Phil Hogan (rugby league)

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Philip G. Hogan
Personal information
Full name Philip G. Hogan
Nickname Phil
Born (1954-10-10) 10 October 1954 (age 60)
Barrow-in-Furness district, Lancashire
Playing information
Position Second-row, Loose forward/Lock
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1971–78 Barrow 152 46 173 484
1978–88 Hull Kingston Rovers 151+14 51 51 1 256
≥1988–≥90 Barrow
Total 317 97 224 1 740
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1979 England 1 0 0 0 0
1977–79 Great Britain 6+3 1 0 0 3
Source: rugbyleagueproject.org englandrl.co.uk

Philip "Phil" G. Hogan ( (1954-10-10) 10 October 1954 (age 60)[1]) birth registered in Barrow-in-Furness district, Lancashire, is an English sports therapist,[2] and professional rugby league footballer of the 1970s, '80s and '90s, playing at representative level for Great Britain, and England, and at club level for Holker Pioneers ARLFC, Barrow (twice), and Hull Kingston Rovers, as a Second-row, or Loose forward/Lock, i.e. number 11 or 12, or 13, during the era of contested scrums.

Playing career[edit]

International honours[edit]

Phil Hogan won a cap for England while at Hull Kingston Rovers in 1979 against France,[3] and won caps for Great Britain while at Barrow in the 1977 Rugby League World Cup against France, New Zealand, and Australia (2 matches), in 1978 against Australia (sub), while at Hull Kingston Rovers in 1979 against Australia, Australia (sub), New Zealand, and New Zealand (sub).[4]

County Cup final appearances[edit]

Phil Hogan played Centre, i.e. number 4, and scored 2-conversions in Hull Kingston Rovers' 7-8 defeat by Leeds in the 1980 Yorkshire Cup final during the 1979–80 season at Fartown Ground, Huddersfield on Saturday 8 November 1980, and played Right-Second-row, i.e. number 12, (replaced by Interchange/Substitute Andy Kelly) in the 22-18 victory over Castleford in the 1985 Yorkshire Cup final during the 1985–86 season at Headingley Stadium, Leeds on Sunday 27 October 1985.

BBC2 Floodlit Trophy final appearances[edit]

Phil Hogan played Loose forward/Lock in Hull Kingston Rovers' 3-13 defeat by Hull in the 1979 BBC2 Floodlit Trophy final during the 1979–80 season at The Boulevard, Hull on Tuesday 18 December 1979.

John Player/John Player Special Trophy final appearances[edit]

Phil Hogan played Centre, i.e. number 4, in Hull Kingston Rovers' 4-12 defeat by Hull in the 1981–82 John Player Trophy final during the 1981–82 season at Headingley Stadium, Leeds on Saturday 23 January 1982, and played Right-Second-row, i.e. number 12, and scored a try in the 12-0 victory over Hull in the 1984–85 John Player Special Trophy final during the 1984–85 season at Boothferry Park, Kingston upon Hull on Saturday 26 January 1985.

Club career[edit]

Phil Hogan was transferred from Barrow to Hull Kingston Rovers in 1978 for a then world record fee of £33,000 (based on increases in average earnings, this would be approximately £249,700 in 2013).[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Birth details at freebmd.org.uk". freebmd.org.uk. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "Phil Hogan Sports Therapist". furnesstherapycentre.com. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  3. ^ "England Statistics at englandrl.co.uk". englandrl. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  4. ^ "Great Britain Statistics at englandrl.co.uk". englandrl. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  5. ^ "Measuring Worth - Relative Value of UK Pounds". Measuring Worth. 31 December 2014. Retrieved 1 January 2015. 

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Achievements
Preceded by
Steve Norton
Rugby League Transfer Record
Barrow to Hull Kingston Rovers

1978-80
Succeeded by
Trevor Skerrett