Gordon Miles

February 24th, 2015 by

Post Categories: General News


It is with great sadness that we learn of the death of Gordon Miles, who served schools rugby in Coventry, Warwickshire and the Midlands for over 50 years.

Gordon’s last role was as Secretary and Team Manager of the Midlands, which he had filled for 18 years.

Gordon Miles

Schools’ Rugby Activities

1953- 1955                  Loughborough College

1955-1957                   Barkers Butts Boys School

Coventry Schools RFU Committee / Coach

1957-1958                   Cardiff University

1958-1965                   Barkers Butts Boys School

Coventry Schools RFU Committee  – Treasurer

1965-1974                   Foxford School, Coventry

Coventry Schools RFU  – Selector

Warwickshire Schools RFU Committee / Selector

1974-1988                   Kingshurst School, Chelmsley Wood, Solihull

Warwickshire Schools RFU Committee / Selector

Warwickshire Schools Representative on Midlands Committee

1990-1993                   Warwickshire Schools RFU – Chairman

1993- 2008                  Warwickshire Schools RFU – Secretary

1989-2008                   Midlands Schools (16 Group) – Secretary

1990-2008                   Midlands Schools (16 Group) – Team Manager

During this period Gordon has been:

16 Group Selector (Backs)

16 Group B XV Team Manager @ Millfield

Assistant Director of the Millfield International Tournament since inception

1988- 2008                  Warwickshire Schools Representative on Full Warwickshire Committee

2003-2005                   President Warwickshire RFU (CB)

He died at 8pm on Friday 20th February in hospital.

Gordon was a fantastic servant to schools rugby not only in the Midlands but also nationally. He was a lovely man who helped and supported us all whilst he worked so hard for the school boys.

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