Harold Ellerington

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Harold Ellerington
Personal information
Full name Harold Ellerington
Nickname Elmo
Born October→December 1912
Sculcoates district
Died 1986 (aged 73–74)
Playing information
Position Prop
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1930–42 Hull
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1938–39 England 2 0 0 0 0
≤1936–≥36 Great Britain 0
Source: rugbyleagueproject.org englandrl.co.uk

Harold 'Elmo' Ellerington (birth registered October→December 1912[1] – 1986) was an English professional rugby league footballer of the 1930s and 1940s playing at representative level for Great Britain (non-Test matches), and England, and Yorkshire, and at club level for Hull, as a Prop, i.e. number 8 or 10, during the era of contested scrum and was captain of Hull during the 1936–37, 1937–38, and 1938–39 seasons,[2] and was a Director and Board Member at Hull. His birth was registered in Sculcoates district.

Playing career[edit]

International honours[edit]

Harold Ellerington won caps for England while at Hull in 1938 against France, and in 1939 against France.[3]

Harold Ellerington was selected for Great Britain while at Hull for the 1936 Great Britain Lions tour of Australia and New Zealand.

County honours[edit]

Harold Ellerington represented Yorkshire while at Hull.

Championship final appearances[edit]

Harold Ellerington played in Hull's 21-2 victory over Widnes in the Rugby Football League Championship final during the 1935–36 season.

County Cup final appearances[edit]

Harold Ellerington played Loose forward/Lock in Hull's 10-18 defeat by Huddersfield in the 1938 Yorkshire Cup final during the 1938–39 season at Odsal Stadium, Bradford on Saturday 22 October 1938.


  1. ^ "Birth details at freebmd.org.uk". freebmd.org.uk. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "Coaches and Captains". hullfc.com. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  3. ^ "England Statistics at englandrl.co.uk". englandrl.co.uk. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 

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