Bob Stirling

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Bob Stirling
Full name Robert Victor Stirling
Date of birth 4 September 1919
Place of birth Lichfield
Date of death 15 January 1991
Place of death Halton[disambiguation needed] (aged 71 years 133 days)
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Prop
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Apps (points)
1948-1953 Leicester 75
National team(s)
Years Club / team Apps (points)
1951-1954  England 18 Pts:3;

Robert Victor "Bob" Stirling (1919–1991) was a rugby union international who represented England from 1951 to 1954.[1] He also captained his country.[1]

Early life[edit]

Bob Stirling was born on 4 September 1919 in Lichfield.[1]

Rugby union career[edit]

Stirling made his international debut on 20 January 1951 at St Helen's, Swansea in the Wales vs England match.[1] Of the 18 matches he played for his national side he was on the winning side on 10 occasions.[1] He played his final match for England on 10 April 1954 at Colombes in the France vs England match.[1]