Teams John Copleston played for

Main FCOxford University (1860-1862)
MiscellaneousWinchester College (1858-1859)
 Oxford University Next XVII (1860)
 Corpus Christi College, Oxford (1860)
 Gentlemen of Devon (1860-1889)
 Oxford University Next XVI (1861)
 Harlequins (1861)
 Oxford University (1862)
 Oxford Perambulators (1862)
 Wells Theological College (1864)
 Gentlemen of Yorkshire (1866)
 Devon (1874-1893)
 Sidmouth (1877-1881)
 Seaton (1881-1884)
 Staffordshire (1885-1887)