Player

JD Evans - Prop

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JD Evans
Height180
Weight89
Date Of Birth30/06/1926
Place Of BirthMountain Ash
EducationPengeulan School, Mountain Ash
ClubsCardiff, Mountain Ash
HonoursWales
InvitationalBarbarians
John Davies Evans was one of the toughest Props of his era. In ten seasons with the club between 1951 and 1961 he played in a remarkable number of 338 First Team games. A member of the Cardiff team that was successful against the touring All Blacks in 1953 he gained two Welsh caps (in 1958 against Ireland and France) represented the Barbarians in 1957 against Leicester. John Evans passed away in Cardiff in 1989 at the age of 62.
John’s son Alun was a wing and he also played for Cardiff (in 1971 – 72).
SEASON P W D L TRY CON PEN DG PTS
1951-1952 21 15 2 4 0 0 0 0 0
1952-1953 40 31 3 6 1 0 0 0 3
1953-1954 36 29 3 4 0 0 0 0 0
1954-1955 42 33 5 4 2 0 0 0 6
1955-1956 46 29 1 16 0 0 0 0 0
1956-1957 46 34 2 10 0 0 0 0 0
1957-1958 36 28 4 4 0 0 0 0 0
1958-1959 23 9 5 9 0 0 0 0 0
1959-1960 42 25 7 10 2 0 0 0 6
1960-1961 4 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 336 236 32 68 5 0 0 0 15
TEAM P W D L PF PA PTS
Cardiff 6 6 0 0 149 88 27
Aberavon 5 5 0 0 112 89 20
Merthyr 6 3 0 3 139 117 17
Newport 6 3 0 3 117 102 16
Rygbi Gogledd Cymru 1404 6 3 0 3 140 139 15
Pontypridd 6 3 0 3 124 132 15
Carmarthen Quins 5 3 0 2 108 90 13
Swansea 6 2 0 4 110 112 12
Llandovery 4 2 0 2 93 79 11
Ebbw Vale 6 1 0 5 122 168 7
Llanelli 5 1 0 4 96 147 6
Bridgend Ravens 5 1 0 4 77 124 6