Ellery Hanley is a Rugby League player and coach. Born in Leeds in 1961, Hanley started his career in 1981 with Bradford before his transfer to Wigan in 1985 for a then world-record £85,000. He became a regular member and also captain of the Great Britain side, and the inspiration behind Wigan's domination of the sport in the late 1980s. He joined Leeds in 1991 and had two spells with Australian club Balmain, leading them to the Grand Final in 1988, and one year with Western Suburbs. He also coached Great Britain, becoming the first black person to coach or manage a major national team in Great Britain. He later coached St Helens . Rugby league is a team sport, played by teams of 13 players per side (usually plus 4 substitutes). ... Location within the British Isles. ... 1961 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... Bradford Bulls are a professional rugby league club based in the city of Bradford, England. ... Wigans traditional shirt design Wigan Warriors is a professional rugby league club based in Wigan, England. ... 1985 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Categories: British rugby league clubs | Sports stubs | United Kingdom-related stubs ... Saint Helens traditional shirt design Saint Helens or simply Saints are a professional rugby league club from St Helens, Merseyside, England. ...
When the World League of American football was started it was reported that Ellery Hanley would play for the London Monarchs but this never materialised. NFL Europe is an American football league which operates in Europe. ... The London Monarchs were a franchise in NFL Europe and its predecssor league, the World League of American Football. ...
Categories: English rugby league players | 1961 births
ELLERYHANLEY, arguably the biggest success of England's North American tour this summer, has pledged to delay his return to Australia if his skills as a motivational talker and defensive coach can contribute towards England's 2003 World Cup campaign.
Hanley is a perfectionist in everything and that approach, which mimics Woodward's ethos, is quickly spreading through the England party.
Hanley delivered a meaty thwack on his backside with the racket and said: "Never ever let the opposition know you are tired boss, even when you are winning."
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