George Dobson

George Dobson

Position: Back Row

Died 08/06/1917
Place Of Birth Pontypridd

George Alexander Dobson was born in Llwynypia in 1873. Dobson's family had moved to Wales just before his birth in 1873, his brother Tom Dobson being born two years earlier in Scotland. 

George followed his brother in joining Cardiff  and he played 106 games for the club between 1893/94 and 1900/01,scoring twenty tries. Dobson represented Wales on only one occasion (although ironically it was against Scotland - from where his parents had moved shortly before George was born)) Although playing in only one international it was part of the 1900 Wales Home Nations Championship winning season, making Dobson a Triple Crown winning player.

Dobson went on to play for Llwynpia (one of the leading sides in Wales at the time) again following his brother. He suffered from long periods of ill heath dying in his late 40s passing away in Cardiff in 1917.

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 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
Clubs: - Cardiff - Llwynypia -
Honours: - Wales -

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