Alfred Davenport

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Alfred Davenport
Birth nameAlfred Davenport
Date of birth5 May 1849
Place of birthOxford[1]
Date of death2 April 1932
Place of death(registered in) Abingdon (aged 82 years 333 days)
SchoolRugby School
UniversityOxford University
Rugby union career
Position(s) Forward
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
- Oxford University RFC ()
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
1871  England 1

Alfred Davenport was a rugby union international who represented England in 1871.[1]

Early life[edit]

Alfred Davenport was born on 5 May 1849 in Oxford. He attended Rugby School[1] and went up to Oxford University.[1]

Rugby union career[edit]

Davenport represented and captained the Oxford University rugby side. He made his international debut on 27 March 1871 at Edinburgh in the Scotland vs England match, that also proved to be the first ever international rugby match.[1]