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William Bunting

William Bunting
Birth nameWilliam Louis Bunting
Date of birth9 August 1874
Place of birthDaventry
Date of death15 October 1947
Place of deathOdiham, Hants (aged 73 years 67 days)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Centre
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
1897-1901  England 9 Pts:0;

William Bunting (1874–1947) was a rugby union international who represented England from 1897 to 1901.[1] He also captained his country.[1]

Early life

William Bunting was born on 9 August 1874 in Daventry.[1]

Rugby union career

Bunting made his international debut on 6 February 1897 at Lansdowne Road in the Ireland vs England match.[1] Of the 9 matches he played for his national side he was on the winning side on 2 occasions.[1] He played his final match for England on 9 March 1901 at Rectory Field, Blackheath in the England vs Scotland match.[1]


Sporting positions
Preceded by
John Taylor
English National Rugby Union Captain
Feb-Mar 1901
Succeeded by
Harry Alexander