Gareth Evans

Gareth Evans

Position: Centre

Date Of Birth 02/11/1952 (65)
Place Of Birth Newport
Height 180cm / 5' 11"
Weight 83kg / 13st 1lbs

Centre Gareth Lloyd Evans played for Newport HSOB, Clifton, Cross Keys, and Newport before joining Cardiff in 1982 - 83 and playing six first team games, making his debut against Northampton Saints, before retiring from the game. He played for The Barbarians, Wales B, East Wales, Welsh Clubs XV and The French Presidents XV.
Gareth won three Welsh caps, the first against France in 1977 as a replacement and then toured with Wales to Australia in 1978. The previous summer he was elected for the British Lions tour of New Zealand. Although at this time he only had one Welsh cap to his name he played in three of the four test matches (equalling the number of caps he won). After retiring from playing Gareth Evans went on to become coach of Newport in 1990 - 91.  

Playing Summary
  Season P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  1982/1983 6 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0  
  Total 6 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0  

Click on a season for a match by match breakdown.

  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  09/10/1982 Northampton Saints CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 40 - 9  
  16/10/1982 Newbridge CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 11  
  23/10/1982 New Zealand Maori CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 17  
  27/10/1982 Oxford University CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 9  
  30/10/1982 Birmingham Moseley CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 33 - 19  
  02/11/1982 Ebbw Vale CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 12  
  Team P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  Wales 3 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0  
  British and Irish Lions 3 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0  
Clubs: - Clifton - Cardiff - Cross Keys - Newport -
Education: - Newport High School -
Region: - East Glamorgan - Scarlets -
Invitational: - French Presidents XV - Barbarians - Welsh Clubs XV -
Honours: - British and Irish Lions - East Wales - Wales -

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