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Melbourne Thomas

Beriah Melbourne Gwynne Thomas (11 June 1896 – 23 June 1966) was a Welsh international rugby union player. He played club rugby several teams including Bridgend, St. Batholomew’s Hospital, London Welsh and Cardiff. At international level he represented Wales on six occasions.

Mason Scott

Mason Thompson Scott (20 December 1865 – 1 June 1916) was an English international rugby union half back who played club rugby for Cambridge University and Northern. Scott played international rugby for England and was an original member of invitational team, the Barbarians.

Gordon Strachan (rugby union)

Gordon Matthew Strachan (16 November 1947 – 3 May 2016) was a Scottish former rugby union player who was capped five times by his country.

Gerald Kyrke

Gerald Venables Kyrke (7 September 1882 – 8 March 1932) was an English international rugby union forward who played club rugby for Marlborough Nomads and was selected for the 1908 Anglo-Welsh tour of New Zealand and Australia.

George A.W. Lamond

Lieutenant Colonel George A.W. Lamond (1878 or 1879 – 25 February 1918) was a Scottish rugby union player. He was killed in World War I
He played for Kelvinside Academicals and was capped for Scotland in 1899-1905.

Frederick Margrave

Frederick Lofthouse Margrave (25 December 1858 – 1 January 1946) was a Welsh international rugby union forward who played club rugby for Llanelli Rugby Football Club. Margrave was born on Christmas Day 1858 in Llanelli. In 1884 he married Alice Newman, and together they had six children.

Duncan Bell

Duncan Stuart Crampton Bell (born 1 October 1974 in King’s Lynn, Norfolk) is an English rugby union player currently playing for Lydney Rugby Football Club in the National League 2 South. Educated at Colston’s Collegiate School, Bristol, he is an England international with five caps.
Born in Norfolk, Bell was raised in the South Gloucestershire village of Hawkesbury Upton. He attended Colston’s Collegiate School with Chris Taylor the Gloucestershire cricketer with whom he shares a great friendship. Bell first played rugby for Bath Minis and later for Bristol U17’s and colts whilst attending Colstons Collegiate school.

Drummond Ford

Drummond St Clair Ford (16 December 1907 – 12 December 1942) was a Scottish international rugby union player, who was killed in World War II.

Donald Jowett

For the New Zealand sprinter of the 1950s, see Don Jowett
Donald “Don” Jowett (4 December 1866 — 27 August 1908 (aged 41)) born in Bradford, was a rugby union footballer of the 1880s and ’90s, playing at representative level for England, and Yorkshire, and at club level for Heckmondwike, as a Forward, e.g. Front row, Lock, or Back row, he died in Heckmondwike. Prior to the 1896–97 Northern Rugby Football Union season, Heckmondwike was a rugby union club.

Donald Barrell

Donald Barrell (born 3 February 1986 in Watford) is a rugby union player for the Bedford Blues in the Aviva Championship. He formerly played for Saracens in the Aviva Premiership. Barrell’s position of choice is at Flanker or No. 8.

Dave Scully

David Scully (born 7 August 1965) is an English rugby union player who was part of the England 7’s squad that won the 1993 Sevens world cup in which he won the ‘moment of the tournament’ for a crunching tackle on Fijian Mesake Rasari.

Darsie Anderson

Darsie Gordon Anderson (22 February 1868 – December 1937) was an English-born rugby union half back who played club rugby for London Scottish. At international level he represented Scotland winning eight caps over four seasons.

Dai Rees (rugby)

David “Dai” Rees was a Welsh rugby union and professional rugby league footballer of the 1920s and 1930s, and coach of the 1930s–1960s playing club level rugby union (RU) for Abertillery RFC, and representative level rugby league (RL) for Great Britain, Wales, Other Nationalities, and Glamorgan & Monmouthshire, and at club level for Halifax, as a Second-row, i.e. number 11 or 12, during the era of contested scrums, and coaching at club level for Bradford Northern for 24 years when they won every honour in the game.

Craig Hill (rugby union)

Craig Hill (born 4 May 1982) is a Welsh rugby union player. An openside flanker, he first played his senior rugby for Caerphilly aged 18, before joining Newport in 2002, and moving to Pontypridd RFC in 2003. He then played club rugby for Newport RFC after returning in 2005 and the Newport Gwent Dragons regional team. He made his debut for the Dragons 9 May 2009 against Edinburgh. He was released by Newport at the end of the 2011–12 season.

Clive Rees

Clive Frederick William Rees (born in Singapore on 6 October 1951) is a former Welsh rugby union player. He won thirteen caps as left wing for Wales between 1973 and 1983.

Clive Griffiths (rugby)

Clive Ronald Griffiths (born 2 April 1954) is a former Welsh rugby player and current coach. A Wales international rugby league and rugby union player and coach and former coach of the North Wales Crusaders rugby league club and currently the Director of Rugby at Doncaster Knights. Born in Loughor, Swansea, he was affectionately known as “Clive the Ship” after the family pub in nearby Penclawdd. Griffiths played club rugby union for Llanelli as full back and during this period took up his first senior coaching appointment in 1977 at the age of 25 for Newcastle Emlyn RFC

Clare Daniels

Clare Daniels (born 1974) is an English international rugby union referee and is the world’s most capped female Test referee.
She has played scrum-half for Tor RFC in Glastonbury for a few years in the late 1990s before the team disbanded and Daniels decided to take part in a training course run by the Somerset Rugby Referees’ Society.
Her international debut was on 2 July 2005, when she refereed the Canada Cup match between Canada and Scotland. Since then she has been selected to officiate at Women’s Rugby World Cup in 2006 and 2010, 2009 Rugby World Cup Sevens, Women’s Six Nations in 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010 and other tournaments, including some men’s matches in National League 2 North and National League 2 South.
After working as a Bath Chronicle sports writer for seven years, Daniels took up a full-time role with the RFU refereeing team as the new Southern Region Referee Development Manager on 2 August 2010.

Christian Melville

Christian Landale Melville (9 December 1913 – 23 April 1984) was a Scottish rugby union player.
He was capped thrice in 1937 for Scotland.

Chris Fortey

Chris Fortey (born 25 August 1975 in Gloucester) is a retired English rugby union player for Worcester Warriors in the Aviva Premiership. He previously played for Gloucester. Whilst at Gloucester he was a replacement in the 2003 Powergen Cup Final in which Gloucester defeated Northampton Saints.
Fortey was called up to the senior England squad for the 2001 England rugby union tour of North America.
In 2011, Fortey was torn between the idea whether to retire or not. Deciding to continue playing until the end of the 2012 season, he then retired.
Chris is the identical twin off Lee Fortey who has also played for Worcester.
He played as a hooker.

Charlie Winslade

Charles “Charlie” Winslade (born 21 November 1931 — died 6 October 1993 (aged 61)) born in Maesteg, was a Welsh rugby union and professional rugby league footballer of the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s, playing club level rugby union (RU) for Maesteg RFC, and playing representative level rugby league (RL) for Great Britain, and Wales, and at club level for Oldham, and Warrington, as a Hooker, Second-row, or Loose forward/Lock, i.e. number 9, 11, 12 or 13, during the era of contested scrums, he died in Maesteg.

Charles Vanderspar

Charles Vanderspar was a rugby union international who represented England in 1873.

Charles Peter Allen

Charles Peter Allen (2 December 1861 – 18 September 1930) was an English Liberal politician who represented Stroud from 1900-1914. His professional career was as a solicitor and newspaper journalist. He served his country during World War I, as a major in the Gloucestershire Regiment, and as a sportsman played international rugby for Wales.

Charles Crosse

Charles William Crosse (13 June 1854 – 28 May 1905) was an English sportsman who played international rugby union for England and first-class cricket.
Crosse was capped twice for England, first against Scotland in 1874 and the other against Ireland a year later, both times as a forward.
In 1875, Crosse played a first-class cricket match for Oxford University. A right handed top order batsman, he made just five and eight in the only two innings of his first-class career. He also represented Scotland at cricket, playing a match against Yorkshire in 1878. Previously, he had played cricket while at Rugby School.

Bobby Delahay

William James ‘Bobby’ Delahay (2 September 1900 – 12 September 1978) was a Welsh international rugby union who played club rugby for Bridgend and Cardiff. Although he played at scrum-half he was also selected for Wales at centre and fly-half.

Bobby Ancell

Robert Francis Dudgeon “Bobby” Ancell (16 June 1911 – 5 July 1987) was a Scottish football player and manager. He played as a left back and was capped twice by the Scotland national football team.