Harry Bradshaw (rugby league)

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Not to be confused with the rugby union footballer of the 1890s for England and Bramley Harry Bradshaw (rugby).
Harry Bradshaw
Personal information
Full name Harry Bradshaw
Playing information
Position Hooker
Years Team Pld T G FG P
≤1953–53 Dewsbury
1953–57 Huddersfield
Total 0 0 0 0 0
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1953 England 1 0 0 0 0
Source: rugbyleagueproject.org englandrl.co.uk

Harry Bradshaw is an English professional Rugby League World Cup winning footballer of the 1950s, playing at representative level for England, and at club level for Dewsbury, and Huddersfield, as a Hooker, i.e. number 9, during the era of contested scrums.

Club career[edit]

Bradshaw played for Dewsbury until December 1953, when he was signed by Huddersfield.[1] He then returned to Dewsbury in November 1957.[2]

International honours[edit]

Harry Bradshaw won a cap for England while at Dewsbury in 1953 against Other Nationalities.[3]

Bradshaw was also selected for the Great Britain squad while at Huddersfield for the 1954 Rugby League World Cup in France. However, he did not participate in any of the four matches, with Sam Smith playing as Hooker in all four matches.


  1. ^ 1954 Fartown Rugby League Yearbook (PDF). H.C. & A.C. Supporters Club. p. 27. 
  2. ^ 1958 Fartown Rugby League Yearbook (PDF). H.C. & A.C. Supporters Club. p. 24. 
  3. ^ "England Statistics at englandrl.co.uk". englandrl. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 

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