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The latest news, updates and information for the Hunslet RL Ex Parkside Players Association.

CLIFF WATSON St Helens

LATEST NEWSPosted by PETER JARVIS, EDITOR IN CHIEF Sun, August 05, 2018 01:29PM
Hi All,
I've just received this email from Davis Watson it is self explanatory.
If you could be of any assistance to him would you please contact him by his email address..... dtw08@hotmail.co.uk

Jarvo

Hiya,
I am currently in the process of speaking to as many 60's and 70's players as I can about their memories of my late Great-Uncle, Cliff Watson. (St. Helens, GB and Cronulla)

Would you be able to put me in touch with any players of that era, please?

Kind regards,

Davis Watson
aged 14







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AUGUST BRTHDAYS

LATEST NEWSPosted by PETER JARVIS, EDITOR IN CHIEF Tue, July 31, 2018 12:46PM
AUGUST BIRTHDAYS LIST


COLIN BYROM D.O.B. 4/8/1937
Colin signed for Hunslet RL on 7/1/1954 for a fee of £250.00.
He made his 1st team debut on 15/10/55 v Wakefield away.
In total Colin made 58 first team appearances and scoring 19 tries.
Retired from Parkside on 13/11/1962.

LEWIS CARDISS D.O.B. 17/8/1951
Lewis signed on for Hunslet RL in August 1968 for a fee of £50.00.
Made his 1st team debut at Parkside against Huddersfield on the 25/8/1969
Lewis was transferred to Bradford Northern in 1972 for a fee of £750 plus a large envelope for himself.
He also played 4 season in Australia for North Queensland.
The rest is history.

WILLIAM (Billy) WALKER D.O.B. 28/8/1936
Billy relinquished his amateur status signing for Hunslet on the 6/10/1953 for a fee of £250.00.
He made his debut for the Hunslets 1st team on the 2/3/1957 against Bradford Northern at Parkside.
In total Billy played 8 seasons for Hunslet RL making 185 1st team appearances and scoring 96 tries.
In 1964 he was transferred to Bradford Northern for a fee of £750.00.
There's no mention of any envelopes.

KENNY SYKES D.O.B. 28/8/1949
Kenny was a product of Heworth A.R.L.C. based in York signing for Hunslet RL in 1971.
He received a signing on fee of £100.00 making his 1st team debut against Swinton at Parkside on the 28/11/1971.
Ken went on to play 51 first team games for the Parksiders.

A VERY HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU FOUR GENTLEMEN.
FROM ALL of the Ex HUNSLET PARKSIDE PLAYERS. smiley

DISCLAIMER ____
please note if any of the above facts are incorrect don't blame me.
it was my Apprentice JR that posted me them smiley

Jarvo























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Birthdays

LATEST NEWSPosted by "Jack-The Boy Apprentice to Jarvo" Fri, July 13, 2018 08:31AM


Happy Birthday to 3 of our members. All the best from your Parkside Comrades.



George Clark Born 17.07.1949

Barry Lee Born 21.O7.1943 Wembley Winger in 1965

Peter Halligan Born 26.07.1946


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GEOFF GUNNEY

LATEST NEWSPosted by PETER JARVIS, EDITOR IN CHIEF Wed, June 20, 2018 11:29AM

Hi All....
Due to circumstances beyond my control sadly I will not be able to attend Geoff's funeral on Friday 22/6/18.

On Sunday 24th June Hunslet RLFC play Oldham at South Leeds Stadium K.O. 3.30pm. Before the K.O. there will be a one minute round of applause in honour if Geoff.
Hunslet RLFC have agreed to a reduced ground admission price for all Ex Hunslet players re that game.
Again sadly I will not be able to attend.

RIP Geoff.







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Arrangements

LATEST NEWSPosted by "Jack-The Boy Apprentice to Jarvo" Mon, June 11, 2018 02:12PM
The Arrangements for the funeral of Geoff Gunney Friday 22nd June at 1.40 pm then Followed by a celebration of his life held at South Leeds Stadium.

Funeral to be held at Cottingley Crematorium Ring Road Ls11 0EU.

Thank you


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Sad news

LATEST NEWSPosted by "Jack-The Boy Apprentice to Jarvo" Thu, June 07, 2018 11:07AM
Sad to say Geoff Gunney as passed away. Geoff a Hunslet and Gt Britain Legend a true Gentleman who wore his heart on his sleeve and will be missed by all who knew him.

R.I.P Geoff


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Photo of the week

LATEST NEWSPosted by "Jack-The Boy Apprentice to Jarvo" Fri, June 01, 2018 02:07PM

Jimmy Crampton passing to Dave Mawson with Phil Horrocks ready to receive school boy rugby at its best

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Birthdays

LATEST NEWSPosted by "Jack-The Boy Apprentice to Jarvo" Tue, May 29, 2018 07:17PM
Good Evening Gentlemen hope you are all looking forward to our annual re-union this weekend. In the mean time here are June Birthday boys.

"Happy Birthday" From all your friends

Colin Larkin 02/06/1946 Now residing in Australia

Mick Chamberlain 08/06/1947 Fleet footed centre/Stand off

Phil Hodgson 13/06/1952 The roving reporter


Alf (Ginger) Burnell 14/06/1924 Our oldest member a true great Tourist

Derek Foster 18/06/1935 Flying Wingman

Kevin Bew 20/06/1948 Ball winning Hooker

Gary Hetherington 24/06/1954 Honorary member (Mr Rugby League )

Geoff Crewdson 27/06/1938 Great Britain tourist Prop
Alf (Ginger)Burnell with his good friend Albert Eyre

































































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