James Baxter (sportsman)

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James Baxter (8 June 1870 – 5 July 1940) was an English rugby union player and manager.wikipedia
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12 Metre

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Baxter was also a crew member of the British boat Mouchette, which won a silver medal at the 1908 Summer Olympics for sailing in the 12-metre class.

1930 British Lions tour to New Zealand and Australia

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In 1927, he was president of the Rugby Football Union and managed the British and Irish Lions tour to Argentina in 1927 and the 1930 tour to New Zealand and Australia.
Led by England's Doug Prentice and managed by James Baxter the tour took in 28 matches, seven in Australia and 21 in New Zealand.

1927 British Lions tour to Argentina

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In 1927, he was president of the Rugby Football Union and managed the British and Irish Lions tour to Argentina in 1927 and the 1930 tour to New Zealand and Australia.
On July 19, 1927, a team composed of twenty-three players from England, Scotland and Ireland under the direction of James Baxter, none other than the president of the RFU, and a first-class referee, arrived in Buenos Aires and settled in the headquarters of Hurlingham Club for a fixture of nine games.

British and Irish Lions

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In 1927, he was president of the Rugby Football Union and managed the British and Irish Lions tour to Argentina in 1927 and the 1930 tour to New Zealand and Australia.

Rugby union

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James Baxter (8 June 1870 – 5 July 1940) was an English rugby union player and manager.

Silver medal

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Baxter was also a crew member of the British boat Mouchette, which won a silver medal at the 1908 Summer Olympics for sailing in the 12-metre class.

1908 Summer Olympics

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Baxter was also a crew member of the British boat Mouchette, which won a silver medal at the 1908 Summer Olympics for sailing in the 12-metre class.

Sailing

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Baxter was also a crew member of the British boat Mouchette, which won a silver medal at the 1908 Summer Olympics for sailing in the 12-metre class.

Rugby Football Union

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In 1927, he was president of the Rugby Football Union and managed the British and Irish Lions tour to Argentina in 1927 and the 1930 tour to New Zealand and Australia.

Argentina

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In 1927, he was president of the Rugby Football Union and managed the British and Irish Lions tour to Argentina in 1927 and the 1930 tour to New Zealand and Australia.

New Zealand

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In 1927, he was president of the Rugby Football Union and managed the British and Irish Lions tour to Argentina in 1927 and the 1930 tour to New Zealand and Australia.

Australia

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In 1927, he was president of the Rugby Football Union and managed the British and Irish Lions tour to Argentina in 1927 and the 1930 tour to New Zealand and Australia.

1900 Home Nations Championship

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England: Gamlin (Devonport Albion), SF Coopper (Blackheath), GW Gordon-Smith (Blackheath), AT Brettargh (Liverpool OB), Elliot Nicholson (Birkenhead Park), RHB Cattell (Moseley) capt., GH Marsden (Morley), James Baxter (Birkenhead Park), A Cockerham (Bradford Olicana), Wallace Jarman (Bristol), CT Scott (Cambridge Uni), FJ Bell (Northern), Robert William Bell (Cambridge Uni), S Reynolds (Richmond), W Cobby (Hull)

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On July 19, 1927, the British Isles Combined (composed of twenty-three players from England, Scotland and Ireland under the direction of James Baxter) arrived in Argentina to play a fixture of nine games.