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Nick Walne - Wing

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Nick Walne
Height191
Weight95
Date Of Birth18/09/1975
Place Of BirthScunthorpe
EducationCambridge University, Caerleon Comprehensive School
ClubsCardiff, Richmond
RegionsCardiff Blues
HonoursWales, Wales A, Wales RU U19, Wales Schools, Wales RU U15, Wales RU U16, Wales RU U18, Wales RU U21, Wales Youth RU
Born in Scunthorpe in 1975, Nick Walne joined Cardiff in the summer of 1999, his association with the club going back to 1996 when he made a guest appearance against the Barbarians before he returned to Cambridge to continue his studies. After completing his studies, during which time he won three 'Blues' he joined Richmond, where he spent a season before a permanent move back to the Arms Park. During his first season at the club he played nineteen times and scored 12 tries, scoring 9 of these in the course of two games. Against Caerphilly on March 11th 2000 he scored a hat trick and in the very next game, against Dunvant a fortnight later, he scored six times. In total Nick played 83 times for Cardiff, scoring 35 tries and an additional 28 games for Cardiff Blues with three tries. Nick represented the Barbarians, Wales ‘A’ and then won three Welsh caps, two 6 Nations games – as replacement v Italy and again against England in 1999 – and against Canada in a World Cup warm up game in August 1999).
At the end of the 2004 – 5 season he retired to concentrate on a career in Banking.
SEASON P W D L TRY CON PEN DG PTS
1995-1996 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 5
1999-2000 19 15 0 4 12 0 0 0 60
2000-2001 28 19 0 9 12 0 0 0 60
2001-2002 6 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 5
2002-2003 29 17 1 11 9 0 0 0 45
TOTAL 83 56 1 26 35 0 0 0 175
TEAM P W D L PF PA PTS
Cardiff 7 7 0 0 183 100 32
Aberavon 6 5 0 1 123 105 21
Merthyr 7 4 0 3 172 148 21
Pontypridd 7 4 0 3 161 167 20
Rygbi Gogledd Cymru 1404 7 4 0 3 161 142 19
Carmarthen Quins 6 4 0 2 134 110 18
Newport 7 3 0 4 152 139 18
Llandovery 5 2 0 3 124 112 12
Swansea 7 2 0 5 113 133 12
Llanelli 6 2 0 4 112 158 10
Ebbw Vale 7 1 0 6 142 194 8
Bridgend Ravens 6 1 0 5 89 158 6