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Richard Sharp
England
Full name Richard Adrian William Sharp
Born September 9, 1938, Mysore
Current age 76 years 77 days
Major teams Barbarians, British and Irish Lions, British and Irish Lions XV, England
Position Fly-half

Test career
Span Mat Start Sub Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop GfM Won Lost Draw %
All Tests 1960-1967 16 16 0 29 2 4 1 4 0 7 5 4 56.25
England 1960-1967 14 14 0 26 2 4 1 3 0 7 3 4 64.28
British and Irish Lions 1962-1962 2 2 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0.00
Five/Six Nations 1960-1963 13 13 0 26 2 4 1 3 0 7 2 4 69.23

Career statistics
Test debut England v Wales at Twickenham, Jan 16, 1960 match details
Last Test England v Australia at Twickenham, Jan 7, 1967 match details
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Richard Sharp was a fly-half who played 14 times for England between 1960 and 1967 and also toured once with the British Lions in 1962.

His finest hour came in 1963, the year Britain was snowbound for several months. The Five Nations started with a dramatic win at Cardiff (the last for almost three decades) and continued with a drab 0-0 draw against Ireland.

France were seen off at Twickenham, and the season concluded in a remarkable match, again at Twickenham, where England came from behind to win, thanks to Sharp's sensational 40-yard try.

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Mar 16, 1963
England captain Richard Sharp makes his way to the dressing room
England captain Richard Sharp makes his way to the dressing room
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Jan 19, 1963
England's Richard Sharp watches as his conversion sails over
England's Richard Sharp watches as his conversion sails over
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Jan 20, 1962
Richard Sharp clears the lines against Wales
Richard Sharp clears the lines against Wales
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Jan 20, 1962
England's Richard Sharp clears his lines
England's Richard Sharp clears his lines
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