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Kevin Henderson (rugby league)


Kevin Henderson (rugby league)

Kevin Henderson
Personal information
Born (1981-01-10) 10 January 1981 (age 33)
England Torquay, Devon, England
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 97 kg (15 st 4 lb) [1]
Playing information
Position Second-row, Centre
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2004 Newcastle Knights 4 0 0 0 0
2005 Leigh Centurions 1 0 0 0 0
2005–11 Wakefield Wildcats 127 12 0 0 48
Total 132 12 0 0 48
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2008 Scotland 4 0 0 0 0
Source: Rugby League Project

Kevin Henderson is an English professional rugby league footballer for the Montpellier Agglomération Rugby XIII in the Elite One Championship. A Scotland international representative forward, Henderson previously played in Australia for the Newcastle Knights and in England for Leigh Centurions and Wakefield Trinity Wildcats. Both of his brothers, Andrew (10 caps) and Ian (4 caps) have also played for Scotland.

Henderson is equally at home in both the second row and at centres.

Kevin Henderson played only a handful of NRL games for the Newcastle Knights team, however played mostly in reserve grade. He also played reserve grade for the South Sydney Rabbitohs and Central Coast Bears. He came to England to pursue his professional career in 2005. He joined Leigh Centurions in super league before transferring mid-season to rival super league club Wakefield Trinity Wildcats, with whom he currently plays with.

Henderson is one of three brothers playing rugby league, along with Ian Henderson and Andrew Henderson.

Representative career

The Hendersons are a Scottish family and all three brothers play for Scotland at international level. Kevin has won 5 caps for his country, appearing in an international against France in 2007, before appearing in the world cup qualifier against Wales. He featured in all 3 World Cup Finals matches held in Australia in 2008.[2][3][4]

All three brothers featured in the Scotland squad for the 2008 Rugby League World Cup.[5]


External links

  • Kevin Henderson Wakefield Profile
  • Statistics at
  • Three brothers make rugby team
  • Henderson trio in Scots cup squad
  • Rugby League World Cup as it happened
  • Scotland 'must improve' in final
  • Leeds 34-26 Wakefield
  • Clockwatch: Wakefield 29-17 Cas
  • Super League XII - ins and outs
  • Wakefield 36-24 Salford
  • Leeds 22-14 Wakefield
  • Leigh bolster squad with NRL duo
  • Henderson signs new Wildcats deal
  • Henderson clinches Wakefield move
  • Hendersons will all be there as season sprints towards finale with family ties
  • NRL stats
  • Kevin Henderson Souths Profile

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