Gareth McCarthy

Gareth McCarthy

Position: Centre

Date Of Birth 21/10/1984 (34)
Place Of Birth Cardiff
Height 176cm / 5' 9"
Weight 86kg / 13st 7lbs
Gareth Michael McCarthy was born in Cardiff and attended Whitchurch High School. Having already gained international recognition at U16, U18 and U21 level he joined Cardiff progressing from the U21s to the senior side for whom he played 16 times and many recognised him as one of the foremost outside half talents in Wales at the time. In 2006 Gareth joined Glamorgan Wanderers and a year later he was called up to the professional ranks with Newport Gwent Dragons, also playing on permit for Ebbw Vale. After a season with the Dragons he joined Pontypridd and a year later signed for Neath.
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 Bears 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  
Clubs: - Bedwas - Cardiff - Ebbw Vale - Glamorgan Wanderers - Neath - Pontypridd -
Education: - Whitchurch Boys School -
Region: - Cardiff Blues - Dragons -

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