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William Phillips - Forward

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William Phillips
Date Of Birth16/08/1855
Place Of BirthCardiff
EducationBridgend School
ClubsCardiff
HonoursWales
William David Phillips played for Cardiff in 109 games between 1876 and 1895 and was captain from the 1879 – 80 season for three seasons until 1882. In 1881 Phillips was selected to play for the first representative Welsh International team in a game against England, and he went on to gain another four Welsh Caps.
After his playing days were he became a referee and later a WRU Vice President - representing the East Wales region. Philips was one of the Welsh representatives on the IRB panel from 1887 - 1907.
He died in Cardiff aged 63 in 1918.
PLAYER FOR P W D L TRY CON PEN DG PTS
Wales 5 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 5 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
TEAM P W D L PF PA PTS
Cardiff 4 4 0 0 108 63 18
Aberavon 4 4 0 0 96 74 16
Rygbi Gogledd Cymru 1404 4 3 0 1 112 88 14
Swansea 4 2 0 2 88 74 11
Llandovery 3 2 0 1 90 70 10
Pontypridd 4 2 0 2 86 95 10
Merthyr 4 1 0 3 93 90 8
Ebbw Vale 4 1 0 3 109 127 7
Newport 3 1 0 2 69 70 7
Carmarthen Quins 3 1 0 2 65 72 5
Bridgend Ravens 3 1 0 2 56 79 5
Llanelli 4 0 0 4 67 137 1