Ernest Roberts (rugby union)

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Ernest Roberts
Full name Ernest William Roberts
Date of birth 14 November 1878
Place of birth Lowestoft
Date of death 19 November 1933
Place of death Manchester (aged 55 years 5 days)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Forward
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
1901-1907  England 6 Pts:0;
Tries:0;
Conv:0;
Pens:0;
Drop:0

Ernest Roberts (1878–1933) was a rugby union international who represented England from 1901 to 1907.[1] He also captained his country.[1]

Early life[edit]

Ernest Roberts was born on 14 November 1878 in Lowestoft.[1]

Rugby union career[edit]

Roberts made his international debut on 5 January 1901 at Cardiff Arms Park in the Wales vs England match.[1] Of the 6 matches he played for his national side he was on the winning side on 0 occasions.[1] He played his final match for England on 16 March 1907 at Rectory Field, Blackheath in the England vs Scotland match.[1]

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