Frank Wilson

Frank Wilson

Position: Wing

Date Of Birth 05/04/1944 (74)
Place Of Birth Cardiff

Frank Wilson was born in Cardiff in 1944 and played on the wing for Cardiff on 37 occasions (scoring 22 tries) between 1964 and 1968. After four seasons at the Arms Park, Wilson was persuaded to sign professional forms for St Helens – for whom he scored 176 tries in a 310 game career at Knowsley Road. In 1976 he signed for Workington Town, also playing for Warrington, Salford, Cardiff City Blue Dragons and Bridgend Blue Dragons before retiring.

One of only a handful of Welsh players to have scored more than 200 tries in their rugby league career, Frank later coached rugby league at the University of Manchester.

Playing Summary
  Season P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  1964/1965 6 3 1 2 1 0 0 0 3  
  1965/1966 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
  1966/1967 6 4 0 2 4 0 0 0 12  
  1967/1968 24 16 1 7 17 0 0 0 51  
  Total 37 24 2 11 22 0 0 0 66  

Click on a season for a match by match breakdown.

  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  07/10/1964 Barbarians WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 8 - 12  
  10/10/1964 Northampton Saints WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 6  
  12/10/1964 Aberavon WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 3 - 0  
  17/10/1964 Cambridge University WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 19 - 11  
  19/04/1965 Harlequins WI 0 0 0 0 0 D 8 - 8  
  26/04/1965 Waterloo WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 6  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  15/11/1965 Cross Keys WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 0  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  17/09/1966 Coventry WI 3 0 0 0 9 W 24 - 6  
  21/09/1966 Bridgend Ravens WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 14 - 16  
  24/09/1966 Aberavon WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 12 - 15  
  15/10/1966 Cambridge University WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 3  
  22/10/1966 Cardiff College of Education WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 6  
  25/04/1967 Paignton N8 1 0 0 0 3 W 32 - 6  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  13/09/1967 Bristol Bears WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 21 - 9  
  16/09/1967 Coventry WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 27 - 8  
  20/09/1967 Gloucester Rugby WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 20 - 9  
  23/09/1967 Torquay Athletic WI 3 0 0 0 9 W 57 - 3  
  27/09/1967 Pontypool WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 25 - 9  
  30/09/1967 Aberavon WI 0 0 0 0 0 D 5 - 5  
  07/10/1967 Newport WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 11  
  30/10/1967 Cross Keys WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 9 - 0  
  04/11/1967 Oxford University WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 14 - 6  
  15/11/1967 Ebbw Vale WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 3  
  18/11/1967 Wasps WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 20 - 9  
  22/11/1967 Bridgend Ravens WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 0  
  25/11/1967 Scarlets WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 11  
  29/11/1967 Cambridge University WI 2 0 0 0 6 W 16 - 9  
  02/12/1967 Swansea WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 14 - 3  
  16/12/1967 Neath WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 16  
  26/12/1967 Liverpool WI 2 0 0 0 6 W 29 - 3  
  27/12/1967 UAU WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 11 - 0  
  30/12/1967 Gloucester Rugby WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 21 - 6  
  27/01/1968 Aberavon WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 3  
  27/03/1968 Penarth WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 38 - 8  
  15/04/1968 Harlequins WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 11 - 12  
  19/04/1968 Selection Du Lyonnais WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 8 - 11  
  21/04/1968 Bressane WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 13  
  Team P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  

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