Neil Fox Athlete

Neil Fox MBE (born 4 May 1939 in Sharlston, West Yorkshire) is an English former rugby league footballer and player-coach of the 1950s, 60s and 70s. A goal-kicking Centre, he is one of the most prominent figures in the history of the sport because he holds the all-time points record, scoring 6,220 points during his career. The brother of fellow rugby league players, Peter and Don Fox, Neil played for Yorkshire sides such as; Wakefield Trinity (twice), Bradford Northern (twice), Hull KR, York, Bramley and Huddersfield. Neil Fox was selected for Yorkshire County XIII whilst at Wakefield Trinity during the 1958/59 and 1959/60 seasons. Neil Fox played Left-Centre, i.e. number 4, and scored twenty points (two tries and seven goals) in Wakefield Trinity’s 38-5 victory over Hull F.C. in the 1959–60 Challenge Cup final at Wembley Stadium on 14 May 1960, setting a new record for most points in a Challenge Cup Final. This feat was equalled by Iestyn Harris (1-try and 8-goals) in Leeds Rhinos' victory over the London Broncos in the 1999 Challenge Cup Final. Neil Fox played Left-Centre, i.e.

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Date of birth
May 4th, 1939
Nationality
England

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