John Roberts

John Roberts

Position: Centre

Born 04/04/1906
Died 31/10/1965
Place Of Birth Toxteth

John Roberts was a highly talented and popular three-quarters of the period 1924 – 1932 and like his brother William was a product of Cardiff High School. Making his debut in 1924, John played 101 games for Cardiff, was a Cambridge 'Blue', represented the Barbarians and gained 13 Welsh caps, making his debut against England in 1927. John retired from rugby in 1931 and went to China as a missionary, returning some time later to take up a Pastorate in Northumberland.

He passed away in Northumberland in 1968 at the age of 59.

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 13 4 1 8 5 0 0 0 15  
Clubs: - London Welsh - Cardiff -
Education: - Cardiff High School -
Invitational: - Barbarians -
Honours: - Wales -

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