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Roger Millward

English rugby league footballer and coach

Died when: 68 years 229 days (823 months)
Star Sign: Virgo

Roger Millward (16 September 1947 – 2 May 2016) was an English rugby league footballer who played in the 1960s and 1970s, and coached in the 1980s and 1990s.

A goal-kicking stand-off, he gained a high level of prominence in the sport in England by playing for Hull Kingston Rovers (captain) and Castleford (Heritage № 483), as well as representing Great Britain.

Millward was awarded the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in 1983.Nicknamed “Roger the Dodger” for his elusive running, he was inducted into the Rugby League Hall of Fame in 2000.

Millward’s ability placed him in the top bracket of rugby league halves to have ever played the game.

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