Australian rugby union playerDied when: 53 years 149 days (640 months)
Star Sign: Taurus
Thomas James "Rusty" Richards, MC (29 April 1882 – 25 September 1935) was an Australian military officer and national representative rugby union player, who was born at Vegetable Creek, Emmaville in New South Wales.
Richards is the only Australian-born player to ever represent both Australia and the British Lions and as such the Tom Richards Trophy is named in his honor.
He is an inductee to the Australian Rugby Union Hall of Fame.