Graham Holroyd

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Graham Holroyd
Personal information
Born (1975-10-25) 25 October 1975 (age 41)
Halifax, West Yorkshire, England
Playing information
Rugby league
Position Stand-off
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1993–98 Leeds Rhinos 170 50 373 14 960
1999 Halifax 27 5 87 5 199
2000–02 Salford City Reds 52 8 74 5 185
2003 Huddersfield Giants 8 0 0 0 0
2003–07 Doncaster 95 36 354 8 860
2007–08 Halifax 46 10 231 0 502
2009–10 Swinton Lions 26 6 25 2 76
2010–11 Halifax 17 2 32 1 73
2012 Oldham Roughyeds 5 0 6 0 12
Total 446 117 1182 35 2867
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1998 Emerging England 1 0 3 0 6
Rugby union
Position Fly Half
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2002–03 Halifax 19 7 34 33 202
2011–12 Preston 22 0 45 35 195
Total 41 7 79 68 397

Graham Holroyd (born 25 October 1975) is an English rugby league player who played for Halifax as a stand off. He rejoined Halifax after a two-year spell with Swinton. He won the Championship with Halifax in 2010, beating Featherstone Rovers 23-22.

Representative career[edit]

In 1998, he played for Emerging England in a 15–12 win against Wales.[1] He had been named in the Ireland training squad for the 2008 Rugby League World Cup but was not included in the final side due to a knee injury sustained in training.[2][3]

Rugby Union career[edit]

Although Graham spent most of his career playing rugby league he did spend several seasons playing rugby union at northern clubs Halifax (2002–03) and Preston Grasshoppers (2011-12).[4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Irvine, Christopher (20 July 1998). "Elder statesmen negotiate England escape". The Times. London: News International Trading Limited. p. 32. (subscription required (help)). 
  2. ^ "Ireland Name World Cup 40 Man Training Squad". Rugby League Ireland. 2008-08-01. Retrieved 2008-08-02. [dead link]
  3. ^ "Cassidy included in Ireland squad". BBC. 2008-10-07. Retrieved 2008-10-07. 
  4. ^ "Player Movements and signings in national 2". rolling-maul.com. 21 June 2011. 
  5. ^ "Graham Holroyd Record by competition". Rugby Statbunker. 28 April 2012. 

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