Frans ten Bos, British rugby union player, Died at 79


Frans Herman ten Bos was born on April 21, 1937, and born on September 1, 2016.

He was an English rugby union footballer.

Frans played for Scotland as a lock in the 1960s and was capped seventeen times.

Bos arguably the most successful Dutch rugby player prior to Tim Visser and the professional era.

He attended Fettes College in Edinburgh, where he was introduced to the game, and later played for Oxford University RFC and London Scottish FC.

He was controversially dropped before the Scotland-Ireland game in Dublin in 1960, because he was recovering from an injury.

He scored a try against Wales in Cardiff, in the 1962 match there, which resulted in Scotland’s first victory against Wales in an away game in thirty five years; the score was 8-3 to Scotland.

Frans ten Bos passed away at 79 years old.