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Barbarian Men

John Albert Gwilliam

No.8

6

Matches

6

Points

Country

Wales

Playing Record

Games
08 Apr 1950
National Stadium
Cardiff
6
8
Barbarians
03 Mar 1949
Goldington Road
East Midlands
11
24
Barbarians
27 Dec 1951
Welford Road
Leicester Tigers
13
8
Barbarians
15 Apr 1949
Recreation Ground
Penarth
11
14
Barbarians
10 Apr 1950
St Helen's
Swansea
11
11
Barbarians
18 Apr 1949
St Helen's
Swansea
3
10
Barbarians
Statistics
6 Games Played
3 Wins
2 Losses
1 Draws
6 Points

John Albert Gwilliam

John Albert Gwilliam was born in Pontypridd on 28 February 1923 and educated at Monmouth School and Cambridge University where he gained Blues in 1947 and 1948. He played at lock and No 8 for Newport, London Welsh, Wasps, Gloucester, Edinburgh Wanderers and Llanelli. His 23 caps for Wales between 1947 and 1954 included 13 as captain and the Grand Slam campaigns of 1950 and 1952. He was also a member of the Wales XV that beat New Zealand in December 1953. He captained the Barbarians against Cardiff and Swansea in 1950 and Leicester in 1951. John Gwilliam taught at Glenalmond and later became headteacher of Birkenhead School.

Player Records, Fixtures & Results

men Senior / 22 Jun 2024
Barbarians
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Fiji