Player

Nick Walne - Wing

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 U19, Wales Schools, Wales U15, Wales U16, Wales U18, Wales U21, Wales Youth
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
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