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Hunslet v Wigan - 1965 Challenge Cup Final

Hunslet v Wigan 1965 still regarded as one of the greatest games of Rugby League to grace the Wembley turf. Also the only match which had two Lance Todd Trophy winners Brian Gabbitas of Hunslet and Ray Ashby of Wigan. Scorers For Hunslet Tries centre Jeff Shelton and winger John Griffith and 5 goals for full back Billy Langton. Wigan scorers tries winger Trevor Lake 2 centre Holden and loose forward Laurie Gilfedder, Gilfedder also kicked 4 goals.  


Hunselt RL Parkside – A brief history

Founded By Mr W.H.GILSTON who also captained Hunslet. Formed in 1883 as a founder member of the Northern Union Hunslets first ground was at Woodhouse Hill. In 1888 Hunslet moved to "Low Hold" now known as Parkside and played their first home on February 11th 1888 when they narrowly beat Mirfield.

Hunslet were the first R.F.L.C to win all four cups in 1907/08 captained by Albert Goldthorpe. In 1934 Hunslet went on to win the challenge cup at Wembley captained by Jack Walkington. In 1938 Hunslet beat local rivals Leeds in the championship final in front of a record crowd of 54,112 again captained by Jack Walkington.

In 1965 Hunslet went to wembley again, narrowly losing to Wigan in what is still regarded as the finest Rugby Final ever played.

Morley Waste Traders Proud Sponsers of Hunslet Ex Players.

Morley Waste Traders first started trading in 1958 When Husband and wife Stan and Kay Whittaker opened the fist site at Morley (Leeds).

It was fully established in 1962 and is now run by Stan and Kay's three sons.
Growing organically from it's first site in Morley, the business now operates 9 professionally organised and fully authorised metal waste recycling centres, which combine to provide significant coverage of the whole Yorkshire Region.

Handling metal waste in all shapes and sizes the sites are open to individual callers and small amounts of domestic waste, The company can deliver a one off or contracted skips, collect single cars all the way up to regular agreements involving hundreds of tonnes of manufacturing process waste.

The growth and continued success led to the purchase of Lord and Midgley of Hull with sites covering approx. 7 acres and deliver a full range of services including the depollution of over 3,000 cars per year and processing 72,000 tonnes of scrap.

With a significant programme of investment in Plant, Technology, Systems and Expertise, Morley Waste Traders lead the way in modern processing and safe recycling of scrap metal and associated materials, With group Handing in excess 150,000 Tonnes annually and a turnover of in excess of 90 million pounds.

The Whittaker family have had close ties with the Hunslet club Stan junior played at Parkside while Stan senior was a founder director of New Hunslet in 1973-74.

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