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Harold Haley (birth unknown – death unknown) was a professional rugby league footballer who played in the 1930s and 1940s. He played at representative level for Yorkshire, and at club level for Castleford, as a hooker, i.e. number 9, during the era of contested scrums.[1][2]

Harold Haley
Harold Haley - Castleford.jpg
Personal information
Full nameHarold Haley
Bornunknown
Diedunknown
Playing information
PositionHooker
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1932–48 Castleford 338 11 0 3 39
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1938 Yorkshire 1

Playing careerEdit

County honoursEdit

Harold Haley won a cap for Yorkshire while at Castleford , he played hooker in the 10-10 draw with Lancashire at Headingley Rugby Stadium, Leeds on Wednesday 26 October 1938.[3]

County League appearancesEdit

Harold Haley played in Castleford's victories in the Yorkshire County League during the 1932–33 season and 1938–39 season.

Challenge Cup Final appearancesEdit

Harold Haley played hooker in Castleford's 11-8 victory over Huddersfield in the 1934–35 Challenge Cup Final at Wembley Stadium, London on Saturday 4 May 1935, in front of a crowd of 39,000.[4]

Honoured at Castleford TigersEdit

Harold Haley is a Tigers Hall Of Fame Inductee.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ David Smart & Andrew Howard (1 July 2000) "Images of Sport - Castleford Rugby League - A Twentieth Century History". The History Press Ltd. ISBN 978-0752418957
  2. ^ "Castleford RLFC A to Z Player List (All Time)". thecastlefordtigers.co.uk ℅ web.archive.org. 31 December 2014. Archived from the original on 16 February 2012. Retrieved 1 January 2015.
  3. ^ "Statistics at thecastlefordtigers.co.uk". thecastlefordtigers.co.uk ℅ web.archive.org. 31 December 2013. Archived from the original on 17 June 2012. Retrieved 1 January 2014.
  4. ^ "Sat 4th May 1935 - Challenge Cup - Neutral Ground - 39,000". thecastlefordtigers ℅ web.archive.org. 31 December 2014. Archived from the original on 16 February 2012. Retrieved 1 January 2015.
  5. ^ "Hall of Fame at castigers.com". castigers. 31 December 2008. Retrieved 1 January 2009.

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