|Birth name||Thomas Roger Marshall|
|Date of birth||26 June 1849|
|Place of birth||Chatton Park, Northumberland|
|Date of death||27 June 1913|
|Place of death||Kingfield, Carlisle|
|Rugby union career|
Thomas Roger Marshall (1849–1913) was a Scottish international rugby and cricket player.He played at three quarter back.
Rugby refers to the team sports rugby league and rugby union. Legend claims that Rugby football was started around the time of 1845 in Rugby School, Rugby, Warwickshire, England, although forms of football in which the ball was carried and tossed date to medieval times. Rugby eventually split into two sports in 1895 when twenty one clubs split from the original Rugby Football Union, to form the Northern Union in the George Hotel, Huddersfield, Northern England over the issue of payment to players, thus making rugby league the first code to turn professional and pay its players, rugby union turned fully professional in 1995. Both sports are run by their respective world governing bodies World Rugby and the Rugby League International Federation. Rugby football was one of many versions of football played at English public schools in the 19th century. Although rugby league initially used rugby union rules, they are now wholly separate sports. In addition to these two codes, both American and Canadian football evolved from rugby football.
One of the earliest Scottish players, he was capped four times for Scotland between 1871 and 1874.He also played for Edinburgh Academicals. His brother William Marshall also gained a single cap for Scotland in 1872.
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