John Theyers

My pages:

Page link: John Dix
John Dix
Elusive winger of the sixties and seventies
Page link: Tim Smith
Tim Smith
Attacking full back and prolific goal kicker
Page link: Bob Clewes
Bob Clewes
Record-breaking Gloucester wing
Page link: Peter Ford
Peter Ford
International flanker and captain of Gloucester and Gloucestershire
Page link: Tom Palmer
Tom Palmer
Gloucester and Cornwall utility back who toured South Africa with England and played 52 games for Cornwall
Page link: Richard Pascall
Richard Pascall
Powerful eighties tight-head
Page link: Donald Crichton-Miller
Donald Crichton-Miller
Gloucester's first Scottish international
Page link: Ernest Comley
Ernest Comley
Outstanding front five forward who played in three County Championship finals and was an England trialist.
Page link: Alan Brinn
Alan Brinn
Formidable international lock with all-time Gloucester record of 574 1st XV appearances
Page link: Andy Hazell
Andy Hazell
Local Hero
Page link: Dick Milliner
Dick Milliner
Outstanding scrum half from the Forest of Dean who found fame late in his rugby career
Page link: Roy James
Roy James
Gloucester captain 1930-31 and talented utility back
Page link: Martin Roberts
Martin Roberts
Hard-tackling and powerful centre and goal-kicking full back
Page link: Simon Morris
Simon Morris
Talented centre from a Lydney rugby-playing family whose career was cut short by injury
Page link: Olivier Azam
Olivier Azam
Powerful French international hooker and Shed legend
Page link: George McIlwaine
George McIlwaine
South African Wing Forward of the 1920s
Page link: Charlie Crabtree
Charlie Crabtree
Leading try scorer of the post war years
Page link: Sid Dangerfield
Sid Dangerfield
Versatile threequarter who played for Gloucestershire and the RAF
Page link: Steve Davies
Steve Davies
Straight-running, hard-tackling centre for club and county and inspirational United captain
Page link: Ludovic Mercier
Ludovic Mercier
Ludo - a kicking phenomenon
Page link: John Simonett
John Simonett
Scottish No 8 - and member of the Magic Circle
Page link: Gordon Sargent
Gordon Sargent
Long serving captain of Gloucester and Lydney. International and Barbarian
Page link: Marcus Hannaford
Marcus Hannaford
Fiercely competitive scrum half and successful captain
Page link: John Brain
John Brain
Hard scrummaging lock and inspirational coach
Page link: Fred Reed
Fred Reed
Mobile hard-tackling hooker
Page link: John Taylor
John Taylor
Outstanding winger and record-breaking captain
Page link: Robin Cowling
Robin Cowling
Cup winning England and Gloucestershire prop
Page link: Roy Sutton
Roy Sutton
Hard-tackling centre from the fifties
Page link: Dick Loveridge
Dick Loveridge
Talented winger and long-serving committee man
Page link: Danny Evans
Danny Evans
Welsh international scrum half
Page link: Arthur
Arthur "Tart" Hall
Legendary tough and versatile player from the Forest of Dean
Page link: John Groves
John Groves
Welsh winger and leading referee
Page link: Mark Mapletoft
Mark Mapletoft
Creative utility back and outstanding goalkicker
Page link: Harold Symonds
Harold Symonds
Long serving forward and record-breaking 2nd XV captain
Page link: Jack Watkins
Jack Watkins
England trialist and successful Gloucester captain
Page link: Bob Hodge
Bob Hodge
Lancastrian lock or number eight who captained Gloucester and was an England trialist
Page link: Roy Long
Roy Long
Long serving lock and club secretary
Page link: John Fidler
John Fidler
Gloucestershire and England lineout specialist
Page link: Dave Pointon
Dave Pointon
Dedicated outside half and coach
Page link: Ron Etheridge
Ron Etheridge
Attacking full back with pace and flair
Page link: John Spalding
John Spalding
Talented scrum half of the early seventies
Page link: John Etheridge
John Etheridge
Much-travelled Cheltenham-born Irish lock
Page link: Jack Hemming
Jack Hemming
Club & County Back or Second Row 1923-33
Page link: Sidney Crowther
Sidney Crowther
Try-scoring sprinter of the twenties
Page link: James Forrester
James Forrester
"Django" A dashing back row talent
Page link: Don Caskie
Don Caskie
Gloucestershire-born Scottish centre
Page link: Michael Baker
Michael Baker
Goal kicking centre who made his debut at 16
Page link: John Orwin
John Orwin
Captain of Gloucester, Bedford and England
Page link: John Bayliss
John Bayliss
Crash-tackling centre who captained Gloucester & Gloucestershire
Page link: Phil Vickery
Phil Vickery
Raging Bull
Page link: Steve Boyle
Steve Boyle
Powerful lock for Gloucester, England and the British Lions
Page link: Keith Richardson
Keith Richardson
Captain and coach
Page link: Eric Stephens
Eric Stephens
Versatile back and record-breaking goal kicker
Page link: Allan Townsend
Allan Townsend
Durable prop forward and captain of Gloucester and Cheltenham
Page link: Bob Timms
Bob Timms
Tall pacey winger of the early sixties
Page link: Cyril Thomas
Cyril Thomas
Gloucester captain and renowned hooker
Page link: Denis Ibbotson
Denis Ibbotson
Hard tackling openside
Page link: Richard Mogg
Richard Mogg
510 appearances for Gloucester and every honour but an England cap
Page link: Pete Jones
Pete Jones
England Under 23 trialist & Scotland prop
Page link: Nieppe near Armentieres 13th April 1915
Nieppe near Armentieres 13th April 1915
A match behind the lines in the 1914-18 war between the 48th Division and the 4th Division in which ten players of Gloucester RFC took part
Page link: Brian
Brian "Baggy" Hudson
Tough and mobile fifties second row
Page link: Steve Mills
Steve Mills
Record breaking captain & England hooker
Page link: Richard Jardine
Richard Jardine
Powerful centre who played in Club and County Championship winning sides
Page link: Peter Kingston
Peter Kingston
International scrum half and coach
Page link: Mike Potter
Mike Potter
Powerful No 8 who featured strongly in 1972 cup campaign
Page link: Mervyn Hughes
Mervyn Hughes
Welsh Trialist and long-serving club administrator
Page link: Chris Williams
Chris Williams
Powerful outside half capped by England in 1976
Page link: John Haines
John Haines
Industrious open-side who played in three County Championship Finals
Page link: Norman Daniell
Norman Daniell
Prolific winger of the early twenties
Page link: Ken Daniell
Ken Daniell
Talented centre and sprinter whose career was cut short at twenty four
Page link: Bob Hook
Bob Hook
Leading try scorer of the late thirties
Page link: J H Bown
J H Bown
Gloucester and Stroud utility back
Page link: Derrick Morgan
Derrick Morgan
Winger with Pace
Page link: Terry Hopson
Terry Hopson
One Half of a Great Half Back Partnership
Page link: Bill Phillips
Bill Phillips
One of The Three Clergyman of the 1930s
Page link: Nothing really changes.....
Nothing really changes.....
Comment on the game in 1925
Page link: From Outer Space
From Outer Space
Peter Ford in the days when no substitutes were allowed
Page link: Show me the line!
Show me the line!
Gloucester at Llanelly 1886
Page link: That's dedication for you !
That's dedication for you !
1892 second team match at Kingsholm
Page link: Cyril Harris
Cyril Harris
Outstanding prop of the late 30s
Page link: John Gwilliam
John Gwilliam
Captain of Wales
Page link: Fred Wadley
Fred Wadley
Pack Leader and record breaking captain
Page link: J W Bayley
J W Bayley
1882-83 Invincible
Page link: Les Saxby
Les Saxby
"Old Man Sax" Captain for four years who had a remarkable final season
Page link: Peter Hordern
Peter Hordern
Versatile Pack Leader and International Forward
Page link: John Brooks
John Brooks
Gloucester captain 1935-36 and England trialist
Page link: Maurice McCanlis
Maurice McCanlis
International Centre and Cricket Blue
Page link: Tom Day
Tom Day
Captain 1950-51, Club Chairman and President
Page link: Gordon Hudson
Gordon Hudson
Captain 1947-50 & Long-Serving Wing Forward
Page link: Bill Hook
Bill Hook
Gloucester full back at 17; England International
Page link: Roy
Roy "Digger" Morris
Captain of Gloucester & Gloucestershire "Never Stay Down"
Page link: Francis Edwards
Francis Edwards
Leading try scorer, Barbarian & Wartime International
Page link: Grahame Parker
Grahame Parker
A great all-rounder
Page link: Tony Lewis
Tony Lewis
England cricket captain, chat-show host - and Gloucester full back
Page link: Sample
Example of pull-out highlights.
Page link: Tom Price
Tom Price
Gloucester, Cheltenham and England prop
Page link: Willie Jones
Willie Jones
Welsh dropped goal wizard
Page link: George Hastings
George Hastings
Grand slam winning England & Barbarians prop
Page link: Dick Smith
Dick Smith
Wing forward, captain & coach
Page link: Don Rutherford
Don Rutherford
Immaculate full back; master tactician; British & Irish Lion
Page link: John A'Bear
John A'Bear
Gloucester's youngest captain 1937-39

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