Billy O'Neill

Billy O'Neill

Position: Prop

Born 05/06/1878
Died 02/04/1955
Place Of Birth Cardiff

William "Billy" O' Neil was born in Cardiff in 1878 and was a Welsh international dual-code prop who played for Cardiff and Aberavon before turning professional with Warrington in 1908.
Educated at St Peter's School in Roath, O'Neill played rugby for St Peters before joining Cardiff  and was capped eleven times in union team (first against Scotland in 1904) and twice for Wales Rugby League team (after just two months as a league player).

He died in Cardiff in 1955 aged 76.


It should be noted that many records refer to Billy Neill (rather than O'Neill) it is the same player.

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 11 10 0 1 0 0 0 0 0  
Clubs: - Aberavon - Cardiff - St Peters - Warrington Wolves -
Education: - St Peter's Roman Catholic School -
Region: - Glamorgan -
Honours: - Wales - Wales RL -

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