1800’s

JAMES "ARCHIE" RIGG

  1. Born 14th Feb 1872, died 1951.
  2. 1891 – 1915.
  3. Debut 19th Sept 1891.
  4. Last Match 1915. Benefit 1904.
  5. Appearances 333 Points 106.
  6. Almost 44 years old in last match, oldest player to play for Fax, (as of 1994).
  7. 19 Yorkshire RU appearances and 13 Yorkshire RL appearances.
  8. First Northern Union capt.
  9. Joint captain of double winning team of 1902/3.
  10. Forsook his honeymoon to score a try and a goal in a 7 – 7 draw at Manningham.

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