Ross Johnson

Ross Johnson

Position: Centre

Born 25/07/1922
Died 26/02/2017
Place Of Birth Risca
Height 168cm / 5' 6"
Weight 59kg / 9st 4lbs

Ross Johnson was a centre who was formerly a steelworker in Pontyminster who had been serving in the RAF and playing for Cwncarn RFC. 

He later joined Ponypridd before he moved to play for Pentrych in 1947 after being married. He then played for Cardiff and Cardiff Athletic until he retired from the first class game in the late 1940s. He continued to play rugby for Pentrych until 1959.

Ross was also a talented all rounder and played cricket for the Athletic club for 20 years.

Playing Summary
  Season P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  1945/1946 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 3  
  1946/1947 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 3  
  Total 5 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 6  

Click on a season for a match by match breakdown.

  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  22/12/1945 Swansea FH 0 0 0 1 3 W 10 - 6  
  05/01/1946 Leicester Tigers FH 0 0 0 0 0 L 8 - 12  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  01/03/1947 Newport FH 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 3  
  29/03/1947 St Mary's Hospital FH 1 0 0 0 3 W 25 - 0  
  31/03/1947 Pontypool FH 0 0 0 0 0 W 5 - 3  
  Team P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
Clubs: - Civil Service - Cardiff - Cwmcarn United - Newport - Pentyrch - Pontypridd -
Education: - Pontymister School - Risca School -
Region: - Monmouthshire -

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