Darren Abram

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Darren Abram
Personal information
Born (1967-09-27) 27 September 1967 (age 49)
Playing information
Position Centre
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1987 Warrington 1 0 0 0 0
Swinton
Springfield Borough
Rochdale Hornets
1993–97 Oldham 127 64 11 0 278
Lancashire Lynx
Total 128 64 11 0 278
Coaching information
Club
Years Team Gms W D L W%
2003–05 Leigh Centurions
2006–07 Rochdale Hornets
Total 0 0 0 0

Darren Abram (born 27 September 1967) is an English rugby league footballer of the 1980s, and 1990s, and coach, playing at club level for Warrington, making one appearance in 1987,[1] Swinton (1987–88), Springfield Borough (1988–90), Rochdale Hornets (1990–91, Oldham (1993–97), Lancashire Lynx (1998), as a Centre, and coaching at club level for Chorley Lynx, Leigh Centurions (2003–05), and Rochdale Hornets (2005–07).

Darren Abram played, and score a try in Rochdale Hornets 14-24 defeat by St. Helens in the 1991 Lancashire County Cup Final during the 1991–92 season at Wilderspool Stadium, Warrington, on Sunday 20 October 1991.

Abram cut his coaching teeth with Chorley Lynx in National League Two and was taken on by Leigh Centurions, with a view to taking them into the Super League, in October 2003.[2] He accomplished this in his first season as Leigh beat Whitehaven in a dramatic NL1 Grand Final. Leigh's Super League season of 2005, however, proved a disaster and the club were relegated after winning just two games, with Abram leaving in August 2005.[3] He was appointed Rochdale coach in November 2005, as successor to Bobbie Goulding, who had resigned two weeks earlier. Abram parted company from Rochdale Hornets in July 2007.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Abram, Darren". wolvesplayers.thisiswarrington.co.uk. Warrington Guardian. Archived from the original on 25 February 2014. Retrieved 20 February 2014. 
  2. ^ Partington, Richard (2005) "Abram takes the reins at hornets", Manchester Evening News, 29 November 2005, retrieved 2010-10-03
  3. ^ "Coach Abram leaves post at Leigh", BBC, 2 August 2005, retrieved 2010-10-03

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