Richard Milliken

Richard "Dick"[1] Alexander Milliken (born 2 September 1950)[2] is a former Ireland international rugby union player. He toured South Africa in 1974 with the British and Irish Lions and at the time played club rugby for Bangor.[3]

Unhappily the following year (1975) he broke his leg and ankle together playing rugby. Following the injury he never regained his full athletic capabilities and was unable to add to his 14 Irish Caps. Nevertheless, he continued to play rugby for his home town Bangor and captained the 2nd Team in the 1977/78 season (at least!).


  1. "Lions Legend: Dick Milliken". British and Irish Lions. Retrieved 24 February 2014.
  2. Griffiths, John (1987). The Phoenix Book of International Rugby Records. London: J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. pp. 12:25. ISBN 0-460-07003-7.
  3. Thomas, J. B. G. (1974). The Greatest Lions. London: Pelham Books. ISBN 0-7207-0786-2.

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