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George Young - Forward

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George Young
Place Of BirthTynemouth
EducationMalvern
ClubsCardiff
HonoursWales
George Avery Young was born in Tynemouth in the North of England. His first major club was Cardiff who he joined in 1882 and over the next ten seasons he played 87 games for the club. In 1886 he was chosen to represent Wales in the country's opening game of the 1886 Home Nations championship, ironically against England, one of five Cardiff players representing Wales on that day. The following season he given the captaincy of Cardiff, which he held for two seasons. Young was an all-round sportsman and also played cricket at a high level for Glamorgan in the days before the county were admitted to the County Championship,
George Avery Young passed away in Penarth in 1900 at the age of 34.        
SEASON P W D L TRY CON PEN DG PTS
TOTAL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TEAM P W D L PF PA PTS
Cardiff 9 9 0 0 225 119 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 6 174 191 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