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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 14 12 0 2 337 211 55
Carmarthen Quins 15 9 2 4 346 258 48
Aberavon 14 9 0 5 303 236 44
Merthyr 16 8 0 8 321 321 42
Pontypridd 16 9 0 7 346 332 42
Llandovery 14 7 2 5 306 261 40
RGC 1404 15 7 1 7 367 337 38
Swansea 15 7 0 8 212 246 33
Newport 14 6 0 8 277 266 33
Llanelli 14 6 0 8 275 364 27
Ebbw Vale 15 3 1 11 257 328 21
Bridgend Ravens 16 3 0 13 245 432 18