Tiny Francis
Full names: Murray Godfred
Date of birth: 26 Aug 1907
Place of birth: Bloemfontein
School: Kingswood College
Springbok no: 218
Debut test province: Cheetahs
Date of death: 2 Aug 1961 (Age 53)

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Tiny Francis : Hamilton SP RFC History

Full name: Murray Godfred Francis

Born: Bloemfontein, 26 August 1907

Deceased: 3 Lance Court, Bloemfontein, 2 August 1961

Clubs: Old Collegians, Gardens, Hamiltons, Ramblers

Province: Orange Free State

International career: 1931-32: No tests

Tiny Francis was first picked for Orange Free State at rugby and cricket in 1926. He was also picked for OFS at hockey in 1930, but could not play because of rugby commitments, though he later did play hockey for Orange Free State. On the 1931-32 tour he was understudy to the captain, Bennie Osler, a fellow Old Kingswoodian. As a result he did not play in any tests.

Tiny Francis played cricket for Western Province and was a good golfer. His wife was good at hockey and golf.