Brian "Stack" Stevens

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Stack Stevens
Birth name Claude Brian Stevens
Date of birth (1941-06-02)2 June 1941
Place of birth Godolphin
Date of death 10 October 2017(2017-10-10) (aged 76)
Occupation(s) Farmer
Rugby union career
Position(s) Prop
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
British Lions
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Claude Brian "Stack" Stevens (2 June 1941 – 10 October 2017)[1] was an English rugby union player from Godolphin, Cornwall, who played prop for Penzance and Newlyn, Harlequins, Cornwall (with 83 caps, and captain from 1973–75)[2] and England 25 times at international level between 1969 and 1975, captaining them for a match in 1971.[2] He also toured with the British and Irish Lions to Australia and New Zealand in 1971.

Stevens had suffered from a rare and serious neurological condition.[3] He died on 10 October 2017.[3]


  1. ^ Griffiths, John (1987). The Phoenix Book of International Rugby Records. London: J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. pp. 12:10. ISBN 0-460-07003-7. 
  2. ^ a b "Penwith Sports Personalities of the past Claud Brian 'Stack' Stevens". The Cornishman. 26 April 2012. Retrieved 14 August 2014. 
  3. ^ a b Tom Gainey (1940-01-02). "Sport world and beyond pays tribute to Cornish Pirates and England legend Brian 'Stack' Stevens who has passed away aged 77". Cornwall Live. Retrieved 2017-10-12.