Charlie Devenish
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Charlie Devenish

Charlie Devenish
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Birth nameCharles Edwin Devenish
Date of birth(1874-01-13)13 January 1874
Place of birthVictoria West, South Africa
Date of death11 January 1922(1922-01-11) (aged 47)
Place of deathKimberley, South Africa
Rugby union career
Position(s) Forward
Provincial / State sides
Years Team Apps (Points)
Griqualand West
Correct as of 19 July 2010
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
1896 South Africa 1 (0)
Correct as of 19 July 2010

Charles Edwin Devenish (13 January 1874 - 11 January 1922) was a South African international rugby union player. Born in Victoria West, he first played provincial rugby for Griqualand West (now known as the Griquas). He made his only Test appearance for South Africa during Great Britain's 1896 tour. He played as a forward in the 2nd Test of the series, a 17-8 loss at the Wanderers.[1] Devenish died in 1922, in Kimberley, at the age of 47.[2]


  1. ^ "Charlie Devenish". Springbok Rugby Hall of Fame. Retrieved 2010.
  2. ^ "South Africa / Players & Officials / Charles Devenish". Scrum. Retrieved 2010.

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