Bryan West

For those of a similar name, see Brian West.
Bryan West
Full name Bryan Ronald West
Date of birth 7 June 1948
Place of birth Northampton[1]
University Loughborough University
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Flanker
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
Loughborough Students RUFC
Wakefield Trinity (RL)
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
1968-1970  England
British Lions

Bryan West (born 7 June 1948)[2] is a former England international rugby union player.

He was capped eight times as a flanker for England between 1968 and 1970.[3]

West was selected for the 1968 British Lions tour to South Africa but did not play in any of the international matches against South Africa.

He played club rugby for Northampton, and in 1970 moved north to play rugby league for Wakefield Trinity.[4]

Bryan West was a teacher at Trinity School in Northampton.[5]

Bryan West was games master at St. Olave's Grammar School, Orpington.


  1. Bryan West Profile on
  2. Griffiths, John (1987). The Phoenix Book of International Rugby Records. London: J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. pp. 12:11. ISBN 0-460-07003-7.
  3. Griffiths, page 1:41-1:42
  4. Gate, Robert (1988). The Rugby League Quiz Book. Mainstream Publishing. ISBN 1-85158-180-4
  5. "The Tower Magazine - Extracts from 1970". 2010-12-31. Retrieved 2011-01-01.

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