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Dickie Jeeps
England
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Full name Richard Eric Gautrey Jeeps
Born November 25, 1931, Chesterton
Current age 83 years 2 days
Major teams British and Irish Lions, England
Position Scrum-half

Test career
Span Mat Start Sub Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop GfM Won Lost Draw %
All Tests 1955-1962 37 37 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 17 13 7 55.40
British and Irish Lions 1955-1962 13 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 8 1 34.61
England 1956-1962 24 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 5 6 66.66
Five/Six Nations 1956-1962 22 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 4 6 68.18

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Test debut South Africa v British and Irish Lions at Johannesburg, Aug 6, 1955 match details
Last Test South Africa v British and Irish Lions at Bloemfontein, Aug 25, 1962 match details
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England scrum-half Dickie Jeeps made his Test debut for the Lions before his England bow, one of a small number of players to do so. An intelligent player with great service, he formed an wonderful partnership with Welsh fly-half Cliff Morgan on the 1955 tour to South Africa. Jeeps would make his England bow in January 1956 against Morgan's Wales, but was unceremoniously dropped following a defeat. He regained his place a year later and would go on to captain his country on 13 occasions - also the number of caps he garnered for the Lions before his final Test, again in red and against the Springboks.

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Oct 1, 2009
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Oct 1, 2009
Former England internationals Bill Beaumont and Dickie Jeeps
Former England internationals Bill Beaumont and Dickie Jeeps
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Jan 3, 1959
England's Dickie Jeeps leads his side out
England's Dickie Jeeps leads his side out
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Dec 3, 1955
Peter Ryan pursues Dickie Jeeps during the England trial
Peter Ryan pursues Dickie Jeeps during the England trial
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