Player

Gareth Evans - Centre

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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
Cardiff 14 12 0 2 337 211 55
Carmarthen Quins 14 9 2 3 334 244 47
Aberavon 13 9 0 4 293 223 43
Merthyr 16 8 0 8 321 321 42
Pontypridd 16 9 0 7 346 332 42
RGC 1404 15 7 1 7 367 337 38
Llandovery 13 6 2 5 292 249 36
Newport 14 6 0 8 277 266 33
Swansea 14 6 0 8 199 236 29
Llanelli 14 6 0 8 275 364 27
Ebbw Vale 15 3 1 11 257 328 21
Bridgend Ravens 16 3 0 13 245 432 18