Player

William Phillips - Forward

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 2 2 0 0 57 33 9
Aberavon 2 2 0 0 51 40 8
Merthyr 2 1 0 1 59 44 6
Swansea 2 1 0 1 47 29 5
Llandovery 1 1 0 0 26 20 5
Newport 1 1 0 0 29 23 5
Pontypridd 2 1 0 1 43 41 5
Rygbi Gogledd Cymru 1404 2 1 0 1 43 43 5
Ebbw Vale 2 0 0 2 44 71 1
Carmarthen Quins 1 0 0 1 17 20 1
Bridgend Ravens 1 0 0 1 26 27 1
Llanelli 2 0 0 2 15 66 0