|Place Of Birth||Kenfig Hill|
|Height||183cm / 6'|
|Weight||86kg / 13st 7lbs|
Arthur Bassett was born in Kenfig Hill on 25th June 1914 and played for several clubs before joining Cardiff during 1935/36 season
At the same time he played for the Glamorgan County Police Team on Wednesday afternoons [rain or shine] for charity travelling to away games using a black handsome cab as transport.
He gained six caps for Wales, the first in 1934 against Ireland & the last in 1938 against Scotland at Murrayfield. He stayed at Cardiff until the 1938/39 season then in 1939 played Rugby League for Halifax and then York in 1948.
Arthur gained international honours at Rugby League playing for Great Britain in 1946 [2 caps] and Wales RL from 1939 to 1946 winning 3 caps.
After retiring, Arthur became a publican, He passed away on December 30th 1999 in Matlock aged 85 and 185 days.
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