Warrington Rugby League Polo Vintage 1974


Alex  Murphy OBE led Warrington to their most successful season in 1973–74, with the club winning the Challenge Cup, Captain Morgan trophy, John Player trophy and Club Merit trophy.

The highlight was when as Captain/Coach Murphy playing at stand-off led Warrington to a 24-9 victory over Featherstone Rovers in the 1974 Challenge Cup Final at Wembley Stadium in front of a crowd of 77,400.


An Introduction to Warrington Rugby League Polo Vintage 1974

Manufactured by Ellis Rugby, Warrington Rugby League Polo is the finest shirt. In 1973 Alex Murphy joined Warrington. He joined to become player-coach. Besides, he was an instant success guiding Warrington. He guided on a 20-match unbeaten league run. In addition, he led the team to success. By winning the League Leader’s Trophy. Also, the team won the John Player trophy, Club Merit trophy, and the Captain Morgan trophy. This was Warrington Wolves Rugby League Club’s most successful season.

The highlight of Warrington’s season is the 24-9 win in the 1974 Challenge Cup Final. The final was played against Featherstone Rovers at Wembley. In front of a crowd of 77,400, Murphy superbly dictated play. In addition, he added two drop goals at critical times of the game.

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Full back Derek Whitehead won the Lance Todd Trophy. And became Man of the Match. Also, he won with a majestic kicking display with seven goals. Warrington’s powerful pack led the foundations. The pack led to the victory with Wales duo Bobby Wanbon. Further, the pack led the foundation for Mike Nicholas leading the way and well supported by England. And supported by Great Britain Rugby League duo of Dave Chisnall and Kevin Ashcroft.

Warrington Rugby League try scorers were Kevin Ashcroft. Kevin scrambled over from close range. Moreover, the powerful second row forward Mike Nicholas touched down close the rugby posts.

The Vintage Warrington Rugby League Polo is a 100% Cotton Polo Shirt. It features a design inspired by the 1974 Challenge Cup Final Jersey.

Rugby League Cares

With every sale,  Rugby League Cares receives donations as a charity. The donation helps players transition out of the sport. Further, it supports the players’ past and present who are enduring poor health or hardship.

The shirt is Manufactured from 100% chunky pique cotton. Please note we use Ecru colour, rather than pure white to create a vintaged aged look to the garment.

Moreover, Inspired by Alex Murphy OBE  Hall of Fame, the Ellis Rugby Vintage Warrington Rugby League Polo features detailed embroidery. It includes an appliqué badge as well as an embroidered collar stand.

The shirt is available in sizes from S to 5XL. With our Warrington Rugby League Shirt 1950 Brian Bevan, we also celebrate the career of another Warrington legend.

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