Player

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 16 13 0 3 396 243 61
Carmarthen Quins 17 10 3 4 372 278 54
Aberavon 16 11 0 5 371 272 53
Llandovery 16 9 2 5 344 285 48
Pontypridd 18 10 0 8 394 376 47
Merthyr 18 8 0 10 362 374 44
RGC 1404 17 8 1 8 409 381 43
Newport 15 7 0 8 294 278 37
Swansea 17 7 0 10 246 292 35
Llanelli 15 6 0 9 293 412 27
Ebbw Vale 17 4 2 11 283 351 27
Bridgend Ravens 18 3 0 15 271 493 19