Player

Billy Spiller - Centre

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Billy Spiller
Date Of Birth08/07/1886
Place Of BirthSt Fagans
EducationLansdowne School, Cardiff
ClubsCardiff, Barry
HonoursWales
Popular Glamorgan County police sergeant William John (Billy) Spiller was born in St Fagans in 1886. Between 1905 and the outbreak of war in he played 184 games for Cardiff and won ten Welsh caps between, he also appeared for Pontypridd. As well as being an excellent centre he was also a fine cricketer and was the first Glamorgan cricketer to score a 100 runs in their first season as a first class county.
Spiller died in the village of his birth a month short of his 84th birthday.
COMPETITION PLAYED T C P DG PTS YC RC
TEAM P W D L PF PA PTS
Cardiff 9 9 0 0 220 119 41
Carmarthen Quins 8 6 0 2 206 147 28
Pontypridd 9 5 0 4 200 192 24
Aberavon 8 5 0 3 164 152 24
Rygbi Gogledd Cymru 1404 9 5 0 4 208 178 23
Llanelli 9 5 0 4 187 219 22
Merthyr 9 4 0 5 199 201 22
Llandovery 7 4 0 3 158 134 20
Newport 9 3 0 6 174 186 18
Swansea 9 3 0 6 140 159 17
Ebbw Vale 9 2 0 7 183 230 13
Bridgend Ravens 9 1 0 8 128 250 7