Andrew Galbraith Colville

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Andrew Colville
Birth nameAndrew Galbraith Colville
Date of birth(1846-12-17)17 December 1846
Place of birthEdinburgh, Scotland
Date of death17 April 1881(1881-04-17) (aged 34)
Place of deathBournemouth, England
Rugby union career
Position(s) Forward
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
- Merchistons ()
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
1871-2 Scotland 2 (0)

Andrew Colville (17 December 1846 – 17 April 1881) was a Scottish international rugby union player who played for Merchistons in Edinburgh.

Born in Edinburgh in 1848, Colville played as a Forward.

Colville played in the first ever rugby union international match for Scotland against England in 27 March 1871[1]

He was selected again in the return match the following year. On 5 February 1872 he played for Scotland against England at The Oval.[2]


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  2. ^ "ESPN".