John Phillips

John Phillips

Position: Prop

Born 31/08/1928
Died 07/08/2015
Place Of Birth Pontardawe
Height 180cm / 5' 11"
Weight 91kg / 14st 4lbs

Pontardawe born prop John Phillips played for Cardiff  from 1948/49 - 1953/54. He joined the Blue & Blacks from Swansea, where he played as a schoolboy against the 1946 All Blacks. He represented Welsh Secondary Schools 1944-6 (twice as captain), British Army, RAF and the French Army as well as Hampshire, Glamorganshire and Monmouthshire, Crawshays 1950 & 1955, the Barbarians and Welsh Academicals. After his time in Cardifff he joined Newport.

Moved to Perth, Australia in 1986.

Playing Summary
  Season P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  1948/1949 27 21 3 3 1 0 0 0 3  
  1949/1950 34 23 4 7 1 0 0 0 3  
  1950/1951 34 25 3 6 1 0 0 0 3  
  1951/1952 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0  
  1952/1953 13 10 1 2 1 0 0 0 3  
  1953/1954 12 9 1 2 0 0 0 0 0  
  Total 122 88 12 22 4 0 0 0 12  

Click on a season for a match by match breakdown.

  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  23/10/1948 Rosslyn Park HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 24 - 0  
  02/11/1948 Oxford University HK 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  04/12/1948 Blackheath HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 3  
  11/12/1948 Cambridge University HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 8  
  18/12/1948 Harlequins HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 3  
  24/12/1948 Penarth HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 11  
  27/12/1948 Wasps HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 29 - 15  
  28/12/1948 Watsonians HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 3  
  08/01/1949 Bristol Rugby HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 3  
  15/01/1949 Bath Rugby HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 6  
  22/01/1949 Leicester Tigers HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 6  
  29/01/1949 Pontypool HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 3  
  05/02/1949 London Welsh HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 5  
  12/02/1949 Plymouth Albion HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 32 - 0  
  19/02/1949 Newport HK 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  26/02/1949 Gloucester Rugby HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 0  
  05/03/1949 Newport HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 5 - 0  
  19/03/1949 Coventry HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 27 - 3  
  02/04/1949 Swansea HK 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  09/04/1949 Plymouth Albion HK 1 0 0 0 3 W 6 - 0  
  11/04/1949 Penzance & Newlyn HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 3  
  12/04/1949 Falmouth HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 3  
  16/04/1949 Barbarians HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 5 - 6  
  18/04/1949 Harlequins HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 8  
  19/04/1949 Northampton Saints HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 8 - 15  
  23/04/1949 Neath HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 5  
  30/04/1949 Pontypool HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 10  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  01/09/1949 Cardiff & District HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 37 - 6  
  03/09/1949 Penarth HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 34 - 5  
  10/09/1949 Devonport Services HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 0  
  17/09/1949 Pontypool HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 8  
  19/09/1949 Amman Valley HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 6  
  24/09/1949 Coventry HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 9  
  26/09/1949 Leicester Tigers HK 1 0 0 0 3 W 11 - 6  
  01/10/1949 Newport HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 5  
  05/10/1949 Bristol Rugby HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 3  
  08/10/1949 Neath HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 0  
  15/10/1949 Swansea HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 12 - 18  
  22/10/1949 Cambridge University HK 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  24/10/1949 Northampton Saints HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 6  
  29/10/1949 Oxford University HK 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  12/11/1949 Newport HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 0  
  19/11/1949 Blackheath HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 0  
  26/11/1949 Scarlets HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 3  
  03/12/1949 Rosslyn Park HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 3  
  10/12/1949 Gloucester Rugby HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 0  
  24/12/1949 Penarth HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 6  
  26/12/1949 Wasps HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 0  
  31/12/1949 US Cognacaise HK 0 0 0 0 0 D 6 - 6  
  14/01/1950 Bristol Rugby HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 6  
  28/01/1950 Swansea HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 13  
  11/02/1950 London Welsh HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 6  
  18/02/1950 Harlequins HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 8  
  25/02/1950 Gloucester Rugby HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 3  
  04/03/1950 Newport HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 8  
  18/03/1950 Coventry HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 11  
  01/04/1950 Newport HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 8  
  08/04/1950 Barbarians HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 8  
  10/04/1950 Harlequins HK 0 0 0 0 0 D 6 - 6  
  11/04/1950 Northampton Saints HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 6  
  15/04/1950 Devonport Services HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 8  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  02/09/1950 Cardiff & District PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 29 - 13  
  06/09/1950 Penarth PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 0  
  09/09/1950 Birkenhead Park PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 0  
  16/09/1950 Pontypool PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 3 - 0  
  18/09/1950 Newton Abbot PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 5  
  23/09/1950 Neath PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 3  
  30/09/1950 Leicester Tigers PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 3 - 0  
  02/10/1950 Coventry PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 6  
  07/10/1950 Newport PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 8  
  14/10/1950 Swansea PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 6  
  21/10/1950 Wasps PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 3  
  11/11/1950 Newport PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 8  
  18/11/1950 Leicester Tigers HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 6  
  25/11/1950 Scarlets HK 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  02/12/1950 Gloucester Rugby HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 9  
  09/12/1950 Aberavon HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 3 - 0  
  11/12/1950 Cambridge University HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 0  
  21/12/1950 Cheltenham HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 0  
  26/12/1950 Wasps HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 13  
  27/12/1950 Watsonians HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 24 - 0  
  30/12/1950 Northumberland HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 10  
  13/01/1951 Bristol Rugby HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 3  
  27/01/1951 Swansea HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 6  
  10/02/1951 London Welsh HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 0  
  17/02/1951 Newport HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 8  
  24/02/1951 Gloucester Rugby HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 3  
  03/03/1951 Newport HK 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  17/03/1951 Coventry HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 0  
  24/03/1951 Barbarians HK 1 0 0 0 3 W 13 - 3  
  14/04/1951 Blackheath HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 12  
  18/04/1951 Bristol Rugby HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 10  
  21/04/1951 Scarlets HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 27 - 6  
  23/04/1951 Neath HK 0 0 0 0 0 D 6 - 6  
  28/04/1951 Pontypool HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 6  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  19/09/1951 Aberavon HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 5 - 6  
  22/09/1951 British and Irish Lions PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 12 - 14  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  17/09/1952 Cheltenham HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 3 - 0  
  01/11/1952 Oxford University HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 6  
  03/11/1952 Northampton Saints HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 11  
  13/12/1952 Cambridge University HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 5  
  03/01/1953 Moseley HK 1 0 0 0 3 W 16 - 6  
  10/01/1953 Aberavon PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 5  
  17/01/1953 Bath Rugby HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 3  
  07/02/1953 Bristol Rugby HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 10 - 8  
  14/03/1953 Penarth HK 0 0 0 0 0 D 6 - 6  
  06/04/1953 Harlequins HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 0  
  11/04/1953 Devonport Services HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 11  
  14/04/1953 Penzance & Newlyn PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 3  
  22/04/1953 Bristol Rugby HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 10 - 9  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  05/09/1953 Cheltenham PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 3  
  12/09/1953 Birkenhead Park PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 32 - 3  
  14/09/1953 Aberavon PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 10 - 0  
  19/09/1953 Coventry PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 6  
  26/09/1953 Pontypool PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 0  
  30/09/1953 Penarth PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 3  
  03/10/1953 Newport PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 6  
  05/10/1953 Scarlets HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 8  
  10/10/1953 Bristol Rugby HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 3  
  17/10/1953 Swansea HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 11  
  24/10/1953 Neath HK 0 0 0 0 0 D 6 - 6  
  31/10/1953 Cambridge University HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 9  
  Team P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
Clubs: - Cardiff - Newport - Swansea -
Region: - Hampshire - Glamorgan - Monmouthshire -
Invitational: - Barbarians - Crawshays - Welsh Academicals -
Honours: - Wales Schools -
Services: - British Army -

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