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1961–62 Rugby Union County Championship

The 1961–62 Rugby Union County Championship was the 62nd edition of England's premier rugby union club competition at the time.[1] [2] [3]

1961–62 County Championship
Countries England
ChampionsWarwickshire (5th title)

Warwickshire won the competition for the fifth time after defeating Hampshire in the final.[4]


10 March 1962
Hampshire 6-11 Warwickshire
Try: Try
Pen: Morris (2)
Try: Gardiner Try
Con: Cole
Pen: Cole (2)
Referee: Dr N M Parkes

S A Morris Newton Abbot
M H S Heath United Services Portsmouth
C Gibson United Services Portsmouth
David W A Rosser Wasps
R Willis Christchurch
J A T Rodd London Scottish
S R Smith (capt) Richmond
N S Bruce London Scottish
G P Thomas United Services Portsmouth
M J G Stear Winchester
R Brooke Rosslyn Park
K P Andrews Bath
G W Payne London Welsh
D Willis Wasps
W E Rothwell United Services Portsmouth
D R Cook Coventry
Peter Jackson (capt) Coventry
Timothy J Dalton Coventry
R J Frame Coventry
M Neale Coventry
A Davies Coventry
G C Cole Coventry
Phil Judd Coventry
Herbert O Godwin Coventry
M R McLean Coventry
Thomas A Pargetter Moseley
Colin M Payne Harlequins
Stanley J Purdy Rugby
J F Gardiner Coventry
Peter Robbins Coventry

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Jenkins, Vivian (1975–76). Rothmans Rugby Yearbook. Brickfield Publications Ltd. pp. 130–131. ISBN 0362-00221-5.
  2. ^ "English County Championship". Rugby Football History.
  3. ^ "The County Finals". County
  4. ^ "From Our Rugby Football Correspondent. "Hampshire XV May Spring Surprise In Final." Times, 10 Mar. 1962, p. 3". Times Digital Archives.