Ben Bolger grew up in Chingford, Essex and played rugby union for Saracens before switching to rugby league with St Albans Centurions at the age of 16. He then signed for London Broncos and was the academy player of the year in 2009.
The stand-off turned back rower made his senior debut against Wakefield Trinity Wildcats in January 2010 and went on to play in a further 14 fixtures over the course of the 2010 season. The 2011 season saw Bolger’s first team opportunities limited but he finished the season strong including a good performance in the 32-22 home win against Leeds Rhinos.
Bolger’s favourite genres of music are hip-hop and rap; his favourite artists are Drake and Lil’ Wayne. His favourite film is Cool Runnings - the 1993 comedy about the Jamaican bobsleigh team. Outside of rugby he enjoys playing golf and taking his dog for long walks.