Selections & Collections

Fri 01 March 2019, 10:00 AM - Cardiff Saleroom, South Wales

Selections & Collections

Lot 8

A 1950s BARBARIANS RUGBY UNION JERSEY NUMBER 4 MATCH WORN BY GARETH GRIFFITHS in traditional black and white hoops, felt emblem, panelled black number 4 and with Forsyth of Edinburgh label. Griffiths made 13 appearances for the Barbarians including a tour to Canada in 1957.¦Gareth Griffiths (1931 - 2016) was a versatile and speedy back, playing at wing or centre for Cardiff, capped by Wales 12 times and for the 1955 Lions in 12 tour matches including the final three tests. The Lions played 28 matches, winning 19, losing 6 and drew 3. Griffiths also played in the famous 8-3 win for Cardiff v All Blacks in 1953 and a month later in Wales last victory against the All Blacks. He also represented Wales at athletics.¦Provenance: from the Estate of Gareth Griffiths.¦

Guide price
£400 - £600

Hammer price £900.00