1947 England Rugby Union Team with Captain Joe Mycock.

1947 England Rugby Union Team with Captain Joe Mycock, middle row, second from right.

Joe Mycock  is one of Moor Allerton’s famous Old Boys getting to the top of his game – captaining the England rugby union team in the late 1940s.

Joe Mycock newspaper article c.1970s

Joe Mycock newspaper article c.1970s

Joe was born in 1916, so would have been a pupil at Moor Allerton in the mid-1920s. He became captain of Sale Rugby Club in 1936 and also had spells with Harlequins and  Lancashire achieving five England caps between 1947 and 1948.