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 23 18 0 5 651 393 91
Cardiff 23 18 1 4 696 469 89
Pontypridd 21 16 0 5 730 374 79
Llandovery 24 16 1 7 652 408 79
Newport 25 15 2 8 629 551 77
Ebbw Vale 24 16 1 7 541 423 76
Aberavon 22 14 2 6 485 415 69
Swansea 24 13 0 11 537 451 65
Rygbi Gogledd Cymru 1404 22 11 1 10 552 456 64
Carmarthen Quins 24 10 1 13 488 454 56
Bedwas 24 8 1 15 515 667 43
Bridgend Ravens 22 8 0 14 427 517 43
Llanelli 24 6 1 17 450 620 35
Cross Keys 22 5 1 16 452 681 34
Bargoed 23 4 0 19 400 756 22
Neath 23 1 0 22 335 905 3