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George Ruddick
George Ruddick (birth registered third ¼ 1881[2] – death registered first ¼ 1949[3]) was a Welsh rugby union, and professional rugby league footballer of the 1890s, 1900s and 1910s. He played club level rugby union (RU) for Brecon
Brecon
RFC, and representative level rugby league (RL) for Great Britain, Wales, and Lancashire, and at club level for Broughton Rangers, as a prop, or second-row, i.e. number 8 or 10, or, 11 or 12, during the era of contested scrums.Contents1 Personal background 2 Playing career2.1 International honours 2.2 Championship Final appearances 2.3 Challenge Cup
Challenge Cup
Final appearances 2.4 County Cup Final appearances3 References 4 External linksPersonal background[edit] George Ruddick's birth was registered in Brecon
Brecon
(Brecknock), he first came to note as a rugby player when he represented local rugby union club Brecon
Brecon
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Brecon
Brecon
Brecon
(/ˈbrɛkən/; Welsh: Aberhonddu pronounced [ˌabɛrˈhɔnðɪ]), archaically known as Brecknock, is a market town and community in Powys, Wales, with a population in 2001 of 7,901,[2] increasing to 8,250 at the 2011 census. Historically it was the county town of Brecknockshire; although its role as such was eclipsed with the formation of the County of Powys, it remains an important local centre. Brecon
Brecon
is the third-largest town in Powys, after Newtown and Ystradgynlais. It lies north of the Brecon
Brecon
Beacons mountain range, but is just within the Brecon Beacons
Brecon Beacons
National Park.Contents1 History1.1 Early history 1.2 Norman control 1.3 Town walls 1.4 Priory and cathedral 1.5 St. Mary's Church 1.6 St
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RFL Lancashire Cup
The RFL Lancashire Cup was a county cup competition for teams in Lancashire that took place between 1905–06 and 1992–93 when it folded due to teams complaining about the number of fixtures being too much.Contents1 Cup finals1.1 Footnotes 1.2 Lancashire Cup Winners2 ReferencesCup finals[edit] Note: The Lancashire Cup was not played during the Second World War (1940–45)
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Challenge Cup
The Challenge Cup
Challenge Cup
(also known as the Ladbrokes
Ladbrokes
Challenge Cup
Challenge Cup
due to sponsorship by Ladbrokes) is a knockout rugby league cup competition organised by the Rugby Football League,[1] held annually since 1896, with the exception of 1915–1919 and 1939–1940. It involves amateur, semi-professional and professional clubs. The final of the Challenge Cup
Challenge Cup
at Wembley Stadium, London, is one of the most prestigious matches in world rugby league[2] and is broadcast around the world
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Athletic Grounds, Rochdale
The Athletic Grounds was a stadium in Rochdale, Greater Manchester, England. It was the home of Rochdale Hornets Rugby League Football Club for over 90 years until 1988. It has also been used for speedway, BriSCA F1 Stock Cars and greyhound racing.Contents1 Origins 2 Rugby league2.1 Martin Hodgson 2.2 Rugby league Test matches 2.3 Rugby league tour matches3 Speedway 4 Greyhound racing 5 Stock car racing 6 Closure 7 References 8 SourcesOrigins[edit] The Athletic Grounds east of Rochdale opened in 1894 and the new stadium soon became the home of the Rochdale Hornets rugby league club. Situated alongside the Oldham & Rochdale branch railway on its south side the stadium could be accessed from Milnrow Road.[1] Rugby league[edit] Main article: Rochdale Hornets Rochdale Hornets moved to the Athletic Grounds in 1894, their first game took place in September 1894 against Crompton. Between 1896 and 1900, Rochdale Association Football Club played at the Athletics Grounds
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Wigan Warriors
Wigan
Wigan
Warriors are a professional rugby league club based in Wigan, Greater Manchester, England. The club competes in the Super League XXIII.[1] Formed in 1872 as Wigan
Wigan
Football Club, they are a founding member of the Northern Rugby Football Union
Northern Rugby Football Union
following the schism from the Rugby Football Union in 1895. Wigan
Wigan
have won 21 League Championships (including 4 Super League
Super League
Grand Finals), 19 Challenge Cups and 4 World Club Challenge trophies.[2] The club is the all-time most successful club in English rugby league
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1911 Challenge Cup
The 1910–11 Challenge Cup was the 15th staging of rugby league's oldest knockout competition, the Challenge Cup.[1] The final was contested by the Broughton Rangers and Wigan at the Willows in Salford.[2] The final was played on Saturday 29 April 1911, where Broughton beat Wigan 4-0 at the Willows in front of a crowd of 8,000.[3] Broughton won their second, and to date, last Challenge Cup.[4] The scoreline set a record for the lowest winning score and lowest aggregate score in a Challenge Cup Final.[5]Contents1 First Round 2 Second Round 3 Quarter Finals 4 Semi Finals 5 Final 6 References 7 External linksFirst Round[edit]Date Team One Team Two Score18 Feb Barrow Hull FC 7-018 Feb Batley Ebbw Vale 7-218 Feb Broughton Moor Runcorn 6-2318 Feb Coventry Warrington 10-1818 Feb Dewsbury York Groves Utd 47-018 Feb Halifax York 63-018 Feb Hull Kingston Rovers Oldham 7-918 Feb Keighley Salford 0-518 Feb
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Manchester
Coordinates: 53°28′46″N 2°14′43″W / 53.47944°N 2.24528°W / 53.47944; -2.24528Manchester City
City
and Metropolitan boroughClockwise from top: Skyline of Manchester
Manchester

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Warrington Wolves
Warrington
Warrington
Wolves are a professional rugby league club in Warrington, England, that competes in Super League. They play at the Halliwell Jones Stadium, having moved there from Wilderspool in 2004.[1] Founded as Warrington
Warrington
Zingari Football Club in 1876,[2] they are one of the original twenty-two clubs that formed the Northern Rugby Football Union in 1895[3] and the only one that has played every season in the top flight. They are nicknamed "The Wire" in reference to the wire-drawing industry in the town. Warrington
Warrington
have local rivalries with Widnes, St. Helens and Wigan. They have won three League Championships and are the fourth most successful team in the Challenge Cup
Challenge Cup
with eight victories, behind Wigan, St. Helens and Leeds
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Rugby League County Cups
Historically, English rugby league clubs competed for the Lancashire Cup and the Yorkshire
Yorkshire
Cup, known collectively as the county cups. The leading rugby clubs in Yorkshire
Yorkshire
had played in a cup competition (affectionately known as t’owd tin pot) for several years prior to the schism of 1895
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Salford Red Devils
The Salford Red Devils
Salford Red Devils
are a professional rugby league club in Salford, Greater Manchester, England, who play in the Super League. Formed in 1873, they have won six Championships and one Challenge Cup. Their home ground since 2012 has been the AJ Bell Stadium
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1906–07 Northern Rugby Football Union Season
The 1906–07 Northern Rugby Football Union season was the 12th season of rugby league football.Contents1 Rule changes 2 Season summary 3 Championship 4 Championship Play-Off 5 Challenge Cup 6 Sources 7 ReferencesRule changes[edit] During a meeting held on 12 June 1906 at the George Hotel, Huddersfield, the members of the Northern Union agreed to adopt two rule changes that would distinguish the sport thereafter.[1] The Northern Union, motivated by the need to appeal to spectators to improve the game's finances and ensure its survival, and inspired by the attacking style of rugby displayed by the New Zealand rugby union team during their 1905 tour of Britain, revisited two areas of the game that were the focus of much debate: the optimum number of players per team and how play should continue once a tackle had been completed.[1][2]The play-the-ball rule was introduced.[2] Previously after each tackle had been completed or a player had been "held" the rules m
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Central Park (Wigan)
Central Park was a rugby league stadium in Wigan, England, which was the home of Wigan
Wigan
RLFC before the club moved to the JJB Stadium in 1999. Its final capacity was 18,000. The site is now a Tesco supermarket car park.Contents1 History 2 Rugby League Test Matches 3 Rugby League Tour Matches 4 World Club Challenge
World Club Challenge
/ Championship 5 See also 6 References 7 External linksHistory[edit] On 6 September 1902, Wigan
Wigan
played at Central Park for the first time in the opening match of the newly formed First Division
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Wigan
Wigan
Wigan
(/ˈwɪɡən/ WIG-ən) is a town in Greater Manchester, England, on the River Douglas, 7.9 miles (13 km) south-west of Bolton, 10 miles (16 km) north of Warrington
Warrington
and 16 miles (25.7 km) west-northwest of Manchester. Wigan
Wigan
is the largest settlement in the Metropolitan Borough of Wigan and is its administrative centre. The town has a population of 103,608, whilst the wider borough has a population of 318,100.[1] Historically in Lancashire, Wigan
Wigan
during classical antiquity was in the territory of the Brigantes, an ancient Celtic tribe
Celtic tribe
that ruled much of what is now northern England
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International Standard Book Number
"ISBN" redirects here. For other uses, see ISBN (other).International Standard Book
Book
NumberA 13-digit ISBN, 978-3-16-148410-0, as represented by an EAN-13 bar codeAcronym ISBNIntroduced 1970; 48 years ago (1970)Managing organisation International ISBN AgencyNo. of digits 13 (formerly 10)Check digit Weighted sumExample 978-3-16-148410-0Website www.isbn-international.orgThe International Standard Book
Book
Number (ISBN) is a unique[a][b] numeric commercial book identifier. Publishers purchase ISBNs from an affiliate of the International ISBN Agency.[1] An ISBN is assigned to each edition and variation (except reprintings) of a book. For example, an e-book, a paperback and a hardcover edition of the same book would each have a different ISBN. The ISBN is 13 digits long if assigned on or after 1 January 2007, and 10 digits long if assigned before 2007
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Special
Special
Special
or specials may refer to:Contents1 Music 2 Film and television 3 Other uses 4 See alsoMusic[edit] Special
Special
(album), a 1992
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