Paul ROOS

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South AfricanBorn Paul Johannes ROOS

One of the first South African Springbok rugby union captains, led the first South African rugby team to tour overseas

Born on October 30, 1880 in Stellenbosch , South Africa

Died on September 22, 1948 in Stellenbosch, South Africa

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Roos earliest recorded games of rugby were for Victoria College, for whom he played in the third team in 1897, progressing through the squads until by 1899 he was a prominent member of the first team. With no first class team in the area, he joined the Villagers in 1900, before returning to the Stellenbosch University side in 1901. By 1902 Roos was captaining the team, and led the team with great success.



© Copyright Wikipédia authors - This article is under licence CC BY-SA 3.0 ...   Roos earliest recorded games of rugby were for Victoria College, for whom he played in the third team in 1897, progressing through the squads until by 1899 he was a prominent member of the first team. With no first class team in the area, he joined the Villagers in 1900, before returning to the Stellenbosch University side in 1901. By 1902 Roos was captaining the team, and led the team with great success.



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