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Joe Pugsley - Hooker

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Joe Pugsley
Heritage No41
Date Of Birth10/05/1885
Place Of BirthSwansea
EducationSt Saviour's Collegiate School
ClubsSalford Red Devils, Cardiff, London Welsh
HonoursWales, Wales RL
Joe Pugsley was the sixth player to win a Welsh cap in both codes of rugby. He was born in Swansea but played for Cardiff side Grange Stars before joining Cardiff RFC in 1905. In a six year stay at the Arms Park Pugsley played 162 games and scored 21 tries before leaving the club to join London Welsh. His first Welsh cap came in 1910 when he played against England and played for the 15-man side a further six times. At the end of the 1910/11 season he signed for Rugby League side Salford and won a Welsh Rugby League cap whilst with them. He returned to Cardiff after his professional career and died in the city on 13 June 1976, aged 91.
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