Arthur Cornish

Arthur Cornish

Position: Centre

Born 30/06/1897
Died 29/07/1948
Place Of Birth Cardiff

The Cornish family were well know in Grangetown, Cardiff. Fred H Cornish, a forward was the first to play for Cardiff between 1895/96 -1898/99 he played 98 first team games
gained his Cardiff and four Welsh caps. His son, Don, played for Grange Baptists, and he helped the club during 1920/21 -1923/24 playing for the first team and reserves but preferred to remain loyal to the Baptists.

Four brothers related to the above also played for Cardiff. Arthur R A the best known, was a centre and made 267 appearances.  Willie W E was a forward 1920/21-1924/25. He gained his cap for the first team playing in all 157 games.

Robert Cornish was a scrum half who did not quite make first team status, but played six games for them in 1924/25  George, the last of the brothers was a forward and played a number of matches, including three occasions for the First team.

Only F.H and R A Cornish were Welsh InternationalsF H had 4 caps and RA had 10 caps.

Playing Summary
  Season P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  Total 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  

Click on a season for a match by match breakdown.

  Team P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  Wales 10 3 1 6 1 0 0 1 7  
Clubs: - Cardiff -
Education: - Canton High School - Grangetown Council School - University College, Cardiff -
Honours: - Wales - Wales Schools -
Services: - Royal Navy -

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