Sefton Sprint Champion Joins Liverpool City

Gordon Curran

Written and researched by David Bohl, with the kind help of the British Newspaper Archive


Born around 1933 in Liverpool, Gordon Curran  was a six foot Lancashire sprint champion and played for Sefton in the early 1950's.
He was given a trial with Liverpool City Rugby League and grasped his opportunity in the professional code with both hands.
His career was interupted by a call up to do National Service in the RAF but continued playing and eventually joined Swinton.





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