John Kendall-Carpenter
John MacGregor Kendall-Carpenter (1926–1990) was an England rugby union international who won 23 caps as a back row forward between 1949 and 1954. He subsequently served as President of the Rugby Foot...
Peter Yarranton
Sir Peter George Yarranton (30 September 1924 – 1 June 2003) was chairman of the United Kingdom Sports Council from 1989 to 1994, and a notable figure in the world of rugby union, both as a player and...
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Leighton Samuel
Leighton Samuel is a Welsh businessman, and former owner of several sporting teams in South Wales.In 1988, Samuel founded picture frame manufacturer Décor Frame, now Dekor plc, in Bridgend, South Wale...
Hamilton Smith (cricketer)
Hamilton Augustus Haigh Smith (21 October 1884 - 28 October 1955) was an English cricketer. Smith was a right-handed batsman who bowled leg break googly.Smith was educated at Marlborough College.Smith...
Ferdinand-Wilhelm Fricke
Ferdinand Wilhelm Fricke (October 11, 1863 – January 17, 1927) was a German teacher and, at the age of 15, founder of the Deutscher FV 1878 Hannover, the oldest rugby union club in Germany. Fric...
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Ian Rawcliffe
Ian Rawcliffe is the President of the German Rugby Federation, having been elected to this position on 6 July 2013. He succeeded Ralph Götz in this role but had previously held this position from 1996...
Bob Taylor (rugby union)
Robert Bainbridge Taylor (born 30 April 1942) is a former England rugby player and past president of the Rugby Football Union. He is from Northampton, England, and studied at King Alfred's College (no...
Claus-Peter Bach
Claus-Peter Bach was the President of the German Rugby Federation from 2005 to 2011. He succeeded Bernd Leifheit at this position. He lives in Plankstadt, Germany, and is a sports journalist by profes...
George Rowland Hill
Sir George Rowland Hill (21 January 1855 – 25 April 1928) was an English sporting administrator, official and referee, who is most notable for his role as the Secretary and later President of the Rugb...
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Peter Trunkfield
Peter C Trunkfield (1930–28 December 2010) was a leading English rugby union administrator.Peter Trunkfield of Marlow Rugby Club and the Buckinghamshire Rugby Union served as President of the Rugby Fo...
Arthur Shrewsbury
Arthur Shrewsbury (11 April 1856 – 19 May 1903) was an English cricketer and rugby football administrator. He was widely rated as competing with W. G. Grace for the accolade of best batsman of the 188...
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Ron Jacobs (rugby union)
Charles Ronald Jacobs (28 October 1928–10 November 2002) was an English Rugby Union player. He played at prop for Northampton and England. He went to Oakham School in Rutland, where he captained the ...
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Percy Royds
Admiral Sir Percy Molyneux Rawson Royds CB CMG ADC (5 April 1874 – 25 March 1955) was a British admiral and politician.Royds was born in Rochdale, the son of Ernest Royds and the older brother o...
Bill Beaumont
William "Bill" Blackledge Beaumont CBE (born 9 March 1952, Chorley, Lancashire, England) was captain of the England rugby union team at a time when they struggled to win games. His greatest moment as ...
William Percy Carpmael
William Percy Carpmael (1853 – 27 December 1936) was the founder and first president of the rugby union Barbarian Football Club. Carpmael was born the eldest of eight in Briscobel, Stretham in En...
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Micky Steele-Bodger
Michael Roland "Micky" Steele-Bodger CBE (born 4 September 1925) is a former English rugby union footballer who played flanker for Harlequins, England and the Barbarians, and is currently the Presiden...
Vladimir Ilyushin
Major General Vladimir Sergeyevich Ilyushin (Russian: Владимир Серге́евич Ильюшин) (March 31, 1927, Moscow  – March 1, 2010) was a Soviet general and noted test pilot, and the son of ae...
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William Donne
William Stephens Donne (2 April 1875 in Wincanton, Somerset – 22 March 1942 in Castle Cary, Somerset) was an English cricket player, and former president of the Rugby Football Union.
Donne was a m...