Jack Scoular was born on September 17th 1885 in Whitehaven, Cumberland. Selected for both England and Scotland, he elected to play for Scotland and made his debut against the 1905 All Blacks, a close match won by the tourists 12 points to 7. In 1906 he would play four more times for the Scots.
26th January 1895 Raeburn Place ‘Edinburgh’
The Eastern contingent of the Welsh players arrived here just before ten o’clock, after a tiresome journey, that was alternated with bleak winds and heavy falls of snow. There seems no reason that the match should not be contested, as the secretary of the Scottish Union has just informed me, the ground is , if anything on the soft side....
Australia started off with a confidence that belied their record. The Wallabies pack scrimmaged better than usual and the backs clearly set out to make it an open game. This was hosted at Murrayfield with some attractive rugby being played.
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Cecil Clifford Pritchard was born at Tranch, Pontypool on 1st May 1902. Cecil started his career with Tranch Rovers and joined Blaenavon in 1922-23. He was chosen to play for Wales in 1928 and became the first Welsh player to be selected as a specialist hooker.