Frank Sykes

Frank Sykes
Personal information
Full name Frank Douglas Sykes
Born (1927-12-09) 9 December 1927
Batley, England
Playing information
Rugby union
Position Wing
Years Team Pld T G FG P
Total 0 0 0 0 0
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1950–60 Yorkshire 79
1955–63 England 4 1 0 0 3
1955 British Lions 0
Rugby league

Frank Douglas Sykes (9 December 1927[1]) born in Batley, is a rugby union footballer of the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s playing at representative level for British Lions (non-Test matches), England, and Yorkshire,[2] and at club level for Huddersfield, and Northampton, as a Wing, i.e. number 11 or 14.

Playing career

International honours

Frank Sykes won caps for England in 1955 against France and Scotland, and in 1963 against New Zealand, and Australia.[3]

County honours

Frank Sykes played seventy-nine matches for Yorkshire, including sixty-six consecutive County Championship matches.[2]


  1. "Birth details at". 31 December 2013. Retrieved 1 January 2014.
  2. 1 2 Philip Gaunt (1969). "Yorkshire Rugby Union - Centenary 1869-1969 (Page-28)". Chadwick Studios/Frederick Duffield & Sons Ltd. ISBN n/a
  3. "Statistics at". 31 December 2013. Retrieved 1 January 2014.

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