Wilf Harris was talented all-round sportsman playing rugby and cricket for Swansea either side of the Second World War, besides appearing for Glamorgan during August 1945 in their fund-raising friendly against the West of England XI at Cardiff Arms Park.
In September 1935 he had won fame in the rugby world by being a member of the All Whites team which defeated the All Blacks at St. Helen’s. Wilf converted a try in the famous victory by the Swansea rugby team. He was their captain for the 1938/39 season, and worked as a detective constable with Swansea Police.
In 1949 he also played for Swansea CC in their friendly against the Glamorgan Club and Ground XI.
HARRIS, Wilfred Edgar.
Born – Swansea, 30 September 1913.
Died – Swansea, October 1973.
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