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Terry Newton

(1978 – 2010)

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Terry Newton

Terry Newton
(1978 – 2010)

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Terry Newton

(1978 – 2010)
About Terry
This is a tribute dedicated to Terry Newton who was an English former international rugby league player. He played for Wakefield Trinity Wildcats, Bradford Bulls, Wigan Warriors and Leeds Rhinos, and was one of a handful of players to feature in each of the first 15 seasons of Super League.
Terry Newton joined Leeds after a protracted transfer from Wigan amateur team St Judes, after Warrington had claimed they had also signed the young Newton.
Terry missed his first year of Academy rugby due to the problem however when he finally joined in March 1996 he made an immediate impact. He made his debut against Sheffield Eagles at Headingley in April of that year and by the next season was a regular in the side
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making 26 appearances in 1997 and scoring 2 tries.
His progression continued in 1998, despite going on loan to Bramley for a month, he still played in the Grand Final team at Old Trafford before playing his best season at the club in 1999. Leeds had signed Great Britain hooker Lee Jackson and Terry Newton’s opportunities looked limited, however coach Graham Murray came up with a game plan that used both to their maximum potential. Terry Newton, with his no nonsense direct play would start games with Jackson coming on off the bench to carve teams open. He played 83 times for Leeds and scored 6 tries.
Terry Newton joined Wigan Warriors and made his début for the Warriors on Boxing Day 1999 against
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St Helens. He was a prolific try scorer for Wigan, bagging over a dozen tries in each of his first two seasons. Terry Newton signed a 4-year extension to his Warriors contract in August 2002. He played much of the 2003 season despite needing a knee operation. He decided to put the operation back to the end of the year because the club was suffering an injury crisis at the time. He was rewarded for his efforts when he was included in the 2003 Super League 'Dream Team'.
Terry Newton moved to Bradford Bulls for the start of the 2006 season as part of a swap deal involving Mickey Higham. He was a consistent performer for the Bulls, but the club did not feature in a major final during his time there. He was allowed
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to leave the club following the expiry of his contract at the end of the 2009 season.
Terry Newton signed for Wakefield following the expiry of his contract at Bradford.
Newton won international honours with two caps for England against France in October 1999, and he gained two caps in the 1998 Great Britain v New Zealand test series whilst at Leeds. Terry would surely have represented Great Britain in the 2001 Ashes series had it not been for a broken arm suffered in the Warriors Grand Final defeat to Bradford Bulls at Old Trafford.
He made his return to the Great Britain squad for the 2003 Ashes series, despite needing a knee operation, and was selected for the Tri-Nations squad the following year.
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/>Terry Newton passed away on 26 September 2010. This is an online memorial in memory of his life and his career. May he rest in peace.
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Terry Newton

This is a tribute dedicated to Terry Newton who was an English former international rugby league player. He played for Wakefield Trinity Wildcats, Bradford Bulls, Wigan Warriors and Leeds Rhinos, and was one of a handful of players to feature in each of the first 15 seasons of Super League.
Terry Newton joined Leeds after a protracted transfer from Wigan amateur team St Judes, after Warrington had claimed they had also signed the young Newton.
Terry missed his first year of Academy rugby due to the problem however when he finally joined in March 1996 he made an immediate impact. He made his debut against Sheffield Eagles at Headingley in April of that year and by the next season was a regular in the side...

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