Mike Budd

Mike Budd

Position: Back Row

Born 24/05/1963
Died 09/02/2010
Place Of Birth Cardiff
Height 185cm / 6' 1"
Weight 93kg / 14st 9lbs

Budd started his career at St Joseph's RFC as an Openside Flanker before moving on to Bridgend, Cardiff and briefly Newport and Neath.


He captained Bridgend against Wales in  1989 and spent 10 years with the club before moving to Cardiff.


He left Cardiff for Newport playing three games for the Gwent club. He also played for Wales Youth,Wales B, and East Wales and was considered by some to be the best player never to play for Wales.


When he finished playing rugby,Budd returned to St Joseph's to coach their senior side.
Outside of rugby he worked at technology company Canon where he started as a area sales manager and went on to become head of business for Wales and West.

Playing Summary
  Season P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  1992/1993 20 16 0 4 13 0 0 0 65  
  1993/1994 15 10 0 5 2 0 0 0 10  
  1994/1995 16 13 0 3 9 0 0 0 45  
  Total 51 39 0 12 24 0 0 0 120  

Click on a season for a match by match breakdown.

  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  26/09/1992 Maesteg FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 11  
  03/10/1992 South Wales Police FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 65 - 8  
  10/10/1992 Scarlets FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 16 - 20  
  17/10/1992 Neath FL 2 0 0 0 10 W 31 - 20  
  24/10/1992 Pontypool FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 31 - 24  
  31/10/1992 Bridgend Ravens FL 1 0 0 0 5 W 39 - 7  
  14/11/1992 Newbridge FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 24 - 12  
  28/11/1992 Newport FL 1 0 0 0 5 W 39 - 3  
  05/12/1992 Swansea FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 6  
  19/12/1992 Maesteg FL 2 0 0 0 10 W 55 - 3  
  09/01/1993 Plymouth Albion FL 2 0 0 0 10 W 107 - 3  
  16/01/1993 Maesteg FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 54 - 0  
  23/01/1993 St Peters FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 14 - 16  
  26/01/1993 Pontypridd FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 3  
  30/01/1993 South Wales Police FL 1 0 0 0 5 W 36 - 7  
  13/02/1993 Scarlets FL 1 0 0 0 5 L 13 - 18  
  27/02/1993 Bath Rugby FL 1 0 0 0 5 W 27 - 17  
  27/03/1993 Pontypool FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 41 - 16  
  10/04/1993 Barbarians FL 1 0 0 0 5 L 34 - 36  
  17/04/1993 Newport FL 1 0 0 0 5 W 36 - 20  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  04/08/1993 Sydney FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 8 - 16  
  08/08/1993 Canberra Royals FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 34 - 23  
  11/08/1993 Queensland FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 15 - 17  
  07/09/1993 Pontypridd FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 24 - 17  
  11/09/1993 Newbridge FL 1 0 0 0 5 W 36 - 0  
  25/09/1993 Cross Keys FL 1 0 0 0 5 W 61 - 21  
  02/10/1993 Scarlets FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 15  
  16/10/1993 Gloucester Rugby FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 5 - 16  
  03/01/1994 Cross Keys Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 72 - 14  
  12/02/1994 Cambridge University FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 40 - 13  
  05/03/1994 Neath FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 8  
  02/04/1994 Barbarians FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 27 - 53  
  09/04/1994 Bridgend Ravens FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 13  
  16/04/1994 Pontypridd FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 6  
  07/05/1994 Scarlets FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 8  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  10/09/1994 Pontypool FL 1 0 0 0 5 W 29 - 16  
  08/10/1994 Cambridge University FL 1 0 0 0 5 W 67 - 23  
  15/10/1994 Treorchy FL 1 0 0 0 5 W 18 - 15  
  29/10/1994 Pontypool FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 51 - 0  
  02/11/1994 Penarth FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 42 - 17  
  12/11/1994 Dunvant Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 27 - 10  
  10/12/1994 Bridgend Ravens FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 34 - 10  
  24/12/1994 Pontypridd FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 15 - 23  
  31/12/1994 Neath FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 21  
  14/01/1995 Maesteg FL 1 0 0 0 5 W 85 - 3  
  17/02/1995 London Welsh FL 1 0 0 0 5 W 34 - 0  
  25/02/1995 Pontypool Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 69 - 10  
  17/03/1995 Bath Rugby FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 34 - 24  
  01/04/1995 Dunvant FL 2 0 0 0 10 W 70 - 12  
  15/04/1995 Barbarians FL 1 0 0 0 5 W 75 - 33  
  29/04/1995 Newport FL 1 0 0 0 5 L 20 - 24  
  Team P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  

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