Tom Collins (rugby)

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Thomas John Collins
Personal information
Full name Thomas John Collins
Nickname Tom
Born 14 August 1895
Merthyr Tydfil, Wales
Died 8 April 1957 (aged 61)
Mountain Ash, Wales
Playing information
Rugby union
Position Centre
Years Team Pld T G FG P
≤1923–23 Mountain Ash RFC
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1923 Wales 1 0 0 0 0
Rugby league
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1923–29 Hull F.C.

Thomas "Tom" John Collins (14 August 1895 — 8 April 1957 (aged 61)) born in Merthyr Tydfil, was a Welsh rugby union and professional rugby league footballer of the 1920s, playing representative level rugby union (RU) for Wales, and at club level for Mountain Ash RFC, as a Centre, i.e. number 12 or 13, and playing club level rugby league (RL) for Hull,[1] he died in Mountain Ash.

International honours[edit]

Tom Collins won a cap for Wales (RU) while at Mountain Ash RFC in 1923 against Ireland.[2]


  1. ^ Robert Gate (1986). "Gone North - Volume 1". R. E. Gate. ISBN 0-9511190-0-1
  2. ^ "Statistics at". 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 

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