John Phillips

John Phillips

Position: Prop

Born 31/08/1928
Died 07/08/2015
Place Of Birth Pontardawe
Height 180cm / 5' 11"
Weight 91kg / 14st 4lbs

Pontardawe born prop John Phillips played for Cardiff from 1948 until 1954. He joined the Blue and Blacks from Swansea, where he had played, whilst still at school, against the 1946 All Blacks. Between 1944 and 1946 he represented Welsh Secondary Schools 1944-6 (twice as captain) and he also played for the British Army, the RAF, the French Army, Hampshire, Glamorganshire, Monmouthshire, Crawshays Welsh XV (in 1950 and 1955), the Barbarians and the Welsh Academicals. After six seasons and 122 games for Cardiff he joined Newport.

In 1986 John moved to Perth, Australia.

Playing Summary
  Season P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  1948/1949 27 21 3 3 1 0 0 0 3  
  1949/1950 34 23 4 7 1 0 0 0 3  
  1950/1951 34 25 3 6 1 0 0 0 3  
  1951/1952 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0  
  1952/1953 13 10 1 2 1 0 0 0 3  
  1953/1954 12 9 1 2 0 0 0 0 0  
  Total 122 88 12 22 4 0 0 0 12  

Click on a season for a match by match breakdown.

  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  23/10/1948 Rosslyn Park HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 24 - 0  
  02/11/1948 Oxford University HK 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  04/12/1948 Blackheath HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 3  
  11/12/1948 Cambridge University HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 8  
  18/12/1948 Harlequins HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 3  
  24/12/1948 Penarth HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 11  
  27/12/1948 Wasps HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 29 - 15  
  28/12/1948 Watsonians HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 3  
  08/01/1949 Bristol Bears HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 3  
  15/01/1949 Bath Rugby HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 6  
  22/01/1949 Leicester Tigers HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 6  
  29/01/1949 Pontypool HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 3  
  05/02/1949 London Welsh HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 5  
  12/02/1949 Plymouth Albion HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 32 - 0  
  19/02/1949 Newport HK 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  26/02/1949 Gloucester Rugby HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 0  
  05/03/1949 Newport HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 5 - 0  
  19/03/1949 Coventry HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 27 - 3  
  02/04/1949 Swansea HK 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  09/04/1949 Plymouth Albion HK 1 0 0 0 3 W 6 - 0  
  11/04/1949 Penzance & Newlyn HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 3  
  12/04/1949 Falmouth HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 3  
  16/04/1949 Barbarians HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 5 - 6  
  18/04/1949 Harlequins HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 8  
  19/04/1949 Northampton Saints HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 8 - 15  
  23/04/1949 Neath HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 5  
  30/04/1949 Pontypool HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 10  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  01/09/1949 Cardiff & District HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 37 - 6  
  03/09/1949 Penarth HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 34 - 5  
  10/09/1949 Devonport Services HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 0  
  17/09/1949 Pontypool HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 8  
  19/09/1949 Amman Valley HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 6  
  24/09/1949 Coventry HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 9  
  26/09/1949 Leicester Tigers HK 1 0 0 0 3 W 11 - 6  
  01/10/1949 Newport HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 5  
  05/10/1949 Bristol Bears HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 3  
  08/10/1949 Neath HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 0  
  15/10/1949 Swansea HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 12 - 18  
  22/10/1949 Cambridge University HK 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  24/10/1949 Northampton Saints HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 6  
  29/10/1949 Oxford University HK 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  12/11/1949 Newport HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 0  
  19/11/1949 Blackheath HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 0  
  26/11/1949 Scarlets HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 3  
  03/12/1949 Rosslyn Park HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 3  
  10/12/1949 Gloucester Rugby HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 0  
  24/12/1949 Penarth HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 6  
  26/12/1949 Wasps HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 0  
  31/12/1949 US Cognacaise HK 0 0 0 0 0 D 6 - 6  
  14/01/1950 Bristol Bears HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 6  
  28/01/1950 Swansea HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 13  
  11/02/1950 London Welsh HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 6  
  18/02/1950 Harlequins HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 8  
  25/02/1950 Gloucester Rugby HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 3  
  04/03/1950 Newport HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 8  
  18/03/1950 Coventry HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 11  
  01/04/1950 Newport HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 8  
  08/04/1950 Barbarians HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 8  
  10/04/1950 Harlequins HK 0 0 0 0 0 D 6 - 6  
  11/04/1950 Northampton Saints HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 6  
  15/04/1950 Devonport Services HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 8  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  02/09/1950 Cardiff & District PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 29 - 13  
  06/09/1950 Penarth PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 0  
  09/09/1950 Birkenhead Park PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 0  
  16/09/1950 Pontypool PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 3 - 0  
  18/09/1950 Newton Abbot PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 5  
  23/09/1950 Neath PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 3  
  30/09/1950 Leicester Tigers PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 3 - 0  
  02/10/1950 Coventry PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 6  
  07/10/1950 Newport PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 8  
  14/10/1950 Swansea PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 6  
  21/10/1950 Wasps PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 3  
  11/11/1950 Newport PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 8  
  18/11/1950 Leicester Tigers HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 6  
  25/11/1950 Scarlets HK 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  02/12/1950 Gloucester Rugby HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 9  
  09/12/1950 Aberavon HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 3 - 0  
  11/12/1950 Cambridge University HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 0  
  21/12/1950 Cheltenham HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 0  
  26/12/1950 Wasps HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 13  
  27/12/1950 Watsonians HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 24 - 0  
  30/12/1950 Northumberland HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 10  
  13/01/1951 Bristol Bears HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 3  
  27/01/1951 Swansea HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 6  
  10/02/1951 London Welsh HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 0  
  17/02/1951 Newport HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 8  
  24/02/1951 Gloucester Rugby HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 3  
  03/03/1951 Newport HK 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  17/03/1951 Coventry HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 0  
  24/03/1951 Barbarians HK 1 0 0 0 3 W 13 - 3  
  14/04/1951 Blackheath HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 12  
  18/04/1951 Bristol Bears HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 10  
  21/04/1951 Scarlets HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 27 - 6  
  23/04/1951 Neath HK 0 0 0 0 0 D 6 - 6  
  28/04/1951 Pontypool HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 6  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  19/09/1951 Aberavon HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 5 - 6  
  22/09/1951 British and Irish Lions PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 12 - 14  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  17/09/1952 Cheltenham HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 3 - 0  
  01/11/1952 Oxford University HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 6  
  03/11/1952 Northampton Saints HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 11  
  13/12/1952 Cambridge University HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 5  
  03/01/1953 Birmingham Moseley HK 1 0 0 0 3 W 16 - 6  
  10/01/1953 Aberavon PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 5  
  17/01/1953 Bath Rugby HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 3  
  07/02/1953 Bristol Bears HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 10 - 8  
  14/03/1953 Penarth HK 0 0 0 0 0 D 6 - 6  
  06/04/1953 Harlequins HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 0  
  11/04/1953 Devonport Services HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 11  
  14/04/1953 Penzance & Newlyn PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 3  
  22/04/1953 Bristol Bears HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 10 - 9  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  05/09/1953 Cheltenham PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 3  
  12/09/1953 Birkenhead Park PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 32 - 3  
  14/09/1953 Aberavon PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 10 - 0  
  19/09/1953 Coventry PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 6  
  26/09/1953 Pontypool PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 0  
  30/09/1953 Penarth PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 3  
  03/10/1953 Newport PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 6  
  05/10/1953 Scarlets HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 8  
  10/10/1953 Bristol Bears HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 3  
  17/10/1953 Swansea HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 11  
  24/10/1953 Neath HK 0 0 0 0 0 D 6 - 6  
  31/10/1953 Cambridge University HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 9  
  Team P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
Clubs: - Cardiff - Newport - Swansea -
Region: - Hampshire - Glamorgan - Monmouthshire -
Invitational: - Barbarians - Crawshays - Welsh Academicals -
Honours: - Wales Schools -
Services: - British Army -

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