Mick Adams

Career Stats & Summary

Vital Statistics

Full Name
Michael Adams
Born
Friday, 28th September, 1951
Died
Friday, 10th March, 2017 (Aged 65 years and 164 days)
Place Of Birth
Widnes, Cheshire, England

Biography

Widnes lock, a star of the club's Wembley Cup Final victory in 1975, first came to Australia with Great Britain's 1975 World Cup squad. Adams later spent two seasons with C’bury before touring Australia with the 1979 Lions. He played in all three Tests on the tour and was later vice-captain of the 1984 Lions that failed to win a Test in Australia and NZ.

- ALAN WHITICKER

Career Statistics

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International

Test Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
England 1975, 1978-79, 1981 6 - -   - - 5 1 0 83.33% List
Great Britain 1979-80, 1984 13 - -   - - 4 9 0 30.77% List
Overall 1975-1984 19 0 0   0 - 9 10 0 47.37% List

World Cup Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
England 1975 2 - -   - - 2 0 0 100.00% List
Overall 1975 2 0 0   0 - 2 0 0 100.00% List


Club Career

Australian League Matches - By Year

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Canterbury NSWRFL 1975 13 3 -   - 9 5 6 2 38.46% List
Canterbury NSWRFL 1976 10 5 -   - 15 7 2 1 70.00% List
Overall 1975-1976 23 8 0   0 24 12 8 3 52.17% List

Australian League Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Canterbury 1975-76 23 8 -   - 24 12 8 3 52.17% List
Overall 1975-1976 23 8 0   0 24 12 8 3 52.17% List

Australian Finals Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Canterbury 1975-1976 2 - -   - - 2 0 0 100.00% List
Overall 1976 2 0 0   0 - 2 0 0 100.00% List

English League Career - By Year

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Widnes Championship 1980/81 37 6 3   3 27 23 12 2 62.16% List
Widnes Championship 1981/82 44 2 -   2 8 33 8 3 75.00% List
Widnes Championship 1982/83 38 3 -   - 9 24 12 2 63.16% List
Widnes Championship 1983/84 38 1 1   3 9 27 11 0 71.05% List
Overall 1980-1984 157 12 4   8 53 107 43 7 68.15% List

English League Career - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Widnes 1980-83 157 6 3   3 27 107 43 7 68.15% List
Overall 1980-1984 157 12 4   8 53 107 43 7 68.15% List

Your Say

Paul Carter says: When Adams led Widnes to victory over Hull KR in the 1981 Challenge Cup Final, that was the last Challenge Cup Final were both sides didn't contain an overseas player. (14/01/2010)

Michael says: Mick Adams played 13 games for Canterbury in 1975 and 10 in 1976. (20/09/2011)

Helen / Graham Bettridge says: Rest In Peace, Mick , our thoughts are with your famil xxx (10/03/2017)

osh says: true gentleman , by todays standard, came to aust & was embraced by many in the tamworth comunity, for his down to earth approach to so many people of all ages , skin colour, & intellect. a legend in his time. (15/03/2017)

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