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 30 23 0 7 885 593 117
Cardiff 30 22 1 7 991 660 111
Pontypridd 30 22 0 8 1015 580 110
Llandovery 30 21 1 8 856 551 104
Ebbw Vale 30 20 1 9 762 594 95
Aberavon 30 18 2 10 698 603 90
Newport 30 17 2 11 759 700 88
Rygbi Gogledd Cymru 1404 30 14 1 15 852 650 85
Swansea 30 16 0 14 674 594 81
Carmarthen Quins 30 13 1 16 637 584 71
Bridgend Ravens 30 12 0 18 689 714 66
Llanelli 30 12 1 17 679 723 63
Bedwas 30 12 1 17 681 830 62
Cross Keys 30 5 1 24 586 1093 36
Bargoed 30 6 0 24 576 1003 35
Neath 30 1 0 29 406 1274 3