Joe Lydon

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Playing Career

Vital Statistics

Full Name
Joe Paul Lydon
Born
Tuesday, 26th November, 1963
Current Age
60 years and 90 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

Playing Career Statistics

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Competitions

Competition   App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
English Championship 226 88 267   7 883 167 52 7 73.89% List
Lancashire Cup 26 12 33   1 115 21 5 0 80.77% List
Tour Matches Widnes Vikings 1 - -   - - 0 1 0 0.00% List
Regal Trophy 42 18 38   - 145 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 24 7 16   - 60 11 12 1 45.83% 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
National Panasonic Cup 1 1 -   - 4 0 1 0 0.00% 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

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


Club Career

NRL/NSWRL - By Year

Team Season 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

NRL/NSWRL - 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

English Career - By Year

Team Season App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Widnes 1982/83 29 14 42   - 126 17 10 2 58.62% List
Widnes 1983/84 37 27 54   - 216 27 9 1 72.97% List
Widnes 1984/85 16 6 8   - 40 5 10 1 31.25% List
Widnes 1985/86 16 7 12   1 53 12 3 1 75.00% List
Wigan 1985/86 9 2 13   1 35 7 2 0 77.78% List
Wigan 1986/87 42 21 36   3 159 39 3 0 92.86% List
Wigan 1987/88 20 8 29   - 90 14 6 0 70.00% List
Wigan 1987/88 1 - -   - - 1 0 0 100.00% List
Wigan 1988/89 28 12 76   4 204 24 3 1 85.71% List
Wigan 1989/90 29 8 78   - 188 24 4 1 82.76% List
Wigan 1990/91 23 11 20   - 84 17 4 2 73.91% List
Wigan 1991/92 36 16 18   3 103 30 6 0 83.33% List
Wigan 1991/92 1 - -   1 1 1 0 0 100.00% List
Wigan 1992/93 32 7 11   3 53 29 2 1 90.63% List
Wigan 1993/94 28 - 4   - 8 21 7 0 75.00% List
Wigan 1994/95 4 1 -   1 5 4 0 0 100.00% List

English Career - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Widnes 1982-85 98 54 116   1 435 61 32 5 62.24% List
Wigan 1985-94 253 86 285   16 930 211 37 5 83.40% List
Overall1982-1995 351 140 401   17 1,365 272 69 10 77.49% List

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

Sources: NSWRL Rugby League Yearbook 1989-90, NSWRL Rugby League Yearbook 1987-88, Irvin Saxton's Record Keepers' Club, Rothmans Rugby League Yearbook 1993-94, Rothmans Rugby League Yearbook 1992-93, Rothmans Rugby League Yearbook 1990-91, Rothmans Rugby League Yearbook 1989-90, Rothmans Rugby League Yearbook 1988-89, Rothmans Rugby League Yearbook 1984-85, Rothmans Rugby League Yearbook 1983-84, Rothmans Rugby League Yearbook 1985-86, Rothmans Rugby League Yearbook 1987-88, Rothmans Rugby League Yearbook 1986-87, Rothmans Rugby League Yearbook 1991-92, Rothmans Rugby League Yearbook 1994-95, Rothmans Rugby League Yearbook 1995-96