Jack Siggins

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Jack Siggins
Birth name John Allan Edward Siggins
Date of birth 28 June 1909
Place of birth Belfast, Ireland
Date of death 24 December 1995(1995-12-24) (aged 86)
Place of death Belfast, Northern Ireland
Rugby union career
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
1931-1937 Ireland 24 (12)

John Allan Edward "Jack" Siggins (28 June 1909 – 24 December 1995)[1] was an Irish rugby union Number 8. Siggins played club rugby for Belfast Collegians, having attended Methodist College Belfast[2] and played international rugby for Ireland captaining the national side on nine occasions between 1934 and 1936. In 1955 he was appointed manager of the British Isles team on their tour of South Africa.


  1. ^ Jack Siggins player profile ESPN Scrum.com
  2. ^ "Methodist College". Guide to Independent Schools. Retrieved 28 July 2016. 


  • Godwin, Terry (1984). The International Rugby Championship 1883-1983. London: Willow Books. ISBN 0-00-218060-X. 
  • Griffiths, John (1987). The Phoenix Book of International Rugby Records. London: Phoenix House. ISBN 0-460-07003-7.