Henry William Allan (rugby union)

Henry William Allan (2 April 1850 – 12 December 1926) was a Scottish rugby union international who represented Scotland in the 1873–74 Home Nations rugby union matches.[1]

Henry William Allan
Birth nameHenry William Allan
Date of birth(1850-04-02)2 April 1850
Place of birthGlasgow, Scotland
Date of death12 December 1926(1926-12-12) (aged 76)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Forward
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)
1873 Scotland 1 (0)

He played as a forward for Glasgow Academicals.[2]

He represented Glasgow District against Edinburgh District in the world's first provincial match, the 'inter-city', on 23 November 1872.[3]

He also represented Glasgow District against Edinburgh District in the 5 December 1874 match.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "ESPN". ESPN.com.
  2. ^ Nigel Trueman. "Rugby Football History".
  3. ^ "The Glasgow Herald - Google News Archive Search".
  4. ^ "The Glasgow Herald - Google News Archive Search".