Player

Mike Knill - Prop

Mike Knill
Date Of Birth22/12/1941
Place Of BirthMonkton
EducationPembroke Grammar School
ClubsCardiff, Pembroke, Penarth, South Wales Police, Canton
RegionsEast Glamorgan, Pembrokeshire
HonoursWales, Wales B
InvitationalFrench Presidents XV, Barbarians
Franklyn Michael David Knill was born in Pembroke in 1941. The strong scrummaging prop played 240 games for Cardiff between 1967 and 1978, winning one Welsh cap (against France in 1976) and playing 12 times for the Barbarians between 1975 and 1978. 
Towards the end of his career, Mike joined Penarth and led them in their centenary season.
A policeman by profession, Mike Knill also represented South Wales Police.
SEASON P W D L TRY CON PEN DG PTS
1966-1967 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1967-1968 17 11 1 5 0 3 0 0 6
1968-1969 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 5
1969-1970 5 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
1970-1971 32 24 2 6 2 0 0 0 6
1971-1972 27 21 0 6 1 2 0 0 8
1972-1973 32 25 1 6 2 0 0 0 8
1973-1974 30 22 1 7 3 0 0 0 12
1974-1975 15 11 0 4 0 0 0 0 0
1975-1976 30 21 1 8 1 0 0 0 4
1976-1977 32 21 1 10 1 0 0 0 4
1977-1978 12 11 0 1 1 0 0 0 4
1978-1979 5 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 240 177 7 56 12 6 0 0 57
TEAM P W D L PF PA PTS
Cardiff 2 2 0 0 57 33 9
Aberavon 2 2 0 0 51 40 8
Merthyr 2 1 0 1 59 44 6
Swansea 2 1 0 1 47 29 5
Llandovery 1 1 0 0 26 20 5
Newport 1 1 0 0 29 23 5
Pontypridd 2 1 0 1 43 41 5
Rygbi Gogledd Cymru 1404 2 1 0 1 43 43 5
Ebbw Vale 2 0 0 2 44 71 1
Carmarthen Quins 1 0 0 1 17 20 1
Bridgend Ravens 1 0 0 1 26 27 1
Llanelli 2 0 0 2 15 66 0