Player

Owen James (Jem) Evans - Half Back

Owen James (Jem) Evans
Place Of BirthCardiff
ClubsCardiff
HonoursWales
Owen James (Jem) Evans was born in Cardiff in 1867. In four seasons at the Arms Park (between 1884 and 1888) he played 51 games. Evans was one of the earliest half-backs to play for Wales and was awarded four caps in 1887 and 1888, although never with the same partner. His first international was against England on January 8th 1887 at Llanelli in the Home Championship and his other caps were against Scotland in the same year and Scotland and Ireland the following year.
A Marine Engineer by trade he died in 1942 in Griffithstown, Pontypool at the age of 75.
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