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Colin Hutton

Colin Hutton

English rugby league player and coach
Colin Hutton
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Intro English rugby league player and coach
Is Athlete Rugby league player Rugby union player
From United Kingdom
Type Sports
Gender male
Peoplepill ID colin-hutton
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Biography

Colin C. Hutton (birth registered April→June 1926 (age 90–91)) birth registered in Prescot district, is an English rugby union and professional rugby league footballer of the 1940s, and 1950s, and coach of the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s, playing at club level for Widnes, and Hull, as a Fullback, or Centre, i.e. number 1, or, 3 or 4, and coaching at representative level for Great Britain, and at club level for Hull Kingston Rovers, he was the Rugby Football League President for 1992—1993, and is the current President of Hull Kingston Rovers. During his national service, Colin Hutton was a Lance corporal in the Royal Engineers, and served near the Suez Canal at RAF Fayid, near Ismaïlia, Egypt from 1947 until 1949, during which time he played rugby union for Army Rugby Union Egypt team, and missed two years of playing rugby league with Widnes.

Playing career

Championship final appearances

Colin Hutton played, and scored the winning penalty kick in Hull's 10-9 victory over Halifax in the Rugby Football League Championship final during the 1955–56 season at Maine Road, Manchester on Saturday 12 May 1956.

Challenge Cup final appearances

Colin Hutton played in Widnes' 0-19 defeat by Warrington in the 1950 Challenge Cup final during the 1949–50 season at Wembley Stadium, London on Saturday 6 May 1950.

County Cup final appearances

Colin Hutton played Centre, i.e. number 3, and scored 2-conversions in Widnes' 7-3 victory over Wigan in the 1945 Lancashire Cup final during the 1945–46 season at Wilderspool Stadium, Warrington on Saturday 27 October 1945.

Coaching career

International coaching honours

Along with Bill Fallowfield, Colin Hutton was the Great Britain coach for the 1962 Rugby League Ashes series winning team, and the 1968 Rugby League World Cup winning team.

Club coaching honours

Colin Hutton was the Hull Kingston Rovers coach for the victory over Huddersfield in the Eastern Division Championship final during the 1961–62 season at Headingley Stadium, Leeds, the 13–5 defeat by Widnes in the 1964 Challenge Cup final during the 1963–64 season at Wembley Stadium, London on Saturday 9 May 1964, the 2-12 defeat by Hunslet in the 1966 Yorkshire Cup final during the 1962–63 season at Headingley Stadium, Leeds on Saturday 27 October 1962, the 25-12 victory over Featherstone Rovers in the 1966 Yorkshire Cup final during the 1966–67 season at Headingley Stadium, Leeds on Saturday 15 October 1966, and the 8-7 victory over Hull in the 1967 Yorkshire Cup final during the 1967–68 season at Headingley Stadium, Leeds on Saturday 14 October 1967.

Rugby league hall of fame

Colin Hutton was inducted into the rugby league hall of fame in September 2010.

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