Maurice Richards

Maurice Richards born February 1945 played club rugby for Cardiff and international rugby for Wales before switching to rugby league in 1969.

He played 171 games for Cardiff and scored 97 tries, 4 in one match against Gloucester in 1966/67 and was superb sevens player. At the age of 23, he became a British Lion on a tour to South Africa in 1968, where he gained 3 caps.

He gained 9 Welsh caps, making his debut against Ireland in 1968. He also scored four tries in one international against England. in the 1969 Five Nations.
In September 1969,Maurice went north to Salford to play rugby league. He gained caps for Wales RL and Great Britain

Playing Summary
Season P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS
1962/1963 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1963/1964 21 14 2 5 6 0 0 0 18
1964/1965 35 23 4 8 18 0 0 0 54
1965/1966 39 29 2 8 17 3 1 0 60
1966/1967 38 26 3 9 33 7 2 1 122
1967/1968 14 8 0 6 9 0 0 0 27
1968/1969 23 14 3 6 13 0 0 0 39
Total 171 115 14 42 96 10 3 1 320

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TEAM P W D L PF PA PTS
Merthyr 23 18 0 5 651 393 91
Cardiff 23 18 1 4 696 469 89
Pontypridd 21 16 0 5 730 374 79
Llandovery 24 16 1 7 652 408 79
Newport 25 15 2 8 629 551 77
Ebbw Vale 24 16 1 7 541 423 76
Aberavon 22 14 2 6 485 415 69
Swansea 24 13 0 11 537 451 65
Rygbi Gogledd Cymru 1404 22 11 1 10 552 456 64
Carmarthen Quins 25 11 1 13 526 469 61
Bedwas 24 8 1 15 515 667 43
Bridgend Ravens 22 8 0 14 427 517 43
Llanelli 25 7 1 17 503 632 40
Cross Keys 23 5 1 17 464 734 34
Bargoed 23 4 0 19 400 756 22
Neath 24 1 0 23 350 943 3