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Kurt Haggerty

Kurt Haggerty

English rugby league footballer and coach
Kurt Haggerty
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Intro English rugby league footballer and coach
Is Athlete Rugby league player
From Ireland
Type Sports
Gender male
Birth 8 January 1989, St Helens, St Helens, Merseyside, United Kingdom
Age 32 years
Star sign Capricorn
Sports Teams
Blackpool Panthers
Widnes Vikings
Barrow Raiders
Leigh Centurions
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Biography

Kurt Haggerty (born 8 January 1989), also known by the nicknames of "Haggy", "Jaggy", "La Conka", and "Web ", is a rugby league coach and former player. He is an assistant coach at the Toronto Wolfpack. As a player, he played for the Bradford Bulls, Leigh Centurions, Widnes Vikings and the Barrow Raiders at club level and Ireland at international level, and was part of the Ireland squad at the 2013 Rugby League World Cup. He is the son of former St. Helens player Roy Haggerty.

Playing career

Haggerty began his career at the Leigh Centurions and played in the Championship for the Leigh Centurions, Widnes Vikings, Barrow Raiders and the Bradford Bulls. He played one season in the Super League with the Widnes Vikings, making 14 appearances.

He made his début for Ireland in 2012 and was a member of the squad for the 2013 Rugby League World Cup, making one appearance from the bench at the tournament in their defeat by Fiji.

At the end of the 2016 season Haggerty retired from playing at the age of 27 in order to take up a coaching role with Toronto Wolfpack.

Coaching career

In 2013 while a player for Barrow Raiders Haggerty was appointed head coach of leading amateur club, Pilkington Recs competing in the National Conference League in Division 3. In 2013 he led the team to promotion to Division 2. In 2014 he repeated this success with promotion to Division 1. On 17 October 2015, the team secured their 3rd consecutive promotion, to move into the Premier Division in 2016. In February 2016 he guided the team to their first ever Challenge Cup win over professional opposition, beating London Skolars 13-0 in the Third Round. Haggerty was appointed assistant coach of Toronto Wolfpack for their inaugural season in 2016.

The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 04 Jul 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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https://www.loverugbyleague.com/stats/players/Kurt-Haggerty
http://www.rugbyleagueproject.org/players/kurt-haggerty.html
https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/rugby-league/24388679
http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/sport/sportbulls/14035217.Bulls_sign_Haggerty_on_one_year_deal/?ref=rss
https://www.torontowolfpack.com/2016/10/23/kurt-haggerty-joins-wolfpack-coaching-staff/
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