Ephraim Curzon

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Ephraim Curzon
Personal information
Born first ¼ 1883
Crumpsall, Prestwich district, England
Died unknown
Playing information
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 14 st 0 lb (89 kg)
Rugby union

Years Team Pld T G FG P
Carlisle RFC
Lismore RFC
≤1907–08 Kirkcaldy RFC 23
Total 0 23 0 0 0
Rugby league
Position Second-row, Loose forward

Years Team Pld T G FG P
1908–11 Salford 102 8 0 0 24
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1910 Great Britain 2 0 0 0 0
Source: [1]

Ephraim Curzon (birth registered first ¼ 1883[2] – death unknown) was an English soldier, and rugby union, and professional rugby league footballer of the 1900s and 1910s. He played representative level rugby union (RU) for British Army Rugby Union, and at club level for Carlisle RFC[1][2], Lismore RFC[3] (in Edinburgh), and Kirkcaldy RFC[4] (in Fife), and representative level rugby league (RL) for Great Britain, and Lancashire, and at club level for Salford, as a second-row, or loose forward/lock, i.e. number 11 or 12, or 13, during the era of contested scrums.[1]


Ephraim Curzon's birth was registered in Crumpsall, Prestwich district, he served as a British soldier in South Africa during the Second Boer War.[3]

Playing career[edit]

International honours[edit]

Ephraim Curzon was selected to play during the 1910 Great Britain Lions tour of Australia and New Zealand (RL) while at Salford, he won caps against Australia, and Australasia.[1][4]

Representative honours[edit]

Ephraim Curzon represented the British Army Rugby Union (RU) scoring both tries against South Africa.[3]

Club career[edit]

Ephraim Curzon's final match for Salford took place against Hull Kingston Rovers in April 1911, though Salford retained Curzon's playing registration until 1915.[3]


  1. ^ a b c "Statistics at rugbyleagueproject.org". rugbyleagueproject.org. 31 December 2017. Retrieved 1 January 2018. 
  2. ^ "Birth details at freebmd.org.uk". freebmd.org.uk. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  3. ^ a b c Tom Mather (2010). "Best in the Northern Union". Pages 128-142. ISBN 978-1-903659-51-9
  4. ^ "Papers Past – Evening Post – 14 May 1910 – Football". paperspast.natlib.govt.nz. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 

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