Player

Owen James (Jem) Evans - Half Back

Owen James (Jem) Evans
Place Of BirthCardiff
ClubsCardiff
HonoursWales
Owen James (Jem) Evans was born in Cardiff in 1867. In four seasons at the Arms Park (between 1884 and 1888) he played 51 games. Evans was one of the earliest half-backs to play for Wales and was awarded four caps in 1887 and 1888, although never with the same partner. His first international was against England on January 8th 1887 at Llanelli in the Home Championship and his other caps were against Scotland in the same year and Scotland and Ireland the following year.
A Marine Engineer by trade he died in 1942 in Griffithstown, Pontypool at the age of 75.
PLAYER FOR P W D L TRY CON PEN DG PTS
Wales 4 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 4 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0
TEAM P W D L PF PA PTS
Merthyr 27 21 0 6 798 501 107
Llandovery 28 20 1 7 803 492 98
Cardiff 26 19 1 6 771 547 95
Ebbw Vale 28 19 1 8 671 512 90
Pontypridd 25 18 0 7 840 480 89
Aberavon 26 17 2 7 612 490 83
Newport 29 16 2 11 726 678 83
Swansea 28 15 0 13 625 552 75
Rygbi Gogledd Cymru 1404 26 12 1 13 669 556 73
Carmarthen Quins 29 13 1 15 616 544 71
Llanelli 29 11 1 17 622 710 58
Bedwas 28 10 1 17 615 786 52
Bridgend Ravens 26 9 0 17 544 651 50
Cross Keys 27 5 1 21 552 925 35
Bargoed 27 6 0 21 522 872 33
Neath 27 1 0 26 379 1069 3