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Name  A. Guillemard

A. G. Guillemard
Died  August 7, 1909, Lewisham, London, United Kingdom

Arthur George Guillemard (18 December 1845 – 7 August 1909) was an English rugby union fullback who represented for England in the world's very first rugby international in 1871. Guillemard was also a notable sporting administrator and one of the most important early international rugby referees.

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Rugby career

Arthur George Guillemard was born 18 December 1845 in Eltham, Kent. He was a founder member of an early cricket club at Rugby School. Guillemard played club rugby for West Kent, and in 1871 he was selected for the England team as a fullback in the very first international rugby match; played against Scotland. He also served as a referee. He played in the very first international match in 1871. Guillemard was president of the Rugby Football Union from 1878 to 1882. He died 7 August 1909 aged 63 years.


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