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Essex Rugby Tour Squad, Spring 1978

Names from Dr Geoff Abbott, Mauro Cordani (1971–78), Tim Kear (1972–79) & Ray Williams (1971–78)
 

Rugby Squad 1977-78

1 David Richards, 2 Nigel McGill, 3 Huw Thomas, 4 David Weathesby, 5 ?, 6 Darryl Fryer, 7 Mauro Cordani,
8 Peter J. Davies, 9 Gareth Lewis, 10 Peter Slingiert, 11 John Chivers, 12 Hywel Matthews, 13 ?, 14 Craig Jones,
15 Geraint Morgan, 16 Steve Cooke, 17 Kevin Gandy, 18 Chris Phillips, 19 Mark Barnes, 20 Martin Davies, 21 Gareth Chivers, 22 Anthony Evans,
23 Robert Evans, 24 Andrew Hoggins, 25 Andrew Thomas, 26 Lance Edwards, 27 Chris Rowlands, 28 Andrew Davies,
29 Chris Williams, 30 Roberto De Benedictis, 31 Mr Keith Rogers, 32 Clive Perry, 33 Mr Terry Smith.

The 1978 edition of The Aberdarian reports that both the first and second XVs produced decisive wins on this weekend tour.
The First XV was captained by G.R. Morgan, and the seconds by A.L. Davies.