Player

Rex Willis - Scrumhalf

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Rex Willis
Height178
Weight78
Date Of Birth25/10/1924
Place Of BirthYstrad
EducationLlandaff Cathedral School
ClubsCardiff, Llandaff
HonoursWales, British and Irish Lions
InvitationalCrawshays
Rex Willis was born in Ystrad in 1924 and first played for Cardiff in 1947, joining from local club Llandaff. In a ten year stay at the Arms Park he played 208 games at scrum half and scoring 14 tries. In 1950 he won his first international call up and made 21 Welsh appearances between 1950 and 1955. Also in 1950 he was selected to tour Australasia with the British Lions.
In 1999 Rex Willis was elected into the Cardiff Rugby Hall of fame and more details about his career can be found in that section of the website.
Rex Willis died in Pontypridd in 2000 aged 76.
SEASON P W D L TRY CON PEN DG PTS
1947-1948 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1948-1949 12 11 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
1949-1950 26 17 3 6 1 0 0 0 3
1950-1951 23 17 2 4 2 0 0 0 6
1951-1952 23 18 0 5 0 0 0 0 0
1952-1953 12 10 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
1953-1954 32 26 2 4 5 0 0 0 15
1954-1955 34 29 3 2 3 0 0 0 9
1955-1956 23 15 1 7 1 0 0 0 3
1956-1957 9 8 1 0 2 0 0 0 6
1957-1958 15 10 3 2 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 210 162 16 32 14 0 0 0 42
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