David Rollitt

David Rollitt

David Rollitt was Barnsley's only international England rugby union international, winning eleven caps between 1967 and 1975.

He was educated at Barnsley Holgate Grammar school and left Barnsley RUFC in 1966 to attend Bristol University and Loughborough Colleges, where he studied Physics

He later played club rugby for Wakefield RFC and Bristol.

He played eleven times for England making his debut in February 1967 against Ireland and his last appearance came in May 1975 whilst England were touring, against Australia. He scored one try for England.

He played 16 times in his career for the Barbarians Whilst at Loughborough College he was picked for the Barbarians in October 1965 scoring two tries.

He later became coach at Rosslyn Park and worked alongside the late Andy Ripley.


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