Joe Periton
Birth nameHarold Greaves Periton
Date of birth8 March 1901
Place of birthCrosby, Merseyside
Date of deathApril 1980 (aged 78–79)
Place of death(registered in) Westminster
Rugby union career
Position(s) Flanker
International career
Years Team Apps (Points)
1925–1930 England 21 (Pts:18;

Joe Periton (1901–1980) was a rugby union international who represented England from 1925 to 1930.[1] He also captained his country.[1]

Early life

Joe Periton was born on 8 March 1901 in Crosby, Merseyside.[1][2]

Rugby union career

Periton made his international debut on 17 January 1925 at Twickenham in the England vs Wales match.[1] Of the 21 matches he played for his national side he was on the winning side on 12 occasions.[1] He played his final match for England on 15 March 1930 at Twickenham in the England vs Scotland match.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e f Joe Periton Profile on
  2. ^ Simon Hughes (12 September 2005). "Merseyside's greatest sporting achievers - part II". Liverpool Echo. Retrieved 18 July 2023.