Rogers Ronald

by Mike Curling

Ronald J Rogers (Lieutenant)

Position: Forward
Born: 18th. December 1883 in Sandford Near Banwell, Somerset
Honours: Somerset, 1 GB Lions Cap v New Zealand on 13.08.1904 though not having been capped by England.
Debut game: 1st October 1892 v Clifton
Final game: 26th December 1903 v Old Tonbridgians
Number of Appearances: 16
Career details:

First played for the Former Hermitage School against Bath 2nd XV on 14th November 1891

Played for Clifton against Bath in November 1893

Ronald Rogers toured Australia and New Zealand with the British Isles touring squad under the captaincy of Surgeon D R Bedell-Sivright RN and was acknowledged as one of the finest forwards of his day

13/08/1904 v New Zealand   in Wellington   Lost  3 – 9

17/08/1904 v Taranaki/Wanganui/Manawatu  in New Plymouth   Drew  0  –  0

20/08/1904 v Auckland  in Auckland   Lost  0 – 13

Rogers was killed in action on 28th June 1915 at Gallipoli

This page was added on 04/06/2016.

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