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Frank Owen Stoker (born on 29 May 1867 in Dublin, Ireland – 8 January 1939 in Dublin) was an Irish tennis and rugby union player.[1][2] He is the only rugby international to have won Wimbledon.[1]

Stoker was Irish tennis champion (doubles) in 1890, 1891 and 1893 - 1895. In 1890 and 1893 he and Joshua Pim won the doubles in Wimbledon.[1]

He played five times for Ireland in rugby union between 1886-91.[1][2]


  • Cotton, Fran (Ed.) (1984) The Book of Rugby Disasters & Bizarre Records (Compiled by Chris Rhys. London. Century Publishing. ISBN 0-7126-0911-3 )
  1. ^ a b c d Cotton, p82
  2. ^ a b Player profile on, retrieved 27th February, 2010

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