Bill Carling

Bill Carling

Position: Prop

William Derrick John  (Bill) Carling was a Lt-Col in the Welch Regiment. He was a rugged prop forward and played for Cardiff, Bath and Blackheath as well as county rugby for Cornwall. He was also selected to play in an England trial match but a back injury prevented him from playing. Bill Carling played 20 games for Cardiff in 1966/67, being awarded his club cap.

Bill Carling is the father of former England international Will - who played on 72 occasions for his country including 59 as captain.


Playing Summary
  Season P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  1966/1967 20 16 0 4 2 0 0 0 6  
  Total 20 16 0 4 2 0 0 0 6  

Click on a season for a match by match breakdown.

  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  01/09/1966 Cardiff & District PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 35 - 0  
  03/09/1966 West Germany PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 41 - 3  
  07/09/1966 Pontypool PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 29 - 3  
  10/09/1966 London Welsh PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 5  
  14/09/1966 Bristol Rugby PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 11  
  17/09/1966 Coventry PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 24 - 6  
  21/09/1966 Bridgend Ravens PR 1 0 0 0 3 L 14 - 16  
  24/09/1966 Aberavon PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 12 - 15  
  28/09/1966 Gloucester Rugby PR 1 0 0 0 3 W 37 - 3  
  01/10/1966 Newport PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 27 - 0  
  08/10/1966 Northampton Saints PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 3  
  15/10/1966 Cambridge University PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 3  
  26/10/1966 Ebbw Vale PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 11  
  02/12/1966 Swansea PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 12  
  07/12/1966 Cross Keys PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 6  
  26/12/1966 Liverpool PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 6  
  27/12/1966 UAU PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 0  
  22/04/1967 Torquay PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 8  
  24/04/1967 Newton Abbot N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 6  
  25/04/1967 Paignton SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 32 - 6  
  Team P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
Clubs: - Cardiff -

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