Roger Barton (Rugby)
Roger Fernival Darvall Barton (c. 1876 c. 1949) was a rugby union player who represented Australia. Barton, a flanker, was born in Bathurst, NSW and claimed international rugby cap for Australia. His debut game was against Great Britain, at Sydney, on 5 August 1899. Rugby union, often simply referred to as rugby, is a full contact team sport which originated in England in the early 19th century. One of the two codes of rugby football, it is based on running with the ball in hand. It is played with an oval-shaped ball on a field up to 100 metres (330 ft) long and 70 metres (230 ft) wide with H-shaped goal posts on each goal line.