Boxer Harding

Boxer Harding

Position: Forward

Born 08/08/1878
Died 15/05/1947
Place Of Birth Market Rasen

Arthur Flowers Harding also known as Boxer Harding. 

Born in England. Nimble player with good running and passing style and excellent kicking ability. Captained Wales. Played for Cardiff (1902), London Welsh (1902/3) – capt 1903/4, 1904/5,1905/6), Middlesex. Played for Wales vs NZ 1905 and won 20 caps 1902-1908. British Isles captain 1908 (NZ/Aust – played 4 tests). After end of international career, Harding emigrated to Wanganui, NZ  becoming a station-master for several years. Lived in New Zealand until his death 15 May 1947.

Newport RFC record : 1904/5 : 1 app.

Playing Summary
  Season P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  1904/1905 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0  
  Total 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0  

Click on a season for a match by match breakdown.

  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  29/04/1905 Leicester Tigers SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 4 - 13  
  Team P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  Wales 20 15 1 4 1 0 0 0 3  
  British and Irish Lions 7 3 0 4 0 1 1 0 5  
Clubs: - London Welsh - Cardiff - Llwynypia - Newport -
Education: - Christ College, Brecon -
Region: - Middlesex - Wanganui -
Invitational: - Barbarians -
Honours: - British and Irish Lions - Wales -

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