|Place Of Birth||Essington|
Ralph Escott (Sweet-Escott) born 1869 in Essington, Staffordshire and educated at King Henry VIII Grammar School, Coventry and Cambridge University.
He was an English born rugby international who played for Cardiff and was capped for Wales three times. He also played cricket for Glamorgan along with his brother Edward.
Ralph played for Blackheath before being accepted into Cambridge then moved to Wales and joined Cardiff.
In 1891 he was first selected to represent Wales against Scotland in the Home Nations Championship and then lost his place in the next match, also that year
he was chosen to represent the Barbarians.
He continued with Cardiff and after a lapse of three years regained favour with the Welsh selectors. Ralph Sweet-Escott died in South Africa on 10th November 1907
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