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John Robert Clive Matthews

Lock

3

Matches

0

Point

Country

England

Playing Record

Games
02 Mar 1950
Franklin's Gardens
Barbarians
3
5
East Midlands
03 Mar 1949
Goldington Road
East Midlands
11
24
Barbarians
27 Dec 1951
Welford Road
Leicester Tigers
13
8
Barbarians
Statistics
3 Games Played
2 Wins
1 Losses

John Robert Clive Matthews

John Robert Clive Matthews was born in Hastings on 14 June 1922 and educated at Sutton Valence School and Guy's Hospital where he qualified as a dentist. He did National Service in the Royal Navy and played for Combined Services. He played at lock for Harlequins and captained the club for three seasons between 1947 and 1951. In 1947 he played for London Counties against Australia and four years later led the same team to an historic victory over South Africa. He gained 10 caps for England between 1949 and 1952. In 1950 he was selected for the British Isles' tour of Australasia but declared himself unavailable. John Matthews died on 2 February 2004, aged 81.

Player Records, Fixtures & Results

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