Brian Hogan, a former Rugby player passed away on November 27, 2022, at the age of 74.
How Did Brian Hogan Die?
Brian was a great player, who represented England. He played for WidnesRL, WiganWarriorsRL, BradfordBullsRL, Saints1890, and Oldham.
Hogan was a pack player who made his St Helens debut in 1964. During his five-year tenure there, he made over 40 appearances. The following five years of his career were spent at Wigan, where he made over 100 appearances for a one-year stint with Brandon Northern.
Widnes club announced the death of Brian Hogan and the statement reads,
It is with deep sadness to learn that former player, Brian Hogan has passed.
Brian 1st played for Widnes in 1973 appearing over 120 times in two spells for "The Chemics".
— Widnes Vikings (@WidnesRL) November 27, 2022
Brian Hogan was a prop or second-rower for Parr Central ARLFC (in Parr, St Helens), St. Helens, Wigan (two times), Bradford Northern, Widnes (two spells), and Oldham during the era of contested scrums.
Hogan made his St. Helens debut in the team’s 21-9 victory over Blackpool Borough in a Championship game during the 1965–66 season at Knowsley Road in St. Helens.
Brian Hogan Cause of Death
Former Widnes Vikings player Brian Hogan died at the age of 74, just before his 75th birthday, according to the club. Brian Hogan cause of death is not revealed yet. Brian died on 27 November 2022.
Brian Hogan was a former rugby player who represented England in the 1975 Rugby League World Cup against Wales, France, New Zealand, and Australia while playing for Wigan.
— Jim Mills (@millsjim44) November 27, 2022
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Who was Brian Hogan?
Hogan represented England while at Wigan in the 1975 Rugby League World Cup against Wales, France, New Zealand, and Australia, as well as in 1977 against Wales.
He competed at the club level for Parr Central ARLFC (in Parr, St Helens), St. Helens, Wigan (two spells), Bradford Northern, Widnes (two spells), and Oldham as a prop or second-row, i.e. number 8 or 10, or, 11 or 12. He also played at the representative level for England and Lancashire.
On Tuesday, December 17, 1968, at Central Park in Wigan, he participated in his final game for St. Helens, a 4-7 loss to Wigan in the BBC2 Floodlit Trophy Final of the 1968–1969 season.