Player

Owen James (Jem) Evans - Half Back

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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
Cardiff 7 7 0 0 183 100 32
Aberavon 6 5 0 1 123 105 21
Merthyr 7 4 0 3 172 148 21
Pontypridd 7 4 0 3 161 167 20
Rygbi Gogledd Cymru 1404 7 4 0 3 161 142 19
Carmarthen Quins 6 4 0 2 134 110 18
Newport 7 3 0 4 152 139 18
Llandovery 5 2 0 3 124 112 12
Swansea 7 2 0 5 113 133 12
Llanelli 6 2 0 4 112 158 10
Ebbw Vale 7 1 0 6 142 194 8
Bridgend Ravens 6 1 0 5 89 158 6