William Bunting
Birth nameWilliam Louis Bunting
Date of birth9 August 1874
Place of birthDaventry, Northamptonshire, England
Date of death15 October 1947(1947-10-15) (aged 73)
Place of deathOdiham, Hampshire
Rugby union career
Position(s) Centre
International career
Years Team Apps (Points)
1897–1901 England 9 (Pts:0;

William Bunting (1874–1947) was a rugby union international who represented England from 1897 to 1901.[1] He also captained his country.[1]

Early life

William Bunting was born on 9 August 1874 in Daventry.[1]

Rugby union career

Bunting made his international debut on 6 February 1897 at Lansdowne Road in the Ireland vs England match.[1] Of the 9 matches he played for his national side he was on the winning side on 2 occasions.[1] He played his final match for England on 9 March 1901 at Rectory Field, Blackheath in the England vs Scotland match.[1]


Sporting positions Preceded byJack Taylor English National Rugby Union Captain Feb-Mar 1901 Succeeded byHarry Alexander