Harold Edwards (rugby league)

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Harold Edwards
Personal information
Full name Harold George Edwards
Nickname The Welsh Bull
Born 7 September 1909
Risca, Wales
Died 1993 (aged 83–84)
Playing information
Position Prop
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1933–37 Wigan 144 8 24
1937–1940 Bradford Northern
Total 144 8 0 0 24
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1935–38 Wales 2
Source: rugbyleagueproject.org

Harold Edwards (7 September 1909[1] – 1993) born in Risca, was a Welsh professional rugby league footballer of the 1930s, playing at representative level for Wales, and at club level for Wigan, and Bradford Northern, as a Prop, i.e. number 8 or 10, during the era of contested scrums.[2]

Playing career[edit]

International honours[edit]

Edwards won 2 caps for Wales in 1935–1938 while at Wigan, and Bradford Northern.[3]

Championship Final appearances[edit]

Edwards played Right-Prop, i.e. number 10 in Wigan's 15-3 victory over Salford in the Championship Final during the 1933–34 season at Wilderspool Stadium, Warrington on Saturday 28 April 1934.[4]

Notable tour matches[edit]

Edwards played Right-Prop, i.e. number 10 in Wigan's 30-27 victory over France at Central Park, Wigan, on Saturday 10 March 1934.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Birth details at freebmd.org.uk". freebmd.org.uk. 31 December 2013. Retrieved 1 January 2014. 
  2. ^ Williams, Graham; Lush, Peter; Farrar, David (2009). The British Rugby League Records Book. London League. pp. 108–114. ISBN 978-1-903659-49-6. 
  3. ^ "Statistics at rugbyleagueproject.org". rugbyleagueproject.org. 31 December 2013. Retrieved 1 January 2014. 
  4. ^ "1933–1934 Championship Final". wigan.rlfans.com. 31 December 2013. Retrieved 1 January 2014. 
  5. ^ "1934 Tour Match: Wigan 30 France 27". wigan.rlfans.com. 31 December 2013. Retrieved 1 January 2014. 

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