Jack Hancock

Jack Hancock

Position: Lock

Born 26/09/1932
Died 16/11/2011
Height 182cm / 6'
Weight 96kg / 15st 1lbs

Newport born John (known as Jack) joined Newport RFC from Cross Keys on leaving army 1954/5 He had played 57 games for Cross Keys kicking 43c and 20p. In 22 games for Newport he kicked 6p, 10c. Played for England vs Wales and Ireland in 1955 before turning professional and going north to Salford RL. Also played cricket for Newport.

Died Nov 2011 age 79yrs.

Newport RFC record : 1954/5 : 22 apps / 10c / 6p.

Playing Summary
  Season P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  1954/1955 22 15 4 3 0 10 6 0 38  
  Total 22 15 4 3 0 10 6 0 38  

Click on a season for a match by match breakdown.

  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  11/09/1954 Bristol Bears SR 0 1 0 0 2 W 8 - 6  
  18/09/1954 Neath SR 0 1 1 0 5 L 8 - 14  
  25/09/1954 Swansea SR 0 0 1 0 3 W 9 - 3  
  02/10/1954 Cardiff SR 0 0 1 0 3 D 3 - 3  
  03/10/1954 Lansdowne SR 0 1 0 0 2 L 8 - 9  
  06/10/1954 Dolphin SR 0 2 3 0 13 W 25 - 15  
  09/10/1954 Blackheath SR 0 4 0 0 8 W 20 - 12  
  06/11/1954 Penarth SR 0 1 0 0 2 W 8 - 3  
  13/11/1954 Cardiff SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 6  
  27/11/1954 London Welsh SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 0  
  04/12/1954 Bristol Bears SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 8  
  11/12/1954 Cambridge University SR 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  18/12/1954 Harlequins SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 0  
  27/12/1954 Watsonians SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 5  
  28/12/1954 Ebbw Vale SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 8  
  19/03/1955 Rosslyn Park SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 11  
  02/04/1955 Aberavon SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 0  
  09/04/1955 Cross Keys SR 0 0 0 0 0 D 5 - 5  
  11/04/1955 London Welsh SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 6  
  12/04/1955 Barbarians SR 0 0 0 0 0 D 14 - 14  
  23/04/1955 Plymouth Albion SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 3  
  25/04/1955 Devonport Services SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 3  
  Team P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  England 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0  
Clubs: - Cross Keys - Newport -
Honours: - England -
Services: - British Army -

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