|Full name||Frederick William Lowrie|
|Born||1 March 1868
|Died||9 August 1902 (aged 34)
Frederick "Fred" William Lowrie (1 March 1868 — 9 August 1902 (aged 34)) born in Wakefield, was an English rugby union and professional rugby league footballer who played in the 1880s, and 1890s, playing representative level rugby union (RU) for England, and Yorkshire, and at club level for Wakefield Trinity, and possibly Batley, as a forward, e.g. front row, lock, or back row, and playing club level rugby league for Batley, he died in Leeds of consumption (Tuberculosis). Prior to Thursday 29 August 1895, Batley, and Wakefield Trinity were both rugby union clubs.
Fred Lowrie won international rugby union caps for England while at Wakefield Trinity in their 7-0 victory over the New Zealand Natives at Rectory Field, Blackheath, London on Saturday 16 February 1889, in front of a crowd of 12,000, and in the 0-1 loss to Wales at Crown Flatt, Dewsbury on Saturday 15 February 1890, in front of a crowd of 5,000.
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