Maurice Richards

Maurice Richards born February 1945 played club rugby for Cardiff and international rugby for Wales before switching to rugby league in 1969.

He played 171 games for Cardiff and scored 97 tries, 4 in one match against Gloucester in 1966/67 and was superb sevens player. At the age of 23, he became a British Lion on a tour to South Africa in 1968, where he gained 3 caps.

He gained 9 Welsh caps, making his debut against Ireland in 1968. He also scored four tries in one international against England. in the 1969 Five Nations.
In September 1969,Maurice went north to Salford to play rugby league. He gained caps for Wales RL and Great Britain

 

Playing Summary
  Season P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  1962/1963 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
  1963/1964 21 14 2 5 6 0 0 0 18  
  1964/1965 35 23 4 8 18 0 0 0 54  
  1965/1966 39 29 2 8 17 3 1 0 60  
  1966/1967 38 26 3 9 33 7 2 1 122  
  1967/1968 14 8 0 6 9 0 0 0 27  
  1968/1969 23 14 3 6 13 0 0 0 39  
  Total 171 115 14 42 96 10 3 1 320  

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