|Place Of Birth||Blaengarw|
Tyssul was born in Blaengarw, Bridgend in 1919.
Debut for Newport RFC 13th Oct 1945 vs Neath on wing and last game 23rd March 1946 vs Pontypool at full-back.
Played for Wales in Victory International in 1945/6 - injured after 10 mins - no cap awarded but given tie.
Played fullback for Monmouthshire vs Kiwis (W15-0) at Pontypool Park.
Joined Hunslet RL 1946-1956.
Played for Hunslet, Doncaster, Halifax (Garfield Owen’s predecessor) and Dewsbury.
Kicked 761 goals including 149 goals in one season for Halifax (record) and 89 goals for Doncaster in 1951/2 (record).
Played in first ever drawn Rugby League Cup Final in 1954 missing late penalty. Scored 1,564pts for his 4 clubs - one of less than 25 Welshmen to have scored > 1000 pts in RL
Played twice for Wales RL
Died in Leeds 1978 age 59 years.
Newport RFC record : 1945/6 : 20 app / 4t / 1p.
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