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Bob Seddon
England
Full name Robert (Lionel) Seddon
Born circa 1860, Lancashire
Died August 15, 1888, W Maitland
Major teams England
Position Forward

Test career
Span Mat Start Sub Goals Tries Conv Pens Drop GfM Won Lost Draw %
All Tests 1887-1887 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 33.33
Five/Six Nations 1887-1887 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 33.33

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Test debut Wales v England at Llanelli, Jan 8, 1887 match details
Last Test England v Scotland at Manchester, Mar 5, 1887 match details
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Bob Seddon played for England in 1887 and was chosen to captain what was the first British Lions side, a privately-arranged team, to Australia and New Zealand in 1888. However, he was tragically drowned while sculling on a river in New South Wales.
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Jun 11, 2013
Andy Irvine. Sam Warburton and Manu Tuilagi stand alongside Robert Seddon's grave
Andy Irvine. Sam Warburton and Manu Tuilagi stand alongside Robert Seddon's grave
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