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In the match programme series 'A Peep in my Diary' published throughout the 1946-47 season the following appeared in the programmes for Newport v Oxford University on 6th February 1947 and again for Newport v Wasps 29th March 1947:-
"No. 14. - G. LLEWELLYN LLOYD"
"(Former Newport and Welsh International Half-back)."
"This article appeared originally in the Oxford programme and as arranged it is being re-printed in view of the extremely small publication that day."
"It is difficult to "peep" into a diary that never existed and to rely solely on memories which grow dimmer as the years roll by, and so I feel that it is safer to recall a period rather than any particular game."
"It is the season of 1900-1901 that I remember better than any other - the second year of my captaincy. We had lost seven matches the year before - a truly disgraceful record - and so we started that season with no great opinion of our merits, but as winter came on match after match was won. Cardiff were beaten twice, Swansea well beaten, and up to Christmas, never having felt any danger of defeat, we began to look back to the glories of 1891-1892 season and wonder ' whether we could emulate their greatness."
"The team, had settled down well, with Dai Boots at back, Cliff. Pritchard and Johnny Williams in the centre, H. G. Alexander and "Whiffer" Isaacs on the wings, L. A. Phillips and myself at half, and a fine pack led by George Boots, "Joida" Hodges, and Beddoe Thomas. It was a good, solid team with no weak spot anywhere. We put paid to the Watsonians on Boxing Day by 4 goals 3 tries to 1 try - no mean feat at any time. (Swansea could only score 1 try against them the day before.) And then against Cork Constitution: "Lou" Phillips helped off to the touch-line with a knee injury and his football finished; Moseley: Dai Boots carried off with a fractured leg; Blackheath: H. G. Alexander walking off with a broken collarbone. I know the other two will agree when I say that the loss of "Lou" was the major catastrophe. He was at the full height of his playing career and his loss was irreplaceable. The vital link between forwards and three-quarters was broken, and after those three losses we were never so confident, never quite so well together, and our dream of invincibility faded away. Even then we only lost to Cardiff once and Swansea once. It was a fine side, and one I was very proud to captain, and I have always believed that if we had not had those three casualties we should have kept our record that year."