Angus Cameron (rugby union)

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Angus Cameron
Full name Angus Cameron
Date of birth (1929-06-24)24 June 1929
Place of birth Glasgow, Scotland
Date of death 1 April 1991(1991-04-01) (aged 61)
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
Notable relative(s) Donald Cameron, brother
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Fly half / Full Back
Amateur clubs
Years Club / team    
- Glasgow HSFP
Provincial/State sides
Years Club / team Caps (points)
- Glasgow District
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
1948-56
1955
Scotland
British and Irish Lions
17
2
(18)
(11)

Angus Cameron (24 June 1929 – 1 April 1991)[1] was a Scottish international rugby union player[2] who played for Glasgow HSFP and Glasgow District.

Amateur career[edit]

He played for Glasgow HSFP.[2]

Provincial career[edit]

He was selected for Glasgow District and played in the Scottish Inter-District Championship.[3]

International career[edit]

He was capped for Scotland seventeen times between 1948-56.

He also took part in the 1955 British Lions tour to South Africa. He was named as vice-captain. He played in 2 tests against South Africa - and played in another 7 matches against provincial sides; resulting in a total of 9 appearances on the tour kicking 44 points.[4]

Family[edit]

His brother Donald was also capped for Scotland.[2] Father to Elspeth and Angus. Grandfather to Cameron, Lorna and Angus.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Angus Cameron". ESPNScrum. ESPN. Retrieved 3 February 2011. 
  2. ^ a b c Bath, Richard (ed.) The Scotland Rugby Miscellany (Vision Sports Publishing Ltd, 2007 ISBN 1-905326-24-6)
  3. ^ "The Glasgow Herald - Google News Archive Search". 
  4. ^ "Player Archive".