Harry Bowcott

Harry Bowcott

Position: Centre

Born 30/04/1907
Died 14/12/2004
Place Of Birth Cardiff

Harry Morgan Bowcott Welsh international rugby player and civil servant: born Cardiff 30th April 1907. He played for Cambridge University, Cardiff ,London Welsh and the Lions.
During his time at Cardiff, he played 113 matches over eight seasons from 1926/27 till 1936/36 scoring 36 tries.

He made his debut for Wales in the victory over Scotland at Swansea in 1929,and went on to captain his country the following year against England at Cardiff Arms Park. He won eight caps in all between 1929 and 1933.

Bowcott was picked for the Lions and played 16 of the 21 games in New Zealand,scoring six tries. He was a member of the Welsh Rugby Union general

committee for two decades, and Welsh selector from 1963 to 1974,assistant manager of the Welsh tour to Argentina in 1968 and President of the WRU in the 1974/75 season.

He died in Wenvoe, Vale of Glamorgan on 14th December 2004 aged 97.

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 8 4 2 2 1 0 0 0 3  
  British and Irish Lions 5 1 0 4 1 0 0 0 3  
Clubs: - Wasps - London Welsh - Cardiff -
Education: - Cambridge University - Cardiff High School -
Region: - Middlesex - Scarlets -
Invitational: - Barbarians -
Honours: - British and Irish Lions - Wales -

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