Player

John Roberts - Centre

Cardiff
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John Roberts
Date Of Birth04/04/1906
Place Of BirthToxteth
EducationCardiff High School
ClubsCardiff, London Welsh
HonoursWales
InvitationalCrawshays, Barbarians
John Roberts was a highly talented and popular three-quarter of the period 1924 – 1932 and like his brother William was a product of Cardiff High School. Making his debut in 1924, John played 101 games for Cardiff, was a Cambridge 'Blue', represented the Barbarians and gained 13 Welsh caps, making his debut against England in 1927. John retired from rugby in 1931 and went to China as a missionary, returning some time later to take up a Pastorate in Northumberland.
He passed away in Northumberland in 1968 at the age of 59.
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 6 6 0 0 149 88 27
Aberavon 5 5 0 0 112 89 20
Merthyr 6 3 0 3 139 117 17
Newport 6 3 0 3 117 102 16
Rygbi Gogledd Cymru 1404 6 3 0 3 140 139 15
Pontypridd 6 3 0 3 124 132 15
Carmarthen Quins 5 3 0 2 108 90 13
Swansea 6 2 0 4 110 112 12
Llandovery 4 2 0 2 93 79 11
Ebbw Vale 6 1 0 5 122 168 7
Llanelli 5 1 0 4 96 147 6
Bridgend Ravens 5 1 0 4 77 124 6