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
Cardiff 2 2 0 0 57 33 9
Aberavon 2 2 0 0 51 40 8
Merthyr 2 1 0 1 59 44 6
Swansea 2 1 0 1 47 29 5
Llandovery 1 1 0 0 26 20 5
Newport 1 1 0 0 29 23 5
Pontypridd 2 1 0 1 43 41 5
Rygbi Gogledd Cymru 1404 2 1 0 1 43 43 5
Ebbw Vale 2 0 0 2 44 71 1
Carmarthen Quins 1 0 0 1 17 20 1
Bridgend Ravens 1 0 0 1 26 27 1
Llanelli 2 0 0 2 15 66 0