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Harry Bath, A Rugby League Hero and Hardman ...#

Harry Bath Rugby League Hardman, Hero and Legend. Harry Bath played for Balmain, Barrow (UK), Warrington(UK), St George during the Era of the Biff

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Played for Balmain, Barrow (UK), Warrington(UK), St George
Harry Bath played Rugby League for Australian Rugby League Balmain, Barrow (UK), Warrington(UK), St George Harry Bath played Rugby League for Great Britain, Wales, English Rugby League Balmain, Barrow (UK), Warrington(UK), St George

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The Old Fox Harry Bath was a resident of the Gold Coast , Queensland, Australia, but sadly passed away in October 2008
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Harry Bath Player Profile

Bath, known as the "Old Fox", is regarded as the finest footballer never to represent his country. A leg injury forced him to miss the 1946 test series against Great Britain.

Bath was targetted by the wealthier English clubs and left Aust in 1947, but not before helping Balmain to the title.

Bath ended up playing of 500 games for Warrington, including replay of the 54 Wembley Cup final played at Odsal Stadium berfore a record 103,000 spectators.

Bath scored 1,894 points for the Wires. Bath returned to Australia in 1957 and played 3 seasons with Saints, including the 59 grand final victory over Manly.

Both Bath and Rex Mossop were sent off during the game. Bath went onto become a brilliant coach, coaching St George, Balmain, Newtown, NSW and Australia.

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Bath scored 1,894 points for the Wires. Bath returned to Australia in 1957 and played 3 seasons with Saints, including the 59 grand final victory over Manly.

Harry Bath Rugby League Statistics - played with St. George, Balmain, Warrington and Barrow, Era of the Biff
 

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1950 Warrington v Widnes Challenge Cup final

Added 17-Nov-2013

Warrington beat Widnes 19 nil in the Challenge Cup final of 1950 at Wembley.
Bath scores a try, Captain of Warrington.

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Players involved ... .. 23,103,


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1954 Challenge Cup - Warrington -v- Halifax (draw @ Wembley)

Added 24-Dec-2014

This Vid found on good old Youtube

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Players involved ... 23, 103,


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1954 Challenge Cup REPLAY - Warrington -v- Halifax- record crowd game

Added 24-Dec-2014

Odsal Stadium, Bradford, Yorkshire. (Timeline of match video)
Warrington bursting through for their first try. Challinor receives, and dashes through to touch down. Players congratulate. SV crowd. Score, Warrington 3-0. SV other end, Halifax pressing, they break loose from scrum. Quick passing a forward pass, more passing until Lynch receives, dashes over line to touch down. Halifax players congratulate but point disallowed because of forward pass. SV crowd. S. Griffiths kicking penalty goal. Score, Warrington 3-2. GV crowds still swarming into the stadium at half-time. SV Halifax players resting at half time. SV Warrington players resting at half time. SV crowd sitting on touch lines. LV Warrington attacking and bursting through the Halifax "25". A brilliant solo run is halted just short of the line. SV crowd. SV Bath kicking penalty goal to make score Warrington 5-2. Ball over post. SV crowd. SV Warrington at other end, working ball across field, but they concede a penalty. LV Griffiths kicking a great penalty goal, ball over. Pan crowd cheering. 5-4. LV Halifax fighting to stop Warrington break away. SV Halifax fighting - tough play. SV Crowd. LV Gerry Helme at other end, bursting through to somersault over line, for Warrington's last try. Score 8-4. LV crowd, storm pitch. SCU Captain receiving cup.

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Players involved ... 23, 103,


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1957 Grand Final - St George -v- Manly (short coloured clip)

Added 19-Nov-2013

St George 31 (Clay 2, Ryan, Fifield, Lumsden tries, Bath 8 goals) defeated
Manly-Warringah 9 (Burke try, Willey 3 goals)

Played on Sat Sep 21, 1957 3pm at the Sydney Cricket Ground, Referee: Darcey Lawler, Crowd: 54,399.

This Vid found on good old Youtube

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Players involved ... ... ..23, 27 , 61,


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Harry Bath cops one in the scrum 1960 Saints -v- Western Suburbs

Added 01-Dec-2013

This Vid found on good old Youtube

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Players involved ... ..23,


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Australian Rugby League in the 1970s

Added 17-Nov-2013

..Extracted from the doco 'The Spirit of Australian Sport: Rugby League' this video takes a look at league in the 1970s. Covering international matches between the Australian Kangaroos and the British league teams as well domestic premiership and NSW Vs Queensland games.

The video footage includes the great teams of Manly, Easts, St George & Parramatta and interviews with the likes of Harry Bath, Ron Coote, Greg Hartley and Tom Raudonikus. The video finishes off with the start of State of Origin ..  

This Vid found on good old Youtube

Link Status: .. Still Active

Players involved ... ..101,107,23,29,32,35,47,49,63,69,74,75,77,79,83,85,88,91,


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1977 Rugby League Grand Final

Added 01-Dec-2013

This Vid found on good old Youtube

Link Status: .. Still Active

Players involved ... 23, 74, 49, 78,91,94,101,


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Rex Mossop & Controversy Corner review 1979 Bulldogs v Rabbitohs clash

Added 26-Sep-2017

Rex Mossop & Controversy Corner review 1979 Bulldogs v Rabbitohs clash Rex Mossop and the Controversy Corner League Panel review a 1979 Bulldogs v Rabbitohs competition match from the Belmore Sports Ground. The try of the season receives great coverage from Mossop & co. Special guest is St George Coach Harry Bath. (Clips of biff legends Robbo and Mortimer)

This Vid found on good old Youtube

Link Status: .. Still Active

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That's Rugby League 1950's

Added 17-Nov-2013

Featuring This Player features in great of league doco. Rugby League That's Rugby League 1950's
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This Vid found on good old Youtube

Link Status: .. Still Active

Players involved ... 102,104.105,106,117,22,23,25,56,61,62,64,73,83,93,


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1954 Warrington -v- Halifax played at Odsal Stadium before 103,000

Added 17-Nov-2013

Read about this in The Biff Blog Page - Harry Bath played a major roll in the 1954 Wembley Cup Final replay. Warrington -v- Halifax played at Odsal Stadium before 103,000

This Vid found on good old Youtube

Link Status: .. Still Active

Players involved ... ..23,


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