Player

George Young - Forward

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
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