John Orwin

John Orwin
Date of birth (1954-03-20) 20 March 1954
Place of birth Wibsey, Yorkshire
Occupation(s) Engineer
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Lock
Amateur clubs
Years Club / team
Gloucester Rugby
Bedford Blues
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
1985–1988 England 14

John Orwin (born 20 March 1954[1]) is a former Rugby union lock. Orwin toured New Zealand with England playing in both tests in 1985. He then captained England on their tour to Australia & Fiji in 1988.

He played for and Captained Gloucester,Bedford, the Babarians the Royal Air Force, and Combined services.


  1. Griffiths, John (1987). The Phoenix Book of International Rugby Records. London: J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. pp. 12:8. ISBN 0-460-07003-7.

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Sporting positions
Preceded by
Nigel Melville
English National Rugby Union Captain
Apr-Jun 1988
Succeeded by
Richard Harding

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