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Barbarian Men

John Sydney Millar

Prop

10

Matches

0

Point

Country

Ireland

Playing Record

Games
04 Feb 1961
National Stadium
Barbarians
6
0
South Africa XV (non-cap)
28 Mar 1959
National Stadium
Cardiff
0
21
Barbarians
16 Apr 1960
National Stadium
Cardiff
10
10
Barbarians
21 Apr 1962
National Stadium
Cardiff
10
0
Barbarians
27 Mar 1959
Recreation Ground
Penarth
6
6
Barbarians
09 Apr 1971
Recreation Ground
Penarth
15
12
Barbarians
30 Mar 1959
St Helen's
Swansea
11
18
Barbarians
12 Apr 1971
St Helen's
Swansea
8
6
Barbarians
18 Apr 1960
St Helen's
Swansea
16
0
Barbarians
23 Apr 1962
St Helen's
Swansea
9
13
Barbarians
Statistics
10 Games Played
4 Wins
4 Losses
2 Draws

John Sydney Millar

Sydney Millar was born in Ballymena on 23 May 1934. A member of the local club throughout his playing career, he won 37 caps at prop for Ireland and made 44 appearances, including nine tests, for the British Isles on his three Lions' tours between 1959 and 1968. He later coached the 1974 Lions on their unbeaten tour of South Africa and managed the 1980 touring side to the same country. Syd Millar's distinguished contribution to the Barbarians included four Easter tours that spanned three decades from 1959 to 1971 and nearly 30 years as a committeeman from 1978. He was also chairman of the International Rugby Board. In 2012 he was appointed as a vice-president of the Barbarian Football Club. His son Peter {q.v] played for the Barbarians in 1987.

Player Records, Fixtures & Results

men Senior / 22 Jun 2024
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