Eric Hughes

Playing Career

Vital Statistics

Born
Tuesday, 17th October, 1950
Current Age
73 years and 130 days

Biography

Legendary English clubman appeared in over 500 matches for Widnes during 1969-84. An 8 Test veteran, Hughes was the five-eighth in the Widnes team that beat the 1978 Kangaroos 11-10 (the last English club side to beat the World Champions) and toured with the Lions in 1979 and
- 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 %  
World Cup 3 3 -   - 9 3 0 0 100.00% List
Tour Matches England 2 1 -   - 3 1 1 0 50.00% List
NRL 14 5 -   - 15 10 3 1 71.43% List
NRL Finals 3 1 -   - 3 2 1 0 66.67% List
European Championship 5 5 -   - 15 4 1 0 80.00% List
Tour Matches Great Britain 17 8 -   - 24 10 6 1 58.82% List
Test Series 8 4 -   - 9 2 6 0 25.00% List
The Ashes 5 1 -   - 6 0 5 0 0.00% List
Tour Matches Widnes Vikings 2 - -   - - 2 0 0 100.00% List
Lancashire Cup 12 5 -   - 16 7 5 0 58.33% List
English Championship 112 31 -   - 101 75 33 4 66.96% List
Regal Trophy 11 - -   - - 6 5 0 54.55% List
Challenge Cup 19 2 -   - 6 15 2 2 78.95% List
Premiership Trophy 8 4 -   - 13 6 2 0 75.00% List
UK Second Division 22 1 -   - 4 13 8 1 59.09% List


International

Test Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
England 1975, 1977-79 9 8 -   - 24 7 2 0 77.78% List
Great Britain 1978-79, 1982 8 4 -   - 12 2 6 0 25.00% List
Overall1975-1982 17 12 0   0 36 9 8 0 52.94% List

World Cup Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
England 1975 3 3 -   - 9 3 0 0 100.00% List


Club Career

NRL/NSWRL - By Year

Team Season App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Canterbury NSWRFL 1976 14 5 -   - 15 10 3 1 71.43% List

NRL/NSWRL - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Canterbury 1976 14 5 -   - 15 10 3 1 71.43% List

English Career - By Year

Team Season App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Widnes 1980/81 34 9 -   - 27 22 11 1 64.71% List
Widnes 1981/82 33 17 -   - 51 23 8 2 69.70% List
Widnes 1982/83 35 6 -   - 18 21 12 2 60.00% List
Widnes 1983/84 44 9 -   - 36 31 12 1 70.45% List
St Helens 1985/86 13 1 -   - 4 12 1 0 92.31% List
Rochdale 1986/87 9 1 -   - 4 6 2 1 66.67% List
Rochdale 1987/88 16 - -   - - 7 9 0 43.75% List

English Career - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Widnes 1980-83 146 41 -   - 132 97 43 6 66.44% List
St Helens 1985 13 1 -   - 4 12 1 0 92.31% List
Rochdale 1986-87 25 1 -   - 4 13 11 1 52.00% List
Overall1980-1988 184 43 0   0 140 122 55 7 66.30% List

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Contributions: Shawn Dollin, Andrew Ferguson, Greg Fiveash, Paul Carter, Rugby League Tables, Alan Katzmann, Bill Bates

Sources: Irvin Saxton's Record Keepers' Club, Rothmans Rugby League Yearbook 1984-85, Rothmans Rugby League Yearbook 1982-83, Rothmans Rugby League Yearbook 1981-82, Rothmans Rugby League Yearbook 1983-84, Rothmans Rugby League Yearbook 1986-87, Rothmans Rugby League Yearbook 1987-88, Rothmans Rugby League Yearbook 1988-89