Tony Neary Athlete

Anthony "Tony" Neary (born 25 November 1948) is a former England international rugby union player. He represented England at U18's basketball as well as rugby. He attended De La Salle College, Salford and Liverpool University before qualifying as a solicitor. Neary played club rugby for Broughton Park. An open side forward whose international career ran from 1971 to 1980, his 43 appearances for the England team were a record (subsequently beaten) at the time of his retirement. He captained England in seven international matches between March 1975 and March 1976, played for the Barbarians, toured twice with the British and Irish Lions - to South Africa in 1974 and New Zealand in 1977, playing one international. He was a member of the famous North team which beat the All Blacks at Otley on 17 November 1979. He was one of four Broughton Park players in this side and was joined by teammates Kevin O’Brien at full back, Tony Bond in the centre and Jim Sydall in the second row. Along with Broughton Park team mate Mike Leadbetter, he was also part of a famous North West Counties team which defeated the All Blacks, 16-14, in Workington in 1972.

Personal details

Date of birth
November 25th, 1948
Places lived
Manchester , United Kingdom


1. Pendleton College Colleges/University

Pendleton College was a sixth form college in the Pendleton district of Salford, Greater Manchester. As of January 2009 the campus merged with Eccles College and Salford College and is now a part of Salford City College and is situated between the A6 and the A576, between Irlams o' th' Height and Brindle Heath.

Dronfield Road, M6 7FR - City of Salford, Greater Manchester
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2. University of Liverpool Colleges/University

The University of Liverpool is a teaching and research university in the city of Liverpool, England. It is a member of the Russell Group of large research-intensive universities and the N8 Group for research collaboration. Founded in 1881 (as a university college), it is also one of the six original "red brick" civic universities. The university has produced nine Nobel Prize winners and offers more than 230 first degree courses across 103 subjects. It has an annual turnover of £340 million, including £123 million for research.

Type Public university
2012. 144 mil. £
2010. 121 mil. £
Foundation Building, L69 7ZX - Liverpool, Merseyside
2010. 13,481
2010. 2,150
Acceptance rate
2010. 13.9 %
Local tuition
2014. 9 K £
2012. 9 K £
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