Ben Harrison (rugby league)

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Ben Harrison
Ben Harrison Ireland.jpg
Personal information
Born (1988-02-24) 24 February 1988 (age 30)[1]
Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England
Playing information
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight 16 st 3 lb (103 kg) [2]
Position Second-row, Loose forward

Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2006– Warrington Wolves 220 30 0 0 120
2016(loan) Wakefield Trinity Wildcats 4 0 0 0 0
Total 224 30 0 0 120
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2008 Ireland 3 0 0 0 0
2010–12 England 3 1 0 0 4
2011 England Knights 1 0 0 0 0
Source: [3][4][5]

Ben Harrison (born 24 February 1988) is a former professional rugby league footballer for Warrington of Super League.[3][4][5] An Ireland international representative back row forward, he has played his entire career to date at Warrington, winning the 2009 Challenge Cup with them.

Background[edit]

Harrison was born in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England.

Playing career[edit]

Harrison playing for Warrington in 2008

He started his rugby career playing for Chetwynde School, and is now a rugby league player for Warrington in the European Super League. His position of choice is as a prop, but he can also play in the Second-row.

In 2007, he spent a month on loan at Widnes Vikings.[6]

He represented Ireland in the 2008 Rugby League World Cup.

His older brother is Barrow, and Ireland centre Liam Harrison.

Harrison played for Warrington in the 2010 Challenge Cup Final victory over Leeds.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stott, Julie (6 October 2010). "England Four Nations Pen Pics". News of the World. UK: News Group Newspapers Ltd. Archived from the original on 9 October 2010. Retrieved 6 October 2010. 
  2. ^ "Statistics at superleague.co.uk". superleague.co.uk. 17 August 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  3. ^ a b "Profile at loverugbyleague.com". loverugbyleague.com. 31 December 2017. Retrieved 1 January 2018. 
  4. ^ a b "Statistics at rugbyleagueproject.org". rugbyleagueproject.org. 31 December 2017. Retrieved 1 January 2018. 
  5. ^ a b "England Statistics at englandrl.co.uk". englandrl.co.uk. 31 December 2017. Retrieved 1 January 2018. 
  6. ^ Flanagan, Chris (12 May 2007). "Widnes spell served Ben well". Warrington Guardian. Newsquest. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 
  7. ^ "Leeds 6-30 Warrington". BBC. 2010-08-28. Archived from the original on 27 August 2010. Retrieved 2010-08-28. 

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