John R Donovan
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
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.