William Philips

William Philips

Position: Forward

Born 16/08/1855
Died 15/10/1918
Place Of Birth Cardiff

William David Phillips played for Cardiff in 109 games between 1876 and 1895 and was captain from the 1879 – 80 season for three seasons until 1882. In 1881 Phillips was selected to play for the first representative Welsh International team in a game against England, and he went on to gain another four Welsh Caps.

After his playing days were he became a referee and later a WRU Vice President - representing the East Wales region. Philips was one of the Welsh representatives on the IRB panel from 1887 - 1907.

He died in Cardiff aged 63 in 1918.

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 5 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 0  
Clubs: - Cardiff -
Education: - Bridgend School -
Honours: - Wales -

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