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Barbarian Men

John Southern Spencer

Centre

23

Matches

41

Points

Country

England

Club

Cambridge University

Playing Record

Games
09 Apr 1970
Franklin's Gardens
Barbarians
26
22
East Midlands
24 Oct 1970
County Ground
Barbarians
9
29
Fiji XV
09 May 1970
Murrayfield
Barbarians
33
17
Scotland XV (non-cap)
31 Jan 1970
Twickenham
Barbarians
12
21
South Africa XV (non-cap)
28 Mar 1970
National Stadium
Cardiff
28
30
Barbarians
13 Apr 1974
Arms Park
Cardiff
11
9
Barbarians
17 Apr 1976
Arms Park
Cardiff
29
28
Barbarians
17 Oct 1973
Coundon Road
Coventry
19
30
Barbarians
26 Sep 1970
Lansdowne Road
Dublin Wanderers
9
30
Barbarians
27 Mar 1969
Franklin's Gardens
East Midlands
23
3
Barbarians
27 Dec 1969
Welford Road
Leicester Tigers
0
35
Barbarians
27 Dec 1973
Welford Road
Leicester Tigers
7
16
Barbarians
28 Dec 1971
Welford Road
Leicester Tigers
20
14
Barbarians
30 Mar 1970
Rodney Parade
Newport
3
22
Barbarians
01 Apr 1975
Rodney Parade
Newport
9
46
Barbarians
24 Apr 1973
Rodney Parade
Newport
15
60
Barbarians
04 Apr 1972
Rodney Parade
Newport
12
14
Barbarians
28 Mar 1975
Recreation Ground
Penarth
11
21
Barbarians
31 Mar 1972
Recreation Ground
Penarth
17
41
Barbarians
20 Apr 1973
Recreation Ground
Penarth
6
23
Barbarians
08 Apr 1977
Recreation Ground
Penarth
13
32
Barbarians
11 Apr 1977
St Helen's
Swansea
34
18
Barbarians
19 Apr 1976
St Helen's
Swansea
37
25
Barbarians
Statistics
23 Games Played
13 Wins
10 Losses
41 Points
11 Tries

John Southern Spencer

John Sothern Spencer was born in Grassington on 10 August 1947 and educated at Cressbrook School, Sedbergh School and Cambridge University where he gained three Blues between 1967 and and 1969. He is now a solicitor in north Yorkshire. He played club rugby at centre for Headingley and Wharfedale. He ranks joint eighth in the all-time appearances' records for the Barbarians with 23 games between 1969 and 1977, including 11 tries and a record ten matches (in modern times) as captain. He also captained Cambridge University, England under-25 and, on four occasions, England. As well as playing in 14 internationals at centre for England, he toured Australasia in 1971 with the successful British Isles' side, playing in 10 games, three of them on the wing and one, against a Combined XV at Timaru, as captain. In 1970 he played for England & Wales against Scotland & Ireland as part of the RFU's centenary celebrations. His many administrative roles include a Board Director on the RFU, a representative on the IRB, and a director of the British & Irish Lions. John Spencer was named the new President of the Barbarian Football Club in 2019. See also - Roll of Honour : Profiles

Player Records, Fixtures & Results

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