Jim Birch was an English born international rugby union prop who played club rugby for Northampton, Neath and Cardiff RFC and was capped twice for Wales.
He first played rugby at the age of 16 for Northampton, he moved to Wales and joined Neath RFC. In 1912 he switched clubs and joined Cardiff RFC spending three seasons with the club playing 175 games and scoring 10 tries.
He was a police officer and played for Glamorgan Police. On his retirement from the game, Jim returned to Northampton and served on the Northampton RFC committee.
He died in 1968 aged 78.
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