Walter Rice Evans

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Walter Rice Evans
Full name Walter Rice Evans
Date of birth (1863-09-10)10 September 1863
Place of birth Neath, Wales
Date of death 8 June 1909(1909-06-08) (aged 45)
Place of death Neath, Wales
School Cowbridge Grammar School
University Jesus College, Oxford
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Forward
Amateur clubs
Years Club / team
Oxford University RFC
Swansea RFC
London Welsh RFC
Neath RFC
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
1890–1891 Wales 3 (0)

Walter Rice Evans (10 September 1863 – 9 June 1909) was a Welsh international rugby union player, who won three caps between 1890 and 1891.


Evans was born in Neath, Glamorgan.[1] He was educated at Cowbridge Grammar School and Jesus College, Oxford, playing for Oxford University RFC and winning a "Blue" in 1890.[2]

He was a forward and represented the Wales national rugby union team on three occasions in the Home Nations Championship. His debut for Wales was on 1 February 1890 against Scotland. In the following season, he played against England and Scotland.[1]

He also played for Swansea (for whom he made his debut in 1889), Neath and London Welsh. He died on 9 June 1909.[3]

External links[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Walter Evans". WRU Searchable Player Archive. Welsh Rugby Union. Retrieved 18 May 2008. 
  2. ^ Jenkinson, Leonard (1994/1995). "Jesus College's Rugby Internationals". The Jesus College Record. Jesus College, Oxford: 62–63.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  3. ^ "Evans, Walter". Swansea RFC. Retrieved 18 May 2008. [dead link]