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Born in Weston-s-Mare but parents originally from Cardiff moving to Newport during WW2. Attended Brynglas School, Newport and his inspirational teacher was Hedley Rowland. Was approached at the age of 14yrs and 16yrs by St Helens RL.Figured in one of strangest merry-go rounds. In 1957 Colin Evans lost place to Scrivens and joined Pontypool where he displaced Billy Watkins who then joined Newport to displace Scrivens. Watkins won Welsh cap in 1959 and Evans displaced him in the Welsh team in 1960 for cap against England. Scrivens then displaced Billy Watkins but joined Wigan RL when on the verge of a Welsh Cap in Oct 1959. 1958 Snellings team but rep by C Lewis after 2nd rd through injury. Played vs Australia 1957 (W11-0). Crawshays 1958, 1959.
Newport RFC record : 1955/6-1959/60 : 80 apps / 11t.
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