Player

Mike Knill - Prop

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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 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