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Teddy Haselmere

  • Date of Birth3 Apr 1895
  • BirthplaceRugby, Warwickshire
  • Appearances180

A fly-half with Rugby, Teddy Haselmere left hometown club rugby to join Leicester immediately after the Frist World War and moved to the wing where he scored a club record 59 tries in his first full season.

His prolific Tigers career featured 136 tries in 180 appearances up to 1923 and a total of 310 in 448 games with his spells at Rugby and then Northampton.

His total of 242 points in 1919/20 stood as a Tigers seasonal record until Dusty Hare overtook it and he also held the individual best of 31 points in a game against Burton in 1919 with featured five tries, six conversions and a dropped goal.

Of German heritage – his father changed the name from Hasselmeier – he gained an England trial in 1920, the same year in which he won the county sprint title. he later became a referee.