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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, 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 14 12 0 2 337 211 55
Carmarthen Quins 13 9 1 3 319 229 45
Aberavon 13 9 0 4 293 223 43
Merthyr 15 8 0 7 316 311 41
Pontypridd 15 8 0 7 328 315 38
RGC 1404 14 7 0 7 352 315 36
Llandovery 12 6 2 4 271 225 35
Swansea 12 5 0 7 189 214 25
Newport 12 4 0 8 240 263 25
Llanelli 13 5 0 8 244 343 23
Ebbw Vale 14 3 1 10 254 308 21
Bridgend Ravens 15 3 0 12 228 414 17