Wilfred Bolton

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Wilfred Bolton
Full name Wilfred Nash Bolton
Date of birth 14 September 1862
Date of death 12 August 1930
Place of death Contrexeville (aged 67 years 332 days)
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Three-quarters
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
1882-1887  England 11 Goals:2;
Tries:6;
Conv:2;
Pens:0;
Drop:0

Wilfred Bolton (1862–1930) was a rugby union international who represented England from 1882 to 1887.[1][1]

Early life[edit]

Wilfred Bolton was born on 14 September 1862.[1]

Rugby union career[edit]

Bolton made his international debut on 6 February 1882 at Lansdowne Road in the Ireland vs England match.[1] Of the 11 matches he played for his national side he was on the winning side on 7 occasions.[1] He played his final match for England on 5 March 1887 at Whalley Range, Manchester in the England vs Scotland match.[1]

International tries[edit]

Source for information in table below: Profile of Wilfred Bolton at ESPN Scrum.com[2]

Try Opposing team Location Venue Competition Date Result
1  Ireland Dublin, Ireland Lansdowne Road Home Nations Championship 6 February 1882 draw
2  Wales Swansea, Wales St Helen's, Swansea Home Nations Championship 16 December 1882 won
3  Ireland Manchester, England Whalley Range Home Nations Championship 5 February 1883 won
4  Scotland Edinburgh, Scotland Edinburgh Home Nations Championship 3 March 1883 won
5  Ireland Dublin, Ireland Lansdowne Road Home Nations Championship 4 February 1884 won
6  Ireland Manchester, England Whalley Range Home Nations Championship 7 February 1885 won

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