|Full name||Leonard Bratley|
|Born||24 September 1914
Wakefield district, England
|Position||Prop, Loose forward/Lock|
|Source: rugbyleagueproject.org englandrl.co.uk|
Leonard "Len" Bratley (24 September 1914 - July 1974) born in Newton Hill, Wakefield, was an English professional rugby league footballer of the 1930s and 1940s, playing at representative level for England, and Yorkshire, and at club level for York, and Wakefield Trinity (Heritage #439), as a Prop, or Loose forward/Lock, i.e. number 8 or 10, or 13, during the era of contested scrums.
Challenge Cup final appearances
County Cup final appearances
Len Bratley played Loose forward/Lock in Wakefield Trinity’s 2-5 defeat by Bradford Northern in the 1945 Yorkshire Cup final during the 1945–46 season at Thrum Hall, Halifax on Saturday 3 November 1945, played Loose forward/Lock in the 10–0 victory over Hull in the 1946 Yorkshire Cup final during the 1946–47 season at Headingley Stadium, Leeds on Saturday 31 November 1946, played Loose forward/Lock in the 7–7 draw with Leeds in the 1947 Yorkshire Cup final during the 1947–48 season at Fartown Ground, Huddersfield on Saturday 1 November 1947, and played Loose forward/Lock, and scored a try in the 8–7 victory over Leeds in the 1947 Yorkshire Cup final replay during the 1947–48 season at Odsal Stadium, Bradford on Wednesday 5 November 1947.
Len Bratley's Testimonial match for Wakefield Trinity was the 29-0 victory over Hull at Belle Vue, Wakefield on Saturday 3 April 1948, it was a joint Testimonial match with William "Billy" Teall.
- Bratley, Leonard. "England & Wales, Death Index, 1916-2007". Retrieved 17 November 2013.
- "England Statistics at englandrl.co.uk". englandrl. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012.
- Lindley, John (1960). Dreadnoughts – A HISTORY OF Wakefield Trinity F. C. 1873 – 1960 [Page118]. John Lindley Son & Co Ltd. ISBN n/a
- Hoole, Les (2004). Wakefield Trinity RLFC – FIFTY GREAT GAMES. Breedon Books. ISBN 1-85983-429-9
- Wakefield Trinity Joint Committee (Saturday 3 April 1948). Official Programme. John Lindley, Ltd., Printers, 8 Thompson's Yard, Westgate, Wakefield. ISBN n/a
- "Wakefield Trinity v Hull Match Programme". Wakefield Trinity. 31 December 2012. Retrieved 1 January 2013.
- Mike Rylance (22 August 2013). "Trinity: A History of the Wakefield Rugby League Football Club 1872-2013". League Publications Ltd. ISBN 978-1901347289