John Mantle

John Mantle
Date Of Birth13/03/1942
Place Of BirthCardiff
EducationLoughborough College, Bedwellty Comprehensive School
ClubsBlackpool Borough, Oldham (Roughyeds), Keighley Cougars, Barrow Raiders, Leigh Centurions, Salford Red Devils, St Helens, Newport, Bargoed
HonoursWales RL, Great Britain, Wales, Wales Schools
ManagedCardiff City Blue Dragons, Wales RL
With an outstanding playing record for both Wales and Great Britain as well as a long and distinguished club playing record, John Mantle was a perfect choice as an interim joint head coach for Wales for one game in 1978. He went onto be a coach at Cardiff City Blue Dragons in the 1980s. He died on 19 November 2018 aged 76.
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