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Jim Mills - Lock

Jim Mills
Height186
Weight110
Date Of Birth29/09/1944
Place Of BirthAberdare
ClubsWidnes Vikings, Workington Town, North Sydney Bears, Bradford Bulls, Salford Red Devils, Halifax, Cardiff
HonoursWales RL, Great Britain
ManagedWales RL
Jim Mills was a former youth player and played Cardiff from 1963 until 1965, scoring one try in 16 appearances and gaining his Athletic cap in the 1963 - 64 season. In 1965 he moved to Rugby League where he had a great career. Between 1965 and 1980 he played almost 350 games for Halifax, Salford, Bradford Northern, North Sydney, Widnes and Workington Town as well as 24 games for Great Britain and Wales. Over half his games were for Widnes, for whom he played 188 times. Originally a second row forward the move to Rugby League saw him converted to prop.

More information about the career of Jim Mills can be found in the book ‘Big Jim: Jim Mills - A Rugby Giant’ by Peter Lush and Maurice Bamford.
SEASON P W D L TRY CON PEN DG PTS
1963-1964 6 5 0 1 1 0 0 0 3
1964-1965 10 8 0 2 1 0 0 0 3
TOTAL 16 13 0 3 2 0 0 0 6
TEAM P W D L PF PA PTS
Merthyr 18 15 0 3 534 302 76
Pontypridd 18 14 0 4 638 338 68
Cardiff 18 13 1 4 551 379 67
Ebbw Vale 18 13 1 4 397 292 62
Newport 18 12 0 6 470 430 57
Llandovery 18 11 1 6 506 321 57
Aberavon 17 11 1 5 402 355 53
Rygbi Gogledd Cymru 1404 17 9 0 8 444 354 50
Carmarthen Quins 18 9 0 9 394 340 47
Swansea 17 8 0 9 371 349 41
Cross Keys 17 4 1 12 379 562 28
Bridgend Ravens 16 5 0 11 316 424 27
Llanelli 18 4 1 13 337 499 25
Bedwas 17 4 0 13 341 527 23
Bargoed 17 3 0 14 327 574 17
Neath 16 1 0 15 261 622 3