Gareth Evans

Gareth Evans

Position: Centre

Date Of Birth 02/11/1952 (64)
Place Of Birth Newport
Height 180cm / 5' 11"
Weight 83kg / 13st 1lbs

Centre Gareth Lloyd Evans played for Newport HSOB, Clifton, Cross Keys, Newport and joined Cardiff in 1982/83 playing six first team games, making his debut against Northampton Saints before retiring from the game. He played for Barbarians, Wales B, East Wales, Welsh clubs XV & French Presidents XV.
Gareth won 3 Welsh caps - first against France in 1977 as a sub then toured with Wales in 1978 to Australia  Selected for the British Lions tour of New Zealand, he played in three of the four test matches. Later became 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 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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