John Orwin
Date of birth (1954-03-20) 20 March 1954 (age 69)
Place of birthWibsey, Yorkshire
SpouseDiane Orwin
Occupation(s)Engineer
Rugby union career
Position(s) Lock
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
RAF
Chichester
Gloucester Rugby
Norwich
Bedford Blues
Morley
Wibsey
Datchworth
Biggleswade
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International career
Years Team Apps (Points)
1985–1988 England 14

John Orwin (born 20 March 1954[1]) is a former Rugby union lock. Orwin toured New Zealand with England playing in both tests in 1985. He then captained England on their tour to Australia & Fiji in 1988.

He played for and captained Gloucester, Bedford, the Barbarians the Royal Air Force, and Combined Services.

References

  1. ^ Griffiths, John (1987). The Phoenix Book of International Rugby Records. London: J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. pp. 12:8. ISBN 0-460-07003-7.
Sporting positions Preceded byNigel Melville English National Rugby Union Captain Apr-Jun 1988 Succeeded byRichard Harding