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Dai Hayward - Back Row

Dai Hayward
Height178
Weight84
Date Of Birth01/03/1934
Place Of BirthCrumlin
EducationNewbridge Grammar School, Crumlin High Level School, Loughborough College
ClubsCardiff, Newbridge, Crumlin
RegionsLeicestershire
HonoursWales, Wales Schools
InvitationalCrawshays, Irish Wolfhounds
David John (Dai) Hayward was from Crumlin and was educated at Newbridge Grammar School, from where he won junior international honours in 1951 - 52 with the Welsh Secondary Schools.
He arrived in Cardiff in 1957 teaching at Radnor Road School and winning a first team place at the Arms Park. Over a period of 10 years he played 325 first team games for Cardiff, scoring 50 tries and captaining the Athletic in 1966 - 67. Dai gained six Welsh caps, making his debut in January 1963 against England.
Dai Hayward passed away in 2003 in Bridgend at the age of 69.
SEASON P W D L TRY CON PEN DG PTS
1957-1958 39 27 6 6 3 0 0 0 9
1958-1959 39 21 7 11 4 0 0 0 12
1959-1960 43 25 8 10 2 0 0 0 6
1960-1961 40 29 5 6 8 0 0 0 24
1961-1962 38 26 4 8 6 0 0 0 18
1962-1963 35 22 4 9 9 1 0 0 29
1963-1964 33 24 2 7 7 0 0 0 21
1964-1965 33 21 3 9 7 0 0 0 21
1965-1966 22 16 3 3 3 0 0 0 9
1966-1967 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
TOTAL 325 214 42 69 50 1 0 0 152
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