Brian Lockwood

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Brian Lockwood is an English Rugby League World Cup winning footballer of the 1960s, '70s and '80s, and coach of the 1980s, playing at representative level for Great Britain, England, and Yorkshire, and at club level for Castleford, Canterbury-Bankstown, Balmain, Hull Kingston Rovers, Widnes, Oldham, and Wakefield Trinity, as a Prop, or Second-row, during the era of contested scrums, and coaching at club level for Wakefield Trinity, Huddersfield, and Batley.

Playing career

International honours

Brian Lockwood won caps for England while at Castleford in 1970 against France (sub), and while at Hull Kingston Rovers in 1979 against Wales, and France,[1] and won caps for Great Britain while at Castleford in the 1972 Rugby League World Cup against Australia (2 matches), France, and New Zealand, in 1973 against Australia (2 matches), in 1974 against France, while at Hull Kingston Rovers in 1978 against Australia, and in 1979 New Zealand (sub).[2]

County honours

Brian Lockwood won caps for Yorkshire while at Castleford playing Left-Second-row, i.e. number 11 in the 12-14 defeat to Lancashire at Salford's stadium on 3 September 1969, playing Left-Second-row in the 15-21 defeat to Cumberland at Whitehaven's stadium on 14 September 1970, as a substitute in the 32-12 victory over Lancashire at Castleford's stadium on 13 January 1971, playing Left-Second-row in the 34-8 victory over Lancashire at Castleford's stadium on 24 February 1971, playing Left-Second-row in the 32-18 victory over Lancashire at Castleford's stadium on 11 October 1972, and playing Left-Second-row in the 20-7 victory over Lancashire at Leeds's stadium on 17 January 1973.[3]

Challenge Cup final appearances

Brian Lockwood played Right-Second-row, i.e. number 12, in Castleford’s 11-6 victory over Salford in the 1968–69 Challenge Cup final at Wembley Stadium on Saturday 17 May 1969,[4] and the 7-2 victory over Wigan in the 1969–70 Challenge Cup final at Wembley Stadium on Saturday 9 May 1970,[5] and played Prop, and was man of the match winning the Lance Todd Trophy in Hull Kingston Rovers' 10-5 victory over Hull in the 1979–80 Challenge Cup final at Wembley Stadium on Saturday 3 May 1980.

Career in Australia

Lockwood moved to Sydney's Canterbury-Bankstown club in 1974, reaching the Grand Final with them that year. He later joined Balmain.winning the 1976 amco cup final with a famous inside pass to Neil Pringle for the match winning try[6]

Honoured at Castleford Tigers

Brian Lockwood is a Tigers Hall Of Fame Inductee.[7]

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