R. C. Stevenson

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Dr. Robert C. Stevenson (17 February 1886 – ca. 1973)[1] was a Scottish international rugby union player, who played for Scotland and the Lions.[2][3]

He also played for St Andrews University.[2][3] and Barbarian F.C..[3]

He was a member of the 1910 British Lions tour to South Africa,[2][3] and played in 15 games, including three of the Test matches against the South African national team.[4]


Stevenson attended Kirkcaldy High School, and went to the University of St Andrews, where he studied medicine.[3]

He is not to be confused with Ronald Cochran Stevenson who also played for Scotland.[3]


  • Bath, Richard (ed.) The Scotland Rugby Miscellany (Vision Sports Publishing Ltd, 2007 ISBN 1-905326-24-6)
  • Godwin, Terry Complete Who's Who of International Rugby (Cassell, 1987, ISBN 0-7137-1838-2)
  • Massie, Allan A Portrait of Scottish Rugby (Polygon, Edinburgh; ISBN 0-904919-84-6)


  1. ^ Robert Stevenson player profile Scrum.com
  2. ^ a b c Bath, p117
  3. ^ a b c d e f Godwin, p383
  4. ^ Robert Stevenson Lions profile lionsrugby.com