Player

Bunner Travers - Hooker

Bunner Travers
Date Of Birth02/12/1913
Place Of BirthNewport
ClubsNewport, Cardiff, Pill Harriers
HonoursWales, British and Irish Lions
InvitationalCrawshays, Barbarians
William 'Bunner' Travers was born in Newport in 1913, the fourth of eight boys. At the age of only 15 he was playing for Pill Harriers before moving on to play for Newport. IN 1937 – 8 he played once for Cardiff and then making two further appearances in the 1947 – 48 season. On the international stage he won 12 caps for Wales and two for the British Lions in South Africa in 1938, also playing for the Army and for Crawshays Welsh XV. His Father, George, was also a Welsh International.
Bunner Travers died in Newport in 1998.
SEASON P W D L TRY CON PEN DG PTS
1947-1948 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TEAM P W D L PF PA PTS
Merthyr 23 18 0 5 651 393 91
Cardiff 23 18 1 4 696 469 89
Pontypridd 21 16 0 5 730 374 79
Llandovery 24 16 1 7 652 408 79
Newport 25 15 2 8 629 551 77
Ebbw Vale 24 16 1 7 541 423 76
Aberavon 22 14 2 6 485 415 69
Swansea 24 13 0 11 537 451 65
Rygbi Gogledd Cymru 1404 22 11 1 10 552 456 64
Carmarthen Quins 24 10 1 13 488 454 56
Bedwas 24 8 1 15 515 667 43
Bridgend Ravens 22 8 0 14 427 517 43
Llanelli 24 6 1 17 450 620 35
Cross Keys 22 5 1 16 452 681 34
Bargoed 23 4 0 19 400 756 22
Neath 23 1 0 22 335 905 3