Peter Fox (rugby league, born 1984)

Peter Fox (born 5 November 1984) is an English former professional rugby league footballer who played in the 2000s and 2010s. He played at representative level for England, and at club level for York AcornARLFC, the York City Knights, the Wakefield Trinity Wildcats (Heritage No. 1240) (two spells), the Hull Kingston Rovers (Heritage No.), Halifax (Heritage No. 1324) (loan), Doncaster (Heritage No. 1132)[5] and the Newcastle Thunder in Kingstone Press League 1, as a wing.[2][3][4]

England international rugby league footballer
For the former Great Britain & England coach, see Peter Fox (rugby league, born 1933).

Peter Fox
Personal information
Born (1984-11-05) 5 November 1984 (age 37)
York, England
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight 14 st 7 lb (92 kg)[1]
Playing information
Position Wing
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2005–06 York City Knights 52 45 0 0 180
2007–08 Wakefield Trinity Wildcats 26 14 0 0 56
2008–11 Hull Kingston Rovers 110 61 0 0 242
2012–14 Wakefield Trinity Wildcats 70 48 0 0 182
2014 Halifax(loan) 17 11 0 0 44
2015 Doncaster 21 11 0 0 44
2016–17 Newcastle Thunder 32 17 0 0 68
Total 328 207 0 0 816
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2008–09 England 6 7 0 0 28
As of 8 November 2017
Source: [2][3][4]

. . . Peter Fox (rugby league, born 1984) . . .

Peter Fox was born in York, North Yorkshire, England.

Fox started his career with junior club York Acorn. He was part of the academy at Leeds Rhinos, but failed to establish himself in the senior team, and spent two seasons on loan at hometown club the York City Knights. He scored 40-tries for the York City Knights,[6][7] and was named in the National League One Dream Team 2006.

At the end of the 2006’s Super League XI, he was signed by the Wakefield Trinity Wildcats.

Fox made his début for the Wakefield Trinity Wildcats in the opening game of 2007’s Super League XII with a 9–14 defeat by the Hull Kingston Rovers. It took him until round-5 to open his account with a try in the Wakefield Trinity Wildcats’ 40-20 victory over Catalans Dragons. He signed for the Hull Kingston Rovers during September 2007.

Fox made his début for the Hull Kingston Rovers in a 12-20 defeat by the Leeds Rhinos at HeadingleyRugby Stadium, Leeds. He opened his Hull Kingston Rovers account with 2-tries in a thrilling 20-24 victory in France against Catalans Dragons. In round 7 of the 2009 campaign he scored his first hat trick of his career in a 48-12 victory over Salford City Reds.

On 27 June, he made his England début in the 56-8 victory over France. He scored a try and had one disallowed.

He was in the England training squad for the 2008 Rugby League World Cup.[8]

He was in the England team to face Wales at the Keepmoat Stadium, Doncaster prior to England’s departure for the 2008 Rugby League World Cup.[9]

On 7 November, he scored 2-tries to help England earn a shock 20-12 victory over World Champions New Zealand at Huddersfield’s Galpharm Stadium, and a place in the 2009 Four Nations Final against Australia.

He has won caps for England while at the Hull Kingston Rovers in 2008 against France and Wales, and in 2009 against France, Wales, New Zealand and Australia.

He made another promising start for the Hull Kingston Rovers at the start of the 2010 season, in a home fixture against the Salford City Reds in which the Hull Kingston Rovers won 30-12, he in the process scoring two early tries. He made his 100th career appearance in the Hull Kingston Rovers’ 6-32 defeat at the Wigan Warriors on 12 February 2010.

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