Harry Ogden

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Harry Ogden
Personal information
Born 18 January 1924
Oldham, Lancashire, England
Died 1980
Oldham, England
Playing information
Position Prop
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1940–56 Oldham 429 26 38 154
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1946 Rugby League XIII

Harry Ogden (18 January 1924 — 1980) was an English professional rugby league footballer[1] of the 1940s and 1950s. He played at representative level for Rugby League XIII, and at club level for Oldham, as a prop, i.e. number 8 or 10.

Playing career[edit]

International honours[edit]

Harry Ogden represented Rugby League XIII on the tour of France in 1946.

Championship Final appearances[edit]

Harry Ogden played left-prop, i.e. number 8, in Oldham's 3-7 defeat by Warrington in the Championship Final during the 1954–55 season at Maine Road, Manchester on Saturday 14 May 1955.

County Cup Final appearances[edit]

Harry Ogden played in Oldham's 2-12 defeat by Barrow in the 1954 Lancashire County Cup Final during the 1954–55 season at Station Road, Swinton on Saturday 23 October 1954.

Club career[edit]

Harry Ogden joined Oldham in 1940 aged sixteen, and made his début for Oldham against Broughton Rangers during the 1940–41 season, he was a first team regular until a serious leg injury sustained at Workington Town in 1956 ended his playing career.

Honoured at Oldham[edit]

Harry Ogden is an Oldham Hall of Fame Inductee.[2]


  1. ^ Ogden, Harry. "England and Wales, Death Registration Index 1837-2007". familysearch. Retrieved 24 January 2015. 
  2. ^ "Oldham Hall of Fame". orl-heritagetrust.org.uk. 2010-12-31. Retrieved 2011-01-01. 

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