Lawkholmers to Cougars - A Rugby League History

Harry Myers

HARRY MYERS The only player ever to wear a Keighley shirt and gain the epithet 'legendary' was the great but tragic half-back Harry Myers. He was born in 1875 at Horsforth and played first for Bramley with such distinction that he was selected for the...

Geoff Crewdson

GEOFF CREWDSON Geoff Crewdson joined Keighley aged 17 in December 1955 from Leeds Intermediates and made his 'A' team debut the following week against Batley showing excellent promise. He made his first team debut later that season. The following...

Joe Flanagan

JOE FLANAGAN Joe Flanagan began his long career in rugby league with the St. Anne's School amateur team which consisted mainly of the school's old boys. Joe was asked down to Lawkholme for trials and after impressing in a few pre-season games Joe made...

Norman Foster

NORMAN FOSTER Norman Foster is one of a handful of Keighley players who are members of the '300 club' having made a total of 371 games for the club. He made a promising debut for Keighley on 2nd. April 1929 and then developed into such a fine player...

Joe Grima

JOE GRIMA New Zealander Joe Grima came to Keighley Cougars before the 1992-3 season after distinguished careers with Swinton and Widnes culminating in what he remembers as a memorable World Club Challenge victory with The Chemics over Canberra Raiders in 1989-90....