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Joseph Green
England
Full name Joseph Fletcher Green
Born April 28, 1846, W Ham
Died August 28, 1923, Leeds (aged 77 years 122 days)
Major teams England
Position Halfback

Test career
Span Mat Start Sub Goals Tries Conv Pens Drop GfM Won Lost Draw %
All Tests 1871-1871 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00

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Only Test Scotland v England at Edinburgh, Mar 27, 1871 match details
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Joseph Green was educated at Rugby and played in England's first rugby international against Scotland in Edinburgh in March 1871, sustaining a knee injury which ended his career. It was written that "for several years [he] was one of the most brilliant of half-backs, being an excellent field, and when once under way as speedy a runner as was ever seen with a ball under his arm, his stride being magnificent." He also played first-class cricket.
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