Donovan John

by Geoff Pillinger
Player John Donovan

John R Donovan

Position: Centre




Education: St. Brendan’s School, Bristol


Honours: Dorset & Wilts

Debut game: 5th January 1957 v Leicester

Final game: 12th April 1971 v Old Merchant Taylors

Number of Appearances: 253

Career details:

Up to the middle of the 1964-65 season John was one of the country’s leading try scorers. Hard to pull down when in full flight he was a determined runner who appeared for his county, Dorset & Wilts. Formed a very good partnership with Brendan Perry (Fly Half) having played together at school.



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