Ron Jacobs (rugby union)
|Full name||Charles Ronald Jacobs|
|Date of birth||28 October 1928|
|Place of birth||Whittlesey, England|
|Date of death||10 November 2002(aged 74)|
|Place of death||Whittlesey, England|
|Height||5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)|
|Rugby union career|
|Years||Club / team|
|Years||Club / team||Caps||(points)|
Charles Ronald Jacobs (28 October 1928–10 November 2002) was an English Rugby Union player. He played at prop for Northampton and England. He went to Oakham School in Rutland, where he captained the first XV in 1945. He studied Agriculture at Nottingham University,
Jacobs played a club record 470 games for Northampton over a 17-year period and appeared 29 times for England - captaining them for his final two games in 1964.
After retiring from playing, Jacobs remained involved in Rugby and became president of the Rugby Football Union in 1983 and was tour manager during the controversial 1984 England rugby union tour of South Africa.
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