Harold Haley (rugby league)

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Harold Haley
Personal information
Full name Harold Haley
Playing information
Position Hooker
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1932–48 Castleford 338 11 0 3 39
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1938 Yorkshire 1

Harold Haley was a professional rugby league footballer who played in the 1930s, and 1940s. He played at representative level for Yorkshire, and at club level for Castleford, as a hooker, i.e. number 9, during the era of contested scrums.[1][2]

Playing career[edit]

County honours[edit]

Harold Haley won a cap playing Hooker for Yorkshire while at Castleford in the 10-10 draw with Lancashire at Headingley Rugby Stadium, Leeds on Wednesday 26 October 1938.[3]

County League appearances[edit]

Harold Haley played in Castleford's victories in the Yorkshire County League during the 1932–33 season, and 1938–39 season.

Challenge Cup Final appearances[edit]

Harold Haley played hooker in Castleford's 11-8 victory over Huddersfield in the 1934–35 Challenge Cup Final at Wembley Stadium, London on Saturday 4 May 1935, in front of a crowd of 39,000.[4]

Honoured at Castleford Tigers[edit]

Harold Haley is a Tigers Hall Of Fame Inductee.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ David Smart & Andrew Howard (1 July 2000) "Images of Sport - Castleford Rugby League - A Twentieth Century History". The History Press Ltd. ISBN 978-0752418957
  2. ^ "Castleford RLFC A to Z Player List (All Time)". thecastlefordtigers.co.uk ℅ web.archive.org. 31 December 2014. Archived from the original on 16 February 2012. Retrieved 1 January 2015. 
  3. ^ "Statistics at thecastlefordtigers.co.uk". thecastlefordtigers.co.uk ℅ web.archive.org. 31 December 2013. Archived from the original on 17 June 2012. Retrieved 1 January 2014. 
  4. ^ "Sat 4th May 1935 - Challenge Cup - Neutral Ground - 39,000". thecastlefordtigers ℅ web.archive.org. 31 December 2014. Archived from the original on 16 February 2012. Retrieved 1 January 2015. 
  5. ^ "Hall of Fame at castigers.com". castigers. 31 December 2008. Retrieved 1 January 2009. [permanent dead link]

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