Player

Ray Price - Wing

Ray Price
Date Of Birth18/01/1924
Place Of BirthBlaina
ClubsSt Helens, Warrington Wolves, Belle Vue Rangers, Cardiff, Abertillery
HonoursGreat Britain, Wales RL
InvitationalRugby League XIII, Other Nationalities
Ray Price was born in 1924 in Blaina and played one game, on the wing, for Cardiff in 1948. Price had been captain of Abertillery before moving north in 1948 to join Belle Vue Rangers. Whilst playing for them, Price played nine times for Great Britain, twice for Wales and twice for ‘Other Nationalities’. In 1953 he moved to Warrington and then in 1957 he was transferred to St Helens for £1500.00. With 113 appearances at Wilderspool it was no surprise that Ray Price was inducted into the Warrington Rugby League Hall of Fame.
In the summer of 1957 Ray went with Great Britain to Australia for the second Rugby League World Cup but he was badly injured in the first warm-up game in Perth and took no further part in the tour. He returned home to Wales and announced his retirement.
On retiring from rugby league he returned home to Blaina and died aged 64 in 1988 after suffering a brain haemorrhage.
SEASON P W D L TRY CON PEN DG PTS
1948-1949 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
TEAM P W D L PF PA PTS
Merthyr 23 18 0 5 651 393 91
Cardiff 23 18 1 4 696 469 89
Pontypridd 21 16 0 5 730 374 79
Llandovery 24 16 1 7 652 408 79
Newport 25 15 2 8 629 551 77
Ebbw Vale 24 16 1 7 541 423 76
Aberavon 22 14 2 6 485 415 69
Swansea 24 13 0 11 537 451 65
Rygbi Gogledd Cymru 1404 22 11 1 10 552 456 64
Carmarthen Quins 25 11 1 13 526 469 61
Bedwas 24 8 1 15 515 667 43
Bridgend Ravens 22 8 0 14 427 517 43
Llanelli 25 7 1 17 503 632 40
Cross Keys 23 5 1 17 464 734 34
Bargoed 23 4 0 19 400 756 22
Neath 24 1 0 23 350 943 3