Rees John

by Mike Curling
Player John Rees

John Ogwyn Rees

Position: Fly Half/Centre and sometime Winger

Born: 30th June 1932 in Pontardulais

Height: 5ft 8ins

Weight: 11st.7lbs.

Education: Gowerton Grammar School

Achievements: Coached the Far East Air Force XV 1969-71.

Honours: Played for Welsh Army XV in Egypt in 1951.

Debut game: 6th October 1954 v Clifton

Final game: 15th December 1956 v Neath

Number of Appearances: 59

Career details:

Past Secretary of the Past Players Association (6 years) and Past President. A hugely popular schoolmaster at Oldfield Boys School. John is a stalwart of the Past Players and one of its leading “entertainers”. A great tourist and choirmaster!



This page was added on 23/12/2014.

Comments about this page

  • Born 30/06/1932 Pontardulais
    Height t 5’ 8;inch. Weight 11.1/2 stone
    Education Gowerton Grammar School.
    Achievements Coached Far East airforce rugby team 1969-1971.
    Played for Welsh Army team Egypt 1951.
    Secretary of Bath Past Players for 6years.
    Should appearances have been 59 ,as I have my 50+ badge ?

    By John Ogwyn Rees (02/01/2019)
  • Many thanks John. Have updated your profile.
    Mike Curling

    By Mike Curling (08/01/2019)

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