Gareth McCarthy

Gareth McCarthy

Position: Centre

Date Of Birth 21/10/1984 (32)
Place Of Birth Cardiff
Height 176cm / 5' 9"
Weight 86kg / 13st 7lbs

Gareth McCarthy born in Cardiff, attended Whitchurch High School. He Joined Cardiff RFC, progressing from the U21s to the Senior club side.

International honours had already been gained at U16/U18 and U21 level, with him being recognised as one of the foremost outside half talents in Wales. In 2006 Gareth joined Glamorgan Wanderers, followed in 2007 being called up to the professional ranks with Newport Gwent Dragons where he played on permit with Ebbw Vale.

In 2008 he moved to Pontypridd and left to join Neath in 2009.

Playing Summary
  Season P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  2002/2003 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
  2003/2004 12 4 0 8 3 15 21 0 108  
  2004/2005 3 1 0 2 0 0 2 0 6  
  Total 17 7 0 10 3 15 23 0 114  

Click on a season for a match by match breakdown.

  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  23/05/2003 Scarlets Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 28 - 27  
  27/05/2003 Bridgend Ravens Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 27 - 13  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  06/09/2003 Llanelli FH 1 2 4 0 21 W 36 - 13  
  13/09/2003 Swansea FH 0 0 1 0 3 L 3 - 45  
  17/09/2003 Bridgend Ravens FH 0 3 0 0 6 L 26 - 35  
  20/09/2003 Llandovery FH 1 1 3 0 16 W 43 - 13  
  27/09/2003 Carmarthen Quins Rep 0 0 1 0 3 L 10 - 42  
  11/10/2003 Ebbw Vale Rep 0 1 1 0 5 W 30 - 25  
  29/10/2003 Aberavon FH 0 1 2 0 8 L 13 - 26  
  01/11/2003 Newport FH 0 0 2 0 6 L 11 - 29  
  08/11/2003 Pontypridd FH 0 1 3 0 11 L 16 - 27  
  15/11/2003 Caerphilly FH 1 6 1 0 20 W 45 - 3  
  29/11/2003 Neath FH 0 0 3 0 9 L 9 - 34  
  20/12/2003 Llandovery FH 0 0 0 0 0 L 17 - 31  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  28/08/2004 Bristol Rugby Rep 0 0 0 0 0 L 12 - 38  
  04/09/2004 Pontypridd FH 0 0 2 0 6 W 19 - 12  
  11/09/2004 Neath FH 0 0 0 0 0 L 24 - 48  
  Team P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  

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