First cap: v England, 1934
Total caps: 2
As captain: 0
Tries scored: 0
Total points scored: 0
|Name||James Vincent Rearden||Born||November 1910 Cork|
|Died||13 July 1979 Cork||Family||Son of Edward & Mary Rearden, Sunday’s Well, Cork Wine Importers|
|First International||England, 10/2/1934, Lansdowne Road||Caps||2|
1934 E, W
|Munster Caps||8||Munster Games||
1934 L, U
|Munster Senior Cup||1932/33||Cork Charity Cup||
Jim Rearden, a member of the Cork wine importer family, was Company Secretary with the Irish Dunlop Co in Cork until his retirement in 1974. He played for Munser between 1934-38. He won two international caps in 1934 against England and Wales. He was a prominent player with Con during the 1930’s, and was captain of the 1933 Munster Cup winning team.
He subsequently served two terms as Club President, thirty years apart, and also terms as Hon Treasurer. He and his wife Benny were very active members of the club and were instrumental in the formation of the Constitution Bridge Club. He was also a former Admiral of Royal Cork Yacht Club, Crosshaven.