Ernie Booth

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Ernie Booth
Birth name Ernest Edward Booth
Date of birth (1876-02-24)24 February 1876
Place of birth Teschemakers
Date of death 18 October 1935(1935-10-18) (aged 59)
Place of death Christchurch
Height 1.7 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight 74 kg (163 lb)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Fullback, Wing
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
Provincial / State sides
Years Team Apps (Points)
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
1906–1907  New Zealand 24 (19)

Ernest Edward Booth (born 24 February 1876 in Teschemakers, New Zealand) was a New Zealand rugby union footballer. He was a member of the 1905 Original All Blacks. He won his first Test cap for New Zealand on 1 January 1906 against France. In total he played 3 Tests over a period of 1906 to 1907. In 1909 be became the first non-British international to play for Leicester Tigers when he made his debut on 4 February 1909 away to Richmond. He played 5 matches for Leicester.[1] He died in 1935 in Christchurch.


  1. ^ Farmer, Stuart; Hands, David (2014). Tigers - Official history of Leicester Football Club. The Rugby Development Foundation. pp. 65 & 451. ISBN 978-0-9930213-0-5. 

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