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Johnny Bullock & Harry Burton pass away.
Post Sat Dec 19, 2009 6:37 pm
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I am not old enough to remember these player but I saw this and thought the least they deserved was a thread so that if anyone did witness them play or knew them could pass on their respect.
Anyone remember anything about these two? a bit of trivia knowledge in the article as well.

Condolences to the family.
ADAM WATENE & LEON WALKER R.I.P.
Re: Johnny Bullock & Harry Burton pass away.
Post Sat Dec 19, 2009 9:44 pm
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A bit before my time but still two of our own.

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Re: Johnny Bullock & Harry Burton pass away.
Post Sun Dec 20, 2009 1:57 am
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well before my time as well so I too would like to express my condolences to their families.

here is what I have found Harry Burton played in the early 50s scoring 3 tries in 9 apperances in the 51/52 season,
in the 52/53 season he had 26 app 18 goals and 7 tries,
J Bullock name comes in the 55/56 season with 4 app but not scoring, Burton racked up 12 tries that season

both players was listed in the backs

if I can find any more formation I will post it on

RIP to Harry and Johnny two more of our late players
Re: Johnny Bullock & Harry Burton pass away.
Post Sun Dec 20, 2009 10:15 am
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From J.C. Lindley's '100 Years of Rugby'

Johnny Bullock played for the club from 1955/6 -1956/7, playing 12 games and scoring 3 tries (9 points) - including a try in the 17-12 win over Australia on 10/12/1956.
Harry Burton played from 1950/1 - 1956/7, playing 99 games for the club, scoring 40 tires and 19 goals (158 points)
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Re: Johnny Bullock & Harry Burton pass away.
Post Sun Dec 20, 2009 10:34 am
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t-r-i-n-i-t-y wrote:
From J.C. Lindley's '100 Years of Rugby'

Johnny Bullock played for the club from 1955/6 -1956/7, playing 12 games and scoring 3 tries (9 points) - including a try in the 17-12 win over Australia on 10/12/1956.
Harry Burton played from 1950/1 - 1956/7, playing 99 games for the club, scoring 40 tires and 19 goals (158 points)

looks like you have more up to date info in that book, I retrieved the snippets from a quick scan through the dreadnoughts book

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