Tom Graham

Tom Graham

Position: Prop

Died 01/12/1945

Thomas Cooper Graham was born in 1866, Newcastle-on-Tyne. Played for Blaina and Barbarians. Captained 1891/2 Invincibles. Won 12 Welsh caps 1890-1895 / 1t. Member of first ever Triple Crown team in 1893. Newport captain for 4 seasons 1889/93.

Newport RFC record : Made 185 apps from 1887/8-1894/5 scoring 14t and 1c.

Considered to be one of greatest ever Newport captains.

Died 1 Dec 1945, Cardiff.

Playing Summary
  Season P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  1887/1888 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
  1888/1889 26 16 2 8 4 0 0 0 8  
  1889/1890 34 25 4 5 0 0 0 0 0  
  1890/1891 18 12 1 5 0 0 0 0 0  
  1891/1892 28 26 2 0 5 1 0 0 16  
  1892/1893 28 24 1 3 4 0 0 0 12  
  1893/1894 27 22 2 3 0 0 0 0 0  
  1894/1895 20 18 1 1 1 0 0 0 3  
  Total 185 147 13 25 14 1 0 0 39  

Click on a season for a match by match breakdown.

  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  15/10/1887 Cardiff Harlequins PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  17/12/1887 Kingston on Thames FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  31/12/1887 Gloucester Rugby N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  14/01/1888 Middlesex Hospital N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  20/10/1888 Blackheath FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  27/10/1888 Wellington FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  03/11/1888 Scarlets N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  10/11/1888 Richmond N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  17/11/1888 Swansea FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  21/11/1888 Cambridge University N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 0  
  24/11/1888 Cardiff FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 0  
  01/12/1888 Guy's Hospital PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  15/12/1888 Bridgewater PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  22/12/1888 Gloucester Rugby N8 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  26/12/1888 New Zealand Maori FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 9  
  27/12/1888 Birmingham Moseley PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  29/12/1888 London Welsh PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  01/01/1889 Oldham HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  05/01/1889 Scarlets SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 0  
  12/01/1889 Bristol Bears SR 1 0 0 0 2 W 0 - 0  
  19/01/1889 Gloucester Rugby SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 0  
  26/01/1889 Cardiff PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 0  
  02/02/1889 Birmingham Moseley SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 0  
  16/02/1889 Swansea PR 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  23/02/1889 Wellington FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  09/03/1889 Weston-Super-Mare FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  16/03/1889 United Hospitals FL 1 0 0 0 2 W 0 - 0  
  23/03/1889 Swansea FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  30/03/1889 Maindee SR 1 0 0 0 2 W 0 - 0  
  06/04/1889 Cardiff SR 1 0 0 0 2 L 0 - 0  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  21/09/1889 Penarth PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 0  
  28/09/1889 Bridgewater PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  05/10/1889 Swansea PR 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  12/10/1889 Birmingham Moseley PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 0  
  19/10/1889 Cardiff PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 0  
  26/10/1889 Wellington PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  02/11/1889 Harlequins PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  09/11/1889 Weston-Super-Mare HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  16/11/1889 Swansea PR 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  23/11/1889 Scarlets PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  30/11/1889 Cardiff HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  07/12/1889 Penycraig PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  14/12/1889 Wellington PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  21/12/1889 Oxford University PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  26/12/1889 Clapham Rovers PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  28/12/1889 London Welsh PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  02/01/1890 Weston-Super-Mare PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  04/01/1890 Swansea PR 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  11/01/1890 Cardiff PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  13/01/1890 Devon PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  18/01/1890 Guy's Hospital PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  25/01/1890 Penarth PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 0  
  08/02/1890 St Thomas's Hospital PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  15/02/1890 Birmingham Moseley PR 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  17/02/1890 Rugby PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  22/02/1890 Swansea PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  08/03/1890 Cardiff PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  15/03/1890 Cardiff Harlequins PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  20/03/1890 Cornwall PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  22/03/1890 London Welsh PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  29/03/1890 Scarlets PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 0  
  05/04/1890 Broughton PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  07/04/1890 Manningham PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  08/04/1890 Leicester Tigers PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  20/09/1890 Cardiff Harlequins PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 3 - 0  
  27/09/1890 Penarth PR 0 0 0 0 0 D 5 - 5  
  04/10/1890 Swansea PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 11 - 14  
  22/11/1890 Cardiff PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 8 - 13  
  04/12/1890 St Thomas's Hospital PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 18 - 5  
  06/12/1890 Penarth PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 5  
  13/12/1890 Exeter Chiefs PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 5  
  26/12/1890 Devon PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 35 - 0  
  27/12/1890 London Welsh PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 3  
  24/01/1891 Cardiff Harlequins PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 3  
  31/01/1891 Cardiff PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 0  
  14/02/1891 Wellington PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 3  
  21/02/1891 Birmingham Moseley PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 18 - 0  
  28/02/1891 Swansea N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 34  
  14/03/1891 Cardiff PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 0  
  21/03/1891 Swansea PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 3  
  28/03/1891 Leigh Centurions PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 9  
  30/03/1891 Devonport Albion N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 7  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  19/09/1891 Scarlets PR 1 0 0 0 3 W 11 - 0  
  26/09/1891 Devonport Albion PR 1 0 0 0 3 W 16 - 3  
  03/10/1891 Wellington SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 0  
  31/10/1891 Harlequins PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 23 - 3  
  07/11/1891 Civil Service PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 36 - 0  
  09/11/1891 Swinton PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 0  
  14/11/1891 Swansea PR 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  21/11/1891 Cardiff PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 28 - 3  
  28/11/1891 Gloucester Rugby PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 2 - 0  
  05/12/1891 West Hartlepool PR 1 0 0 0 3 W 27 - 0  
  12/12/1891 Birmingham Moseley PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 0  
  19/12/1891 Salford Red Devils PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 3  
  26/12/1891 Penarth PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 0  
  09/01/1892 Penarth PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 0  
  23/01/1892 Exeter Chiefs PR 0 1 0 0 2 W 44 - 0  
  30/01/1892 Cardiff PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 0  
  11/02/1892 Scarlets PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 0  
  20/02/1892 Swansea PR 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  27/02/1892 Birmingham Moseley PR 1 0 0 0 2 W 29 - 5  
  29/02/1892 Coventry PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 0  
  05/03/1892 Royal Naval Engineering College PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 34 - 0  
  12/03/1892 Exeter Chiefs PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 39 - 0  
  19/03/1892 Gloucester Rugby PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 0  
  26/03/1892 Swansea PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 5  
  02/04/1892 Cardiff PR 1 0 0 0 3 W 29 - 0  
  09/04/1892 Penarth PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 40 - 0  
  16/04/1892 Aberavon PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 3  
  18/04/1892 Salford Red Devils PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 40 - 0  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  24/09/1892 Scarlets PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 0  
  01/10/1892 Wellington PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 37 - 0  
  08/10/1892 Swansea PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 0  
  15/10/1892 Cardiff PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 3  
  22/10/1892 Coventry PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 23 - 0  
  29/10/1892 Penarth PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 23 - 0  
  05/11/1892 Gloucester Rugby PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 29 - 0  
  12/11/1892 Swansea PR 1 0 0 0 3 W 8 - 0  
  19/11/1892 Dublin Wanderers PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 24 - 0  
  26/11/1892 Cardiff PR 1 0 0 0 3 W 26 - 0  
  30/11/1892 Oxford University PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 0  
  10/12/1892 Birmingham Moseley PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 29 - 3  
  17/12/1892 Gloucester Rugby PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 2 - 0  
  24/12/1892 London Welsh PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 42 - 0  
  26/12/1892 Oldham PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 36 - 6  
  14/01/1893 Scarlets PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 0  
  21/01/1893 Birmingham Moseley PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 25 - 2  
  23/01/1893 Blackheath PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 0  
  28/01/1893 Penarth PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 27 - 3  
  11/02/1893 Cardiff PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 11  
  18/02/1893 Swansea PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 0  
  25/02/1893 Wellington PR 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  04/03/1893 Swansea PR 1 0 0 0 3 W 11 - 0  
  18/03/1893 Cardiff PR 1 0 0 0 3 L 3 - 5  
  25/03/1893 Blackheath PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 4  
  01/04/1893 Oldham PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 5 - 8  
  03/04/1893 Hartlepool Rovers PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 7 - 0  
  15/04/1893 Barbarians PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 3  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  07/10/1893 Wellington PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 25 - 3  
  14/10/1893 Swansea PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 7 - 0  
  21/10/1893 Cardiff PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 3  
  28/10/1893 Bradford PR 0 0 0 0 0 D 7 - 7  
  04/11/1893 Gloucester Rugby PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 3  
  11/11/1893 Cardiff PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 8  
  18/11/1893 Salford Red Devils PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 25 - 0  
  25/11/1893 Swansea PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 0  
  09/12/1893 Manningham PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 3  
  16/12/1893 Oxford University PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 10 - 5  
  26/12/1893 Rockcliffe PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 0  
  27/12/1893 Barbarians PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 0  
  30/12/1893 Gloucester Rugby HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 0  
  01/01/1894 Watsonians PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 5 - 3  
  13/01/1894 Cardiff HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 0  
  20/01/1894 Blackheath PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 5  
  27/01/1894 Scarlets PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 3 - 0  
  10/02/1894 Liverpool PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 0  
  17/02/1894 Swansea PR 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  24/02/1894 Bradford PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 34 - 0  
  03/03/1894 Cardiff PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 10  
  17/03/1894 Swansea PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 0  
  24/03/1894 Blackheath PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 11 - 13  
  26/03/1894 Runcorn PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 3  
  31/03/1894 Salford Red Devils PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 3 - 0  
  07/04/1894 Penarth PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 3  
  14/04/1894 Scarlets PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 0  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  22/09/1894 Morecambe SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 18 - 7  
  29/09/1894 Stockport PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 0  
  06/10/1894 Huddersfield HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 5  
  13/10/1894 Scarlets PR 1 0 0 0 3 L 6 - 8  
  03/11/1894 Gloucester Rugby N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 0  
  10/11/1894 Coventry PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 0  
  17/11/1894 Lansdowne PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 45 - 0  
  24/11/1894 Cardiff PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 7 - 0  
  08/12/1894 Penarth PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 3 - 0  
  22/12/1894 Blackheath HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 5 - 0  
  26/12/1894 Gala PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 3  
  27/12/1894 Barbarians N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 3  
  29/12/1894 Coventry PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 0  
  19/01/1895 Scarlets PR 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  23/02/1895 Swansea PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 3 - 0  
  02/03/1895 Penarth PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 3  
  09/03/1895 Gloucester Rugby PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 3  
  23/03/1895 Blackheath PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 0  
  30/03/1895 Cardiff PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 5 - 3  
  10/04/1895 Cardiff PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 3  
  Team P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  Wales 12 5 1 6 1 0 0 0 3  
Clubs: - Blaina - Newport -
Invitational: - Barbarians -
Honours: - Wales -

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