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 16 13 0 3 396 243 61
Carmarthen Quins 17 10 3 4 372 278 54
Aberavon 16 11 0 5 371 272 53
Llandovery 16 9 2 5 344 285 48
Pontypridd 18 10 0 8 394 376 47
Merthyr 18 8 0 10 362 374 44
RGC 1404 17 8 1 8 409 381 43
Newport 15 7 0 8 294 278 37
Swansea 17 7 0 10 246 292 35
Llanelli 15 6 0 9 293 412 27
Ebbw Vale 17 4 2 11 283 351 27
Bridgend Ravens 18 3 0 15 271 493 19