Sam Tucker

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Sam Tucker
Full name John Samuel Tucker
Date of birth 1 June 1895
Place of birth Bristol
Date of death 4 January 1973
Place of death (registered in) Bristol (aged 77 years 217 days)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Hooker
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
1922-1931  England 27 Pts:6;

Sam Tucker (1895–1973) was a rugby union international who represented England from 1922 to 1931.[1] He also captained his country.[1]

Early life[edit]

Sam Tucker was born on 1 June 1895 in Bristol.[1]

Rugby union career[edit]

Tucker made his international debut on 21 January 1922 at Cardiff Arms Park in the Wales v England match.[1] Of the 27 matches he played for his national side he was on the winning side on 14 occasions.[1] He played his final match for England on 17 January 1931 at Twickenham in the England v Wales match.[1]

Personal life[edit]

He married and had two children Mary who was born in 1926 and Janet.