Spencer John

Spencer John

Position: Prop

Date Of Birth 19/10/1973 (44)
Place Of Birth Neath
Height 185cm / 6' 1"
Weight 119kg / 18st 10lbs

Spencer John became one of the mainstays of the Cardiff pack following his move from Llanelli which he had joined after playing for Neath Athletic. He played for them against South Africa just ten days after his 21st birthday.

He was included in the Welsh squad for the 1995 World Cup Finals although didn't play a game.

He gained 18 Welsh caps making his debut against Scotland in 1995 and also represented Wales at U18/19 and 21 level.
Playing Summary
  Season P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  1997/1998 19 13 0 6 3 0 0 0 15  
  1998/1999 34 24 0 10 1 0 0 0 5  
  1999/2000 28 20 2 6 1 0 0 0 5  
  2000/2001 24 15 0 9 2 0 0 0 10  
  2001/2002 22 13 0 9 1 0 0 0 5  
  Total 127 85 2 40 8 0 0 0 40  

Click on a season for a match by match breakdown.

  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  27/07/1997 Stade Toulousain PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 19 - 43  
  30/09/1997 University of Wales Institute Cardiff Rep 1 0 0 0 5 W 49 - 7  
  14/10/1997 Caerphilly PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 43 - 33  
  25/10/1997 Ebbw Vale Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 30 - 24  
  01/11/1997 Scarlets PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 24 - 20  
  08/11/1997 Bath Rugby Rep 0 0 0 0 0 L 21 - 32  
  06/12/1997 Newport PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 25  
  13/12/1997 Swansea PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 22 - 31  
  20/12/1997 Abercarn PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 82 - 14  
  27/12/1997 Scarlets PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 24 - 26  
  14/01/1998 Rosario Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 51 - 16  
  20/01/1998 Cordoba PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 52 - 21  
  04/03/1998 Worcester Warriors PR 1 0 0 0 5 L 36 - 41  
  18/03/1998 Bristol Rugby PR 1 0 0 0 5 W 44 - 10  
  28/03/1998 Pontypridd Rep 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 15  
  18/04/1998 Bridgend Ravens Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 52 - 17  
  25/04/1998 Pontypridd Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 28 - 0  
  13/05/1998 Newport PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 61 - 24  
  16/05/1998 Scarlets Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 31 - 27  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  28/08/1998 Sale Sharks PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 11 - 21  
  05/09/1998 Bedford Blues PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 27 - 10  
  12/09/1998 Saracens PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 40 - 19  
  26/09/1998 Northampton Saints PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 30 - 19  
  02/10/1998 Leicester Tigers Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 35 - 20  
  10/10/1998 Sale Sharks PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 25 - 34  
  20/10/1998 Bath Rugby PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 24 - 3  
  04/11/1998 Cilfynydd PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 93 - 0  
  07/11/1998 West Hartlepool PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 40 - 17  
  15/11/1998 Gloucester Rugby PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 9  
  21/11/1998 Newcastle Falcons PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 16 - 36  
  28/11/1998 Seven Sisters PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 84 - 10  
  05/12/1998 Swansea PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 15 - 31  
  12/12/1998 Richmond PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 28 - 35  
  26/12/1998 Northampton Saints PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 38  
  02/01/1999 Leicester Tigers PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 29 - 13  
  09/01/1999 Swansea PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 40 - 19  
  12/01/1999 Llandovery Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 40 - 22  
  16/01/1999 Saracens Rep 0 0 0 0 0 L 20 - 36  
  23/01/1999 Wasps Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 10  
  30/01/1999 Abertillery PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 33 - 3  
  07/02/1999 Bedford Blues PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 57 - 14  
  13/02/1999 Bath Rugby PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 32 - 44  
  27/02/1999 Aberavon Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 12  
  13/03/1999 Harlequins PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 48 - 20  
  17/03/1999 Gloucester Rugby PR 1 0 0 0 5 W 30 - 25  
  27/03/1999 Pontypool PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 52 - 26  
  04/04/1999 West Hartlepool PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 50 - 26  
  07/04/1999 Sale Sharks PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 42 - 5  
  17/04/1999 Scarlets PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 39  
  24/04/1999 London Scottish PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 34 - 15  
  01/05/1999 Richmond Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 96 - 28  
  08/05/1999 Newcastle Falcons PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 70 - 20  
  15/05/1999 London Irish PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 40 - 50  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  04/09/1999 Newport PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 13 - 18  
  11/09/1999 Bridgend Ravens PR 0 0 0 0 0 D 24 - 24  
  18/09/1999 Neath PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 20  
  25/09/1999 Scarlets PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 18 - 60  
  09/10/1999 Caerphilly PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 32 - 20  
  16/10/1999 Edinburgh Rugby PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 53 - 12  
  30/10/1999 Ebbw Vale PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 17  
  19/11/1999 Harlequins PR 0 0 0 0 0 D 32 - 32  
  27/11/1999 ASM Clermont Auvergne PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 13 - 46  
  04/12/1999 Newport PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 22  
  11/12/1999 Benetton Rugby Treviso PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 23 - 16  
  18/12/1999 Benetton Rugby Treviso Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 40 - 16  
  23/12/1999 Pontypridd PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 41 - 10  
  26/12/1999 Bridgend Ravens PR 1 0 0 0 5 W 43 - 10  
  08/01/2000 ASM Clermont Auvergne Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 30 - 5  
  16/01/2000 Harlequins PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 30 - 26  
  22/01/2000 Rumney PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 71 - 17  
  12/02/2000 Pontypridd PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 17  
  26/02/2000 Newport PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 13 - 22  
  11/03/2000 Caerphilly Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 71 - 15  
  25/03/2000 Dunvant PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 116 - 0  
  08/04/2000 Edinburgh Rugby PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 51 - 32  
  15/04/2000 Scarlets Rep 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 22  
  29/04/2000 Ebbw Vale PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 48 - 34  
  02/05/2000 Neath PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 52 - 27  
  06/05/2000 Dunvant PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 36 - 23  
  10/05/2000 Scarlets PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 38 - 31  
  13/05/2000 Swansea PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 40 - 41  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  12/08/2000 Leicester Tigers PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 29 - 17  
  26/08/2000 Neath PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 35 - 30  
  09/09/2000 Pontypridd PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 28 - 6  
  16/09/2000 Newport PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 29 - 16  
  23/09/2000 Bridgend Ravens PR 2 0 0 0 10 W 37 - 33  
  30/09/2000 Glasgow Warriors PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 26 - 27  
  06/10/2000 Ulster PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 23 - 32  
  14/10/2000 Stade Toulousain PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 17  
  21/10/2000 Saracens PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 32 - 23  
  27/10/2000 Saracens PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 24 - 14  
  04/11/2000 Swansea PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 22 - 29  
  02/12/2000 Scarlets PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 9  
  30/12/2000 Bedwas PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 57 - 10  
  12/01/2001 Ulster PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 42 - 16  
  20/01/2001 Stade Toulousain PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 27 - 38  
  27/01/2001 Gloucester Rugby PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 15 - 21  
  10/02/2001 Bridgend Ravens PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 19 - 24  
  24/02/2001 Scarlets PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 65 - 16  
  07/03/2001 Ebbw Vale PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 7 - 12  
  10/03/2001 Glasgow Warriors Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 31 - 11  
  24/03/2001 Swansea PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 21 - 28  
  31/03/2001 Swansea PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 14  
  21/04/2001 Caerphilly PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 50 - 19  
  05/05/2001 Scarlets PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 25 - 34  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  18/08/2001 Connacht PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 6  
  24/08/2001 Neath PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 14 - 25  
  29/08/2001 Newport Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 14  
  01/09/2001 Caerphilly PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 49 - 15  
  11/09/2001 Edinburgh Rugby PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 32 - 24  
  22/09/2001 Swansea PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 25 - 13  
  28/09/2001 Northampton Saints PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 25 - 17  
  06/10/2001 ASM Clermont Auvergne PR 1 0 0 0 5 L 10 - 37  
  20/10/2001 Scarlets Rep 0 0 0 0 0 L 25 - 28  
  27/10/2001 Glasgow Warriors PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 46 - 7  
  04/11/2001 Glasgow Warriors PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 32 - 47  
  15/12/2001 Neath PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 12  
  26/12/2001 Pontypridd PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 28 - 20  
  05/01/2002 ASM Clermont Auvergne PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 20  
  12/01/2002 Northampton Saints PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 15 - 26  
  09/03/2002 Ebbw Vale PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 16  
  16/03/2002 Pontypridd PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 18  
  29/03/2002 Newport PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 14  
  13/04/2002 Pontypridd PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 25 - 31  
  19/04/2002 Edinburgh Rugby PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 32  
  26/04/2002 Newport PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 14  
  04/05/2002 Swansea PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 20 - 24  
  Team P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  Wales 18 5 1 12 0 0 0 0 0  
Clubs: - Cardiff - Cimla - Neath Athletic -
Education: - Neath Tertiary College -
Region: - Scarlets -
Honours: - Wales - Wales A - Wales U18 - Wales U19 - Wales U21 -

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