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Mel Rosser - Fullback

Mel Rosser
Date Of Birth18/04/1901
Place Of BirthMachen
ClubsYork City Knights, Castleford Tigers, Leeds Rhinos, Penarth, Cardiff, Machen
RegionsGlamorgan
HonoursWales RL, Great Britain, Wales
Mel Rosser was born 1901 in Machen and began his rugby career with his local club, before moving to Cardiff where he played two seasons, scoring four tries in 13 games. During the 1923 - 24 season Rosser switched to Penarth and it was whilst he was at Penarth that he gained his two international caps for Wales. During his rugby career he represented Glamorgan County and as a serving Policeman represented the Glamorgan Police. 
At the start of 1924 - 25 season Rosser turned to rugby league and joined Leeds, at the same time leaving the police force to become a licensee. His first game for Leeds was in September 1924 and he was selected for the Wales Rugby League side in 1926, going on to gain 5 rugby league caps. After six seasons he left Leeds to join York FC.
He passed away in York September 1988 aged 87.
SEASON P W D L TRY CON PEN DG PTS
TOTAL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TEAM P W D L PF PA PTS
Merthyr 30 23 0 7 885 593 117
Cardiff 30 22 1 7 991 660 111
Pontypridd 30 22 0 8 1015 580 110
Llandovery 30 21 1 8 856 551 104
Ebbw Vale 30 20 1 9 762 594 95
Aberavon 30 18 2 10 698 603 90
Newport 30 17 2 11 759 700 88
Rygbi Gogledd Cymru 1404 30 14 1 15 852 650 85
Swansea 30 16 0 14 674 594 81
Carmarthen Quins 30 13 1 16 637 584 71
Bridgend Ravens 30 12 0 18 689 714 66
Llanelli 30 12 1 17 679 723 63
Bedwas 30 12 1 17 681 830 62
Cross Keys 30 5 1 24 586 1093 36
Bargoed 30 6 0 24 576 1003 35
Neath 30 1 0 29 406 1274 3