Micky Steele-Bodger Wiki
He was an English rugby association footballer who played flanker for Harlequins, Britain and the Savages, and was the Leader of the Brute Football Club and Leader of the East India Club, London.
Micky Steele-Bodger Biography
Micky Steele-Bodger was born on 4 September 1925 and died on 9 May 2019. He has died at the age of 93.
He was educated at Rugby School and Gonville and Caius School, Cambridge, and played for Cambridge in The Varsity Match in 1945 and 1946.
On graduation, he learned at Edinburgh and he spoke to the Edinburgh College club for two full seasons. Steele-Bodger pursued his dad Harry by turning into a Veterinary Specialist, as did his senior sibling Alasdair who was additionally of the Edinburgh College club.
He picked up 9 tops for Britain, playing in every one of the 4 coordinates in the 1946-47 season and each of the 5 coordinates in the 1947-48 season. In his last global, against France in Walk 1948, Steele-Bodger needed to move to scrum-half when Richard Madge left the field, in spite of experiencing blackout himself.
Foremost cruciate tendon damage finished his playing profession anyway in 1949. In this way, he was a selector for Britain and the Lions, Leader of the Rugby Football Association in 1973-74, and Director of the Worldwide Rugby Board.
In 1948, he introduced the yearly convention of conveying a visitor Steele-Bodger XV to play Cambridge College as a warm-up to The Varsity Match.
He was a functioning individual from Round Table (club) being one of the establishing individuals from his nearby Tamworth Round Table in 1952.
He was selected a CBE in the 1990 New Year Respects “for administrations to Rugby Association Football.”
He has died at the age of 93 on 9 May 2019. Read More
We are deeply saddened to announce the passing of our legendary club President Micky Steele-Bodger.
For 70 years he was a driving forcing in making the club what it is today and the embodiment of our values
He's a presence and personality we will geatly miss. One of a kind. pic.twitter.com/PpNyIY1hRB
— Barbarian FC (@Barbarian_FC) May 9, 2019
We are saddened to hear of the passing of Old Rugbeian, Micky Steele-Bodger CBE
He was a man that embodied what it means to be a Rugbeian. Photographed here starting the Global Pass 2 years ago
— Rugby School (@RugbySchool1567) May 9, 2019