Gerald Cordle

Gerald Cordle

Position: Wing

Date Of Birth 29/09/1960 (57)
Place Of Birth Cardiff
Height 185cm / 6' 1"
Weight 83kg / 13st 1lbs

Gerald "Gerry" Cordle born Cardiff 1960 played his club rugby for Cardiff making almost 200 appearances on the wing between 1982 and 1989. He was popular with the fans as he was an exciting finisher and a showman.

After five successful years at the Arms Park, Gerald Cordle moved North to play rugby league for Bradford Northern. He played 132 games for the Yorkshire club scoring 77 tries and winning eight caps for Wales RL and one cap for Great Britain. In 1996 he joined the Suth Wales Dragons on loan and played for Cardiff in a pre-season tournament in Leicester.

A cousin of Cordle’s was the former Glamorgan fast bowler Tony Cordle

Playing Summary
  Season P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  1982/1983 9 7 0 2 9 0 0 0 36  
  1983/1984 16 12 0 4 16 0 0 0 64  
  1984/1985 24 20 0 4 16 0 0 0 64  
  1985/1986 28 20 2 6 21 0 0 0 84  
  1986/1987 36 27 2 7 31 1 0 0 126  
  1987/1988 43 24 3 16 34 0 0 0 136  
  1988/1989 36 21 3 12 38 0 0 1 155  
  1996/1997 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 5  
  Total 194 132 10 52 166 1 0 1 670  

Click on a season for a match by match breakdown.

  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  11/09/1982 Neath WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 9  
  15/09/1982 Penarth WI 2 0 0 0 8 W 70 - 0  
  29/09/1982 Pontypridd WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 15  
  02/10/1982 Newport WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 3  
  09/04/1983 Swansea WI 3 0 0 0 12 W 30 - 12  
  16/04/1983 Neath WI 2 0 0 0 8 W 39 - 24  
  23/04/1983 Bath Rugby WI 1 0 0 0 4 L 9 - 28  
  28/04/1983 Brixham WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 25 - 12  
  29/04/1983 St Ives WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 41 - 25  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  03/09/1983 East District WI 2 0 0 0 8 W 56 - 4  
  14/09/1983 Bristol Bears WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 22 - 13  
  05/11/1983 Leicester Tigers WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 24 - 29  
  09/11/1983 Oxford University WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 47 - 25  
  12/11/1983 Ebbw Vale WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 31 - 16  
  14/01/1984 Aberavon WI 2 0 0 0 8 W 27 - 17  
  15/02/1984 Newbridge WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 9  
  25/02/1984 Newbridge Rep 1 0 0 0 4 W 29 - 9  
  03/03/1984 Ebbw Vale WI 2 0 0 0 8 W 61 - 18  
  10/03/1984 Pontypool WI 1 0 0 0 4 L 11 - 16  
  17/03/1984 London Welsh WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 21  
  24/03/1984 Scarlets WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 26 - 6  
  31/03/1984 Scarlets WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 28 - 17  
  14/04/1984 Swansea WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 14 - 15  
  21/04/1984 Barbarians WI 2 0 0 0 8 W 52 - 16  
  28/04/1984 Neath WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 24 - 19  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  01/09/1984 East District WI 4 0 0 0 16 W 54 - 6  
  05/09/1984 Glamorgan Wanderers WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 34 - 6  
  08/09/1984 Neath WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 12 - 13  
  06/10/1984 Newport WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 37 - 3  
  10/10/1984 Bridgend Ravens WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 9  
  13/10/1984 Northampton Saints WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 44 - 10  
  07/11/1984 Oxford University WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 13  
  10/11/1984 Ebbw Vale WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 13 - 22  
  22/12/1984 Bridgend Ravens WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 34 - 13  
  26/12/1984 Pontypridd WI 2 0 0 0 8 W 44 - 12  
  29/12/1984 Coventry WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 6  
  01/01/1985 Crawshays WI 2 0 0 0 8 W 29 - 24  
  12/01/1985 Aberavon WI 3 0 0 0 12 W 45 - 12  
  26/01/1985 Newbridge WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 24 - 6  
  02/02/1985 Ebbw Vale WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 44 - 13  
  23/02/1985 Neath WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 12  
  27/02/1985 South Glamorgan Institute WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 27 - 9  
  09/03/1985 Pontypool WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 24  
  15/03/1985 Bective Rangers WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 41 - 25  
  23/03/1985 Pontypool WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 24 - 3  
  06/04/1985 Barbarians WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 44 - 20  
  10/04/1985 South Wales Police WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 0  
  13/04/1985 Swansea WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 42 - 16  
  27/04/1985 Scarlets WI 1 0 0 0 4 L 14 - 15  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  02/09/1985 Cross Keys WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 32 - 11  
  04/09/1985 Glamorgan Wanderers WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 27 - 10  
  07/09/1985 Bangor WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 3  
  11/09/1985 Bristol Bears WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 28 - 0  
  14/09/1985 Neath WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 30 - 27  
  18/09/1985 Penarth WI 4 0 0 0 16 W 37 - 6  
  21/09/1985 Coventry WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 20 - 13  
  28/09/1985 Aberavon WI 2 0 0 0 8 W 24 - 12  
  05/10/1985 Newport WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 7  
  12/10/1985 Fiji WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 31 - 15  
  16/10/1985 Pontypool WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 12 - 13  
  19/10/1985 Wasps WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 20 - 12  
  23/10/1985 Bath Rugby WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 13 - 16  
  30/10/1985 Newbridge WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 41 - 15  
  02/11/1985 Leicester Tigers WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 15  
  23/11/1985 Scarlets WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 13  
  07/12/1985 Swansea WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 12  
  04/03/1986 Scarlets WI 0 0 0 0 0 D 16 - 16  
  02/04/1986 Bridgend Ravens WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 30  
  05/04/1986 Bedford Blues WI 2 0 0 0 8 W 68 - 28  
  12/04/1986 Swansea WI 1 0 0 0 4 L 10 - 25  
  19/04/1986 Neath WI 1 0 0 0 4 L 12 - 22  
  26/04/1986 Newport WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 28 - 21  
  30/04/1986 Pontypool WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 27 - 19  
  21/05/1986 Crimson Tide WI 2 0 0 0 8 W 28 - 19  
  24/05/1986 James Bay WI 0 0 0 0 0 D 18 - 18  
  28/05/1986 British Columbia WI 2 0 0 0 8 W 24 - 16  
  31/05/1986 Alberta WI 2 0 0 0 8 W 29 - 9  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  03/09/1986 Glamorgan Wanderers WI 2 0 0 0 8 W 22 - 13  
  06/09/1986 East District WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 30 - 9  
  10/09/1986 Bristol Bears WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 14 - 27  
  11/10/1986 Northampton Saints WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 35 - 4  
  25/10/1986 Harlequins WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 26 - 19  
  29/10/1986 Bath Rugby WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 28  
  01/11/1986 Leicester Tigers WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 16 - 10  
  05/11/1986 Oxford University WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 35 - 24  
  08/11/1986 Ebbw Vale WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 30 - 24  
  15/11/1986 Treorchy WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 7  
  22/11/1986 Scarlets WI 2 0 0 0 8 D 16 - 16  
  26/11/1986 Newbridge WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 18 - 15  
  29/11/1986 Bangor WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 14  
  10/12/1986 Swansea WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 14 - 19  
  20/12/1986 Cross Keys WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 6  
  26/12/1986 Pontypridd WI 1 0 0 0 4 L 21 - 28  
  27/12/1986 Bridgend Ravens WI 0 0 0 0 0 D 9 - 9  
  01/01/1987 Bath Rugby WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 32 - 21  
  03/01/1987 Birmingham Moseley WI 2 0 0 0 8 W 38 - 13  
  10/01/1987 Aberavon WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 12  
  24/01/1987 Llanharan WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 18 - 14  
  04/02/1987 Maesteg WI 1 0 0 0 4 L 24 - 30  
  14/02/1987 Sale Sharks WI 2 0 0 0 8 W 44 - 14  
  21/02/1987 Ebbw Vale WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 19  
  28/02/1987 Newport WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 12  
  06/03/1987 London Welsh WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 43 - 0  
  14/03/1987 Pontypool WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 15 - 27  
  18/03/1987 Penarth WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 37 - 24  
  28/03/1987 Neath WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 6  
  05/04/1987 Bedford Blues WI 4 1 0 0 18 W 36 - 6  
  11/04/1987 Swansea WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 28 - 0  
  18/04/1987 Barbarians WI 3 0 0 0 12 W 33 - 24  
  25/04/1987 Neath WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 28 - 7  
  02/05/1987 Swansea WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 16 - 15  
  25/05/1987 Valencia RC WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 57 - 16  
  28/05/1987 Valencia RC WI 3 0 0 0 12 W 68 - 4  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  02/09/1987 Taffs Well WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 28 - 4  
  05/09/1987 Bristol Bears WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 15  
  09/09/1987 Glamorgan Wanderers WI 0 0 0 0 0 D 6 - 6  
  12/09/1987 Neath WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 35  
  16/09/1987 Maesteg WI 0 0 0 0 0 D 9 - 9  
  19/09/1987 Coventry WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 14 - 21  
  23/09/1987 Pontypridd WI 2 0 0 0 8 W 18 - 16  
  26/09/1987 Aberavon WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 12 - 15  
  03/10/1987 Newport WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 16  
  07/10/1987 Bridgend Ravens WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 7  
  10/10/1987 Northampton Saints WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 7  
  14/10/1987 Pontypool WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 31  
  17/10/1987 Cambridge University WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 48 - 9  
  24/10/1987 Harlequins WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 12  
  31/10/1987 Birmingham Moseley WI 1 0 0 0 4 L 10 - 14  
  07/11/1987 Leicester Tigers WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 19 - 27  
  09/11/1987 Wales WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 17 - 13  
  14/11/1987 Ebbw Vale WI 2 0 0 0 8 W 35 - 9  
  21/11/1987 Ystradgynlais WI 2 0 0 0 8 W 12 - 9  
  28/11/1987 Scarlets WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 41  
  02/12/1987 Newbridge WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 20 - 0  
  05/12/1987 Swansea WI 2 0 0 0 8 W 17 - 6  
  12/12/1987 London Welsh WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 27 - 21  
  19/12/1987 Aberavon Quins WI 3 0 0 0 12 W 36 - 0  
  26/12/1987 Pontypridd WI 0 0 0 0 0 D 6 - 6  
  28/12/1987 Bridgend Ravens WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 25  
  02/01/1988 Bath Rugby WI 2 0 0 0 8 W 38 - 9  
  16/01/1988 Ebbw Vale WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 32 - 10  
  30/01/1988 Newport WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 13  
  06/02/1988 London Welsh WI 3 0 0 0 12 W 38 - 7  
  13/02/1988 Newport WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 9  
  19/02/1988 South Wales Police WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 38 - 6  
  27/02/1988 Pontypool WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 9  
  01/03/1988 Bristol Bears WI 1 0 0 0 4 L 10 - 12  
  12/03/1988 Pontypool WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 16 - 17  
  26/03/1988 Nottingham WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 15 - 16  
  28/03/1988 Newport WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 19 - 26  
  02/04/1988 Barbarians WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 32 - 27  
  27/04/1988 Barry WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 25 - 0  
  30/04/1988 Nottingham WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 23 - 12  
  22/05/1988 Northcote WI 2 0 0 0 8 W 19 - 10  
  25/05/1988 Wasps WI 2 0 0 0 8 L 28 - 32  
  29/05/1988 Wellington Centurians WI 3 0 0 0 12 W 41 - 32  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  01/09/1988 East District WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 48 - 17  
  03/09/1988 Bristol Bears WI 2 0 0 0 8 L 17 - 23  
  07/09/1988 Glamorgan Wanderers WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 36 - 18  
  10/09/1988 Neath WI 2 0 0 0 8 L 10 - 49  
  05/10/1988 Bridgend Ravens WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 28  
  08/10/1988 Pontypool WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 17 - 6  
  15/10/1988 Harlequins WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 38 - 20  
  22/10/1988 Cambridge University WI 1 0 0 0 4 L 11 - 28  
  26/10/1988 Pontypridd WI 0 0 0 0 0 D 27 - 27  
  29/10/1988 Birmingham Moseley WI 0 0 0 0 0 D 20 - 20  
  05/11/1988 Leicester Tigers WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 26 - 24  
  09/11/1988 Oxford University WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 20  
  19/11/1988 Pyle WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 25 - 9  
  29/11/1988 Scarlets WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 12 - 26  
  03/12/1988 Swansea WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 9  
  10/12/1988 London Welsh WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 28 - 14  
  17/12/1988 Amman United WI 3 0 0 0 12 W 54 - 0  
  24/12/1988 Bridgend Ravens WI 2 0 0 0 8 W 14 - 4  
  31/12/1988 Maesteg WI 1 0 0 0 4 D 10 - 10  
  07/01/1989 Bath Rugby WI 1 0 0 0 4 L 4 - 35  
  14/01/1989 Aberavon WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 21 - 7  
  17/01/1989 Maesteg WI 3 0 0 0 12 W 25 - 9  
  28/01/1989 Aberavon Quins WI 2 0 0 0 8 W 24 - 15  
  11/02/1989 Newport WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 31 - 15  
  15/02/1989 Penarth WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 34 - 7  
  25/02/1989 Llanharan WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 25 - 13  
  11/03/1989 Pontypool WI 2 0 0 0 8 W 42 - 15  
  17/03/1989 London Welsh WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 42 - 6  
  21/03/1989 Bristol Bears WI 1 0 0 0 4 L 12 - 20  
  25/03/1989 Barbarians WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 24 - 21  
  01/04/1989 Nottingham WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 12 - 18  
  08/04/1989 Neath WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 12 - 19  
  15/04/1989 Neath WI 2 0 0 0 8 W 20 - 12  
  22/04/1989 Newbridge WI 1 0 0 0 4 L 13 - 31  
  26/04/1989 Pencoed WI 2 0 0 1 11 W 41 - 3  
  29/04/1989 Scarlets WI 3 0 0 0 12 W 46 - 31  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  25/08/1996 SU Agen Rep 0 0 0 0 0 L 14 - 64  
  26/08/1996 Boroughmuir WI 1 0 0 0 5 W 48 - 29  
  Team P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
Clubs: - West Hartlepool - Cardiff - Bradford Bulls - South Wales (1996) -
Honours: - Great Britain - Wales RL -

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