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

David M. Rose is a Scottish former rugby union, and professional Rugby League World Cup winning footballer who played in the 1950s. He played representative level rugby union (RU) for Scotland, and at club level for Jed-Forest RFC, as a Wing, i.e. number 11 or 14, and representative level rugby league (RL) 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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