Stack Stevens
Birth nameClaude Brian Stevens
Date of birth(1940-06-02)2 June 1940
Place of birthGodolphin
Date of death10 October 2017(2017-10-10) (aged 76)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Prop
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
Penzance-Newlyn RFC
International career
Years Team Apps (Points)
British Lions

Claude Brian "Stack" Stevens (2 June 1940 – 10 October 2017)[1] was an English rugby union player who played prop for Penzance and Newlyn, Harlequins, Cornwall (with 83 caps, and captain from 1973 to 1975)[2] and England 25 times at international level between 1969 and 1975, captaining them for a match in 1971.[2] He also toured with the British and Irish Lions to Australia and New Zealand in 1971.

Stevens had suffered from a rare and serious neurological condition.[3] He died on 10 October 2017.[3]


  1. ^ Griffiths, John (1987). The Phoenix Book of International Rugby Records. London: J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. pp. 12:10. ISBN 0-460-07003-7.
  2. ^ a b "Penwith Sports Personalities of the past Claud Brian 'Stack' Stevens". The Cornishman. 26 April 2012. Archived from the original on 23 September 2015. Retrieved 14 August 2014.
  3. ^ a b Tom Gainey (2 January 1940). "Sport world and beyond pays tribute to Cornish Pirates and England legend Brian 'Stack' Stevens who has passed away aged 77". Cornwall Live. Retrieved 12 October 2017.