Jeff Squire

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Jeff Squire
Full name Jeffrey Squire
Date of birth (1951-09-23)23 September 1951
Place of birth Pontywaun, Wales
Height 191 cm (6 ft 3 in)
Weight 97 kg (15 st 4 lb)
School Newbridge Grammar School
University St. Luke's College
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Flanker, Number 8.
Amateur clubs
Years Club / team
Cross Keys RFC
Exeter Chiefs
Newbridge RFC
Newport RFC
Pontypool RFC
Monmouthshire
Barbarian F.C.
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
1977–1983
1977–1983
Wales Wales
British Lions
29
6
(12)
(0)

Jeffrey Squire (born 23 September 1951)[1] in Newport, Monmouthshire, is a former Welsh international rugby union player and British Lion.

Club career[edit]

He started his playing career at St Lukes where he was captain, then Cross Keys RFC, Newbridge RFC, Newport RFC and Pontypool RFC.[2]

International & British Lion[edit]

He was called to the Wales side in 1977, playing against Ireland and France. He was also selected for the 1977 British Lions tour to New Zealand and played in Newport's Welsh Cup winning side. The next international season was to be one of the most memorable in Wales with the Grand Slam won and he played against England, Scotland, Ireland and France. He also played against Australia and the All Blacks again.

In 1980 he was selected for the 1980 British Lions tour to South Africa and at the time played club rugby for Pontypool RFC.

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