Player

Gareth Evans - Centre

Gareth Evans
Height180
Weight83
Date Of Birth02/11/1952
Place Of BirthNewport
EducationNewport High School
ClubsCardiff, Newport, Cross Keys, Clifton
RegionsScarlets, East Glamorgan
HonoursWales, British and Irish Lions, East Wales
InvitationalFrench Presidents XV, Welsh Clubs XV, Barbarians
Centre Gareth Lloyd Evans played for Newport HSOB, Clifton, Cross Keys, and Newport before joining Cardiff in 1982 - 83 and playing six first team games, making his debut against Northampton Saints, before retiring from the game. He played for The Barbarians, Wales B, East Wales, Welsh Clubs XV and The French Presidents XV.
Gareth won three Welsh caps, the first against France in 1977 as a replacement and then toured with Wales to Australia in 1978. The previous summer he was elected for the British Lions tour of New Zealand. Although at this time he only had one Welsh cap to his name he played in three of the four test matches (equalling the number of caps he won). After retiring from playing Gareth Evans went on to become coach of Newport in 1990 - 91.  
SEASON P W D L TRY CON PEN DG PTS
1982-1983 6 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 6 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
TEAM P W D L PF PA PTS
Merthyr 30 23 0 7 885 593 117
Cardiff 30 22 1 7 991 660 111
Pontypridd 30 22 0 8 1015 580 110
Llandovery 30 21 1 8 856 551 104
Ebbw Vale 30 20 1 9 762 594 95
Aberavon 30 18 2 10 698 603 90
Newport 30 17 2 11 759 700 88
Rygbi Gogledd Cymru 1404 30 14 1 15 852 650 85
Swansea 30 16 0 14 674 594 81
Carmarthen Quins 30 13 1 16 637 584 71
Bridgend Ravens 30 12 0 18 689 714 66
Llanelli 30 12 1 17 679 723 63
Bedwas 30 12 1 17 681 830 62
Cross Keys 30 5 1 24 586 1093 36
Bargoed 30 6 0 24 576 1003 35
Neath 30 1 0 29 406 1274 3