genealogical information

James Wright's marriage was registered during July–September 1886 in Bradford district.

Note

espnscrum.com states James Wright's birthplace as being Bradford, whereas FreeBMD.com quotes it as being registered 20-miles away in Bramham.

References

James Wright (rugby) Wikipedia


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