Richard Evans (rugby league)

Richard "Dick" Evans (born 26 January 1945) is an English-born former rugby league footballer who played in the 1970s. He played at representative level for Wales, and at club level for Barrow, Swinton and Salford, as a hooker, i.e. number 9.[1][2]

Richard Evans
Personal information
Full nameRichard Evans
Born (1945-01-26) 26 January 1945
St. Helens, England
Playing information
Years Team Pld T G FG P
≤1970–≥70 Barrow
≤1975–≥75 Swinton
1977–78 Salford 47 4 0 0 12
Total 47 4 0 0 12
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1975–78 Wales 3 0 0 0 0
Source: [1]


Richard Evans was born in St. Helens, Lancashire, England, he has Welsh ancestors, and eligible to play for Wales due to the grandparent rule.

International honours

Dick Evans won caps for Wales while at Swinton in the 1975 Rugby League World Cup against France (2 matches).[1]


  1. "Statistics at". rugbyleagueproject. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012.
  2. Williams, Graham; Lush, Peter; Farrar, David (2009). The British Rugby League Records Book. London League. pp. 108–114. ISBN 978-1-903659-49-6.
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