|Full name||Terence H. Fogerty|
|Born||29 June 1944
Glossop, Derbyshire, England, UK
|Died||17 October 2013
Halifax, England, UK
|Source: rugbyleagueproject.org englandrl.co.uk|
Terence "Terry" H. Fogerty (29 June 1944 — 17 October 2013) was an English professional rugby league footballer of the 1960s and '70s, and coach of the 1980s. He played at representative level for Great Britain, and Lancashire, and Commonwealth XIII, and at club level for Halifax (twice), Wigan and Rochdale Hornets, as a front or second-row forward, during the era of contested scrums. He later coached at club level for Rochdale Hornets. Fogerty is a Halifax Hall of Fame Inductee.
Professional playing career
Fogerty made his Halifax debut at Mount Pleasant, Batley on 21 March 1961 when he was 16 years old. He played in Halifax's 10-0 victory over Featherstone Rovers in the 1963-64 Yorkshire Cup final at Belle Vue, Wakefield on Saturday 2 November 1963.
Fogerty formed a great Halifax back row combination alongside Colin Dixon and Charlie Renilson in the mid-1960s. He played, and was man of the match winning the inaugural Harry Sunderland Trophy in Halifax's 15-7 victory over St. Helens in the 1964-65 Rugby Football League Championship final at Station Road, Swinton on Saturday 22 May 1965.
Fogerty represented Commonwealth XIII while at Halifax in 1965 against New Zealand at Crystal Palace National Recreation Centre, London on Wednesday 18 August 1965. He represented Great Britain while at Halifax in 1966 against New Zealand. Fogerty also won caps for Lancashire while at Halifax.
After Halifax had accepted an offer of £7,500 for him in 1966, Fogerty started playing for Wigan. Fogerty again represented Great Britain while at Wigan in 1967 against France. Fogerty played Left-Second-row, i.e. number 11 in Wigan's 7-4 victory over St. Helens in the 1968-69 BBC2 Floodlit Trophy final at Central Park, Wigan on Tuesday 16 December 1968. Fogerty played in Wigan's 1969–70 Lancashire League victory.
Halifax bought Fogerty back for £5,500. Fogerty played in Halifax's 22-11 victory over Wakefield Trinity in the 1971-72 Player's No.6 Trophy final at Odsal Stadium, Bradford on Saturday 22 January 1972. He finished his second stint at Halifax at prop, from where he scored a record 12 tries in the 1972-73 season.
Fogerty had a spell with Rochdale Hornets, who paid £7,000 for his services. He played in Hornets' 16-27 defeat to Warrington in the 1973-74 Player's No.6 Trophy final at Central Park, Wigan in January 1974. Fogerty again represented Great Britain while at Rochdale Hornets in 1974 against France.
From May 1981 till January 1982 Fogerty was the coach of Rochdale Hornets.
Terry Fogerty was married to Cheryl, they had children; the boxer, rugby league player and actor Adam Fogerty, and the basketball player, and rugby league player Jason Fogerty. Fogerty was a plasterer, later he was a landlord of several pubs in Halifax. Fogerty died in October 2013 in Halifax and his funeral took place at Halifax Minster at 11.15am on Friday 29 November 2013.
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- Veteran duo made club a force to be reckoned with
- Stars to spare in the golden period
- Harry Sunderland Trophy