Dai Burcher

Dai Burcher

Position: Centre

Date Of Birth 26/10/1950 (66)
Place Of Birth Newport
Height 178cm / 5' 10"
Weight 83kg / 13st 1lbs

Dai Burcher played 73 games for Cardiff RFC between 1979/80 and 1981/82
Also played for Newport HSOBs, Newport and Bath.

He gained 4 Welsh caps in 1977 making his debut against Ireland in Cardiff, the same year he toured with the British and Irish Lions to New Zealand gaining one cap.

He represented Barbarians, Monmouthshire and Eastern Counties. Captain of Wales "B". Wales Schools, Academicals and Welsh Clubs XV.   
Playing Summary
  Season P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  1979/1980 24 16 0 8 3 0 0 0 12  
  1980/1981 47 35 2 10 5 0 0 1 23  
  1981/1982 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0  
  Total 73 52 3 18 8 0 0 1 35  

Click on a season for a match by match breakdown.

  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  03/11/1979 Munster CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 13  
  10/11/1979 Ebbw Vale CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 32 - 16  
  17/11/1979 Waunarlwydd CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 43 - 3  
  24/11/1979 Scarlets CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 14 - 18  
  01/12/1979 Swansea CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 16  
  05/12/1979 Maesteg CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 13 - 19  
  29/12/1979 Coventry CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 33 - 13  
  01/01/1980 Bath Rugby CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 4  
  05/01/1980 Moseley CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 6  
  12/01/1980 Pontypridd CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 13  
  26/01/1980 Aberavon CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 22 - 29  
  02/02/1980 Ebbw Vale CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 6  
  09/02/1980 Bristol Rugby CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 9  
  16/02/1980 London Welsh CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 41 - 19  
  23/02/1980 Wasps CE 1 0 0 0 4 W 25 - 8  
  29/02/1980 Heriot's FP CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 38 - 9  
  04/03/1980 San Isidro Club CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 16  
  18/03/1980 Bridgend Ravens CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 4  
  22/03/1980 Newport CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 6  
  05/04/1980 Barbarians CE 1 0 0 0 4 L 15 - 32  
  07/04/1980 Harlequins CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 18  
  12/04/1980 Swansea CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 6  
  19/04/1980 Neath CE 1 0 0 0 4 L 19 - 25  
  25/04/1980 Scarlets CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 45 - 12  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  03/09/1980 Glamorgan Wanderers CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 25 - 15  
  06/09/1980 Rugby Nice Côte d'Azur Université-Racing CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 68 - 25  
  10/09/1980 Bristol Rugby CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 8 - 28  
  13/09/1980 Neath CE 1 0 0 0 4 L 14 - 20  
  19/09/1980 Coventry Rep 1 0 0 0 4 W 35 - 9  
  24/09/1980 Maesteg CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 3  
  11/10/1980 Northampton Saints CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 7  
  18/10/1980 New Zealand CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 16  
  25/10/1980 Harlequins CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 31 - 12  
  05/11/1980 Oxford University CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 25 - 13  
  08/11/1980 Ebbw Vale CE 0 0 0 1 3 D 10 - 10  
  15/11/1980 Tonyrefail CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 0  
  22/11/1980 Bristol Rugby CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 7  
  28/11/1980 Moseley CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 7 - 11  
  03/12/1980 Pontypool CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 32 - 15  
  06/12/1980 Swansea CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 23 - 18  
  13/12/1980 London Welsh CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 12  
  17/12/1980 Scarlets CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 6  
  20/12/1980 Tata Steel CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 41 - 0  
  26/12/1980 Pontypridd CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 4  
  01/01/1981 Bridgend Ravens CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 22  
  03/01/1981 Moseley CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 13  
  10/01/1981 Tredegar CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 0  
  16/01/1981 London Welsh CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 4  
  24/01/1981 Aberavon CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 15  
  31/01/1981 Scarlets CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 15 - 24  
  06/02/1981 Heriot's FP CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 8  
  11/02/1981 Neath CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 6  
  14/02/1981 Bristol Rugby CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 16  
  20/02/1981 Bective Rangers CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 36 - 7  
  28/02/1981 Cross Keys CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 10  
  21/03/1981 Ebbw Vale CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 28 - 0  
  24/03/1981 Swansea CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 18 - 7  
  28/03/1981 Newport CE 0 0 0 0 0 D 13 - 13  
  04/04/1981 Bedford Blues CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 40 - 12  
  11/04/1981 Bridgend Ravens CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 6  
  15/04/1981 Swansea CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 11 - 20  
  18/04/1981 Barbarians CE 1 0 0 0 4 W 45 - 19  
  20/04/1981 Harlequins CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 13  
  24/04/1981 Bath Rugby CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 11 - 18  
  28/04/1981 Pontypool CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 52  
  30/04/1981 Cote Basque CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 26  
  30/05/1981 Mashonaland CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 9  
  03/06/1981 Matabeleland CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 20  
  06/06/1981 Zimbabwe CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 34 - 17  
  10/06/1981 Midlands CE 1 0 0 0 4 W 49 - 9  
  13/06/1981 Zimbabwe CE 1 0 0 0 4 W 35 - 23  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  16/09/1981 Penarth CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 23 - 7  
  19/09/1981 Coventry CE 0 0 0 0 0 D 12 - 12  
  Team P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  Wales 4 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0  
  British and Irish Lions 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0  

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