Edward Ward (rugby league)

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Edward Ward
Personal information
Full name Edward Ward
Playing information
Position Fullback, Centre
Years Team Pld T G FG P
≤1947–≥51 Bradford Northern
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1954 Combined Nationalities 1 1 0 0 3
1947–51 Great Britain 8 1 11 0 25
Source: [1]

Edward "Ted" Ward is a former professional rugby league footballer of the 1940s and 1950s. He played at representative level for Great Britain, and Combined Nationalities, and at club level for Bradford Northern, as a fullback, or centre, i.e. number 1, or, 3 or 4.

International honours[edit]

Ted Ward represented Combined Nationalities, and scored 3-conversions in the 15-19 defeat by France at Stade de Gerland, Lyon on Sunday 3 January 1954, and won caps for Great Britain while at Bradford Northern in 1947 against New Zealand (3 matches), in 1950 against New Zealand (2 matches), and in 1951 against New Zealand (3 matches).[1]

Ted Ward also represented Great Britain while at Bradford Northern between 1952 and 1956 against France (1 non-Test match).[2]


The rugbyleagueproject.org states Ward's given name as being Edward, but rugbyleagueheritageproject.com states Donald.


  1. ^ a b "Statistics at rugbyleagueproject.org". rugbyleagueproject.org. 31 December 2017. Retrieved 1 January 2018. 
  2. ^ Edgar, Harry (2007). Rugby League Journal Annual 2008 Page-110. Rugby League Journal Publishing. ISBN 0-9548355-3-0

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