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William Phillips - Forward

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William Phillips
Date Of Birth16/08/1855
Place Of BirthCardiff
EducationBridgend School
ClubsCardiff
HonoursWales
William David Phillips played for Cardiff in 109 games between 1876 and 1895 and was captain from the 1879 – 80 season for three seasons until 1882. In 1881 Phillips was selected to play for the first representative Welsh International team in a game against England, and he went on to gain another four Welsh Caps.
After his playing days were he became a referee and later a WRU Vice President - representing the East Wales region. Philips was one of the Welsh representatives on the IRB panel from 1887 - 1907.
He died in Cardiff aged 63 in 1918.
SEASON P W D L TRY CON PEN DG PTS
1876-1877 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1877-1878 7 3 1 3 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 9 5 1 3 0 0 0 0 0
TEAM P W D L PF PA PTS
Cardiff 14 12 0 2 337 211 55
Carmarthen Quins 13 9 1 3 319 229 45
Aberavon 13 9 0 4 293 223 43
Merthyr 15 8 0 7 316 311 41
Pontypridd 15 8 0 7 328 315 38
RGC 1404 14 7 0 7 352 322 36
Llandovery 12 6 2 4 271 225 35
Swansea 12 5 0 7 189 214 25
Newport 12 4 0 8 240 263 25
Llanelli 13 5 0 8 251 343 23
Ebbw Vale 14 3 1 10 254 308 21
Bridgend Ravens 15 3 0 12 228 414 17