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 14 12 0 2 337 211 55
Carmarthen Quins 13 9 1 3 319 229 45
Aberavon 13 9 0 4 293 223 43
Merthyr 15 8 0 7 316 311 41
Pontypridd 15 8 0 7 328 315 38
RGC 1404 14 7 0 7 352 322 36
Llandovery 12 6 2 4 271 225 35
Swansea 12 5 0 7 189 214 25
Newport 12 4 0 8 240 263 25
Llanelli 13 5 0 8 251 343 23
Ebbw Vale 14 3 1 10 254 308 21
Bridgend Ravens 15 3 0 12 228 414 17