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
Merthyr 18 15 0 3 534 302 76
Pontypridd 18 14 0 4 638 338 68
Cardiff 18 13 1 4 551 379 67
Ebbw Vale 18 13 1 4 397 292 62
Newport 18 12 0 6 470 430 57
Llandovery 18 11 1 6 506 321 57
Aberavon 17 11 1 5 402 355 53
Rygbi Gogledd Cymru 1404 17 9 0 8 444 354 50
Carmarthen Quins 18 9 0 9 394 340 47
Swansea 17 8 0 9 371 349 41
Cross Keys 17 4 1 12 379 562 28
Bridgend Ravens 16 5 0 11 316 424 27
Llanelli 18 4 1 13 337 499 25
Bedwas 17 4 0 13 341 527 23
Bargoed 17 3 0 14 327 574 17
Neath 16 1 0 15 261 622 3