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Bunner Travers - Hooker

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Bunner Travers
Date Of Birth02/12/1913
Place Of BirthNewport
ClubsNewport, Cardiff, Pill Harriers
HonoursWales, British and Irish Lions
InvitationalCrawshays, Barbarians
William 'Bunner' Travers was born in Newport in 1913, the fourth of eight boys. At the age of only 15 he was playing for Pill Harriers before moving on to play for Newport. IN 1937 – 8 he played once for Cardiff and then making two further appearances in the 1947 – 48 season. On the international stage he won 12 caps for Wales and two for the British Lions in South Africa in 1938, also playing for the Army and for Crawshays Welsh XV. His Father, George, was also a Welsh International.
Bunner Travers died in Newport in 1998.
SEASON P W D L TRY CON PEN DG PTS
1947-1948 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TEAM P W D L PF PA PTS
Cardiff 6 6 0 0 149 88 27
Aberavon 5 5 0 0 112 89 20
Merthyr 6 3 0 3 139 117 17
Newport 6 3 0 3 117 102 16
Rygbi Gogledd Cymru 1404 6 3 0 3 140 139 15
Pontypridd 6 3 0 3 124 132 15
Carmarthen Quins 5 3 0 2 108 90 13
Swansea 6 2 0 4 110 112 12
Llandovery 4 2 0 2 93 79 11
Ebbw Vale 6 1 0 5 122 168 7
Llanelli 5 1 0 4 96 147 6
Bridgend Ravens 5 1 0 4 77 124 6