Player

Rex Willis - Scrumhalf

Rex Willis
Height178
Weight78
Date Of Birth25/10/1924
Place Of BirthYstrad
EducationLlandaff Cathedral School
ClubsCardiff, Llandaff
HonoursWales, British and Irish Lions
InvitationalCrawshays
Rex Willis was born in Ystrad in 1924 and first played for Cardiff in 1947, joining from local club Llandaff. In a ten year stay at the Arms Park he played 208 games at scrum half and scoring 14 tries. In 1950 he won his first international call up and made 21 Welsh appearances between 1950 and 1955. Also in 1950 he was selected to tour Australasia with the British Lions.
In 1999 Rex Willis was elected into the Cardiff Rugby Hall of fame and more details about his career can be found in that section of the website.
Rex Willis died in Pontypridd in 2000 aged 76.
SEASON P W D L TRY CON PEN DG PTS
1947-1948 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1948-1949 12 11 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
1949-1950 26 17 3 6 1 0 0 0 3
1950-1951 23 17 2 4 2 0 0 0 6
1951-1952 23 18 0 5 0 0 0 0 0
1952-1953 12 10 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
1953-1954 32 26 2 4 5 0 0 0 15
1954-1955 34 29 3 2 3 0 0 0 9
1955-1956 23 15 1 7 1 0 0 0 3
1956-1957 9 8 1 0 2 0 0 0 6
1957-1958 15 10 3 2 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 210 162 16 32 14 0 0 0 42
TEAM P W D L PF PA PTS
Merthyr 23 18 0 5 651 393 91
Cardiff 23 18 1 4 696 469 89
Pontypridd 21 16 0 5 730 374 79
Llandovery 24 16 1 7 652 408 79
Newport 25 15 2 8 629 551 77
Ebbw Vale 24 16 1 7 541 423 76
Aberavon 22 14 2 6 485 415 69
Swansea 24 13 0 11 537 451 65
Rygbi Gogledd Cymru 1404 22 11 1 10 552 456 64
Carmarthen Quins 25 11 1 13 526 469 61
Bedwas 24 8 1 15 515 667 43
Bridgend Ravens 22 8 0 14 427 517 43
Llanelli 25 7 1 17 503 632 40
Cross Keys 23 5 1 17 464 734 34
Bargoed 23 4 0 19 400 756 22
Neath 24 1 0 23 350 943 3