Jack Evans (rugby)

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Jack D. Evans
Personal information
Full name Jack D. Evans
Playing information
Rugby union
Years Team Pld T G FG P
Newport RFC
Rugby league
Position Fullback
Years Team Pld T G FG P
≤1950–≥53 Hunslet
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1950–53 Wales 10
1951–52 Great Britain 4 0 2 0 4

Jack D. Evans is a Welsh rugby union and professional rugby league footballer of the 1940s, and 1950s, playing club level rugby union (RU) for Newport RFC, and playing representative level rugby league (RL) for Great Britain, and Wales, and at club level for Hunslet, as a Fullback, i.e. number 1.[1]

International honours[edit]

Jack Evans won 10 caps for Wales (RL) in 1950–1953 while at Hunslet, and won caps for Great Britain (RL) while at Hunslet in 1951 against New Zealand; and in 1952 against Australia (3 matches).[2]

Jack Evans also represented Great Britain in two non-Test matches while at Hunslet in the 12-22 defeat by France at Parc des Princes, Paris on Thursday 22 May 1952, and the 17-22 defeat by France at Stade de Gerland, Lyon on Sunday 24 May 1953.[3][4]


  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. ^ Harry Edgar (2007). Rugby League Journal Annual 2008 Page-110. Rugby League Journal Publishing. ISBN 0-9548355-3-0
  4. ^ Robert Gate (2009). Rugby League Lions: 100 Years of Test Matches. Page 249. Vertical Editions. ISBN 978-1-904091-25-7

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