Gwyn Nicholls
(1874-1939)

Died aged c. 65

Erith Gwyn Nicholls (15 July 1874 – 24 March 1939) was a Welsh rugby union player who gained 24 caps for Wales as a centre. Nicholls was known as the "Prince of Threequarters". Born in Westbury-on-Severn, Nicholls started his rugby career with Cardiff Star before playing in the Cardiff first team from 1893. He spent all his playing career with Cardiff, playing 18 seasons for them, apart from half a season with Newport in 1901/2 when he began a laundry business there with fellow Welsh international Bert Winfield. He captained Cardiff for four seasons; 1898/9 through to 1900/1 and again in 1903/04.

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Cardiff Plaques on Flickr PD 1.0

These gates were erected by public subscription to the memory of that great Welsh International rugby football player Gwyn Nicholls who represented Wales on 24 occasions 1896 - 1906

Westgate Street, Cardiff, United Kingdom where they played