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 18 15 0 3 534 302 76
Pontypridd 18 14 0 4 638 338 68
Cardiff 18 13 1 4 551 379 67
Ebbw Vale 18 13 1 4 397 292 62
Newport 18 12 0 6 470 430 57
Llandovery 18 11 1 6 506 321 57
Aberavon 17 11 1 5 402 355 53
Rygbi Gogledd Cymru 1404 17 9 0 8 444 354 50
Carmarthen Quins 18 9 0 9 394 340 47
Swansea 17 8 0 9 371 349 41
Cross Keys 17 4 1 12 379 562 28
Bridgend Ravens 16 5 0 11 316 424 27
Llanelli 18 4 1 13 337 499 25
Bedwas 17 4 0 13 341 527 23
Bargoed 17 3 0 14 327 574 17
Neath 16 1 0 15 261 622 3