Alec Timms

Alec Timms

Position: Threequarter

Died 05/05/1922
Place Of Birth Melbourne

Alex Timms (nickname "Shako") was born in Melbourne, Australia in 1872. He grew up in Geelong and attended Melbourne Grammar School before transferring to Geelong College where he captained the School in Australian Rules Football.

He was sent to Edinburgh to study as a Medical doctor, whilst playing for Edinburgh Wanderers he was selected to represent the national team and went on to gain 14 caps.
Before gaining his second Scotland cap, he was selected to represent the British and Irish lions on their 1899 tour of Australia.

Timms moved to Wales to set up a practice in Cardiff in 1904 joining Cardiff RFC at the same time. He played 17 games for the club between 1903/04 and 1904/05 scoring 6 tries
He was given the honour of captaining Scotland in his final international against England in 1905. He passed away on May 5th 1922.

Playing Summary
  Season P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  Total 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  

Click on a season for a match by match breakdown.

  Team P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  Scotland 14 8 1 5 3 0 1 1 16  
  British and Irish Lions 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 3  

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