Gilbert Heron

Gilbert Heron sometimes as Gilbert Haron (6 September 1854 – 18 March 1876) was a Scottish international rugby union player. He played as a forward.[1]

Gilbert Heron
Birth nameGilbert Heron
Date of birth(1854-09-06)6 September 1854
Place of birthGlasgow, Scotland
Date of death(1876-03-18)18 March 1876
Place of deathSilchar, India
Rugby union career
Position(s) Forwards
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
- Glasgow Academicals ()
Provincial / State sides
Years Team Apps (Points)
- Glasgow District ()
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
1874-75 Scotland 2 (0)

He played for Glasgow Academicals, one of the top teams in Scotland at the time.

He was called up for the Glasgow District side for the 1874 provincial match against Edinburgh District on 5 December 1874.[2]

He was called up to the Scotland squad in February 1874 and played England at The Oval on 23 February 1874.[3]

A year later he was called up to 8 March 1875 match against England in Raeburn Place, Edinburgh.[4]


  1. ^ "Gilbert Heron". ESPN scrum.
  2. ^ "The Glasgow Herald - Google News Archive Search".
  3. ^ "ESPN".
  4. ^ "ESPN".