Clifton Rugby Football Club History
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Home Ground: Coldharbour Lane

Back Row (L-R): J.Curtis, J.G.Thomson, F.Morris, J.C.Gilmore, J.H.Dunn, W.Fairbanks, J.D.Miller, W.Strachan, M.Curtis, W.O.Moberly, E.Phillips. Sitting: J.A.Bush, C.Strachan (Captain), H.W.Peck. W.S.Paul was absent when this photograph was taken.

Above Clifton XV of 1876-77.

1st XV (Played 19, Won 8, Drawn 3, Lost 8. For: Goals 17, Tries 21, Touches 66. Against: Goals 10, Tries 14, Touches 33)

Date Opposition Venue Clifton Opposition Score Result
28 Oct 1876 Exeter Away (Matford) Miller, Taylor   1G(Millar),1Tr(Taylor),4To-3To Won
4 Nov 1876 Bath Home .Strachan (captain), J.G.Thomson, W.O.Moberley, W.Fairbanks, J.G.Gilmore, E.W.Ball, M.Curtis, E.Phillips, C.Chamberlain, A.Francis, J.H.Dunn, E.P.Warren, W.N.Tribe, C.A.Badcocke, E.Townsend   1Tr,2To-2To Draw
  Sydney College Away     1G,3To-1G,2Tr,2To Draw
18 Nov 1876 Marlborough College Away     3To-3G,1To Lost
25 Nov 1876 Clifton College Away C.Strachan (Captain), A.K.Butterworth, J.G.Thomson, W.Gribble, J.D.Miller, E.J.Taylor, A.Budd, R.E.Bush, C.Chamberlain, J.Curtis, J.H.Dunn, A.H.Drymond, A.Francis, F.Morris, G.D.Oswell, C.G.Parnell, W.S.Paul, E.Phillips, W.Strachan. R.L.Knight, A.H.Evans, G.J.Younghusband, C.N.Barnard, W.P.Squire, G.S.Saxton, J.E.King, R.S.Kindersley, W.J.Haines, M.H.Maw, W.E.Dunsford, J.E.Bush, E.E.Haines, M.O.Norris, G.R.Darley, R.B.Walmsley, D.Patten, H.Hill, R.Gribble, L.C.Cobbe. 1G(Gribble),1To-1G(Evans),3To Draw in favour of Clifton College
  Cheltenham College Away     0-2Tr,3To Draw
  Weston-super-Mare Away     2G,3Tr,12To-0 Won
16 Dec 1876 Cheltenham College Away     0-2G,2To Lost
  Weston-super-Mare Home     5G,1Tr,3To-1To Won
6 Jan 1877 South Wales Newport        
13 Jan 1877 Ashley Away J.D.Miller (captain), J.G.Thomson, R.Gribble, J.C.Randolph, D.H.Walsh, P.E.Allen, R.E.Bush, J.B.Dester, J.H.Dunn, T.Jones, F.Morris, E.Phillips, C.A.Rowley, H.Williams, R.E.Younghusband W.Simpson (captain), W.J.Brown, F.Norris, H.James, G.Lawrence, W.J.Cook, G.N.Barnard, W.Brown, H.Visger, E.L.Usher, E.Gardner, F.Cashmore, T.Perrin, S.G.Turner, A.N.Other 2G,2Tr,9To-0 Won
20 Jan 1877 South Wales Newport Marshes J.O.Robertson, F.B.Bryant, J.D.Millar, G.N.Barnard, J.C.Randolph, J.A.Bush (captain), R.E.Bush, J.Curtis, J.H.Dunn, F.Morris, C.G.Parnell, W.Strachan, T.Jones, C.A.Badcocke, C.Wilkinson T.B.Jones (Crickhowell), J.A.Bevan (Monmouth), C.H.Newman (Newport), W.F.Evans (Rhymney), E.C.Fry (Cardiff), T.M.Philips (Newport), H.W.Davies (Brecon), S.D.Selby (Cardiff), W.Philips (Newport), Alfred Goss (Newport), Arthur Goss (Newport), T.Spittle (Newport), E.Roche (Talgarth) 1To-2Tr,1To (Att:500) Draw (in favour of South Wales)
27 Jan 1877 Exeter Home J.D.Miller (captain), F.B.Bryant, W.O.Moberley, W.Fairbanks, T.G.Thompson, S.F.Grosvenor, J.Curtis, C.Chamberlain, T.H.Dunn, C.A.Badcocke, F.Morris, W.S.Paul, H.W.Peck, E.Phillips, J.C.Gilmore W. Massey, T Pakenham, HC Wilson (capt), FB Clarke, Cowan, J Pakenham, AW Buckenham, C Carter, Forrest, HH Stephens, WG Phillips, Pitts, CTK Roberts, CB Sanders, FJ Synge: 1Tr,2To-1To Draw
3 Feb 1877 Cheltenham College Away C.Strachan (captain), J.G.Thompson, R.taylor, S.F.Grosvenor, J.D.Miller, J.E.Packenham, C.A.Badcocke, J.H.Dunn, A.Fry, F.Morris, F.S.Peck, E.Phillips, J.C.Gilmore, E.P.Warren, C.Wilkinson J.R.Cowan (captain), S.M.Fowler, E.Bone, C.Noble, C.E.Milbain, W.H.T.Wright, A.C.McKewan, A.D.A.Thomas, J.G.Gardiner, A.J.Forret, N.A.Pitts, C.E.Dawkins, E.Lamb, A.Blacker, J.E.Morris 0-2G,2To Lost
10 Feb 1877 Bath Away     1To-1Tr,5To Draw
17 Feb 1877 Rockleaze Away played 1 man short   0-1Tr,3R,1To(in goal) Lost
3 Mar 1877 Oxford University Away Strachan (captain), Miller, Willmott, Bryant, Covill, Merritt, Curtis, M.Curtis, Warner, Nash, Peck, Duan, Philips, Reid, Bush. Heath, Sim, Leach, Vecqueray, Haines, Kayll, Lee (captain), Bainbrigge, Bateson, James, Fowler, Bremridge, Mowbray, Phillips, Howell. 3To-0 Draw
17 Mar 1877 Ravenscourt Park Away (Stamford Brook) J.D.Miller, J.A.Bush, C.Strachan (captain), F.B.Bryant, W.H.Merritt, W.D.Bovill, J.Allen, J.Curtis, J.H.Dunn, J.C.Gilmore, F.Morris, A.Nash, H.W.Peck, W.Strachan, W.B.Woodforde G.L.Lyons, G.F.Congrave, J.G.Wylie, H.J.Eathoven, T.Lark, H.Bourdillon, G.F.Vernon, A.Arnott, A.Budd, F.H.Dawkiss, A.F.D'Oyly, W.Honeywood, W.Hooker, F.B.Lark, G.A.Price 1G,1To-1G Draw

(Clifton score first. Scorers shown when known. G:Goal, Tr:Try, To:Touches)

2nd XV

Date Opposition Venue Clifton Opposition Score Result
13 Jan 1877 Ashley   Miller   2G,2Tr,9To-0 Won

(Clifton score first. Scorers shown when known. G:Goal, Tr:Try, To:Touches)