Trevor Thomas (rugby)

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William Trevor Thomas
Personal information
Full name William Trevor Thomas
Nickname Ocker
Born c. 1909
Merthyr Tydfil, Wales
Died  ?
Playing information
Rugby union
Position Flanker
Years Team Pld T G FG P
≤1930–31 Abertillery RFC
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1930 Wales 1 0 0 0 0
Rugby league
Position Second-row
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1931–36 Oldham 129 17 2 0 55
25 Jan 1936–27 Apr 40 Wigan 112 9 0 0 27
1940–42 Oldham
Total 241 26 2 0 82
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1932–40 Wales 3

William Trevor 'Ocker' Thomas (born c. 1909 in Merthyr Tydfil – death unknown) 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 Abertillery RFC, as a Flanker, i.e. number 6 or 7, and playing representative level rugby league (RL) for Wales, and at club level for Oldham (twice), and Wigan, as a Second-row, i.e. number 11 or 12, during the era of contested scrums.[1]

Playing career[edit]

International honours[edit]

Thomas won a cap for Wales (RU) while at Abertillery RFC in 1930 against England,and won 3 caps for Wales (RL) in 1932–1940 while at Oldham and Wigan.[2]

County Cup final appearances[edit]

During Thomas' time at Oldham, they had a 12-0 victory over St. Helens Recs in the 1933–34 Lancashire Cup Final. Thomas played Second-row in Wigan's 10-7 victory over Salford in the 1938-39 Lancashire Cup final.


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

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