|Full name||J. Brian Edgar|
|Born||26 March 1936
Great Broughton, Cumberland, England
|Died||5 October 2001 (aged 65)
Seaton, Cumbria, England
|Weight||15 st 00 lb (95.3 kg; 210.0 lb)|
|Source: rugbyleagueproject.org englandrl.co.uk|
Brian Edgar (26 March 1936 – 5 October 2001 (aged 65)) born in Great Broughton, Cumberland, was an English rugby union and professional rugby league footballer of the 1950s and '60s, playing club level rugby union (RU) for Workington RFC, and playing representative level rugby league for Great Britain (captain), and England, and at club level for Workington Town, as a Prop, or Second-row, i.e. number 8 or 10, or, 11 or 12, during the era of contested scrums, he died in Seaton, Cumbria.
Edgar won a cap for England (RL) while at Workington in 1962 against France, and won caps for Great Britain (RL) while at Workington in 1958 against Australia, and New Zealand, in 1961 against New Zealand, in 1962 against Australia (3 matches), and New Zealand, in 1965 against New Zealand, and in 1966 against Australia (3 matches).
Challenge Cup final appearances
Brian Edgar played Left-Second-row, i.e. number 11, in Workington Town's 9–13 defeat by Wigan in the 1958 Challenge Cup final during the 1957–58 season at Wembley Stadium, London on Saturday 10 May 1958.
- Obituary in The Independent
- England Statistics at englandrl.co.uk
- Great Britain Statistics at englandrl.co.uk
- Statistics at rugbyleagueproject.org
- » Legends Evening 60's
- Workington and Hull KR triumph in the regions
- "Call for Edgar to be in RL Hall of Fame" J Wright (16 December 2005) The Whitehaven News