Denis Betts

Playing Career

Vital Statistics

Born
Sunday, 14th September, 1969
Current Age
54 years and 260 days

Awards & Accolades

Lance Todd Trophy
1991
Man Of Steel Award
1995

Biography

Great Britain forward, a veteran of 30 Test appearances and a three-times Lions tourist (1990, 1992 and 1996), joined his former Wigan coach John Monie at the newly promoted Auckland Warriors in 1995. Betts, who had played with Wigan since 1986, returned to the club in 1998 until seeing out his career in 2001.
- ALAN WHITICKER

Playing Career Statistics

All statistics shown in this section are based only on data available in the RLP database, and are not necessarily a complete and/or 100% accurate representation of a player's career. This information should be used as a guide only. If you see a question mark (?), it denotes that the figure is not available.

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Competitions

Competition   App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Challenge Cup 40 14 -   - 56 36 3 1 90.00% List
English Championship 157 59 -   - 236 127 27 3 80.89% List
Lancashire Cup 12 6 1   - 26 10 2 0 83.33% List
Regal Trophy 27 6 -   - 24 23 2 2 85.19% List
Premiership Trophy 14 10 -   - 40 11 3 0 78.57% List
Charity Shield - UK 3 - -   - - 1 2 0 33.33% List
Tour Matches Great Britain 28 6 -   - 24 13 15 0 46.43% List
World Cup 12 3 -   - 12 7 5 0 58.33% List
Test Series 18 5 -   - 20 7 11 0 38.89% List
Tour Matches Wigan Warriors 3 - -   - - 0 3 0 0.00% List
The Ashes 9 - -   - - 3 6 0 33.33% List
World Club Challenge 3 1 -   - 4 2 1 0 66.67% List
ARL/Super League Premiership (NRL) 42 11 -   - 44 20 22 0 47.62% List
Super League 106 33 -   - 132 82 21 3 77.36% List
Super League Finals 8 2 -   - 8 3 5 0 37.50% List
Tri-Nations 2 - -   - - 0 2 0 0.00% List


International

Test Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Great Britain 1990-94, 1996, 1999 32 8 -   - 32 16 16 0 50.00% List
England 1995 4 1 -   - 4 3 1 0 75.00% List
Overall1990-1999 36 9 0   0 36 19 17 0 52.78% List

World Cup Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Great Britain 1990-92 8 2 -   - 8 4 4 0 50.00% List
England 1995 4 1 -   - 4 3 1 0 75.00% List
Overall1990-1995 12 3 0   0 12 7 5 0 58.33% List


Club Career

ARL/Super League Premiership (NRL) - By Year

Team Season App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Auckland ARL 1995 11 5 -   - 20 8 3 0 72.73% List
Auckland ARL 1996 17 3 -   - 12 7 10 0 41.18% List
Auckland Super League 1997 14 3 -   - 12 5 9 0 35.71% List

ARL/Super League Premiership (NRL) - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Warriors 1995-97 42 11 -   - 44 20 22 0 47.62% List

English Career - By Year

Team Season App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Wigan 1986/87 2 1 -   - 4 2 0 0 100.00% List
Wigan 1987/88 2 - -   - - 2 0 0 100.00% List
Wigan 1988/89 38 9 1   - 38 29 8 1 76.32% List
Wigan 1989/90 32 11 -   - 44 27 4 1 84.38% List
Wigan 1990/91 37 12 -   - 48 28 7 2 75.68% List
Wigan 1991/92 41 19 -   - 76 35 6 0 85.37% List
Wigan 1991/92 1 - -   - - 1 0 0 100.00% List
Wigan 1992/93 34 14 -   - 56 29 4 1 85.29% List
Wigan 1992/93 1 - -   - - 0 1 0 0.00% List
Wigan 1993/94 21 8 -   - 32 18 3 0 85.71% List
Wigan 1994/95 1 1 -   - 4 1 0 0 100.00% List
Wigan 1994/95 36 20 -   - 80 33 2 1 91.67% List
Wigan 1998 20 4 -   - 16 18 2 0 90.00% List
Wigan 1999 27 13 -   - 56 18 9 1 66.67% List
Wigan 2000 34 9 -   - 36 28 8 1 82.35% List
Wigan 2001 32 8 -   - 36 25 10 1 78.13% List

English Career - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Wigan 1986-94, 1998-01 359 129 1   - 526 291 59 9 81.06% List

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Contributions: Rugby League Tables, Andrew Ferguson, AJ Lucantonio, Shawn Dollin, Paul Carter, Greg Fiveash, Alan Katzmann, Terry Liberopoulos, Cymru RL, Bill Bates

Sources: David Middleton's Rugby League Yearbook (1987-88 to present), Richard Bailey's Rugby League World, Rothmans Rugby League Yearbook (1981-82 to 1999), Irvin Saxton's Record Keepers' Club