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Scrum-half

Bernard Gadney

  • Date of Birth15 Jul 1909
  • BirthplaceOxford
  • Appearances170

Born in Oxford, Gadney spent a decade as a player with Leicester Tigers and earned a reputation for his forceful breaks from scrum-half. He scored 63 tries for the club. He became the first Leicester player to captain England, leading them to the Triple Crown in 1933/34, and also led Tigers for two seasons. He gained 14 England caps.