Emlyn Gwynne

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Thomas Emlyn Gwynne
Personal information
Full name Thomas Emlyn Gwynne
Born 1898
Llanelli, Wales
Died 1962 (aged 63–64)
Glamorgan, Wales
Playing information
Rugby union
Years Team Pld T G FG P
Mountain Ash RFC
Swansea RFC
Total 0 0 0 0 0
Rugby league
Position Wing
Years Team Pld T G FG P
≤1922–≥29 Hull F.C.
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1928 Wales 1
1928–29 Great Britain 3 0 0 0 0
Source: rugbyleagueproject.org englandrl.co.uk

Thomas Emlyn Gwynne (1898 — 1962) born in Llanelli, was a Welsh rugby union and professional rugby league footballer of the 1920s, playing club level rugby union (RU) for Mountain Ash RFC, and Swansea RFC, and playing representative level rugby league (RL) for Great Britain, and Wales, and at club level for Hull, as a Wing, i.e. number 2 or 5,[1] he died in Glamorgan.

Playing career[edit]

International honours[edit]

Emlyn Gwynne won a cap for Wales (RL) while at Hull in the 15–39 defeat by England at White City Stadium, Sloper Road, Grangetown, Cardiff on Wednesday 14 November 1928, and won caps for Great Britain (RL) while at Hull in 1928 against Australia, and New Zealand, and in 1929 against Australia.[2]

Challenge Cup Final appearances[edit]

Emlyn Gwynne played Left-Wing, i.e. number 5, in Hull's 9-10 defeat by Rochdale Hornets in the 1922 Challenge Cup Final during the 1921–22 season at Headingley Rugby Stadium, Leeds, in front of a crowd of 34,827.[3]


  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 rugbyleagueproject.org". rugbyleagueproject.org. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  3. ^ "A complete history of Hull FC's Challenge Cup finals". rugbyleagueproject.org. 31 December 2013. Retrieved 1 January 2014. 
  • England & Wales, Birth/Death Indexes

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