Danny Gardiner

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Danny Gardiner
Personal information
Full name Robert Daniel Gardiner[1]
Died January 2015 (aged 75)[1]
Playing information
Position Prop, Second-row

Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
Workington Town
1965–68 Wigan 129 2 0 0 6
Oldham
Total 129 2 0 0 6
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1965 Great Britain 1 0 0 0 0
Source: [2]

Robert "Danny" Gardiner was a professional rugby league footballer of the 1960s. He played at representative level for Great Britain, and at club level for Workington Town,[1] Wigan, and Oldham as a prop, or second-row.[2]

Playing career

International honours

Gardiner won a cap for Great Britain while at Wigan in 1965 against New Zealand.[2]

Challenge Cup Final appearances

Gardiner played left-prop, i.e. number 8, in Wigan's 20-16 victory over Hunslet in the 1965 Challenge Cup Final during the 1964–65 season at Wembley Stadium, London on Saturday 8 May 1965, in front of a crowd of 89,016.[3]

County Cup Final appearances

Danny Gardiner played left-prop, i.e. number 8, in Wigan's 16-13 victory over Oldham in the 1966 Lancashire County Cup Final during the 1966–67 season at Station Road, Swinton, on Saturday 29 October 1966.[4]

References

  1. ^ a b c McAteer, Paddy. "South Cumbrian Wigan RL star dies". The Mail. CN Group. Retrieved 27 July 2017. 
  2. ^ a b c "Statistics at rugbyleagueproject.org". rugbyleagueproject.org. 31 December 2017. Retrieved 1 January 2018. 
  3. ^ "1964-1965 Challenge Cup Final". wigan.rlfans.com. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  4. ^ "1966-1967 Lancashire Cup Final". wigan.rlfans.com. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 

External links

  • !Great Britain Statistics at englandrl.co.uk (statistics currently missing due to not having appeared for both Great Britain, and England)
  • Statistics at wigan.rlfans.com
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