Rees Richards

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Rees Richards
Personal information
Full name Rees Richards
Born 1886
Cwmafan, Wales
Playing information
Rugby union
Position Forwards
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
Cymmer RFC
Aberavon RFC 21
Total 0 0 0 0 21
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1913 Wales 3 0 0 0 0
Rugby league
Position Second-row
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1913–15 Wigan 53 7 21
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1914 Wales 1

Rees Richards (1886 — death unknown) born in Cwmafan, was a Welsh dual-code international rugby union and professional rugby league footballer who played in the 1910s, playing representative level rugby union (RU) for Wales, and at club level for Aberavon RFC, as a Forward, and playing representative level rugby league (RL) for Wales, and at club level for Wigan, as a second-row, i.e. number 11 or 12, during the era of contested scrums.[1]

International honours[edit]

Richards won caps for Wales (RU) while at Aberavon RFC in 1913 against Scotland, France, and Ireland,and won a cap for Wales (RL) while at Wigan in 1914.[2]

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 rugbyleagueproject.org". rugbyleagueproject.org. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 

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