Player Archive - John Pullin

John Pullin player photo.
  • Country: England England
  • Points Scored: 0
John Vivian Pullin was born in Aust, Gloucestershire, on 1 November 1941 and educated at Thornbury Grammar School. After graduating at Cirencester Agricultural College he became a farmer in his home town. A hooker of world-class, he played 296 games over 17 seasons for Bristol and led England in 13 of his 42 internationals between 1966 and 1976. He toured with the British Isles to South Africa in 1968 and Australasia in 1971, playing in 27 games, including seven tests. At one stage he was, with Ireland's K W Kennedy [q.v.], the world's most capped hooker. A popular Barbarian, John Pullin played 19 times for the Club, toured South Africa in 1969 and south Wales on four Easter tours, and was captain against Newport in 1970 and Leicester in 1974. He also served on the Club committee from 1981 to 1985.

Games Played

Date Opponent Points    
27 December 1974 Leicester Tigers 0 Full Squad Match Images
27 January 1973 New Zealand XV (non-cap) 0 Full Squad Match Images
26 September 1970 Dublin Wanderers 0 Full Squad Match Images
09 May 1970 Scotland XV (non-cap) 0 Full Squad Match Images
30 March 1970 Newport 0 Full Squad Match Images
28 March 1970 Cardiff 0 Full Squad Match Images
02 December 1969 Oxford University 0 Full Squad Match Images
26 May 1969 Zimbabwe 0 Full Squad Match Images
17 May 1969 South African Barbarians 0 Full Squad Match Images
14 May 1969 Natal Sharks 0 Full Squad Match Images
27 March 1969 East Midlands 0 Full Squad Match Images
27 February 1969 Leicester Tigers 0 Full Squad Match Images
15 April 1968 Swansea 0 Full Squad Match Images
13 April 1968 Cardiff 0 Full Squad Match Images
27 December 1967 Leicester Tigers 0 Full Squad Match Images
28 March 1967 Newport 0 Full Squad Match Images
25 March 1967 Cardiff 0 Full Squad Match Images
11 April 1966 Swansea 0 Full Squad Match Images
08 April 1966 Penarth 0 Full Squad Match Images