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Maurice Turnbull - Scrumhalf

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 7 7 0 0 183 100 32
Aberavon 6 5 0 1 123 105 21
Merthyr 7 4 0 3 172 148 21
Pontypridd 7 4 0 3 161 167 20
Rygbi Gogledd Cymru 1404 7 4 0 3 161 142 19
Carmarthen Quins 6 4 0 2 134 110 18
Newport 7 3 0 4 152 139 18
Llandovery 5 2 0 3 124 112 12
Swansea 7 2 0 5 113 133 12
Llanelli 6 2 0 4 112 158 10
Ebbw Vale 7 1 0 6 142 194 8
Bridgend Ravens 6 1 0 5 89 158 6