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Edward "Ted" H. Ward was a Welsh rugby union and professional rugby league footballer who played in the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s, and coached in the 1950s, playing club level rugby union (RU) for Llanelli RFC, and playing representative level rugby league (RL) for Great Britain, and Wales, and at club level for Wigan (twice), Cardiff RLFC, and Oldham, as a centre, i.e. number 3 or 4, and coaching club level rugby league (RL) for Wigan.

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International honours

Ted Ward won 13 caps for Wales (RL) in 1946–1951 while at Wigan and Cardiff,and won caps for Great Britain (RL) while at Wigan in 1946 against Australia (2 matches) and New Zealand.

Challenge Cup Final appearances

Ted Ward played right-centre, i.e. number 3, and scored a conversion in Wigan's 8-3 victory over Bradford Northern in the 1948 Challenge Cup Final during the 1947–48 season at Wembley Stadium, London on Saturday 1 May 1948, in front of a crowd of 91,465.

County Cup Final appearances

Ted Ward played right-centre, i.e. number 3, in Wigan's 10-7 victory over Salford in the 1938 Lancashire County Cup Final during the 1938–39 season at Station Road, Swinton on Saturday 22 October 1938, played left wing, i.e. number 5, in the 3-7 defeat by Widnes in the 1945 Lancashire County Cup Final during the 1945–46 season at Wilderspool Stadium, Warrington on Saturday 27 October 1945, played right-centre, i.e. number 3, and scored 2-conversions in the 10-7 victory over Belle Vue Rangers in the 1947 Lancashire County Cup Final during the 1947–48 season at Wilderspool Stadium, Warrington on Saturday 1 November 1947, played right-centre, i.e. number 3, and scored 1-try and 4-conversions in the 14-8 victory over Warrington in the 1948 Lancashire County Cup Final during the 1948–49 season at Station Road, Swinton on Saturday 13 November 1948.

Career records

Ted Ward is one of less than twenty-five Welshmen to have scored more than 1000-points in their rugby league career.

References

Ted Ward Wikipedia


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