|Full name||Alex Givvons|
Pillgwenlly, Newport, Wales
|Died||June 2002 (aged 88)
|Position||Scrum-half, Loose forward|
Alex Givvons (October→December 1913 - June 2002 (aged 88)) born in Pillgwenlly, Newport, was a Welsh rugby union and professional rugby league footballer of the 1930s, and 1940s, playing club level rugby union (RU) for Cross Keys RFC, as a Scrum-half, i.e. number 9, and playing representative level rugby league (RL) for Wales, and at club level for Oldham (twice), and Huddersfield, as a Scrum-half/Halfback, or Loose forward/Lock, i.e. number 7, or 13, during the era of contested scrums, he died in Oldham.
Challenge Cup Final appearances
Alex Givvons played in Huddersfield's 7-4 victory over Bradford Northern in the first-leg of the 1945 Challenge Cup Final during the 1944–45 season at Fartown Ground, Huddersfield, and in the 6-5 second-leg victory at Odsal Stadium, Bradford.
County Cup Final appearances
During Alex Givvons' time at Oldham, they had a 12-0 victory over St Helens Recs in the 1933 Lancashire County Cup Final during the 1933–34 season at Station Road, Swinton on Saturday 18 November 1933.
Honoured at Oldham RLFC
Alex Givvons is an Oldham Hall Of Fame Inductee.
Honoured in Oldham
Alex Givvons was the son of Alexander Givvons (Snr), and Johannah Dunn (birth registered April→June 1896) their marriage was registered during October→December 1915 in Newport district. Alex Givvons was the eldest brother of; Frank W. Givvons (birth registered October→December 1916 in Newport district), Mary M. Givvons (birth registered July→September 1918 in Newport district), Margaret F. Givvons (birth registered April→June 1920 in Newport district), and Trevor P. W. Givvons (birth registered July→September 1925 in Newport district). Alex Givvons' marriage to Eunice (née Clayton) (birth registered April→June 1914 in Oldham district) was registered during October→December 1934 in Oldham district. They had children; future rugby union, and rugby league Wing/Centre 1950s, and 1960s, for Oldham RUFC, St Patrick's ARLFC, Saddleworth Rangers ARLFC, Oldham St Anne's ARLFC, Halifax, Swinton, and Blackpool Borough, and referee of the and 1970s, and 1980s; Alexander Givvons, Jr.  (birth registered January→March 1935 - April 2017 (aged 82)) (Alex Givvons Jr. was the referee for Hull Kingston Rovers' 11-7 victory over Castleford in the 1971 Yorkshire County Cup Final during the 1971–72 season at Belle Vue, Wakefield on Saturday 21 August 1971), and Trevor A. Givvons (birth registered January→March 1946 (age 70–71)).
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