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 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