Bryn Phillips

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Brinley Phillips
Personal information
Full name Brinley Phillips
Nickname Bryn
Born (1900-10-11)11 October 1900
Merthyr Tydfil, Wales
Died circa-1980 (aged 79–80)
Neath, Wales
Playing information
Rugby union
Position Lock
Years Team Pld T G FG P
Taibach RFC
≤1925–26 Aberavon RFC
Glamorgan Police RFC
Total 0 0 0 0 0
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1925–26 Wales 5
Rugby league
Position Loose forward/Lock
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1926–≥26 Huddersfield
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1926 Wales 1

Brinley "Bryn" Phillips (11 October 1900 — c.1980) was a Welsh dual-code international rugby union and professional rugby league footballer of the 1920s.

Phillips was born in Merthyr Tydfil. He played rugby union (RU) at representative level for Wales, and at club level for Taibach RFC, Aberavon RFC, and Glamorgan Police RFC, as a Lock, i.e. number 4 or 5, and at representative level played rugby league (RL) for Wales, and at club level for Huddersfield,[1] as a Loose forward/Lock, i.e. number 13, during the era of contested scrums. He died in Neath, aged about 80.

International honours[edit]

Bryn Phillips won caps for Wales (RU) while at Aberavon RFC in 1925 against England, Scotland, France, and Ireland, and in 1926 against England, and won a cap for Wales (RL) while at Huddersfield in 1926.[2]


  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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