Evan Richards

Evan Richards

Position: Forward

Died 19/04/1931
Place Of Birth Swansea
Born : 1862, Swansea
Died : 19 April 1931, Llandaff
Position : Forward
Major Teams : Swansea, Wales.
Wales Caps : 2. Points : 0
Evan Sloane Richards, a mining engineer, captained Swansea for 2 seasons:1886/87 and 1887/88.
He played for Wales against England in 1885 and against Scotland in 1887. He captained the Swansea side that won the South Wales Challenge Cup for the second time in 1887. Richards refereed both the Cardiff and Newport matches versus the NZ Maoris in 1888.
His father, E.M.Richards, was the Liberal Member of Parliament for Cardiganshire from 1868-1874.
Playing Summary
  Season P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  Total 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  

Click on a season for a match by match breakdown.

  Team P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  Wales 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0  
Clubs: - Swansea -
Honours: - Wales -

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