Graham Steadman

Playing Career

Vital Statistics

Born
Friday, 8th December, 1961
Current Age
62 years and 169 days

Biography

Great Britain utility back (10 Tests) began his career with York in 1982-85. After joining Featherstone Rovers (1985-89) he went to Castleford for the then record transfer fee of 170,000 pounds. Since his retirement in 1997, he has acted as assistant coach of both Castleford and Great Britain before his appointment as head coach of Castleford.
- 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 %  
English Championship 222 111 244   8 939 122 91 9 54.95% List
UK Second Division 82 60 181   11 605 55 23 4 67.07% List
Yorkshire Cup 27 21 36   2 158 17 8 2 62.96% List
Regal Trophy 23 12 16   1 81 15 8 0 65.22% List
Challenge Cup 27 18 19   4 113 14 13 0 51.85% List
Premiership Trophy 14 2 5   2 20 7 7 0 50.00% List
NSWRL Premiership (NRL) 5 1 0   - 4 2 2 1 40.00% List
Tour Matches Castleford Tigers 2 - 1   - 2 1 1 0 50.00% List
World Cup 2 - -   - - 1 1 0 50.00% List
Tour Matches Great Britain 6 1 3   - 10 2 4 0 33.33% List
Test Series 6 1 3   - 6 2 4 0 33.33% List
The Ashes 4 1 -   - 8 1 3 0 25.00% List
Super League 29 5 -   - 20 9 18 2 31.03% List


International

Test Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Great Britain 1990, 1992, 1994 10 3 6   - 24 5 5 0 50.00% List

World Cup Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Great Britain 1990-1992 2 - -   - - 1 1 0 50.00% List


Club Career

NSWRL Premiership (NRL) - By Year

Team Season App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Gold Coast NSWRL 1989 5 1 0 / 1 0.00% - 4 2 2 1 40.00% List

NSWRL Premiership (NRL) - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Gold Coast 1989 5 1 - / 1 0.00% - 4 2 2 1 40.00% List

English Career - By Year

Team Season App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
York 1981/82 5 1 4   - 11 0 5 0 0.00% List
York 1982/83 16 9 12   - 51 7 9 0 43.75% List
York 1983/84 28 25 71   7 249 15 12 1 53.57% List
York 1984/85 29 20 116   6 318 20 8 1 68.97% List
York 1985/86 19 8 50   1 133 9 10 0 47.37% List
Featherstone 1985/86 11 5 17   - 54 6 4 1 54.55% List
Featherstone 1986/87 28 12 1   1 51 9 17 2 32.14% List
Featherstone 1987/88 28 14 12   2 82 20 6 2 71.43% List
Featherstone 1988/89 26 14 46   3 151 15 10 1 57.69% List
Castleford 1989/90 26 17 75   2 220 18 7 1 69.23% List
Castleford 1990/91 32 23 51   1 195 22 10 0 68.75% List
Castleford 1991/92 36 29 4   1 125 24 10 2 66.67% List
Castleford 1992/93 25 9 13   1 63 12 12 1 48.00% List
Castleford 1993/94 39 16 7   1 79 27 11 1 69.23% List
Castleford 1994/95 26 14 16   2 90 18 7 1 69.23% List
Castleford 1995/96 16 8 5   - 42 6 9 1 37.50% List
Castleford 1996 12 3 -   - 12 5 7 0 41.67% List
Castleford 1997 22 2 1   - 10 6 14 2 27.27% List

English Career - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
York 1981-85 97 63 253   14 762 51 44 2 52.58% List
Featherstone 1985-88 93 45 76   6 338 50 37 6 53.76% List
Castleford 1989-97 234 121 172   8 836 138 87 9 58.97% List
Overall1981-1997 424 229 501   28 1,936 239 168 17 56.37% List

Your Say

  • Brian Sanderson
    31/12/2018

    Graham played his first rugby at Sailors Home A.R.L.FC

    in York and joined York on 25 March 1982.

    Was transferred to Featherstone Rovers in 1986 for £50000.

  • Neil Roebuck
    10/10/2023

    Superb player,won many a game for cas, on his own. Superb pace,scored ,some superb individual, tries.overall, a great bloke, and a superb player.a pleasure to have played with him.

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Contributions: Rugby League Tables, AJ Lucantonio, Paul Carter, Shawn Dollin, Andrew Ferguson, Bill Bates, Tim Costello, Greg Fiveash, Max Turner

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