Fred Andrews

Fred Andrews

Position: Forward

Born 15/09/1864
Died 02/06/1929
Place Of Birth Swansea

Born 15th September 1864, F.G. (Frederick Graham) Andrews was a Swansea forward who played 2 matches for Wales, both as a Swansea player. His first international was against England on 5th January 1884 at Cardigan Field Leeds, home of Leeds St John. Wales lost but scored their first ever try against England. Andrews was selected again that year to play against Scotland at Rodney Parade on 12th January 1884 where Wales again lost (to two disputed tries) and his team mate William Gwynn dropped the ball as he was about to score for Wales. Andrews was never reselected.

Fred Andrews who was educated at Cheltenham College, also played for and captained the Cheltenham college team before joining Swansea. He was a Chartered engineer. He spent some time living in New Zealand before returning to Wales where he died in the Gower on 2nd June 1929 aged 64 years.

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 -
Education: - Cheltenham College -
Honours: - Wales -

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