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Sam Tucker

Sam Tucker
Birth nameJohn Samuel Tucker
Date of birth1 June 1895
Place of birthBristol
Date of death4 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;
Tries:2;
Conv:0;
Pens:0;
Drop:0

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

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

Rugby union career

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

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

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