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Brian Bevan Statue 1993, outside the Halliwell Jones Stadium, rugby league stadium for Warrington Wolves, Cheshire, England - Australian winger

Brian Bevan Statue 1993, outside the Halliwell Jones Stadium, rugby league stadium for Warrington Wolves, Cheshire, England - Australian winger Stock Photo
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Tony Smith / Alamy Stock Photo

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DCYDM3

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32.9 MB (1,015 KB Compressed download)

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2904 x 3955 px | 24.6 x 33.5 cm | 9.7 x 13.2 inches | 300dpi

Date taken:

2 August 2013

Location:

Mike Gregory Way, Warrington, Cheshie, WA2 7NE

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Brian Bevan monuments - Statue of Brian Bevan at the Halliwell Jones Stadium Two monuments to Australian winger and world record try scorer Brian Bevan, who played for Warrington 1945-62 (scoring 740 tries for the Wire), are featured at the stadium. One, a statue of him, had previously been placed in the middle of a roundabout (known as Brian Bevan island) close to Wolves' old Wilderspool ground. This was moved to the Halliwell Jones Stadium with the team. The other, a mural showing Bevan's face made from 'Primrose and Blue' bricks, the traditional Warrington colours was created specifically for the location. Two other tributes to ex-players at the ground are the naming of the South-East quadrant the Jack Fish corner, and the road the stadium is on Mike Gregory Way. Location: Warrington RLFC, Halliwell Jones Stadium, Warrington, Cheshire (From 1993-2004 sited at Wilderspool stadium, moved to Halliwell Jones Stadium in 2004, moved within stadium surrounds in 2012) Plaque: WARRINGTON BOROUGH COUNCIL. THIS STATUE IS IN MEMORY OF BRIAN EYRL BEVAN 1924-1991 AUSTRALIAN BORN RUGBY LEAGUE STAR. CAREER RECORD PLAYED 688 GAMES SCORED 796 TRIES A WORLD RECORD FROM 1946 TO 1964 OF WHCH 620 GAMES AND 740 TRIES WERE FOR WARRINGTON RUGBY LEAGUE FOOTBALL CLUB FROM 1946-1962. SCULPTURE BY PHILIP BEWS. BIRSE PROPERTIES. ERECTED ON 29TH AUGUST 1993.