Jim Mills

Jim Mills

Position: Lock

Date Of Birth 29/09/1944 (73)
Place Of Birth Aberdare
Height 186cm / 6' 1"
Weight 110kg / 17st 4lbs

Jim Mills was a former youth player and played Cardiff from 1963 until 1965, scoring one try in 16 appearances and gaining his Athletic cap in the 1963 - 64 season. In 1965 he moved to Rugby League where he had a great career. Between 1965 and 1980 he played almost 350 games for Halifax, Salford, Bradford Northern, North Sydney, Widnes and Workington Town as well as 24 games for Great Britain and Wales. Over half his games were for Widnes, for whom he played 188 times. Originally a second row forward the move to Rugby League saw him converted to prop.

More information about the career of Jim Mills can be found in the book ‘Big Jim: Jim Mills - A Rugby Giant’ by Peter Lush and Maurice Bamford.

Playing Summary
  Season P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  1963/1964 6 5 0 1 1 0 0 0 3  
  1964/1965 10 8 0 2 1 0 0 0 3  
  Total 16 13 0 3 2 0 0 0 6  

Click on a season for a match by match breakdown.

  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  14/09/1963 London Welsh SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 11 - 14  
  26/12/1963 Welsh Academicals SR 1 0 0 0 3 W 24 - 3  
  27/12/1963 Watsonians SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 31 - 6  
  28/12/1963 Gloucester Rugby SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 3  
  31/03/1964 Swansea SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 0  
  23/04/1964 Pontypool SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 10 - 3  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  09/09/1964 Bristol Bears SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 23 - 3  
  12/09/1964 London Welsh SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 48 - 6  
  15/09/1964 Penarth SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 35 - 3  
  19/09/1964 Coventry SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 9  
  23/09/1964 Gloucester Rugby SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 9  
  30/09/1964 Penarth SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 0  
  03/10/1964 Newport SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 5 - 10  
  07/10/1964 Barbarians SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 8 - 12  
  10/10/1964 Northampton Saints SR 1 0 0 0 3 W 8 - 6  
  12/10/1964 Aberavon SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 3 - 0  
  Team P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  

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