Micky Steele-Bodger, English rugby union player, Died at 93

Michael Roland Steele-Bodger was born on September 4, 1925, and died on May 9. 2019.

He was an English rugby association footballer.

He played flanker for Harlequins, England and the Barbarians.

Steele-Bodger served as the President of the Barbarian Football Club and President of the East India Club, London.

Steele-Bodger worked as a teacher at Rugby School and Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge.

He played for Cambridge in The Varsity Match during 1945 and 1946.

On graduation, Steele-Bodger was taught at Edinburgh and he spoke to the Edinburgh University club for two full seasons.

Steele-Bodger pursued his dad Harry by turning into a Veterinary Surgeon, as did his senior sibling Alasdair.

Steele-Bodger was additionally of the Edinburgh University club.

Steele-Bodger picked up 9 tops for England, playing in every one of the 4 coordinates in the 1946-47 season and each of the 5 coordinates in the 1947-48 season.

During his last universal, against France in March 1948, Steele-Bodger needed to move to scrum-half when Richard Madge left the field, regardless of experiencing blackout himself front cruciate tendon damage finished his playing vocation anyway in 1949.

In this way, he was a selector for England and the Lions, President of the Rugby Football Union in 1973-74.

He was the Chairman of the International Rugby Board.

During 1948, Steele-Bodger introduced the yearly convention of conveying a visitor Steele-Bodger XV to play Cambridge University 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 designated a CBE in the 1990 New Year Honors “for administrations to Rugby Union Football.

Steele-Bodger passed away at 93 years old.