Cap - Cardiff 1902/03

Object Id: 
Awarded to Percy Bush.
Cap awarded to Frank Percy Bush (1879 - 1955). Bush played most of his career for Cardiff making 171 appearances and scoring 66 tries between 1899 and 1913, and captained the club for three seasons. During his career he scored 35 drop goals and once scored four tries in a match against Moseley in 1905 - 6. Percy also gained eight caps for Wales (1905 - 1910) including the famous 1905 victory of New Zealand. In 1904 he was selected to tour Australasia with the British Lions,playing in four test matches - he was the star of the tour and dubbed "Will o' the Wisp" by the Australian press. As well as Cardiff Bush played for Cardiff Romilly, University College Cardiff, Penygraig and London Welsh as well as playing county cricket for Glamorgan and for the MCC. His father James Bush was one of the founders of Cardiff in 1875. 
Object Status: 
CAC Collection
Donated By: 
Percy Bush

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