William "Billy" J. Stone was an English professional rugby league footballer of the 1910s and 1920s who played at representative level for Great Britain, and England, and at club level for Hull, as a three-quarter back. He was captain of Hull during the 1921–22 and 1922–23 seasons. Stone was selected to go on the 1920 Great Britain Lions tour of Australia and New Zealand. He won caps for Great Britain while at Hull in 1920 against Australia (3 matches), and New Zealand (3 matches), and in 1921-22 against Australia (2 matches).

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  • William "Billy" J. Stone was an English professional rugby league footballer of the 1910s and 1920s who played at representative level for Great Britain, and England, and at club level for Hull, as a three-quarter back. He was captain of Hull during the 1921–22 and 1922–23 seasons. Stone was a Blacksmith in Bream, Gloucestershire. He was "discovered" playing for the Bream's rugby union team by talent scouts from Hull rugby league club, he then moved to Beverley Road, Hull with his wife Gertie Brown and his children; William Geoff (birth registered April→June 1923 in Hull district), Hilary (birth registered July→September 1924 in Hull district), and Esme M. (birth registered July→September 1934 in Sculcoates district). Stone was selected to go on the 1920 Great Britain Lions tour of Australia and New Zealand. He won caps for Great Britain while at Hull in 1920 against Australia (3 matches), and New Zealand (3 matches), and in 1921-22 against Australia (2 matches). Stone also won caps for England while at Hull in 1921 against Wales, Other Nationalities, and Australia, in 1922 against Wales, in 1923 against Wales (2 matches). (en)
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  • William "Billy" J. Stone was an English professional rugby league footballer of the 1910s and 1920s who played at representative level for Great Britain, and England, and at club level for Hull, as a three-quarter back. He was captain of Hull during the 1921–22 and 1922–23 seasons. Stone was selected to go on the 1920 Great Britain Lions tour of Australia and New Zealand. He won caps for Great Britain while at Hull in 1920 against Australia (3 matches), and New Zealand (3 matches), and in 1921-22 against Australia (2 matches). (en)
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