Player Archive - P. J. Wheeler

P. J. Wheeler player photo.
  • Country: England England
  • Points Scored: 40
Peter John Wheeler was born in London on 26 November 1948 and educated at Brockley County School. He played 350 times for Leicester at hooker and captained the club to cup final success. After initially pursuing a career as an insurance broker, Peter Wheeler became chief executive of Leicester in 1996. Between 1975 and 1984 he gained 41 caps for England and captained his country five times in the 1983/84 season. He toured with the British Isles to New Zealand in 1977 and South Africa in 1980, making 24 appearances, including seven tests. In 1974 he scored a hat-trick of tries on his Barbarian debut against East Midlands and went on to play 17 times for the Club. In 1976 he captained the side against Saskatchewan at Regina on the tour of Canada and in 1981 was a member of the squad that won the Hong Kong Sevens at the first attempt.

Games Played

Date Opponent Points    
07 March 1984 East Midlands 0 Full Squad Match Images
21 September 1983 Cornwall 0 Full Squad Match Images
01 April 1982 Hong Kong 7s 0 Full Squad Match Images
01 April 1981 Hong Kong 7s 0 Full Squad Match Images
03 October 1979 Hartlepool Rovers 4 Full Squad Match Images
16 December 1978 New Zealand XV (non-cap) 0 Full Squad Match Images
28 March 1978 Newport 0 Full Squad Match Images
25 March 1978 Cardiff 0 Full Squad Match Images
04 September 1976 Cardiff Centenary 7s 0 Full Squad Match Images
12 June 1976 Canada 0 Full Squad Match Images
08 June 1976 Saskatchewan 4 Full Squad Match Images
02 June 1976 British Columbia 4 Full Squad Match Images
29 May 1976 New England 0 Full Squad Match Images
24 January 1976 Australia XV 4 Full Squad Match Images
31 March 1975 Swansea 0 Full Squad Match Images
28 March 1975 Penarth 0 Full Squad Match Images
07 March 1974 East Midlands 12 Full Squad Match Images