Stuart Lane

Stuart Lane

Position: Back Row

Date Of Birth 12/11/1952 (65)
Place Of Birth Tredegar
Height 183cm / 6'
Weight 92kg / 14st 6lbs

Stuart Lane followed his brother Roger to the Arms Park and played two games for Cardiff Athletic in 1971 before making his full club debut in the 1973 – 74 season. A splendid 7s player he played 158 games for Cardiff and won five Welsh caps. In 1980 Stuart was selected for the Lions Tour to South Africa and holds the sad record for the shortest career of any Lions tourist. With barely a minute played of the first game of the tour he suffered an injury that ended his participation in the tour. After ten years at the Arms Park he joined Newport but transferred to Newbridge after making just two appearances for the Rodney Parade club. 

Playing Summary
  Season P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  1973/1974 9 8 0 1 3 0 0 0 12  
  1974/1975 29 21 1 7 8 0 0 0 32  
  1975/1976 24 17 1 6 12 0 0 0 48  
  1976/1977 17 13 0 4 6 0 0 0 24  
  1977/1978 29 24 0 5 4 0 0 0 16  
  1978/1979 23 18 0 5 4 0 0 0 16  
  1979/1980 17 12 0 5 4 0 0 0 16  
  1980/1981 7 5 1 1 3 0 0 0 12  
  1981/1982 3 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0  
  Total 158 120 3 35 44 0 0 0 176  

Click on a season for a match by match breakdown.

  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  10/09/1973 Paignton WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 31 - 6  
  12/09/1973 Bristol Bears WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 30 - 3  
  15/09/1973 Coventry WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 16 - 20  
  22/09/1973 Neath FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 7  
  27/12/1973 Watsonians FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 12  
  16/03/1974 London Welsh FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 34 - 4  
  15/04/1974 Harlequins FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 33 - 7  
  27/04/1974 Bideford Presidents XV FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 3  
  29/04/1974 Penryn FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 32 - 3  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  14/09/1974 Blackheath FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 25 - 17  
  25/09/1974 Pontypridd FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 18 - 6  
  16/10/1974 Devon FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 24 - 16  
  23/10/1974 Pontypool WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 18 - 17  
  02/11/1974 Oxford University FL 1 0 0 0 4 L 8 - 21  
  16/11/1974 Wasps FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 6  
  23/11/1974 Scarlets Rep 1 0 0 0 4 W 15 - 9  
  04/12/1974 Neath FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 9  
  07/12/1974 Swansea FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 15 - 6  
  14/12/1974 Ystradgynlais FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 0  
  21/12/1974 London Welsh FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 10  
  26/12/1974 Pontypridd FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 23 - 6  
  28/12/1974 Ebbw Vale FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 3  
  01/01/1975 Bridgend Ravens FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 4 - 6  
  11/01/1975 Coventry FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 13 - 21  
  25/01/1975 Aberavon FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 7  
  01/02/1975 Neath FL 0 0 0 0 0 D 9 - 9  
  08/02/1975 Headingley FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 25 - 12  
  12/02/1975 Bristol Bears FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 38 - 3  
  15/02/1975 London Welsh FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 13 - 12  
  22/02/1975 Saracens FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 12  
  05/03/1975 Scarlets FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 13 - 37  
  08/03/1975 Newport FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 27 - 3  
  15/03/1975 Bective Rangers FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 13  
  31/03/1975 Harlequins FL 2 0 0 0 8 W 41 - 9  
  09/04/1975 Maesteg FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 3  
  19/04/1975 New Brighton FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 25 - 13  
  20/04/1975 Fylde FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 25 - 3  
  25/04/1975 Bridgend Ravens FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 24  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  03/09/1975 Glamorgan Wanderers FL 3 0 0 0 12 W 36 - 6  
  06/09/1975 Moseley FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 16 - 17  
  13/09/1975 Blackheath FL 2 0 0 0 8 W 44 - 0  
  20/09/1975 Coventry FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 18 - 21  
  24/09/1975 Aberavon FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 18 - 6  
  27/09/1975 Gala FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 12  
  01/10/1975 Penarth FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 15  
  04/10/1975 Newport FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 16  
  08/10/1975 Pontypool FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 7  
  01/11/1975 Australia FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 9  
  02/12/1975 Neath FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 15 - 6  
  13/12/1975 Bedford Blues FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 40 - 18  
  19/12/1975 London Welsh FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 33 - 4  
  27/12/1975 Ebbw Vale FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 43 - 10  
  01/01/1976 Gorseinon FL 2 0 0 0 8 W 68 - 13  
  10/01/1976 Coventry FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 29 - 12  
  17/01/1976 London Welsh FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 28 - 7  
  31/01/1976 Aberavon FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 12 - 16  
  06/02/1976 Gala FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 42 - 6  
  14/02/1976 Bath Rugby FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 4 - 9  
  25/02/1976 Bristol Bears FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 27 - 10  
  03/03/1976 Neath CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 6  
  10/03/1976 Bridgend Ravens FL 0 0 0 0 0 D 12 - 12  
  21/03/1976 Salamino FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 36 - 16  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  08/09/1976 Bristol Bears FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 24 - 3  
  11/09/1976 Irish Wolfhounds FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 20  
  15/09/1976 Penarth FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 62 - 15  
  18/09/1976 Coventry FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 25 - 12  
  25/09/1976 Overseas XV FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 24 - 15  
  29/09/1976 Aberavon FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 14  
  02/10/1976 Argentina FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 25 - 29  
  06/11/1976 Oxford University FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 50 - 16  
  04/12/1976 Swansea FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 28 - 13  
  08/12/1976 Newport FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 14 - 12  
  27/12/1976 Crawshays FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 40 - 16  
  12/02/1977 Pontypridd FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 12  
  11/04/1977 Harlequins FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 4  
  31/05/1977 Fraser Valley FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 29 - 9  
  01/06/1977 Vancouver Reps FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 6  
  04/06/1977 W. Washington Territory XV FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 54 - 6  
  11/06/1977 Vancouver Presidents XV FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 3  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  03/09/1977 Maesteg FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 35 - 9  
  10/09/1977 Neath FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 18 - 9  
  14/09/1977 Bristol Bears FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 25 - 12  
  17/09/1977 Coventry FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 9  
  21/09/1977 Pontypool FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 6  
  24/09/1977 Aberavon FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 28 - 13  
  15/10/1977 Cambridge University FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 46 - 9  
  29/10/1977 Moseley FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 18  
  05/11/1977 Oxford University FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 29 - 9  
  12/11/1977 Ebbw Vale FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 28 - 0  
  19/11/1977 Garndiffaith FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 0  
  26/11/1977 Scarlets FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 10  
  03/12/1977 Swansea FL 2 0 0 0 8 W 10 - 6  
  24/12/1977 Bridgend Ravens FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 18 - 6  
  26/12/1977 Pontypridd FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 13  
  31/12/1977 Coventry FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 20  
  02/01/1978 London Scottish FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 31 - 21  
  07/01/1978 Bedford Blues FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 15 - 7  
  14/01/1978 Pontypool FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 11  
  28/01/1978 Aberavon FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 13  
  04/02/1978 London Welsh FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 23 - 4  
  08/02/1978 Scarlets FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 3  
  25/02/1978 Ebbw Vale FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 29 - 10  
  01/03/1978 Newport FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 3  
  08/03/1978 Bridgend Ravens FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 7  
  11/03/1978 Orrell FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 30 - 22  
  25/03/1978 Barbarians FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 8 - 20  
  01/04/1978 Swansea FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 13 - 18  
  05/04/1978 Newport FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 28 - 9  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  01/09/1978 East District FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 38 - 17  
  06/09/1978 Glamorgan Wanderers FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 55 - 13  
  09/09/1978 Neath FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 11  
  13/09/1978 Bristol Bears FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 42 - 14  
  16/09/1978 Coventry FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 76 - 9  
  23/09/1978 Aberavon FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 13  
  27/09/1978 Pontypridd FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 25  
  07/10/1978 Newport FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 7 - 0  
  14/10/1978 Northampton Saints FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 10 - 3  
  23/12/1978 Crumlin FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 12 - 0  
  26/12/1978 Pontypridd FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 18 - 0  
  30/12/1978 Coventry FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 36 - 4  
  24/02/1979 Pontypool FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 23 - 12  
  27/02/1979 Scarlets FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 12  
  03/03/1979 Pontypridd FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 7 - 9  
  06/03/1979 Bridgend Ravens FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 12  
  10/03/1979 Pontypool FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 36 - 10  
  21/03/1979 Ebbw Vale FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 0  
  31/03/1979 Swansea FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 10  
  07/04/1979 Gloucester Rugby FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 6  
  14/04/1979 Barbarians FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 40 - 22  
  21/04/1979 Neath FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 31 - 6  
  27/04/1979 Aberavon FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 6  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  04/08/1979 South East Transvaal FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 25 - 21  
  08/08/1979 Northern Transvaal U25 FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 24 - 10  
  11/08/1979 Far Northern Transvaal FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 35 - 10  
  14/08/1979 Western Province FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 12 - 42  
  18/08/1979 Northern OFS FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 24 - 19  
  22/08/1979 Northern Natal FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 16 - 18  
  08/12/1979 London Welsh FL 3 0 0 0 12 W 50 - 12  
  15/12/1979 Wrexham FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 36 - 6  
  22/12/1979 Aberavon FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 36 - 8  
  26/12/1979 Pontypridd FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 3  
  29/12/1979 Coventry FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 33 - 13  
  12/01/1980 Pontypridd FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 13  
  26/01/1980 Aberavon FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 22 - 29  
  02/02/1980 Ebbw Vale FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 6  
  09/02/1980 Bristol Bears FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 9  
  04/03/1980 San Isidro Club FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 16  
  22/03/1980 Newport FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 6  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  20/12/1980 Tata Steel FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 41 - 0  
  24/01/1981 Aberavon FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 15  
  20/02/1981 Bective Rangers FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 36 - 7  
  21/03/1981 Ebbw Vale FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 28 - 0  
  28/03/1981 Newport FL 0 0 0 0 0 D 13 - 13  
  15/04/1981 Swansea FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 11 - 20  
  18/04/1981 Barbarians Rep 1 0 0 0 4 W 45 - 19  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  02/09/1981 Glamorgan Wanderers FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 3  
  12/09/1981 Neath FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 25 - 8  
  26/09/1981 Aberavon FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 11 - 25  
  Team P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  Wales 5 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 0  

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