Tom Pearson

Tom Pearson

Position: Wing

Born 10/05/1872
Died 12/09/1957
Place Of Birth Bombay

Thomas Willam Rory Pearson (wing) once kicked 17 out of 18 conversions for Mill Hill vs Bedford School. He first played for Cardiff and won 9 of his 13 caps 1891-1903 scoring 4 triesand was captain for last match, scored a try but was injured and left the field for JJ Hodges (Newport) to come out of pack and score a hatrick. Tom scored 40 tries in 1892/3 for Cardiff and was elected captain in 1895/6. He has also played for the Barbarians.

In Oct 1895 he was appointed Resident Engineer at Alexandra Docks, Newport and was granted a transfer to Newport where he made 109 apps / 67t / 1dg / 1c / 1 field goal : 1895/6-1903/4. Won 20 Welsh Hockey caps, Welsh Lawn Tennis Doubles and capt of Newport Golf Club. He represented Wales at rugby, golf squash and tennis. Lieut Colonel in Royal Field Artillery in WW1. Died 12 Sept 1957 at Newport.

Newport RFC record : 1895/6-1903/4 : 109 apps / 67t / 1dg / 1c / 1 field goal.

Playing Summary
  Season P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  1895/1896 22 18 2 2 21 0 0 0 63  
  1896/1897 24 19 1 4 12 0 0 0 36  
  1897/1898 22 14 3 5 7 0 0 1 25  
  1899/1900 6 5 1 0 4 0 0 0 12  
  1900/1901 11 8 1 2 6 0 0 0 18  
  1902/1903 23 20 1 2 18 1 0 1 60  
  1903/1904 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
  Total 109 85 9 15 68 1 0 2 214  

Click on a season for a match by match breakdown.

  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  05/10/1895 Barnstaple WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 0  
  12/10/1895 Birmingham Moseley WI 5 0 0 0 15 W 35 - 0  
  26/10/1895 Swansea WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 3  
  28/10/1895 United Hospitals WI 3 0 0 0 9 W 25 - 0  
  02/11/1895 Gloucester Rugby WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 30 - 3  
  09/11/1895 Cambridge University WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 0  
  16/11/1895 Penarth WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 16 - 6  
  23/11/1895 Cardiff WI 1 0 0 0 3 L 5 - 6  
  30/11/1895 Scarlets WI 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  14/12/1895 Liverpool WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 5 - 0  
  16/12/1895 Oxford University WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 0  
  21/12/1895 Blackheath WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 3  
  26/12/1895 Gala & Hawick WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 10 - 0  
  11/01/1896 Penarth WI 1 0 0 0 3 D 3 - 3  
  18/01/1896 Birmingham Moseley WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 0  
  01/02/1896 Scarlets WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 0  
  08/02/1896 Liverpool WI 2 0 0 0 6 W 39 - 8  
  15/02/1896 Cardiff WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 11 - 4  
  22/02/1896 Blackheath WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 10 - 0  
  29/02/1896 Swansea WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 0  
  04/04/1896 Rockcliffe WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 9 - 0  
  06/04/1896 Barbarians WI 3 0 0 0 9 W 24 - 6  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  03/10/1896 Old Merchant Taylors WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 18 - 0  
  10/10/1896 Coventry WI 2 0 0 0 6 W 18 - 5  
  17/10/1896 Cardiff WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 3 - 0  
  24/10/1896 Penarth WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 6  
  31/10/1896 Blackheath WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 3  
  07/11/1896 Scarlets WI 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  18/11/1896 Oxford University WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 0  
  21/11/1896 Bristol Bears WI 2 0 0 0 6 W 28 - 0  
  28/11/1896 Cardiff WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 0  
  14/12/1896 Cambridge University WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 18 - 0  
  19/12/1896 Gloucester Rugby WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 26 - 5  
  26/12/1896 Barbarians WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 0  
  28/12/1896 Watsonians WI 3 0 0 0 9 W 16 - 0  
  16/01/1897 Wellington WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 8  
  13/02/1897 Cardiff WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 6  
  20/02/1897 Swansea WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 7  
  27/02/1897 Scarlets CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 11  
  06/03/1897 Gloucester Rugby WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 3 - 0  
  13/03/1897 Cardiff WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 3  
  20/03/1897 Penarth WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 18 - 0  
  03/04/1897 Blackheath WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 11 - 0  
  10/04/1897 Birmingham Moseley WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 37 - 4  
  17/04/1897 Barbarians WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 19 - 0  
  19/04/1897 Rockcliffe WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 4  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  30/10/1897 Blackheath WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 12  
  13/11/1897 Swansea WI 1 0 0 1 7 W 7 - 3  
  17/11/1897 Cambridge University WI 2 0 0 0 6 W 14 - 3  
  20/11/1897 Penarth WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 30 - 3  
  27/11/1897 Cardiff WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 3  
  11/12/1897 Gloucester Rugby WI 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  18/12/1897 Bristol Bears CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 0  
  20/12/1897 Oxford University WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 0  
  27/12/1897 Watsonians WI 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  28/12/1897 Llwynypia WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 6 - 0  
  01/01/1898 Bristol Bears WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 0  
  15/01/1898 Birmingham Moseley WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 8  
  22/01/1898 Penarth WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 5  
  29/01/1898 Monmouthshire League WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 28 - 0  
  05/02/1898 Rockcliffe WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 14 - 0  
  12/02/1898 Wellington WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 27 - 0  
  19/02/1898 Swansea WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 0  
  26/02/1898 Cardiff WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 20  
  05/03/1898 Scarlets WI 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  12/03/1898 Gloucester Rugby WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 24 - 0  
  26/03/1898 Cardiff WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 18  
  11/04/1898 Barbarians WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 21 - 0  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  23/12/1899 Blackheath CE 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  06/01/1900 Barnstaple CE 2 0 0 0 6 W 17 - 0  
  24/02/1900 Cardiff WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 0  
  26/02/1900 Stade Francais Paris WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 31 - 0  
  14/04/1900 Rockcliffe CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 17 - 8  
  16/04/1900 Barbarians CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 15 - 10  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  27/12/1900 Cork Constitution WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 19 - 0  
  12/01/1901 Bristol Bears FB 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  19/01/1901 Blackheath WI 2 0 0 0 6 W 17 - 0  
  09/02/1901 Scarlets WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 14 - 0  
  16/02/1901 Swansea WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 6  
  23/02/1901 Cardiff WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 3  
  02/03/1901 Old Players CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 0  
  09/03/1901 Gloucester Rugby CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 0  
  23/03/1901 Cardiff WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 10  
  06/04/1901 Barbarians WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 9 - 3  
  08/04/1901 Rockcliffe WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 8 - 3  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  20/09/1902 Pontnewydd WI 3 0 0 0 9 W 25 - 3  
  27/09/1902 London Welsh CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 3  
  11/10/1902 Gloucester Rugby WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 16 - 0  
  18/10/1902 Cardiff WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 3 - 0  
  01/11/1902 Leicester Tigers CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 6 - 0  
  08/11/1902 Swansea CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 10  
  15/11/1902 Bristol Bears CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 12 - 4  
  22/11/1902 Cardiff CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 3 - 0  
  13/12/1902 Swansea WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 4 - 0  
  20/12/1902 Devonport Albion WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 11 - 3  
  24/12/1902 Edinburgh University WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 6 - 0  
  26/12/1902 Watsonians WI 0 1 0 0 2 W 5 - 0  
  27/12/1902 Barbarians WI 2 0 0 1 10 W 20 - 4  
  31/01/1903 Gloucester Rugby WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 0  
  14/02/1903 Swansea WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 4 - 0  
  21/02/1903 Cardiff WI 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  28/02/1903 Bristol Bears CE 2 0 0 0 6 W 20 - 0  
  07/03/1903 Devonport Albion WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 5 - 0  
  21/03/1903 Cardiff WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 28 - 5  
  04/04/1903 Swansea WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 11  
  11/04/1903 Rockcliffe WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 22 - 3  
  14/04/1903 West Hartlepool WI 3 0 0 0 9 W 24 - 4  
  18/04/1903 Leicester Tigers WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 17 - 0  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  12/12/1903 Swansea WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 4 - 0  
  Team P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  Wales 13 6 0 7 4 0 0 0 10  
Clubs: - Blackheath - Cardiff - Newport -
Education: - Mill Hill School -
Region: - Middlesex -
Invitational: - Barbarians -
Honours: - Wales -

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