Gordon Waddell



Gordon Herbert Waddell (12 April 1937 – 13 August 2012, in Glasgow) was a Scottish rugby union player, a South African politician, and the son of Herbert Waddell. He played for , the Barbarians and on two British and Irish Lions tours. In fact he is the only Scottish stand off to be a double lion. He had 18 caps between 1957–62 - this record for a Scotland fly-half was only later broken by John Rutherford. He played 12 times for the Barbarians between 1957 and 1960, scoring in three matches including their 1958 match against East Africa in Nairobi on 28 May 1958. In 1962 he was the controlling influence in Scotlands first win in since the 1930s, a feat not repeated for another twenty years.

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