Cue Phil

by Geoff Pillinger/Mike Curling
Player Phil Cue

Philip Cratten Cue

Position: Full Back

Born: 13th September 1957

Height: 5ft 9in

Weight: 12st

Education: Patchway High School, Bristol


Honours: Gloucestershire, South & South West and England U23s

Debut game: 5th February 1986 v Royal Air Force

Final game: 22nd April 1989 v Leicester

Number of Appearances: 62

Career details:

Phil (who was the grandson of Arthur Bowdler a Welsh international) was a product of Thornbury RFC for whom he played 2ndXV rugby whilst still a schoolboy and subsequently Bristol Colts. Phil captained rugby, cricket, football and basketball for his school.He had trials at Aston Villa FC as a schoolboy. He began his senior career in 1976 as a Fly half. Phil played for Bristol (where his loyalty to the Gloucester County side may have cost him since he was ultimately replaced at Full Back by Jon Webb) before joining Bath.

Phil moved to Clifton at the start of the 1990/91 season.

Like his brother-in-law Austen Sheppard (Bristol RFC ) he is an undertaker in Bristol.


This page was added on 26/10/2014.

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