Justin Burnell

Justin Burnell

Position: Back Row

Date Of Birth 29/05/1967 (50)
Height 185cm / 6' 1"
Weight 106kg / 16st 9lbs

Justin Burnell represented a whole host of clubs including Pontypridd, Cardiff, Bridgend, Treorchy, Newbridge and Llantwit Farde;making appearances for Bridgend in the European Challenge Cup between 1996 and 1998. A blindside flanker,Burnell gained international honours with Wales A.

Justin took up coaching with his hometown club Llantwit Fardre before returning to Sardis Road, initially as coach to the Academy then taking charge of the Pontypridd senior squad in 2003/2004 campaign.

In 2006,Burnell was unveiled as Head Coach of Cardiff RFC taking over from Howard Stone at Cardiff Arms Park

He then went on to take the role of Director of Rugby with Blues regional Academy, and in 2008/09 joined the coaching set up at the Cardiff Blues as Forwards Coach

Justin also coached Wales U19's to the Grand Slam and fourth in the Junior FIRA World Cup.  

Playing Summary
  Season P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  1986/1987 5 4 0 1 1 1 0 0 6  
  1987/1988 10 5 1 4 2 0 0 0 8  
  1988/1989 9 4 1 4 3 0 0 0 12  
  1990/1991 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
  1991/1992 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0  
  Total 27 15 2 10 6 1 0 0 26  

Click on a season for a match by match breakdown.

  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  29/11/1986 Bangor FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 14  
  26/12/1986 Pontypridd FL 1 0 0 0 4 L 21 - 28  
  03/04/1987 City of Derry FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 34 - 7  
  25/05/1987 Valencia RC N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 57 - 16  
  28/05/1987 Valencia RC N8 0 1 0 0 2 W 68 - 4  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  16/09/1987 Maesteg FL 0 0 0 0 0 D 9 - 9  
  03/10/1987 Newport FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 16  
  10/10/1987 Northampton Saints FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 7  
  21/10/1987 Caerphilly FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 19 - 12  
  28/12/1987 Bridgend Ravens FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 25  
  16/03/1988 Penarth FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 55 - 19  
  09/04/1988 Swansea FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 18 - 13  
  16/04/1988 Neath FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 12 - 41  
  23/04/1988 Rosslyn Park FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 38 - 22  
  25/05/1988 Wasps N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 28 - 32  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  07/09/1988 Glamorgan Wanderers FL 3 0 0 0 12 W 36 - 18  
  10/09/1988 Neath FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 49  
  13/09/1988 British Columbia FL 0 0 0 0 0 D 25 - 25  
  17/09/1988 Coventry FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 10  
  24/09/1988 Aberavon FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 9  
  22/10/1988 Cambridge University FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 11 - 28  
  12/11/1988 Ebbw Vale FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 19 - 24  
  26/12/1988 Pontypridd FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 41  
  27/03/1989 South Glamorgan Institute FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 53 - 22  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  13/04/1991 Glamorgan Wanderers Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 42 - 15  
  27/04/1991 Neath Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 18 - 4  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  19/10/1991 Cambridge University Rep 0 0 0 0 0 L 19 - 26  
  Team P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  

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