Emrys Evans (rugby)

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Emrys Evans
Personal information
Full name Emrys Evans
Born 24 April 1911
Gwaun-Cae-Gurwen, Neath Port Talbot, Wales
Died 23 June 1983 (aged 72)
Bristol, England
Playing information
Rugby union
Position Flanker
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
≤1937–≥39 Llanelli RFC
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1937–39 Wales 3 0 0 0 0
Rugby league
Position Prop
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1939 Salford 8 2 0 0 6
1946 Wigan 8 1 0 0 3
Total 16 3 0 0 9
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1945 Wales 1
Source: rugbyleagueproject.org

Emrys Evans (24 April 1911[1] — 23 June 1983 (aged 72)) born in Gwaun-Cae-Gurwen, Neath Port Talbot, was a Welsh dual-code international rugby union and professional rugby league footballer of the 1930s and '40s, playing representative level rugby union (RU) for Wales, and at club level for Llanelli RFC, as a Flanker, i.e. number 6 or 7, and playing representative level rugby league (RL) for Wales, and at club level for Salford, and Wigan, as a Prop, i.e. number 8 or 10, during the era of contested scrums,[2] he died in Bristol.

International honours[edit]

Emrys Evans won caps for Wales (RU) while at Llanelli RFC in 1937 against England, and in 1939 against Scotland, and Ireland, and won a cap for Wales (RL) while at Salford in 1945.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Birth details at freebmd.org.uk". freebmd.org.uk. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  2. ^ Williams, Graham; Lush, Peter; Farrar, David (2009). The British Rugby League Records Book. London League. pp. 108–114. ISBN 978-1-903659-49-6. 
  3. ^ "Statistics at scrum.com". scrum.com. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 

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