Joe Lydon

Career Stats & Summary

Vital Statistics

Full Name
Joe Paul Lydon
Born
Tuesday, 26th November, 1963
Current Age
58 years and 267 days
Place Of Birth
Wigan, Greater Manchester, England

Awards & Accolades

Lance Todd Trophy
1984
Man Of Steel Award
1984

Biography

Great Britain backline star made three Lions' Tours of Australia (1984, 1988 and 1992) punctuated by his two seasons with Easts.

- ALAN WHITICKER

Career Statistics

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Competitions

Competition   App T G   FG Pts W L D Win %  
English Championship 218 88 269   7 887 161 50 7 73.85% List
Lancashire Cup 26 11 33   1 111 21 5 0 80.77% List
Tour Matches Widnes Vikings 1 - -   - - 0 1 0 0.00% List
Regal Trophy 42 17 38   - 141 34 6 2 80.95% List
Challenge Cup 41 18 42   7 163 36 4 1 87.80% List
Premiership Trophy 14 4 21   1 58 12 2 0 85.71% List
Tour Matches Great Britain 21 4 8   - 32 8 12 1 38.10% List
Test Series 17 3 8   - 16 5 11 1 29.41% List
The Ashes 7 2 2   - 24 1 6 0 14.29% List
World Cup 8 2 10   - 28 3 4 1 37.50% List
Tour Matches Wigan Warriors 4 1 1   - 6 1 3 0 25.00% List
NRL 22 8 14   - 60 10 10 2 45.45% List
NRL Finals 2 - -   - - 1 1 0 50.00% List
World Club Challenge 2 - -   1 1 2 0 0 100.00% List
Charity Shield - UK 2 - -   - - 1 1 0 50.00% List


International

Test Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Great Britain 1983-87, 1989-90, 1992 30 7 26   - 79 17 12 1 56.67% List
Overall 1983-1992 30 7 26   0 79 17 12 1 56.67% List

World Cup Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Great Britain 1983-1992 8 2 10   - 28 3 4 1 37.50% List
Overall 1985-1992 8 2 10   0 28 3 4 1 37.50% List


Club Career

Australian League Matches - By Year

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Eastern Suburbs NSWRL 1987 12 6 5 / 7 71.43% - 34 7 4 1 58.33% List
Eastern Suburbs NSWRL 1989 10 2 9 / 15 60.00% - 26 3 6 1 30.00% List
Overall 1987-1989 22 8 14 / 22 63.64% 0 60 10 10 2 45.45% List

Australian League Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Eastern Suburbs 1987, 1989 22 8 14 / 22 63.64% - 60 10 10 2 45.45% List
Overall 1987-1989 22 8 14 / 22 63.64% 0 60 10 10 2 45.45% List

Australian Finals Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Eastern Suburbs 1987 2 - -   - - 1 1 0 50.00% List
Overall 1987 2 0 0   0 - 1 1 0 50.00% List

English League Career - By Year

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Widnes Championship 1982/83 29 - -   - - 17 10 2 58.62% List
Widnes Championship 1983/84 36 - -   - - 27 8 1 75.00% List
Widnes Championship 1984/85 13 - -   - - 3 9 1 23.08% List
Widnes Championship 1985/86 16 - -   - - 12 3 1 75.00% List
Wigan Championship 1985/86 9 - -   - - 7 2 0 77.78% List
Wigan Championship 1986/87 42 - -   - - 39 3 0 92.86% List
Wigan Championship 1987/88 20 - -   - - 14 6 0 70.00% List
Wigan Championship 1987/88 1 8 29   - 90 1 0 0 100.00% List
Wigan Championship 1988/89 28 - -   - - 24 3 1 85.71% List
Wigan Championship 1989/90 29 - -   - - 24 4 1 82.76% List
Wigan Championship 1990/91 23 - -   - - 17 4 2 73.91% List
Wigan Championship 1991/92 36 - -   - - 30 6 0 83.33% List
Wigan Championship 1991/92 1 16 18   4 104 1 0 0 100.00% List
Wigan Championship 1992/93 32 - -   - - 29 2 1 90.63% List
Wigan Championship 1993/94 28 - -   - - 21 7 0 75.00% List
Wigan Championship 1994/95 ? 1 -   1 5  
Overall 1982-1995 ? 138 403   17 1,361 ? ? ? ?  

English League Career - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Widnes 1982-85 94 52 118   1 431 59 30 5 62.77% List
Wigan 1985-93 249 85 285   15 925 207 37 5 83.13% List
Overall 1982-1995 ? 138 403   17 1,361 ? ? ? ?  

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