Allan Agar

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Allan Agar
Personal information
Born (1949-06-11) 11 June 1949 (age 65)
Pontefract, West Riding of Yorkshire
Playing information
Position Scrum-half/Halfback
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1973–73 Dewsbury
1973–80 Hull Kingston Rovers
1980–81 Wakefield Trinity
1981–82 Carlisle
1982–83 Featherstone Rovers
Total 0 0 0 0 0
Coaching information
Years Team Gms W D L W%
≤1982–≥85 Featherstone Rovers
≤1986–≥87 Bramley
1989–91 Rochdale Hornets
Total 0 0 0 0

Allan Agar (born (1949-06-11)11 June 1949,[1] birth registered in Pontefract) is an English rugby league footballer of the 1970s and '80s, and coach of the 1980s and '90s. Allan Agar is the father of Richard Agar.

A Scrum-half, i.e. number 7, he played in the 1972–73 Northern Rugby Football League season's championship final for Dewsbury, helping them to victory.

Agar's good form continued over the following decade and he played in the Hull Kingston Rovers team that beat Hull in the Challenge Cup final in 1980.

Agar coached Featherstone Rovers to one of the biggest upsets in Wembley history that year, when they defeated Hull in the 1983 Challenge Cup final. He then went on to win the Man of Steel Award in 1983.

He later coached Rochdale Hornets from July 1989 until January 1991. Since then Agar was appointed CEO of the Featherstone Rovers.


  1. ^ "Birth details at". 31 December 2012. Retrieved 1 January 2013. 

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