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Jim Mills
Height186
Weight110
Date Of Birth24/09/1944
Place Of BirthAberdare
ClubsWidnes Vikings, Workington Town, North Sydney Bears, Bradford Bulls, Salford Red Devils, Halifax RLFC, Cardiff
HonoursWales RL, Great Britain
ManagedWales RL Management, Wales 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
Cardiff 16 13 0 3 396 243 61
Carmarthen Quins 17 10 3 4 372 278 54
Aberavon 16 11 0 5 371 272 53
Llandovery 16 9 2 5 344 285 48
Pontypridd 18 10 0 8 394 376 47
Merthyr 18 8 0 10 362 374 44
RGC 1404 17 8 1 8 409 381 43
Newport 15 7 0 8 294 278 37
Swansea 17 7 0 10 246 292 35
Llanelli 15 6 0 9 293 412 27
Ebbw Vale 17 4 2 11 283 351 27
Bridgend Ravens 18 3 0 15 271 493 19