Alan Snowden latest member of the Hunslet R.F.L.C Hall of Fame.

A native of Leeds,he played rugby league as a youth for Burley National before eventually signing for Hunslet, from the Roundhay RU club, for a bargain sum of £500 in1950.

He made a try scoring debut in the 15-10 defeat of Wakefield at Parkside on 15th April 1950 and so began one of the most prolific try-scoring careers in Hunslet’s history.

Alan top Hunslet’s try-scoring chart in five consecutive season’s He set the clubs long standing try scoring record of 34 in the 1956-57 season.He missed only eight of Hunslet’s 45 games that season but one of them was the Yorksire Cup final defeat by Wakefield at Headingley.

He won five caps for Yorkshire and scored tries in three away games against Lancashire.His first cap came in September 1957 at Widnes in Yorkshires 25-11 defeat of Lancashire.

Snowden left Hunslet for Thrum Hall, in January 1958,having scored 151 tries in 213 appearances for the Parksiders.