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Billy Spiller - Centre

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Billy Spiller
Date Of Birth08/07/1886
Place Of BirthSt Fagans
EducationLansdowne School, Cardiff
ClubsCardiff, Barry
HonoursWales
Popular Glamorgan County police sergeant William John (Billy) Spiller was born in St Fagans in 1886. Between 1905 and the outbreak of war in he played 184 games for Cardiff and won ten Welsh caps between, he also appeared for Pontypridd. As well as being an excellent centre he was also a fine cricketer and was the first Glamorgan cricketer to score a 100 runs in their first season as a first class county.
Spiller died in the village of his birth a month short of his 84th birthday.
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 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