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 30 23 0 7 885 593 117
Cardiff 30 22 1 7 991 660 111
Pontypridd 30 22 0 8 1015 580 110
Llandovery 30 21 1 8 856 551 104
Ebbw Vale 30 20 1 9 762 594 95
Aberavon 30 18 2 10 698 603 90
Newport 30 17 2 11 759 700 88
Rygbi Gogledd Cymru 1404 30 14 1 15 852 650 85
Swansea 30 16 0 14 674 594 81
Carmarthen Quins 30 13 1 16 637 584 71
Bridgend Ravens 30 12 0 18 689 714 66
Llanelli 30 12 1 17 679 723 63
Bedwas 30 12 1 17 681 830 62
Cross Keys 30 5 1 24 586 1093 36
Bargoed 30 6 0 24 576 1003 35
Neath 30 1 0 29 406 1274 3