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Alan Rees (rugby)

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Name  Alan Rees
Role  Rugby
Bowling style  Seam bowling

Alan Rees (rugby) Alan Rees CSJ

Alan Henry Morgan Rees (born (1938-02-17) 17 February 1938 in Neath) is a Welsh rugby union and professional rugby league footballer who played in the 1960s, playing representative level rugby union (RU) for Wales, and at club level for Maesteg RFC, as a Fly-half, playing club level rugby league (RL) for Leeds.

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International honours

Alan Rees won three caps for Wales (RU) in 1962 against England, Scotland and France.

Cricket career

Alan Rees also played cricket for Glamorgan, making 216 first-class appearances between 1955 and 1968. A fine fielder, he appeared as a substitute in the Third Test Match against Australia at Headingley, taking the catch that dismissed Burge off the bowling of Fred Trueman. In the match against Middlesex at Lord's in 1965, he became only the second player ever to be given out handled the ball in the County Championship. In 1970 and 1971, he reappeared in Gillette Cup and John Player league matches.

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Alan Rees (rugby) Wikipedia


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