Player

Sid Bevan - Forward

Sid Bevan
Date Of Birth02/05/1877
Place Of BirthMorriston
EducationArdwyn Grammar School
ClubsSwansea, Morriston
HonoursWales, British and Irish Lions
Date Of Birth: 02/05/1877
Place Of Birth: Morriston

Playing Career
Clubs: Morriston / Swansea

Education: Ardwyn Grammar School (Wales)

Honours: British and Irish Lions / Wales

Profile
T. S. (Sid) Bevan was born Thomas Sidney Bevan in Morriston, Swansea on 2nd May 1877. Educated at Ardwyn Grammar School, he joined Swansea Rugby Football Club from Morriston RFC as a forward in 1897. He enjoyed a career at the club during its 'Golden Era' winning six Championships as a player from 1900-01 to the 'Invincible' season of 1904-05. Bevan won his one Welsh cap in the 14 - 12 win against Ireland at Balmoral Showgrounds, Belfast on 2nd March 1904, becoming Wales' 200th cap. At the end of the 1903-04 season he and Swansea wing, Fred Jowett were selected for the British Isles tour to Australia and New Zealand, thus becoming the Swansea club's first 'Lions'. Departing in May 1904, Bevan played 17 matches on the tour between June and August, scoring 3 tries (against NSW Waratahs, Metropolitan & Queensland Reds) and played in 4 of the Test matches (3 against Australia & 1 against New Zealand). Sid Bevan served in the Great War as a 2nd Lieutenant in the 6th Btn, of the Welch Regiment. He died on 17th October 1933 aged 56.
PLAYER FOR P W D L TRY CON PEN DG PTS
Wales 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
British and Irish Lions 4 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 5 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
TEAM P W D L PF PA PTS
Merthyr 30 23 0 7 885 593 117
Cardiff 30 22 1 7 991 660 111
Pontypridd 30 22 0 8 1015 580 110
Llandovery 30 21 1 8 856 551 104
Ebbw Vale 30 20 1 9 762 594 95
Aberavon 30 18 2 10 698 603 90
Newport 30 17 2 11 759 700 88
Rygbi Gogledd Cymru 1404 30 14 1 15 852 650 85
Swansea 30 16 0 14 674 594 81
Carmarthen Quins 30 13 1 16 637 584 71
Bridgend Ravens 30 12 0 18 689 714 66
Llanelli 30 12 1 17 679 723 63
Bedwas 30 12 1 17 681 830 62
Cross Keys 30 5 1 24 586 1093 36
Bargoed 30 6 0 24 576 1003 35
Neath 30 1 0 29 406 1274 3