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Gareth Griffiths - Wing

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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 16 13 0 3 396 243 61
Carmarthen Quins 17 10 3 4 372 278 54
Aberavon 16 11 0 5 371 272 53
Llandovery 16 9 2 5 344 285 48
Pontypridd 18 10 0 8 394 376 47
Merthyr 18 8 0 10 362 374 44
RGC 1404 17 8 1 8 409 381 43
Newport 15 7 0 8 294 278 37
Swansea 17 7 0 10 246 292 35
Llanelli 15 6 0 9 293 412 27
Ebbw Vale 17 4 2 11 283 351 27
Bridgend Ravens 18 3 0 15 271 493 19