Player

Harry Bowcott - Centre

Harry Bowcott
Date Of Birth30/04/1907
Place Of BirthCardiff
EducationCambridge University, Cardiff High School
ClubsLondon Welsh, Cardiff, Wasps
RegionsScarlets, Middlesex
HonoursWales, British and Irish Lions
InvitationalBarbarians
ManagedWales
Harry Morgan Bowcott was born in Cardiff in 1907. A strong centre, he played for Cambridge University, Cardiff, London Welsh and the Lions. During his time at Cardiff, he played 113 matches over eight seasons from 1926 until 1936 scoring 36 tries. In 1929 he made his debut for Wales in the victory over Scotland at Swansea and he went on to captain his country the following year against England at Cardiff Arms Park. He won eight caps in all between 1929 and 1933 and was picked for the Lions tour to New Zealand and Australia in 1930. On the tour he played in 16 of the 21 games in New Zealand, scoring six tries, and four of the five in Australia – he played in all five of the Test matches on the tour.
Harry Bowcott was a member of the Welsh Rugby Union general committee for two decades and was a Welsh selector from 1963 to 1974. In addition, he was assistant manager of the Welsh tour to Argentina in 1968 and was President of the WRU in the 1974 - 75 season.
Harry died in Wenvoe, Vale of Glamorgan in December 2004 aged 97
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
Merthyr 30 23 0 7 885 593 117
Cardiff 30 22 1 7 991 660 111
Pontypridd 30 22 0 8 1015 580 110
Llandovery 30 21 1 8 856 551 104
Ebbw Vale 30 20 1 9 762 594 95
Aberavon 30 18 2 10 698 603 90
Newport 30 17 2 11 759 700 88
Rygbi Gogledd Cymru 1404 30 14 1 15 852 650 85
Swansea 30 16 0 14 674 594 81
Carmarthen Quins 30 13 1 16 637 584 71
Bridgend Ravens 30 12 0 18 689 714 66
Llanelli 30 12 1 17 679 723 63
Bedwas 30 12 1 17 681 830 62
Cross Keys 30 5 1 24 586 1093 36
Bargoed 30 6 0 24 576 1003 35
Neath 30 1 0 29 406 1274 3