Lou Rees

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Lewis Morgan Rees
Personal information
Full name Lewis Morgan Rees
Nickname Lou, Lew
Born 7 January 1910
Treherbert, Wales
Died 21 December 1976 (aged 66)
Manchester, England
Playing information
Rugby union
Position Flanker
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
Treorchy RFC
Cardiff RFC
Total 0 0 0 0 0
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1933 Wales 1 0 0 0 0
Rugby league
Position Prop
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
25 Aug 1934–39 Oldham 125 21 7 0 77
1944–45 Oldham
Total 125 21 7 0 77
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1935–38 Wales 5
Source: rugbyleagueproject.org

Lewis "Lou"/"Lew" Morgan Rees (7 January 1910 – 21 December 1976 (aged 66)) born in Treherbert, was a Welsh dual-code international rugby union and professional rugby league footballer of the 1930s and 1940s, playing representative level rugby union (RU) for Wales, and at club level for Treorchy RFC, and Cardiff RFC, as a Flanker, i.e. number 6 or 7, and playing representative level rugby league (RL) for Wales, and at club level for Oldham (both pre- and post-World War II), as a Prop, i.e. number 8 or 10, during the era of contested scrums,[1] he died in Manchester,

International honours[edit]

Lou Rees won a cap for Wales (RU) while at Cardiff on Saturday 11 March 1933 against Ireland,[2] and won 5 caps for Wales (RL) in 1935–1938 while at Oldham.[3]

References[edit]

  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 wru.co.uk". wru.co.ukg. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  3. ^ "Statistics at rugbyleagueproject.org". rugbyleagueproject.org. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 

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