Player

JD Evans - Prop

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
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