Gilbert Cook

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For the US Army general, see Gilbert R. Cook.

John Gilbert Cook CVO CBE (16 May 1911 in Bedfordshire, England – 10 September 1979 in Norfolk, England) was an Irish cricketer, and English Rugby Union player.[1][2] Educated at Bedford School, he played twice for the Irish cricket team, making his debut against the MCC at Lord's in August 1935,[3] and playing his one and only first-class match against India the following year.[4] In 1937, he played his only Rugby Union international, representing England in the Four Nations against Scotland, playing as a flanker and scoring no points.[5]

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