John Taylor (rugby union, born 1876)

For other people named John Taylor, see John Taylor (disambiguation).
John Taylor
Full name John T. Taylor
Date of birth 26 May 1876
Date of death 8 September 1951
Place of death Ashington (aged 75 years 105 days)
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Centre
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
1897-1905  England 11 Pts:5;

John Taylor (1876–1951) was a rugby union international who represented England from 1897 to 1905.[1] He also captained his country.[1]

Early life

John Taylor was born on 26 May 1876 in Whitwood Mere, Castleford, Yorkshire.[1]

Rugby union career

Taylor made his international debut on 6 February 1897 at Lansdowne Road in the Ireland vs England match.[1] Of the 11 matches he played for his national side he was on the winning side on 3 occasions.[1] He played his final match for England on 18 March 1905 at Athletic Ground, Richmond in the England vs Scotland match.[1]


Sporting positions
Preceded by
John Daniell
English National Rugby Union Captain
Jan 1901
Succeeded by
William Bunting

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