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William Norton - Threequarter

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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
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