Wyndham Evanson

Wyndham Alleyn Daubeny Evanson (1851 in Llansoy, Monmouthshire – 30 October 1934) was an England international rugby union footballer.[1] He was the brother of Arthur Evanson, another England Rugby International.[2]

Wyndham Alleyn Daubeny Evanson
Date of birth1851
Date of death30 October 1934
SchoolSt John's School, Leatherhead
Rugby union career
Position(s) Halfback
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
1875–1879 England 5 (Tries:1)

LifeEdit

Evanson was educated at St John's School, Leatherhead and made his England debut in 1875 against Scotland.[3] In total he played 5 times for England.[1]

Evanson was also a fast runner and combined this with rowing, his crew winning the Grand Challenge Cup at Henley in 1881.[4] He was still a scratch golfer aged 61.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Wyndham Alleyn Daubeny Evanson". ESPN scrum.
  2. ^ Richards, Huw (10 February 2014). The Red & The White: A History of England vs Wales Rugby. Aurum Press. ISBN 9781781313589 – via Google Books.
  3. ^ The Quest Goes On, Being a Short History of the First Hundred Years of St John's School, Leatherhead, 1851–1951, by E.M.P. Williams, Leatherhead, 1951, p.50
  4. ^ a b The Quest Goes On, Being a Short History of the First Hundred Years of St John's School, Leatherhead, 1851–1951, by E.M.P. Williams, Leatherhead, 1951, p.11