Francis Stephenson

Francis Stephenson

Infobox rugby league biography
playername = Francis Stephenson
fullname = Francis Stephenson
nickname = Franno

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position = Assistant Coach
currentclub = Hull KR
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placeofbirth = Dewsbury
countryofbirth = England
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year1end = 2000
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Francis Stephenson is a former rugby league player and now a coach at Hull Kingston Rovers.

He retired from playing during the 2007 close season. He retires after playing in Hull K.R's promotion season in NL1

On signing in late 2005 Rovers made what they called a sensational swoop when the signed Stephenson from London Broncos a Super League star & club captain Yorkshire man Francis Stephenson put pen to paper on a two-year deal with the Robins. Francis nicknamed the colonel is a natural leader and has a presence on the pitch in the way he works with the team and in the changing rooms too.

Francis played his early rugby at Dewsbury Moor RLFC and impressed enough to represent England schools in 1992. His most memorable career moment came at Wakefield Trinity Wildcats, when he scored the match winning try in the 1998 NFP Grand Final, a try that ultimately took Wakefield into Super League.

Francis enjoyed two exceptional seasons in Super League, which resulted in selection for the England World Cup squad in 2000. A transfer to Wigan Warriors on the back of these fine performances followed but his period at the JJB was hindered by injury problems.A move to London Broncos came in 2002 and Stephenson soon established himself as a prominent member of the Broncos pack.

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