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Union and League International Full-back
Sid Smart was a back row forward with a real turn of speed. His specialist position was No. 8. He ...
Gloucester, Cheltenham and England prop
Welsh dropped goal wizard
Taylor, Walter Henry
played 1890 to 1904
1995 - 96
27 Match Programmes
Walter Jesse Jackson was born in Gloucester on 16th March 1870, the son of a slaughterman, who later became a ...
William “Billy” Johns was born on 1st February 1882, in the parish of St John the Baptist, Gloucester, the son ...
International wing, prolific try scorer, captain and lifetime club man
George Romans was acknowledged nationally to be one of the best full-backs of his day, and most commentators believed that ...
The Tiny Giant of GloucesterRugby
1994 - 95
28 Match Programmes
1993 - 94
33 Match Programmes
Over the Years
As we’ve been scanning and uploading the old match programmes, we’ve noticed the change in style and format over the ...
Grand slam winning England & Barbarians prop
1991 - 92
40 Match Programmes
1992 - 93
37 Match Programmes
An outstanding wing forward who at a mere 14 stone also packed down for his Country at tight head. This memorable ...
Wing forward, captain & coach
Carpenter, Alfred Denzel "Bumps"
Alfred Denzel “Bumps” Carpenter was a remarkable ageless hooker, who was as tough as teak. His playing career spanned Cinderford, ...
Smith, Charles Albert "Whacker"
Robust and well-built wing whose strengths lay mainly in defence, but he also broke some try-scoring records, and won a cap for England
The Father of Gloucester Rugby
Harry Berry made 137 appearances for Gloucester between 1907 and 1912. He started his playing career as a threequarter, but ...
Thanks Dick, great update, Keep up the good work, fantastic website
How's about this new version, Stuart, which we added today, 20 Oct 2021?
You are right, Stuart, and this Player Profile is in dire need of updating. Watch this space.
Also a full cap international, v SA, don't forget.
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