Mark Coxon Morrison
|Full name||Mark Coxon Morrison|
|Date of birth||2 April 1874|
|Place of birth||Dalmeny, Scotland|
|Date of death||10 May 1945(aged 68)|
|Place of death||Longniddry, Scotland|
|School||Royal High School, Edinburgh|
|Rugby union career|
Rugby union career
He first played for Scotland against Wales in 1896, while a teenager playing for Royal HSFP. He continued to play for Scotland until 1904, and captained them a total of 15 times. With Scotland he won three Home Nations Championship with them in 1901, 1903 and 1904. Two of those Championship victories were Triple Crown wins (1901 and 1903).
He was chosen to captain the British and Irish Lions on the 1903 British Lions tour to South Africa. The Lions lost the Test series 1–0 with two drawn. In 2002 he was inducted into the Scottish Sports Hall of Fame.
Outside of rugby
He was a farmer by trade.
- Bath, Richard (ed.) The Complete Book of Rugby (Seven Oaks Ltd, 1997 ISBN 1-86200-013-1)
- "Mark Coxon Morrison". sshf.co.uk. Retrieved 2008-07-21.
- "The names in the Hall of Fame". bbc.co.uk. 2002-11-30. Retrieved 2008-07-21.
- "Mark Morrison". scrum.com. Retrieved 2008-07-21.
- "1903 South Africa". lionsrugby.com. Retrieved 2008-07-21.
- "Six Nations roll of honour". bbc.co.uk. 2004-01-29. Retrieved 2008-07-21.
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