Harry Clough

Harry Clough was a journeyman professional who initially played, largely as a seam bowler, in the Lancashire Leagues for Bacup and Accrington.

In 1904 Harry moved to South Wales where he secured professional appointments with Cardiff, Hill’s Plymouth, Penarth and Llanelli. During his time in South Wales, Harry made his sole county appearance, playing against Monmouthshire at Newport in the opening match of the 1909 season. He went wicketless in his three overs and as not called up again.

Harry was also talented at billiards and played for money in several challenge contests held at the Central Liberal Club in Cardiff. After the Great War, Harry returned to Bacup where he continued to play until the early 1920s.

CLOUGH, Harry.

Born – Bacup 1880

Batting and Fielding Record  

MC Championship1101515.00

  Bowling Record  

MC Championship180220

Career-best performances:

Minor County Championship – 15 v Monmouthshire at Rodney Parade, Newport, 1909.