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George Young - Forward

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George Young
Place Of BirthTynemouth
EducationMalvern
ClubsCardiff
HonoursWales
George Avery Young was born in Tynemouth in the North of England. His first major club was Cardiff who he joined in 1882 and over the next ten seasons he played 87 games for the club. In 1886 he was chosen to represent Wales in the country's opening game of the 1886 Home Nations championship, ironically against England, one of five Cardiff players representing Wales on that day. The following season he given the captaincy of Cardiff, which he held for two seasons. Young was an all-round sportsman and also played cricket at a high level for Glamorgan in the days before the county were admitted to the County Championship,
George Avery Young passed away in Penarth in 1900 at the age of 34.        
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 14 12 0 2 337 211 55
Carmarthen Quins 13 9 1 3 319 229 45
Aberavon 13 9 0 4 293 223 43
Merthyr 15 8 0 7 316 311 41
Pontypridd 15 8 0 7 328 315 38
RGC 1404 14 7 0 7 352 322 36
Llandovery 12 6 2 4 271 225 35
Swansea 12 5 0 7 189 214 25
Newport 12 4 0 8 240 263 25
Llanelli 13 5 0 8 251 343 23
Ebbw Vale 14 3 1 10 254 308 21
Bridgend Ravens 15 3 0 12 228 414 17