Norman Biggs

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Birthday
3, 1870
Birthplace
Wales
Death Date
Feb 27, 1908 (37)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
3, 1870
Birthplace
Wales
Death Date
Feb 27, 1908 (37)

About

Wing who played internationally for Wales, and is well known for dying in the military when he was struck by a poison arrow.

Before Fame

He began his playing days at Cardiff University, before advancing to Cambridge University.

Trivia

For more than a century he was the youngest capped player in Wales' team history, and he helped lead the squad to an 1893 Triple Crown.

Family Life

His mother was Emily Biggs, and his father, a brewer, was John Biggs.

Associated With

He is one of many rugby greats to jumpstart their career at Cambridge University, along with players such as Daniel Vickerman.