Player

Gareth Griffiths - Wing

Gareth Griffiths
Date Of Birth27/11/1931
Place Of BirthPenygraig
EducationPorth County School, Loughborough College
ClubsCardiff, Dinas Powys, London Welsh
RegionsScarlets, Devon
HonoursWales, British and Irish Lions, Wales Schools
InvitationalBarbarians
Gareth Griffiths, born in Penygraig, played for Dinas Powis, London Welsh and Cardiff. Over 11 seasons from 1949 - 50 until 1959 - 60 he played 140 matches for Cardiff scoring 74 tries. Between 1953 and 1957 he gained 12 caps for Wales, his debut coming England in Cardiff.
In 1999 Gareth was inducted into the Cardiff Rugby Hall of Fame and further biographical details can be found in that section of the Cardiff club website.
SEASON P W D L TRY CON PEN DG PTS
1949-1950 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1950-1951 12 10 2 0 12 0 0 0 36
1951-1952 19 14 3 2 4 0 0 0 12
1952-1953 16 14 1 1 13 0 0 0 39
1953-1954 13 12 0 1 5 0 0 0 15
1954-1955 20 15 3 2 10 0 0 0 30
1955-1956 3 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 3
1956-1957 31 25 1 5 17 0 0 0 51
1957-1958 12 9 2 1 6 0 0 0 18
1958-1959 6 3 1 2 2 0 0 0 6
1959-1960 7 4 2 1 3 0 0 0 9
TOTAL 140 108 16 16 73 0 0 0 219
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