Ernest Roberts (rugby union)

Ernest Roberts
Full name Ernest William Roberts
Date of birth 14 November 1878
Place of birth Lowestoft
Date of death 19 November 1933
Place of death Manchester (aged 55 years 5 days)
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Forward
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
1901-1907  England 6 Pts:0;

Ernest Roberts (1878–1933) was a rugby union international who represented England from 1901 to 1907.[1] He also captained his country.[1]

Early life

Ernest Roberts was born on 14 November 1878 in Lowestoft.[1]

Rugby union career

Roberts made his international debut on 5 January 1901 at Cardiff Arms Park in the Wales vs England match.[1] Of the 6 matches he played for his national side he was on the winning side on 0 occasions.[1] He played his final match for England on 16 March 1907 at Rectory Field, Blackheath in the England vs Scotland match.[1]


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