Terry O'Grady

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Terry O'Grady
Terry O'Grady 1954.JPG
O'Grady in 1954
Personal information
Full name Terence P. O'Grady
Born April→June 1934 (age 82–83)
Oldham, England
Playing information
Position Wing
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1950–57 Oldham 140 105 315
1957–58 Wigan 54 32 96
Sep 1958–Sep 62 Warrington 138 84 0 0 252
Total 332 221 0 0 663
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1952–55 England 2 1 0 0 3
1954–61 Great Britain 6 0 0 0 0

Terence "Terry" O'Grady (birth registered April→June 1934 (age 82–83) in Oldham, Lancashire[1]) is an English professional rugby league footballer of the 1950s, and 1960s, playing at representative level for Great Britain, and England, and at club level for Oldham, Wigan, and Warrington, as a Wing, i.e. number 2 or 5.

O'Grady won caps for England while at Oldham in 1952 against Wales, in 1955 against Other Nationalities,[2] and won caps for Great Britain while at Oldham on the 1954 Great Britain Lions tour against Australia (2 matches), and New Zealand (3 matches), and while at Warrington in 1961 against New Zealand.[3]

About Terry O'Grady's time, there was 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, the 10-3 victory over St. Helens in the 1956 Lancashire County Cup Final during the 1956–57 season at Station Road, Swinton on Saturday 20 October 1956, and played Left-Wing, i.e. number 5, and scored a try in Wigan's 8-13 defeat by Oldham in the 1957 Lancashire County Cup Final during the 1957–58 season at Station Road, Swinton on Saturday 19 October 1957.

In his 1957 début match for Wigan O'Grady scored a hat-trick of tries.[4] he played Right-Wing in Wigan's 9–13 victory over Workington Town in the 1958 Challenge Cup Final during the 1957–58 season at Wembley Stadium, London on Saturday 10 May 1958, in front of a crowd of 66,109.[5]

Terry O'Grady scored 28-tries for Warrington during the 1961–62 season.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Birth details at freebmd.org.uk". freebmd.org.uk. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "England Statistics at englandrl.co.uk". englandrl. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  3. ^ "Great Britain Statistics at englandrl.co.uk". englandrl. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  4. ^ "Wigan Warriors Announce Heritage Numbers" (PDF). wiganwarriors.com. Wigan Warriors. Retrieved 2 January 2014. 
  5. ^ "1957-1958 Challenge Cup Final". wigan.rlfans.com. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 

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