Ralph Escott

Ralph Escott

Position: Flyhalf

Born 11/01/1869
Died 10/11/1907
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

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  
  Wales 3 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0  
Clubs: - Blackheath - Cardiff - Penarth -
Education: - Cambridge University - King Henry VIII Grammar School, Coventry -
Region: - Somerset -
Invitational: - Barbarians -
Honours: - Wales -

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