DJ Walsh

DJ Walsh

Position: Back Row

Derek James Walsh played number 8 for Cardiff 1951/52 - 1953/54. He also played for Mountain Ash & Pontypridd. Whilst carrying out National Service he also represented the RAF  

Derek was on the bench as a replacement against the 1953 All Blacks and passed away at the age of 60. His Daughter lives near Esher in Surrey and holds his memorabilia including Caps & the invitation to play against the All Blacks. After retiring from the game he became a WRU Referee for many years.
Playing Summary
  Season P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  1951/1952 6 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0  
  1952/1953 9 7 0 2 1 0 0 0 3  
  1953/1954 15 11 0 4 0 0 0 0 0  
  Total 30 22 1 7 1 0 0 0 3  

Click on a season for a match by match breakdown.

  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  19/09/1951 Aberavon FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 5 - 6  
  29/10/1951 Northampton Saints FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 0  
  27/12/1951 Watsonians FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 3 - 0  
  02/02/1952 Sale Sharks FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 0  
  14/04/1952 Harlequins FL 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  22/04/1952 Falmouth FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 3  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  10/09/1952 Penarth FL 1 0 0 0 3 W 25 - 8  
  22/09/1952 Leicester Tigers FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 6  
  06/10/1952 Old Belvedere FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 8  
  29/11/1952 Neath FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 8  
  13/12/1952 Cambridge University FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 5  
  26/03/1953 Birkenhead Park FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 6  
  28/03/1953 Sale Sharks FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 3  
  13/04/1953 St Ives FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 0  
  14/04/1953 Penzance & Newlyn FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 3  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  05/09/1953 Cheltenham FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 3  
  12/09/1953 Birkenhead Park FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 32 - 3  
  14/09/1953 Aberavon FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 10 - 0  
  19/09/1953 Coventry FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 6  
  21/09/1953 Leicester Tigers FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 3  
  26/09/1953 Pontypool FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 0  
  30/09/1953 Penarth FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 3  
  03/10/1953 Newport FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 6  
  05/10/1953 Scarlets FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 8  
  10/10/1953 Bristol Rugby FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 3  
  17/10/1953 Swansea FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 11  
  31/10/1953 Cambridge University FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 9  
  02/11/1953 Northampton Saints FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 22  
  28/11/1953 Gloucester Rugby FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 3  
  02/12/1953 Combined Services FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 18  
  Team P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
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