David Rose (rugby)

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David Rose
Personal information
Full name David M. Rose
Born (1931-02-20) 20 February 1931 (age 86)
Jedburgh, Scotland
Playing information
Rugby union
Position Wing
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
19??–53 Jed-Forest RFC
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1951–53 Scotland 7
Rugby league
Position Wing
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1953 Huddersfield
1953–?? Leeds
Total 0 0 0 0 0
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1954 Great Britain 4 4 0 0 12
Source: rugbyleagueproject.org englandrl.co.uk

David M. Rose is a Scottish rugby union and professional Rugby League World Cup winning footballer of the 1950s playing representative level rugby union for Scotland, and at club level for Jed-Forest RFC, as a Wing, i.e. number 11 or 14, and playing representative level rugby league for Great Britain, and at club level for Huddersfield, and Leeds, as a Wing, i.e. number 2 or 5.

Rugby union[edit]

Rose won caps for Scotland national rugby union team while at Jed-Forest RFC in 1951-53 7-caps

Rugby league[edit]

Rose won caps for Great Britain (RL) while at Leeds in the 1954 Rugby League World Cup against Australia, France, New Zealand, and France. He played Right-Wing, i.e. number 2 in all four of Great Britain's 1954 Rugby League World Cup matches, including Great Britain’s 16-12 victory over France in the 1954 Rugby League World Cup Final at Parc des Princes, Paris on 13 November 1954. Rose's rugby career was curtailed by a broken leg suffered after moving to Leeds.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "David Rose: 'Speaking truthfully, there was cash involved but it was also a challenge'". heraldscotland.com. 31 December 2015. Retrieved 1 January 2016. 

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