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Maurice Turnbull - Scrum-half

Cardiff
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Maurice Turnbull
Date Of Birth16/03/1906
Place Of BirthCardiff
EducationCambridge University, Downside School
ClubsCardiff, St Peters, London Welsh
RegionsSomerset
HonoursWales
Maurice Turnbull was the most talented all round sportsman of the six brothers and excelled in several sports.
The only person to have played cricket for England and Rugby for Wales, he captained Cambridge University in cricket and was captain of Glamorgan for ten seasons. In rugby union he played for  Cardiff (on 62 occasions) and London Welsh, also gaining two Welsh caps in 1933.
During the Second World War Turnbull was commissioned into the Welsh Guards rising to the rank of major. He was killed by a sniper in August 1944 during fighting for the French village of Montchamp and is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery.
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 16 13 0 3 396 243 61
Carmarthen Quins 17 10 3 4 372 278 54
Aberavon 16 11 0 5 371 272 53
Llandovery 16 9 2 5 344 285 48
Pontypridd 18 10 0 8 394 376 47
Merthyr 18 8 0 10 362 374 44
RGC 1404 17 8 1 8 409 381 43
Newport 15 7 0 8 294 278 37
Swansea 17 7 0 10 246 292 35
Llanelli 15 6 0 9 293 412 27
Ebbw Vale 17 4 2 11 283 351 27
Bridgend Ravens 18 3 0 15 271 493 19