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Ernest Taylor (rugby union)

Ernest Taylor
Ernest Taylor rugby c1896.jpg
Birth nameErnest William Taylor
Date of birth20 February 1869 (1869-02-20)
Place of birthNewcastle-upon-Tyne, England
Date of death9 April 1936 (1936-04-10) (aged 67)
Place of deathWhitley Bay, England
Occupation(s)Electrical engineer
Rugby union career
Position(s) Halfback
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
1898 Rockliff ()
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
1892–1899  England 14 Pts:15;
Tries:2;
Conv:3;
Pens:0;
Drop:0

Ernest William Taylor (20 February 1869 – 9 April 1936) was a rugby union player who represented England from 1892 to 1899. He also captained the national team.[1]

Taylor, nicknamed Little Billie, made his international debut on 6 February 1892 at Whalley Range, Greater Manchester, against Ireland. He played his final international match on 4 February 1899, at Lansdowne Road, again against Ireland.[1] Of his 14 international matches his team won 7.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b c Ernest William Taylor. scrum.com
Sporting positions
Preceded by
Richard Lockwood
Sammy Woods
Frank Mitchell
English National Rugby Union Captain
Mar 1894
1896
1897
Succeeded by
Sammy Woods
Frank Mitchell
J. F. Byrne