Roberts in 1950
|Birth name||Victor George Roberts|
|Date of birth||6 August 1924|
|Place of birth||Penryn|
|Date of death||14 March 2004(aged 79)|
|Place of death||Horsham|
|School||Falmouth Grammar School|
|Rugby union career|
Vic Roberts was capped 16 times for the England national rugby union team between 1947 and 1956. He was also captain of the Roses XV in 1951. He was part of the British Lions in 1950 against Australia and New Zealand. He was later vice-president and co-selector for the Lions.
At club level, Roberts played for Penryn and Harlequins before transferring to Swansea when his job in Customs and Excise took him to the town. He also played for invitational touring side the Barbarians and later became their vice-president.
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