Alan Shillito

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Alan Shillito
Playing information
PositionProp, Second-row
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
≤1982–≥83 Halifax
1985–88 Castleford 52 3 0 0 12
Total 52 3 0 0 12
Source: [1]

Alan Shillito is a former professional rugby league footballer who played in the 1980s. He played at club level for Halifax (Heritage № 885), and Castleford (Heritage №), as a prop, or second-row, i.e. number 8 or 10, or, 11 or 12, during the era of contested scrums.[1][2][3][4]

Playing career[edit]

County Cup Final appearances[edit]

Alan Shillito played as an interchange/substitute, i.e. number 15, (replacing second-row Brett Atkins) in Castleford's 18-22 defeat by Hull Kingston Rovers in the 1985 Yorkshire County Cup Final during the 1985–86 season at Headingley Rugby Stadium, Leeds, on Sunday 27 October 1985, played as an interchange/substitute, i.e. number 15, (replacing second-row Brett Atkins) in the 31-24 victory over Hull F.C. in the 1986 Yorkshire County Cup Final during the 1986–87 season at Headingley Rugby Stadium, Leeds, on Saturday 11 October 1986, and played left-prop, i.e. number 8, (replaced by interchange/substitute Bob Beardmore) in the 12-12 draw with Bradford Northern in the 1987 Yorkshire County Cup Final during the 1987–88 season at Headingley Rugby Stadium, Leeds on Saturday 17 October 1987, but he did not play in the 2-11 defeat by Bradford Northern in the 1987 Yorkshire County Cup Final replay during the 1987–88 season at Elland Road, Leeds on Saturday 31 October 1987.

Club career[edit]

Alan Shillito signed for Castleford from Halifax on Tuesday 1 October 1985.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Statistics at rugbyleagueproject.org". rugbyleagueproject.org. 31 December 2018. Retrieved 1 January 2019.
  2. ^ David Smart & Andrew Howard (1 July 2000). "Images of Sport - Castleford Rugby League - A Twentieth Century History". The History Press Ltd. ISBN 978-0752418957
  3. ^ "Castleford RLFC A to Z Player List (All Time)". thecastlefordtigers.co.uk ℅ web.archive.org. 31 December 2013. Archived from the original on February 16, 2012. Retrieved 1 January 2014.CS1 maint: unfit url (link)
  4. ^ "Statistics at thecastlefordtigers.co.uk". thecastlefordtigers.co.uk ℅ web.archive.org. 31 December 2013. Archived from the original on May 18, 2012. Retrieved 1 January 2014.CS1 maint: unfit url (link)

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