Johnny Wolford (birth registered third ¼ 1945) is an English former professional rugby league footballer who played in the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s, and coached in the 1980s. He played at representative level for Great Britain (Under-24s) and Yorkshire, and at club level for Bramley, Bradford Northern (Heritage No.), Dewsbury and Hunslet, initially as a fullback, centre, stand-off or scrum-half, and later as a loose forward, i.e. number 1, 4 or 5, 6, 7 or 13, and coached at club level for Hunslet.
Johnny Wolford's birth was registered during third ¼ 1945 in Wakefield district, West Riding of Yorkshire, England.
Premiership Final appearances
Johnny Wolford played stand-off and scored a drop goal in Bradford Northern's 17-8 victory over Widnes in the 1977–78 Rugby League Premiership Premiership Final during the 1977–78 season at Station Road, Swinton, Pendlebury on Saturday 20 May 1978, in front of a crowd of 16,813.
County Cup Final appearances
Johnny Wolford played as an interchange/substitute, i.e. number 14, (replacing stand-off Ian Slater) in Bradford Northern's 18-8 victory over York in the 1978–79 Yorkshire County Cup Final during the 1978–79 season at Headingley Rugby Stadium, Leeds on Saturday 28 October 1978, in front of a crowd 10,429.
BBC2 Floodlit Trophy Final appearances
Johnny Wolford played loose forward and scored two-goals/conversions in Bramley's 15-7 victory over Widnes in the 1973 BBC2 Floodlit Trophy Final during the 1973–74 season at Naughton Park, Widnes on Tuesday 18 December 1973, in fornt of a crowd of 4,542.
Johnny Wolford made his début for Bramley aged-16, in the 12-18 defeat by Hunslet in the Eastern Division Championship match at Barley Mow, Bramley on Saturday 29 September 1962, he scored his first try for Bramley in the 19-2 victory over Doncaster, he was Bramley's record try scorer (extended by Jack Austin during the 1976–77 season), he transferred from Bramley to Bradford Northern, he transferred from Bradford Northern to Dewsbury, he transferred from Dewsbury to Hunslet, he appeared in 35 of the 38 matches, 34 of the 38 matches contributed to Hunslet's promotion to the First Division during the 1983–84 season, and he played his last match for Hunslet against Doncaster during 1985.