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Frank Hancock - Threequarter

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Frank Hancock
Date Of Birth07/12/1859
Place Of BirthWiveliscombe
ClubsCardiff, Wiveliscombe
RegionsSomerset
HonoursWales
Francis Escott 'Frank' Hancock was born in Wiveliscombe, Devon and played club rugby for Wiveliscombe, Somerset and Cardiff. Hancock first played rugby in Somerset, captained his local club and represented the Somerset county team. In 1884 he moved to Cardiff to become involved in the family brewing company and joined the Blue and Blacks, playing 50 matches between 1884 -1886 scoring 35 tries. He was made captain of Cardiff in 1885 - 6. Although English born he gained four Welsh caps between 1884 – 1886, making his debut against Ireland. His final international appearance was against Scotland in 1886.
Frank Hancock died in Devon in 1943, aged 84. 
SEASON P W D L TRY CON PEN DG PTS
TOTAL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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