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Barbarian Men

William Roderick Evans

Lock

14

Matches

6

Points

Country

Wales

Playing Record

Games
22 Feb 1958
National Stadium
Barbarians
11
6
Australia XV
04 Feb 1961
National Stadium
Barbarians
6
0
South Africa XV (non-cap)
01 Apr 1961
National Stadium
Cardiff
11
19
Barbarians
24 May 1958
Old Wanderers Ground
Combined Transvaal
16
18
Barbarians
28 May 1958
E.A.Union Ground
East African XV
52
12
Barbarians
27 Dec 1957
Welford Road
Leicester Tigers
6
25
Barbarians
31 Mar 1959
Rodney Parade
Newport
5
15
Barbarians
04 Apr 1961
Rodney Parade
Newport
6
0
Barbarians
21 May 1958
Loftus Versfeld
Northern Transvaal
9
13
Barbarians
04 Apr 1958
Recreation Ground
Penarth
5
6
Barbarians
30 Mar 1959
St Helen's
Swansea
11
18
Barbarians
07 Apr 1958
St Helen's
Swansea
5
6
Barbarians
10 May 1958
Old Wanderers Ground
Transvaal
17
17
Barbarians
14 May 1958
Olen Park
Western Transvaal
11
3
Barbarians
Statistics
14 Games Played
6 Wins
7 Losses
1 Draws
6 Points

William Roderick Evans

William Roderick Evans was born in Porthcawl on 19 December 1934 and educated at Cowbridge Grammar School and Cambridge University where he gained a Blue in 1955. After completing his qualifications in law he joined the Cardiff club and won the first of his 13 caps at lock for Wales in 1958. He later moved to Bridgend and was their club captain in 1961-62. In 1959 he was a member of the British Isles team that toured Australasia and played in 18 games, including four test matches. Roddy Evans was also a regular invitee to Barbarians' fixtures, making 14 appearances, including the games against Australia in 1958 and South Africa in 1961 and the tour to South Africa in 1958. He captained the Barbarians against Newport in 1961.

Player Records, Fixtures & Results

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