For others similarly named, see the George Aitken navigation page George Gothard Aitken (2 July 1898 – 8 July 1952) was a rugby union footballer who represented New Zealand – known as the All Blacks – and then Scotland. He was born in Westport, New Zealand, and was selected to play provincially for Buller at the age of 16. After moving to Wellington, Aitken played for the province from 1917, and from there was selected for the All Blacks side that faced South Africa when they toured New Zealand in 1921. After only two Test matches for the All Blacks, both as captain, he was dropped from the team. In 1922 Aitken was awarded a Rhodes Scholarship and travelled to England to study at the University of Oxford. He played for the university's rugby club, and from there he was selected for Scotlan

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  • George Gothard Aitken, né le 2 juillet 1898 à Westport (Nouvelle-Zélande) et décédé le 8 juillet 1952 à Wellington (Nouvelle-Zélande), était un joueur de rugby à XV, qui a joué avec l'équipe de Nouvelle-Zélande et l'équipe d'Écosse, évoluant au poste de trois quart centre. (fr)
  • For others similarly named, see the George Aitken navigation page George Gothard Aitken (2 July 1898 – 8 July 1952) was a rugby union footballer who represented New Zealand – known as the All Blacks – and then Scotland. He was born in Westport, New Zealand, and was selected to play provincially for Buller at the age of 16. After moving to Wellington, Aitken played for the province from 1917, and from there was selected for the All Blacks side that faced South Africa when they toured New Zealand in 1921. After only two Test matches for the All Blacks, both as captain, he was dropped from the team. In 1922 Aitken was awarded a Rhodes Scholarship and travelled to England to study at the University of Oxford. He played for the university's rugby club, and from there he was selected for Scotland. He first represented the country in 1924, and in 1925 appeared in all of their Five Nations matches; Scotland won all four of those games, and in doing so achieved their first ever Grand Slam. (en)
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  • George Gothard Aitken, né le 2 juillet 1898 à Westport (Nouvelle-Zélande) et décédé le 8 juillet 1952 à Wellington (Nouvelle-Zélande), était un joueur de rugby à XV, qui a joué avec l'équipe de Nouvelle-Zélande et l'équipe d'Écosse, évoluant au poste de trois quart centre. (fr)
  • For others similarly named, see the George Aitken navigation page George Gothard Aitken (2 July 1898 – 8 July 1952) was a rugby union footballer who represented New Zealand – known as the All Blacks – and then Scotland. He was born in Westport, New Zealand, and was selected to play provincially for Buller at the age of 16. After moving to Wellington, Aitken played for the province from 1917, and from there was selected for the All Blacks side that faced South Africa when they toured New Zealand in 1921. After only two Test matches for the All Blacks, both as captain, he was dropped from the team. In 1922 Aitken was awarded a Rhodes Scholarship and travelled to England to study at the University of Oxford. He played for the university's rugby club, and from there he was selected for Scotlan (en)
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