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William Norton - Threequarter

William Norton
Date Of Birth28/04/1862
Place Of BirthCarmarthen
EducationQueen Elizabeth Grammar School, Carmarthen
ClubsCarmarthen Quins, Cardiff, Newport, Carmarthen, Neath
HonoursWales
William Barron Norton was born in Carmarthen in 1862. After making his debut in 1879 he played 49 games (scoring 20 tries) for Cardiff before ending his career with the Blue and Blacks in 1886. His international debut came against Ireland in 1882 and he went on to win 6 caps for Wales.
In August, 1898 he was appointed one of the Engineers to the Niger State Protectorate and just a few months later he contracted pneumonia, which sadly proved fatal. On the 11th December, 1898 he passed away in Old Calabar, Niger at the age of just 36.
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
Merthyr 23 18 0 5 651 393 91
Cardiff 23 18 1 4 696 469 89
Pontypridd 21 16 0 5 730 374 79
Llandovery 24 16 1 7 652 408 79
Newport 25 15 2 8 629 551 77
Ebbw Vale 24 16 1 7 541 423 76
Aberavon 22 14 2 6 485 415 69
Swansea 24 13 0 11 537 451 65
Rygbi Gogledd Cymru 1404 22 11 1 10 552 456 64
Carmarthen Quins 25 11 1 13 526 469 61
Bedwas 24 8 1 15 515 667 43
Bridgend Ravens 22 8 0 14 427 517 43
Llanelli 25 7 1 17 503 632 40
Cross Keys 23 5 1 17 464 734 34
Bargoed 23 4 0 19 400 756 22
Neath 24 1 0 23 350 943 3