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Aberdare Boys’ Grammar School

Sporting Activities

Old School

School Rugby XV that played against the Past Students, April 1959

from Ken Reynolds

Rugby 1959

Back Row : Robert Servini, Bernard Evans, Don Thomas, Phil John, Alwyn Hoffland, Eric Lewis, D. B. Williams, Bobby Hughes, Adrian Servini
Front Row : Alun Evans, Martin Sage, Lyn Jones (Capt.), Ken Reynolds, Peter Leach, Wynford Bowen

Ken has also supplied a list of the positions that he thinks each player had in the team:

Robert Servini


Bernard Evans

open side wing forward

Don Thomas

second row

Phil John

number eight

Alwyn Hoffland

second row

Eric Lewis


D. B. Williams

full back

Bobby Hughes


Adrian Servini

second row (or blind side flanker)

Alun Evans

blind side flanker (or wing)

Martin Sage


Lyn Jones

loose head prop

Ken Reynolds

tight head prop

Peter Leach

scrum half

Wynford Bowen

outside half