Hughie McDowell *

OVERALL STATISTICS

BIRTHAGESIGNED ONFROM
17-11-1907
N/A
Date unknown.
Widnes (guest)
DEBUTLAST MATCHLEFT
06-09-1941 v York
Hunslet
1942-
CAREERAPPEARANCES (SUBS)
1941-1941
19 (0)
TRIESGOALSDGOALSPTS
1
0
0
3

BIOGRAPHY

McDowell was a guest player from the Widnes club who played 19 matches for the Saints in World War Two between September 1941 and May 1942. He was a second row forward who scored one try against Dewsbury in January 1942.

Hughie played 269 matches for Widnes in the 1930s, scoring 34 tries and kicking 11goals. He featured in Challenge Cup and other trophy winning teams.Hughie also gained an international cap for England against France in 1939. In 1939 he was living in Millfield Road, Widnes and worked as a Lithophone Maker. He died in March 1972, aged 64 and his death was registered in Prescot.

Thanks to Steve Fox, the Widnes rugby historian, for the image of Hughie.

Dave Dooley

SEASON STATISTICS

Season (Official Matches)TriesGoalsDGoalsMatches
1941~42 1 0 0 19
TOTALS:1 0 0 19
Season (Other Matches)TriesGoalsDGoalsMatches
TOTALS:

ALL MATCHES

DatePosOpponentsCompSeasonVenueFTFTOTGDGNPS**
6th Sep 1941
W
12 York WEL 1941~42 H 23 13 VIEW
13th Sep 1941
W
8 Hull WEL 1941~42 H 11 10 VIEW
20th Sep 1941
W
12 Keighley WEL 1941~42 A 20 2 VIEW
27th Sep 1941
L
11 Huddersfield WEL 1941~42 A 13 21 VIEW
4th Oct 1941
W
11 Batley WEL 1941~42 H 26 16 VIEW
17th Oct 1941
W
11 Castleford WEL 1941~42 H 16 2 VIEW
19th Oct 1941
L
11 Hunslet WEL 1941~42 A 5 13 VIEW
8th Nov 1941
W
11 Featherstone Rovers WEL 1941~42 H 24 10 VIEW
22nd Nov 1941
W
12 Keighley WEL 1941~42 H 17 11 VIEW
29th Nov 1941
L
12 Castleford WEL 1941~42 A 5 12 VIEW
3rd Jan 1942
L
11 Wigan WEL 1941~42 H 0 18 VIEW
10th Jan 1942
L
11 Dewsbury WEL 1941~42 A 8 37 1 VIEW
14th Jan 1942
W
13 Halifax WEL 1941~42 H 13 9 VIEW
21st Jan 1942
L
13 Oldham WEL 1941~42 A 5 8 VIEW
4th Apr 1942
L
11 Halifax WEL 1941~42 A 5 36 VIEW
6th Apr 1942
L
11 Dewsbury WEL 1941~42 H 2 9 VIEW
18th Apr 1942
W
11 Featherstone Rovers CC1(2) 1941~42 H 8 3 VIEW
25th Apr 1942
L
11 Hunslet CC2(1) 1941~42 A 3 16 VIEW
2nd May 1942
W
11 Hunslet CC2(2) 1941~42 H 21 14 VIEW
*Unofficial Match. **Non Playing Sub.
WINS : 10 | LOSSES : 9 | DRAWS :

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