Gussie Graham

Gussie Graham (16 April 1856 – 17 October 1922) was a Scotland international rugby union player.[1]

Gussie Graham
Birth nameJames Hope Stewart Graham
Date of birth(1856-04-16)16 April 1856
Place of birthMiddlebie, Scotland
Date of death17 October 1922(1922-10-17) (aged 66)
Place of deathDumfries, Scotland
Rugby union career
Position(s) Forward
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
- Edinburgh Academicals ()
Provincial / State sides
Years Team Apps (Points)
1874-
1876-
1878
Edinburgh District
East of Scotland District
Blues Trial
()
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
1876-81 Scotland 10 (3)
Refereeing career
Years Competition Apps
1884 Scottish Districts
11th President of the Scottish Rugby Union
In office
1883–1884
Preceded byWilliam Cross
Succeeded byMalcolm Cross

Rugby Union careerEdit

Amateur careerEdit

Graham played with Edinburgh Academicals.[2]

Provincial careerEdit

He was capped by Edinburgh District in 1874.[3]

He played for East of Scotland District in 1876.[4]

He played for the Blues Trial side in 1878.[5]

International careerEdit

Graham was capped 10 times for Scotland between 1876 and 1881.[6]

Referee careerEdit

He refereed the 1884 inter-city match between Glasgow District and Edinburgh District.[7]

Administrative careerEdit

He became the 11th President of the Scottish Rugby Union. He served one year from 1883 to 1884.[8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "James Hope Stewart Graham".
  2. ^ https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=W5JQAAAAIBAJ&sjid=PDQNAAAAIBAJ&pg=1813%2C5786422[bare URL]
  3. ^ https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=W5JQAAAAIBAJ&sjid=PDQNAAAAIBAJ&pg=1813%2C5786422[bare URL]
  4. ^ https://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000060/18760228/032/0006. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  5. ^ https://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000540/18780218/176/0007. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  6. ^ "Rugby Union - ESPN Scrum - Statsguru - Player analysis - Gussie Graham - Test matches".
  7. ^ https://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000540/18841208/061/0003. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  8. ^ https://s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/sru-files/files/SR_RR1819_digital.pdf[bare URL]