Harrow County School for Boys

Rugby Football - Season 1946/47

Comments on the members of the team by Mr. Harry Webb and Mr. A. E. H.

Hilton (Capt.): A safe full back with a devastating tacklr.  A long, accurate kicker.  Has led the side capably.  Old Colours.

Streeter (Vice-Capt.):  Successful hooker, good footwork in the loose.  Old Colours.

Evans G:  A fast wing three-quarter.  Tackles well.  New Colours.

Bannard:  A good all-round three-quarter, kicks well with good judgement, strong in attack and defence.  New Colours.

Sindell:  A lively centre with a good eye for an opening.  New Colours.

Quilter:  Filled Ballard's place at stand-off quite efficiently; does not mark his opposite number quite closely enough.

James:  Centre; very sound in defence; could make more use of his speed in attack.  Old Colours.

Ballard:  Stand-off; enterprising in attack and sound in defence.  Left at Christmas.  New Colours.

Misson:  A very plucky scrum half.  Should im at a longer, harder pass out from the scrum.  New Colours.

Miles:  Forward.  Useful with feet and hands.Never afraid to drop on the ball when necessary.  New Colours.

Swallow:  The strong man of the pack.  Takes his rugger very seriously.  New Colours.

Hollidge:  Always in the thick of it.  Played a grand game in the mud at Moor Park.  New Colours.

John:  Steady, reliable forward, always doing his job.  New Colours.

Styles:  Robust back-row forward, always up with the game.  Old Colours.

Clare:  The most improved member of the side.  Has now learned to control his tremendous energy and enthusiasm.  Has unusual pace and stamina.  Old Colours.

Evans R.:  A thoroughly competent member of the best pack we have had in the school for many years.  Old Colours.


Source: Gaytonian March 1947

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