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Tom Johnson - Wing

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Tom Johnson
Place Of BirthCardiff
EducationSouth Church Street Docks School, Cardiff
ClubsCardiff, Newbridge, Penarth
HonoursWales, Wales Schools
Thomas Albert Johnson known to one and all as "Codger" was Cardiff born and bred. As a boy he attended the South Church Street Docks School in the city. Codger only 5ft 8in tall and barely 11 stone in weight but he was a fearless player. Equally adept as a wing or centre, he made his Cardiff debut in 1920 at the age of 17 and went on to score 129 tries and five dropped goals in 187 games. In the 1924 – 5 season was club captain when the All Blacks were again among the opponents.
Codger Johnson gained 12 caps for Wales, captaining them against England at Twickenham in 1925, and also played for a combined Wales/England XV against a Scotland/Ireland side in the historic centenary match at Rugby School in 1923.
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