GIBBS, REGINALD ARTHUR (1872 - 1938), shipowner (one of four brothers, all prominent in Cardiff shipping circles), and Rugby footballer
Name: Reginald Arthur Gibbs
Date of birth: 1872
Date of death: 1938
Occupation: shipowner (one of four brothers, all prominent in Cardiff shipping circles), and Rugby footballer
Area of activity: Business and Industry; Sports and Leisure Pursuits
Author: Moelwyn Idwal Williams
b. 1872. He represented Wales sixteen times between 1906 and 1911, either as an outside half or wing three-quarter, and in 1910 he scored one of his country's two tries when Wales played at Twickenham for the first time. Gibbs was also in the Cardiff team that, with E. Gwyn Nicholls as captain gained the historic victory over the South African side in 1906. He died 28 November 1938.
- Dr Moelwyn Idwal Williams, Aberystwyth
Rugby Football Annual, 1939-40, 17-18;
Western Mail, 29 November 1938.
- Wikipedia Article: Reggie Gibbs
Published date: 1959
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