this morning they have laid to rest a legend of the rugby game,Don Platt passed away at the age of 78,Don played for Wigan, Leigh, Oldham, and Batley, I watched him play many times for Leigh,in his latter years Don was in a wheelchair,he was a good un was Don I hope he rests in peace
Started: 10th Jun 2011 at 16:19
Last edited by peawapp: 10th Jun 2011 at 16:21:19
Can't remember him,peawapp
Replied: 10th Jun 2011 at 16:24
He played over 100 games for wigan a good goalkicking forward,and also both of his sons Maurice and alan had professional careers
Replied: 10th Jun 2011 at 16:31
R I P. I remember his sons playing.
Replied: 10th Jun 2011 at 16:39
i remember don platt playing fullback for wigan,indeed a good player.r.i.p.don
Replied: 10th Jun 2011 at 16:56
Donald Platt played for Wigan between 1952 - 1958 he played 108 games scoring 22 tries and kicking 47 goals totalling 160 points
Maurice played for Wigan in 1978 and made 12 apperances
I cant find any info on Alan
Replied: 10th Jun 2011 at 17:06
Alan I think played for both Oldham and Leigh
Replied: 10th Jun 2011 at 17:43
r.i p. don, a good full back or second rower.
Replied: 10th Jun 2011 at 18:51
I also remember Don Platt,he was a good player RIP.
Replied: 10th Jun 2011 at 23:51
He played with some great players at Wigan. Billy Boston, Jack Cunliffe, Brian Nordgren, Dave Bolton, Brian McTigue etc and Don wasn't out of place alongside them.
Replied: 11th Jun 2011 at 00:12