Dan Drysdale

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Daniel "Dan" Drysdale (18 May 1901 – 15 October 1987) was a Scottish international rugby union player, who played for Scotland and the Lions.[1][2]

Born in Kippen, Stirlingshire[2] Drysdale, went to George Heriots and also played for Heriot's FP,[1] London Scottish F.C. and Barbarian F.C..[2] He went to Edinburgh University and Oxford University, where he played for the teams Edinburgh University RFC and Oxford University RFC.[2]

He was on the 1924 British Lions tour to South Africa.[1]

He was a timber merchant, and was president of the Scottish Rugby Union between 1951-2.[3]


  1. ^ a b c Bath, p118
  2. ^ a b c d Godwin, p127
  3. ^ Godwin, p128