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Title: ... p114 - Jim Drake - Comments Memories by kt170496

information about Jims equally famous footballing brother Bill Drake


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kt170496 from the RLFans.com forums




the game was English R L Champions 1955/56 Hull v French R L Champions 1955/56 Albi ..quigs I cannot remember the score my mind is a blank on that point sorry mate ..I can just see Tommy Harris With the Shield

The Hull v Albi ..I think the Hull team was 1 C Hutton 2 Cowan 3 Dannatt
4 Turner 5Watts 6 Moat 7 Finn 8 Scott 9 Harris 10 J Drake 11 Sykes
12 BILL DRAKE 13 Whiteley

Bill Drake was a regular in the team .

(Quigs here - kt170496 also sent this information about Jims equally famous footballing brother Bill Drake)

On the 15 October 1956 Bill Drake was in a comdined Hull and Hull KR team that played against the Australia ..it was a Monday night 17000 people attended at Boothferry Park .. the Kangaroos won 37-14
He played in the 1955-56 Championship Final at Manchester Maine Road
Hull beat Halifax 9-8 ..last minute penalty which Colin Hutton kicked from the touchline .. In 1957 He was in the Hull team that won the European Club Championship Played 6 won 5 draw 1

Appears in the following pages ....P114_Jim DRAKE
Date of posting ... 05-Jun-2006
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