|Full name||Wickham James Powell|
13 September 1892|
|Died||20 March 1961
Wickham "Wick" James Powell (13 September 1892 — 20 March 1961) was a Welsh dual-code international rugby union and professional rugby league footballer of the 1910s and '20s playing representative level rugby union (RU) for Wales.
Powell was born in Cardiff, and at club level was captain for Cardiff RFC, playing at Wing, i.e. number 11 or 14, and playing representative level rugby league (RL) for Other Nationalities, and at club level for Rochdale Hornets.
Wick Powell won caps for Wales (RU) while at Cardiff RFC in 1920 against England, Scotland, France, and Ireland, and won a cap for Other Nationalities (RL) while at Rochdale Hornets in 1921 against England.
Wick Powell was born in Cardiff in 1892. His brother Jack Powell (born 12 August 1894 in Cardiff — died 7 February 1968 in Llandough/Llandough, Penarth/Llandow) also played for Cardiff and was capped for Wales against Ireland in 1923, as a wing. During the First World War Wick Powell served with the 38th Division in France, returning to Cardiff after the end of hostilities and skippering Cardiff RFC in the 1919-1920 season. After breaking his shoulder against Australia's Rugby League team, he returned from Rochdale in 1922 and captained Cardiff at bowls, while becoming the licensee of the Cardiff Cottage, St Mary Street, Cardiff and then the City Arms Hotel on Quay Street, just opposite the Cardiff Arms Park. Wick Powell's marriage to Blanche Agnes M. Evans (1 August 1901 — 30 October 1972) was registered during January→March 1929 in Cardiff district, the birth of their son Brian John Powell was registered during January→March 1932 in Cardiff district. Wick Powell died, aged 68, in Cyncoed.
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