Ben Harrison (rugby League)
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Ben Harrison
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Personal information
Born (1988-02-24) 24 February 1988 (age 31)[1]
Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England
Playing information
Height6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight16 st 3 lb (103 kg) [2]
PositionSecond-row, Loose forward
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2006-16 Warrington Wolves 220 30 0 0 120
2007 (loan)
2016 4 0 0 0 0
Total 224 30 0 0 120
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2008 Ireland 3 0 0 0 0
2010-12 England 3 1 0 0 4
2011 England Knights 1 0 0 0 0
Source: [3][4][5]

Ben Harrison (born 24 February 1988) is an English former professional rugby league footballer who played in the 2000s and 2010s. He played at representative level for Ireland, England and England Knights, and at club level for Barrow Island ARLFC (in Barrow Island, Barrow-in-Furness), in the Super League for the Warrington Wolves and the Wakefield Trinity Wildcats (loan), and in the Championship for the Widnes Vikings (loan), as a prop, second-row or lock.[3][4][5]

Background

Ben Harrison was born in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England, he is the younger brother of the rugby league footballer; Liam Harrison, and he was a pupil, and played rugby union, at Chetwynde School in Barrow-in-Furness.

Harrison playing for the Warrington Wolves in 2008

Playing career

Ben Harrison signed for the Warrington Wolves in 2005, he made his début for the Warrington Wolves against the Salford City Reds, and other than two loan periods, he played his entire club career for the Warrington Wolves.

Ben Harrison spent a month on loan at the Widnes Vikings during 2007.[6]

Ben Harrison represented Ireland in the 2008 Rugby League World Cup.

Ben Harrison played in Warrington Wolves' 25-16 victory over the Huddersfield Giants in the 2009 Challenge Cup Final at Wembley Stadium, London on Saturday 29 August 2009, in front of a crowd of 76,560, he played in the 30-6 victory over the Leeds Rhinos in the 2010 Challenge Cup Final at Wembley Stadium, London on Saturday 28 August 2010, in front of a crowd of 85,217,[7][8] and he played in the 35-18 victory over the Leeds Rhinos in the 2012 Challenge Cup Final at Wembley Stadium, London on Saturday 25 August 2012, in front of a crowd of 79,180,[9][10][11][12]

Ben Harrison played in Warrington Wolves' 18-26 defeat by Leeds Rhinos in the 2012 Super League Grand Final at Old Trafford, Manchester on Saturday 6 October 2012, in front of a crowd of 70,676,[13][10] and he played in the 16-30 defeat by Wigan Warriors in the 2013 Super League Grand Final at Old Trafford, Manchester on Saturday 5 October 2013, in front of a crowd of 66,281.[14][15][16][17][18]

Ben Harrison played 4-matches on loan at the Wakefield Trinity Wildcats during 2016.[4]

References

  1. ^ Stott, Julie (6 October 2010). "England Four Nations Pen Pics". News of the World. UK: News Group Newspapers Ltd. Archived from the original on 9 October 2010. Retrieved 2010.
  2. ^ "Statistics at superleague.co.uk". superleague.co.uk. 17 August 2011. Retrieved 2012.
  3. ^ a b "Profile at loverugbyleague.com". loverugbyleague.com. 31 December 2017. Retrieved 2018.
  4. ^ a b c "Statistics at rugbyleagueproject.org". rugbyleagueproject.org. 31 December 2017. Retrieved 2018.
  5. ^ a b "England Statistics at englandrl.co.uk". englandrl.co.uk. 31 December 2017. Retrieved 2018.
  6. ^ Flanagan, Chris (12 May 2007). "Widnes spell served Ben well". Warrington Guardian. Newsquest. Retrieved 2014.
  7. ^ Scott, Ged (28 August 2010). "Leeds 6-30 Warrington". BBC. Retrieved 2019.
  8. ^ Wilson, Andy (28 August 2010). "Chris Hicks hat-trick leads Warrington to Challenge Cup triumph over Leeds". The Guardian. London. Archived from the original on 31 August 2010. Retrieved 2019.
  9. ^ "Warrington's battered Brett Hodgson recovers to see off Leeds in final". Guardian UK. 25 August 2012. Retrieved 2019.
  10. ^ a b "Leeds' Kevin Sinfield stars in Grand Final triumph against Warrington". Guardian. 6 October 2012. Retrieved 2019.
  11. ^ "Leeds Rhinos 18-35 Warrington Wolves". BBC Sport. 25 August 2012. Retrieved 2019.
  12. ^ "Warrington Wolves Are Challenge Cup Winners 2012!". Warrington Wolves Official Site. 25 August 2012. Archived from the original on 17 December 2013. Retrieved 2019.
  13. ^ "Grand Final: Warrington 18-26 Leeds". BBC Sport. 6 October 2012. Retrieved 2019.
  14. ^ "Super League Grand Final". Super League. Archived from the original on 29 July 2013. Retrieved 2013.
  15. ^ Newsum, Matt (5 October 2013). "Super League Grand Final: Wigan Warriors beat Warrington". BBC Sport. Retrieved 2019.
  16. ^ "Super League Grand Final: Warrington v Wigan". BBC Sport. Retrieved 2019.
  17. ^ "Warrington Wolves 16 Wigan Warriors 30". Daily Telegraph. 5 October 2013. Retrieved 2019.
  18. ^ "Wigan see off Warrington in X-rated Grand Final to complete double". Guardian. 5 October 2013. Retrieved 2019.

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