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Last Updated: Tuesday, 4 December 2007, 12:02 GMT
England scrum-half dies aged 95
England rugby union
Jack Ellis, who was English rugby union's oldest surviving international, has died at the age of 95.

Scrum-half Ellis made his only appearance for England in the 9-6 victory over Scotland at Murrayfield on 18 March, 1939.

Ellis played for Wakefield and appeared five times for the Barbarians.

A service will be held for Ellis at St Andrew's Church in Steyning, West Sussex, on 11 December. He leaves a widow Joy and sons David and Richard.



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