John Devereux (rugby)
|Full name||John Anthony Devereux|
|Date of birth||30 March 1966|
|Place of birth||Pontycymer, Bridgend, Wales|
|Height||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Weight||15 st 4 lb (97 kg)|
|University||UWIC (formerly SGIHE)|
|* Professional club appearances and points
counted for domestic first grade only.
John Anthony Devereux (30 March 1966) is a Welsh former dual-code rugby football international. In 1989 he toured with the British and Irish Lions and at the time played club rugby union for Bridgend. He also played rugby league with Widnes in England and the Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles in Australia, achieving representative selection for the Great Britain and Wales national rugby league teams. After retiring from playing he became head coach of the Wales rugby league team.
John Devereux won caps for Wales (RL) while at Widnes, and unattached 1991…2000 10(12?)-caps + 2-caps (sub) 2(3?)-tries 1-goal 10(14?)-points. He was selected to go on the 1992 Great Britain Lions tour of Australia and New Zealand. Also in 1992 Devereux played from the bench in Great Britain's loss to Australia in the World Cup final at Wembley.
Devereux currently lives in Bridgend, Wales with his wife and two daughters
- John Devereux player profile Scrum.com