1924 United States rugby union tour of England and France

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The 1924 United States rugby union tour of England and France was a series of five matches played by the United States in England and France during April and May 1924. The matches in England were warm-up matches for the 1924 Olympic Games, the United States was the defending Olympic champions and successfully defended their title despite fielding a team made up mainly of sportsmen from other sports. In the intervening years, between the 1920 and 1924 Olympic Games, France had played twenty-one internationals and the United States none.[1][2]

Touring party[edit]

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Full backs[edit]

Three-quarters[edit]

Half-backs[edit]

Forwards[edit]

Undisclosed position[edit]

Fixtures[edit]

Tour of England[edit]

Date Venue Home Score Away
21 April 1924 Plymouth Army and Navy XV 3–25 United States
April 1924 Rectory Field, Blackheath, London Blackheath 13–9 United States
April 1924 Twickenham Stadium, London Harlequins 21–11 United States

1924 Olympic Tournament[edit]

Date Venue Team Score Team
11 May 1924 Colombes Stadium, Paris Romania 0–37 United States
18 May 1924 Colombes Stadium, Paris France 3–17 United States

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Gallagher, Brendan (15 May 2016). "Olympic spirit was forgotten amid violence and acrimony". The RugbyPaper (400). pp. 32–3. 
  2. ^ CalBear81. "1924 Rugby: A Wild Olympic Rematch". Retrieved 18 May 2016.