John Bevan

John Bevan

Position: Wing

Date Of Birth 28/10/1950 (67)
Place Of Birth Tylorstown
Height 183cm / 6'
Weight 81kg / 12st 10lbs

John Charles Bevan born 1950 in Tylorstown, Rhondda played on the wing for Cardiff. He played 35 games for the club between 1969/70 and 1972/73,scoring 25 tries. He also played in the Snelling Sevens in 1972.

He played for Wales Schools, Wales U15,19 & 25s. He won his 1st full cap for Wales in 1971 against England and he went on to gain nine more caps John Bevan toured with the British and Irish Lions to Australia and New Zealand in 1971 (interestingly his team is shown as Cardiff College of Education rather than Cardiff and so he is not included amongst the Cardiff players that have represented the famous tourists) and represented the Barbarians against New Zealand in 1972/73.

September 1973 saw Bevan switch to rugby league and he joined Warrington. He gained 15 caps for Wales RL and 6 caps for Great Britain.

Playing Summary
  Season P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  1969/1970 7 6 0 1 6 0 0 0 18  
  1970/1971 10 8 0 2 11 0 0 0 33  
  1971/1972 8 6 0 2 7 0 0 0 28  
  1972/1973 10 6 0 4 1 0 0 0 4  
  Total 35 26 0 9 25 0 0 0 83  

Click on a season for a match by match breakdown.

  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  30/08/1969 British Police WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 20 - 6  
  29/12/1969 UAU WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 9  
  03/01/1970 Pontypridd WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 5  
  28/03/1970 Barbarians WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 28 - 30  
  30/03/1970 Harlequins WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 19 - 11  
  11/04/1970 Ebbw Vale WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 16 - 0  
  14/04/1970 Bristol Rugby WI 3 0 0 0 9 W 24 - 11  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  05/09/1970 South Wales Police WI 2 0 0 0 6 W 21 - 10  
  09/09/1970 Bristol Rugby WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 5  
  16/09/1970 Ebbw Vale WI 1 0 0 0 3 L 11 - 19  
  19/09/1970 Coventry WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 12  
  23/09/1970 Pontypool WI 3 0 0 0 9 W 26 - 3  
  31/10/1970 WRU President's XV WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 8  
  26/12/1970 Liverpool WI 2 0 0 0 6 W 18 - 3  
  28/12/1970 Bath Rugby WI 2 0 0 0 6 W 26 - 11  
  20/03/1971 Swansea WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 11  
  10/04/1971 Barbarians WI 1 0 0 0 3 L 9 - 11  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  04/12/1971 Swansea WI 2 0 0 0 8 W 38 - 6  
  18/12/1971 London Welsh WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 23 - 4  
  27/12/1971 Liverpool WI 2 0 0 0 8 W 17 - 6  
  10/02/1972 Bristol Rugby WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 12 - 15  
  26/02/1972 Scarlets WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 3  
  15/03/1972 Bridgend Ravens WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 6  
  01/04/1972 Barbarians WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 43 - 10  
  17/04/1972 Neath WI 2 0 0 0 8 W 17 - 13  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  16/09/1972 Coventry WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 18 - 19  
  28/10/1972 Pontypool WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 37 - 10  
  04/11/1972 New Zealand WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 4 - 20  
  08/11/1972 Newport WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 24 - 3  
  25/11/1972 Scarlets WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 7  
  16/12/1972 London Welsh WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 13 - 20  
  13/01/1973 Coventry WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 13  
  09/02/1973 Bristol Rugby WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 10 - 9  
  17/02/1973 Newport WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 10  
  24/02/1973 Blaina WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 24 - 3  
  Team P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  Wales 10 8 0 2 5 0 0 0 19  
  British and Irish Lions 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  

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