Archie Skym

Archie Skym

Position: Prop

Born 12/07/1906
Died 15/06/1970
Place Of Birth Drefach

Archie Skym was an international rugby union player for Wales and played club rugby for Llanelli and Cardiff. He played at prop and was nicknamed The Butcher.

Skym joined a local team ,at his home town of Drefach and soon moved to Tumble RFC He impressed in his play and in December 1926 was playing for Llanelli ,in 1929 he joined Cardiff RFC and played 212 games, scoring 32 tries.

He was a Policeman by trade, stationed at Whitchurch, Cardiff. Playing for the Glamorgan and Carmarthenshire Police.

Skym gained 20 international caps playing for Wales and represented the Barbarians against East Midlands in 1932/33. He passed away in 1970 aged 63.

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 20 9 2 9 2 0 0 0 6  
Clubs: - Cardiff - Llanelli - Tumble -
Region: - Scarlets -
Invitational: - Barbarians -
Honours: - Wales -

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