Player

Billy O'Neill - Prop

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Billy O'Neill
Date Of Birth05/06/1878
Place Of BirthCardiff
EducationSt Peter's Roman Catholic School
ClubsWarrington Wolves, Cardiff, St Peters, Aberavon
RegionsGlamorgan
HonoursWales RL, Wales
William "Billy" O' Neil was born in Cardiff in 1878 and was a Welsh international dual-code prop who played for Cardiff and Aberavon before turning professional with Warrington in 1908.
Educated at St Peter's School in Roath, O'Neill played rugby for St Peters before joining Cardiff and was capped eleven times in union team (first against Scotland in 1904) and twice for Wales Rugby League team (after just two months as a league player).
He died in Cardiff in 1955 aged 76.

It should be noted that many records refer to Billy Neill (rather than O'Neill) it is the same player.
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 7 7 0 0 183 100 32
Aberavon 6 5 0 1 123 105 21
Merthyr 7 4 0 3 172 148 21
Pontypridd 7 4 0 3 161 167 20
Rygbi Gogledd Cymru 1404 7 4 0 3 161 142 19
Carmarthen Quins 6 4 0 2 134 110 18
Newport 7 3 0 4 152 139 18
Llandovery 5 2 0 3 124 112 12
Swansea 7 2 0 5 113 133 12
Llanelli 6 2 0 4 112 158 10
Ebbw Vale 7 1 0 6 142 194 8
Bridgend Ravens 6 1 0 5 89 158 6