Chris Rea (rugby union)

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Christopher William Wallace Rea (born 22 October 1943)[1] is a former Scotland international rugby union player.[2] He was capped 13 times for Scotland,[2] scoring three tries, including the winning try in the 1971 Calcutta Cup.

He toured New Zealand in 1971 with the British and Irish Lions,[2] scoring three tries. At the time played club rugby for Headingley Football Club in Leeds having previously played for West of Scotland F.C..

He became a sports journalist, working for the BBC amongst others, and became Head of Marketing at the MCC[3] and then IRB Communications Manager in 2000.[4]

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  1. ^ "MR CHRISTOPHER WILLIAM WALLACE REA". Retrieved 21 October 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c "Scottish Rugby Hall of Fame panel". Scottish Rugby. Retrieved 21 October 2013. 
  3. ^ "Howzat? Rugby headhunts from MCC". Daily Telegraph. 22 Jun 2000. Retrieved 21 October 2013. 
  4. ^ "Chris Rea". Retrieved 21 October 2013. 

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