Player

Archie Skym - Prop

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Archie Skym
Date Of Birth12/07/1906
Place Of BirthDrefach
ClubsCardiff, Tumble
RegionsScarlets
HonoursWales
InvitationalCrawshays, Barbarians
Archie Skym was born in Drefach, Carmarthen and began with his local team, soon moving to play for Tumble. After some impressive performances as a prop he was soon playing for Llanelly before joining Cardiff in 1929. In a six year stay at the Arms Park he played 212 games for the club, scoring 32 tries. Skym also gained 20 international caps for Wales and represented the Barbarians against East Midlands in 1932.
A policeman with the Glamorgan force he was stationed at Whitchurch and played for the both the Glamorgan and Carmarthenshire Police sides.
In 1970 at the age of 63 Archie Skym passed away.
COMPETITION PLAYED T C P DG PTS YC RC
TEAM P W D L PF PA PTS
Cardiff 16 13 0 3 396 243 61
Carmarthen Quins 17 10 3 4 372 278 54
Aberavon 16 11 0 5 371 272 53
Llandovery 16 9 2 5 344 285 48
Pontypridd 18 10 0 8 394 376 47
Merthyr 18 8 0 10 362 374 44
RGC 1404 17 8 1 8 409 381 43
Newport 15 7 0 8 294 278 37
Swansea 17 7 0 10 246 292 35
Llanelli 15 6 0 9 293 412 27
Ebbw Vale 17 4 2 11 283 351 27
Bridgend Ravens 18 3 0 15 271 493 19