William Brogan

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William Brogan
Personal information
Full nameWilliam Henry Joseph Brogan
Playing information
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1929–33 Western Suburbs 64 8 6 36
Total 64 8 6 0 36
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1929–32 New South Wales 11 3 1 6
1929–30 Australia 3
Source: Whiticker/Hudson.

William Henry Joseph Brogan (1900-1983) was an Australian rugby league player of the 1920s and 1930s. He was a state and national representative.

Bill Brogan was born at West Wyalong, New South Wales, in 1900. He joined Western Suburbs Magpies in 1929, and after a stirling season, he was selected on the 1929/30 Kangaroo Tour and played in all three tests against England. Brogan is listed on the Australian Players Register as Kangaroo No.151.[1] Brogan spent five years at Wests between 1929-1933 and won a premiership with them in 1930. Bill Brogan also made 11 appearances for New South Wales. He retired from Sydney football in 1933 to captain-coach Warialda and Moree Rugby Leagues clubs.[2]

Kangaroos 1st Test 1929.

Bill Brogan died at Earlwood, New South Wales on 6 March 1983, aged 83.[3]


  1. ^ ARL Annual Report 2005, page 53
  2. ^ Alan Whiticker/Glen Hudson: Encyclopedia of Rugby League Players. 1995 edition. (ISBN 1875169571)
  3. ^ Sydney Morning Herald: Death Notice 7/3/1983