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Welsh International Referee Breakdown

Referee Club Tests Breakdown
D Herbert 1 Test 1882 W v E
Charles Lewis Llandovery 1 Test 1885 W v E
Horace Lyne Newport 1 Test 1885 E v I
Richard Mullock Newport 1 Test 1886 I v E
William Phillips Cardiff 2 Tests 1887 I v E
1889 I v S
Billy Douglas Cardiff 4 Tests 1891 I v E
1894 E v I
1896 S v E
1903 E v S
William Wilkins Llanelli 3 Tests 1893 E v S
1894 S v E
1895 E v S
Tom Williams Llwynypia 1 Test 1904 E v I
Harry Bowen Llanelli 1 Test 1905 E v S
Ack Llewellyn Pontypridd 1 Test 1906 E v I
Tommy Schofield Bridgend 12 Tests 1907 E v S
1908 E v I
1910 E v I
1911 E v S
1912 E v I, F v E
1913 E v S
1914 E v I, S v E
1920 E v S
1921 E v I
1922 S v I
Jack Games Abercarn 3 Tests 1909 E v A
1913 E v F
1914 F v E
Gwyn Nicholls Cardiff 1 Test 1909 E v S
E A Johns 1 Test 1911 E v F
Albert Freethy Neath 18 Tests 1923 F v E
1924 E v F, F v US, I v NZ;
1925 E v NZ, I v S, S v E, F v E
1926 E v F
1927 F v E
1928 I v E, E v F
1929 E v I, F v E
1930 I v E, E v F
1931 E v I, F v E
Tommy Vile Newport 12 Tests 1923 S v F, E v I, S v I, E v S
1924 I v E, S v I, E v S
1925 E v I
1927 E v I
1928 E v A, E v S
1931 F v I
E Roberts 1 Test 1924 F v S
W J Llewellyn Bridgend 3 Tests 1926 F v S, I v E
1928 S v A
Wilf Faull Swansea) 3 Tests 1936 E v NZ, S v I
1937 E v I
Harold Phillips Pontypridd) 1 Test 1936 E v S
Ivor David Neath 14 Tests 1938 E v S
1939 S v E
1947 E v S
1952 S v F, I v S, E v I
1953 S v I; 1954 S v F, E v NZ, S v NZ, F v NZ, F v E
1955 I v F
1956 F v E
Trevor Jones Maesteg 6 Tests 1947 E v F
1948 E v I, F v E
1949 E v F1950 S v F; 1951 I v E
Viv LLewellyn Llansamlet 1 Test 1951 E v F
Vernon Parfitt Newport 2 Tests 1953 E v F
1954 I v S
Cyril Joynson Caerleon 1 Test 1955 E v S
Jack Evans Cardiff 2 Tests 1958 I v A, F v E
Gwynne Walters Gowerton 23 Tests 1959 F v S, I v E, E v S, I v F
1960 S v F, E v I, I v S, F v I
1961 F v SA, E v F
1962 E v I, F v E
1963 E v S, F v R
1964 E v I, F v E, F v I, F v Fj
1965 I v F, S v I, E v S, S v SA
1966 F v E
Gwilym Treharne Port Talbot 5 Tests 1960 I v SA
1961 E v SA, I v E, I v F
1963 S v I
Fred Price Blaenavon 1 Test 1963 I v F
Dai Hughes Llanelli 5 Tests 1965 F v It
1966 S v F, I v S
1967 I v E, S v I
Meirion Joseph Cwmavon 22 Tests

1966 S v A
1967 I v A
1968 E v I, I v S
1968 R v F
1969 S v I, S v SA
1970 S v E
1971 I v E, S v E
1972 S v F, S v E
1973 I v NZ, S v PXV, F v J
1974 E v I
1975 F v Arg
1976 E v A, F v A
1977 E v S, S v I, F v S

Ken Morgan Llandarcy 1 Test 1967 F v It
Ken Jones Llanelli 3 Tests 1968 I v A
1970 F v E
1971 S v I
Ron Lewis Llangynwyd 6 Tests 1970 E v I
1971 E v F
1972 F v I
1973 S v I, E v A
1974 Arg v F(2)
Ernie Lewis Abertillery 1 Test 1971 F v A
Jeff Kelleher Llantwit Major 4 Tests 1973 E v S
1974 F v E
1976 R v F
1977 E v F
Denzil Lloyd Nantyffyllon 2 Tests 1975 I v F
1976 S v E
Selwyn Lewis Cwmgors 2 Tests 1975 F v S
1976 I v S
Cenydd Thomas Pontypridd 3 Tests 1977 F v NZ
1978 S v F, F v I
Clive Norling Birchgrove 25 Tests 1978 I v NZ
1979 E v S
1980 F v E
1981 I v F, NZ v SA(1,2), F v NZ
1982 I v S
1983 A v Arg(1,2)
1984 F v I
1985 E v S
1986 E v I
1987 I v F - RWC: Can v Ton, F v Fj(1/4 F)
1988 E v I, R v F
1989 NZ v Arg(1,2)
1990 I v S, A v F(1,2)
1991 Nam v I(1,2)
Corris Thomas Cardiff 2 Tests 1979 S v I
1980 E v I
Ken Rowlands Ynysybwl 4 Tests 1980 SA v SAm(2)
1981 F v S
1982 S v E
1986 SA v Cv(4)
Alun Richards Caldicot 4 Tests 1980 R v F; 1981 A v F; 1982 E v A; 1983 F v S
Winston Jones Cwmgors 2 Tests 1984 S v F, NZ v F(2)
Derek Bevan Clydach 43 Tests 1985 E v R;
1986 F v E, NZ v A(1,2)
1987 RWC: NZ v It, F v Zim; A v NZ
1988 I v Sam
1990 NZ v S
1991 I v F - RWC F v Fj, S v Sam(1/4 F), E v (RWC Final)
1992 S v E, E v I, NZ v World XV(1,2)
1993 F v S, NZ v A, C v A, Arg v SA(1,2)
1994 S v F, NZ v F(1,2)
1995 S v I - RWC SA v A, NZ v S (1/4 F), SA v F (1/2 F)
1996 S v E, SA v NZ, F v SA
1997 NZ v SA, F v SA
1998 E v I, NZ v A
1999 S v I, NZ v A - RWC I v Arg, NZ v Ton, Arg v F (1/4 F), A v SA (1/2 F)
2000 I v It
Les Peard Castleton 4 Tests 1989 I v E; 1991 E v F, F v R, E v USA
Gareth Simmonds Taffs Well 6 Tests 1992 E v C
1993 Arg v Chile, Arg v Para
1995 R v F
1996 Arg v F
1997 S v I
Rob Yeman Taibach 2 Tests 1993 I v R
1994 NZ v SA
Clayton Thomas Bryncoch 19 Tests 1995 S v C, I v F - RWC: Arg v It
1996 S v F, Arg v F
1997 A v F (1,2)
1998 S v E, A v NZ, I v SA
1999 F v S, Sam v F, Ton v F - RWC, Eng v Fj - RWC: I v A, S v Sp
2000 S v E, USA v I
Robert Davies Dunvant 6 Tests 1997 I v It
1998 I v Geo
1999 S v It
2000 It v NZ
2001 E v S, It v Sam
David Davies Llanbradach 2 Tests 1998 It v S, C v Uru
Nigel Whitehouse Gowerton 15 Tests 2000 I v J; C v E, Arg v It, S v Ton
2002 I v S, USA v C; I v Fj
2003 S v I
2004 It v S, J v It, It v USA
2005 NZ v Fj, J v I, It v Arg, S v NZ
Nigel Williams Bryncoch 16 Tests 2002 NZ v It, Sp v It, I v Geo, S v SA
2003 It v F, A v I, SA v Arg, E v F - RWC: Arg v Nam, Fj v Jap, E v Uru
2004 I v S, NZ v E, S v SA
2005 F v S, A v F
Nigel Owens Pontyberem 51 Tests

2005 J v I, Arg v Sam
2006 Arg v U, It v A
2007 E v It, NZ v A, I v It, Arg v Geo, S v Rom, A v Fj
2008 F v I, It v S, NZ v E, F v PI, E v SA
2009 I v F, S v It, SA v NZ, NZ v SA, E v Arg, I v SA
2010 S v F, A v E, SA v NZ, I v SA
2011 S v I, I v E - RWC: Fj v Nam, NZ v J, USA v A, SA v Sam, NZ v Arg
2012 F v It, E v I, NZ v I (1), NZ v Ire (2), NZ v A, A v SA, FvA, E v A
2013 It v F, F v S, Arg v Eng, NZ v F, A v Arg, SA v NZ, I v NZ
2014 F v E, I v It, NZ v E

Leighton Hodges Treorchy 2 Tests 2013 C v I, S v It

Welsh Referee Test Appearances

51 Nigel Owens
44 Derek Bevan MBE
25 Clive Norling
23 Gwynne Walters
22 Meirion Joseph
19 Clayton Thomas
18 Albert Freethy
16 Nigel Williams
15 Nigel Whitehouse
15 Ivor David
12 Tom Schofield
12 Tommy Vile
06 Trevor Jones
06 Ron Lewis
06 Gareth Simmonds
06 Robert Davies
05 Gwilym Treharne
05 Dai Hughes
04 Billy Douglas
04 Jeff Kelleher
04 Ken Rowlands
04 Alun Richards
04 Les Peard
03 William Wilkins
03 Jack Games
03 WJ Llewellyn
03 Wilf Faull
03 Ken Jones
03 Cenydd Thomas
02 Leighton Hodges
02 Rob Yeman
02 William Phillips
02 Vernon Parfitt
02 Jack Evans
02 Denzil Lloyd
02 Selwyn Lewis
02 Corris Thomas
02 Winston Jones
02 David Davies
01 D Herbert
01 Charles Lewis
01 Horace Lyne
01 Richard Mullock
01 Tom Williams
01 Harry Bowen
01 Ack Llewellyn
01 Gwyn Nicholls
01 EA Johns
01 E Roberts
01 Harold Phillips
01 Viv Llewellyn
01 Cyril Johnson
01 Fred Price
01 Ken Morgan
01 Ernie Lewis

Gil Evans

Gil Evans took charge of England v New Zealand in 1905 and Wales v Australia in 1908. He was from Swansea, but refereed out of England from the Midland Counties and Birmingham Societies. He played for Swansea in 1892 and was a highly respected referee who got good mentions from the All Blacks in 1905 and did a number of their games in Wales.

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