Owen Golding

Owen Golding

Position: Back Row

Height 178cm / 5' 10"
Weight 89kg / 14st

Owen Golding, Backrow forward,born in Dinas Powis Feb 26th 1959 was educated at St Cyres School, Penarth. He played for Cardiff from 1979/80 - 1999/91 with a total of 178 games for the club.
Previously played for Dinas Powis & South Glamorgan Institute. Owen represented Wales Schools at U 15,16 and 19s. Captain of the U19s and was captain of Welsh & British Colleges, he was also a Welsh Squad member. > He toured with Crawshays and Welsh Academicals.

His worst memory was whilst touring with Cardiff to Bangkok he lost two stone in five days with a violent bug, so ill he paid £7 for a water Mellon just to cool off.

Playing Summary
  Season P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  1979/1980 3 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 4  
  1980/1981 10 6 0 4 3 0 0 0 12  
  1981/1982 35 30 1 4 17 0 0 0 68  
  1982/1983 30 19 2 9 13 0 0 0 52  
  1983/1984 25 19 0 6 11 0 0 0 44  
  1984/1985 25 19 2 4 3 0 0 0 12  
  1985/1986 21 18 1 2 1 0 0 0 4  
  1986/1987 10 8 1 1 2 0 0 0 8  
  1987/1988 10 7 1 2 0 0 0 0 0  
  1988/1989 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0  
  1989/1990 6 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0  
  1990/1991 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
  Total 178 133 8 37 51 0 0 0 204  

Click on a season for a match by match breakdown.

  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  16/02/1980 London Welsh FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 41 - 19  
  05/04/1980 Barbarians FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 15 - 32  
  19/04/1980 Neath Rep 0 0 0 0 0 L 19 - 25  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  06/09/1980 Rugby Nice Côte d'Azur Université-Racing FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 68 - 25  
  24/09/1980 Maesteg FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 3  
  08/10/1980 Pontypridd FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 11  
  11/10/1980 Northampton Saints FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 7  
  18/10/1980 New Zealand FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 16  
  28/11/1980 Moseley FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 7 - 11  
  03/01/1981 Moseley FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 13  
  20/02/1981 Bective Rangers FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 36 - 7  
  20/04/1981 Harlequins FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 19 - 13  
  28/04/1981 Pontypool FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 52  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  05/09/1981 East District FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 40 - 6  
  12/09/1981 Neath FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 25 - 8  
  10/10/1981 Northampton Saints FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 26 - 22  
  17/10/1981 Bath Rugby FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 32 - 3  
  21/10/1981 Newbridge FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 12  
  24/10/1981 Harlequins FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 47 - 17  
  27/10/1981 Maesteg FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 25 - 11  
  31/10/1981 Moseley FL 2 0 0 0 8 W 26 - 24  
  07/11/1981 Munster FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 10  
  11/11/1981 Oxford University FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 38 - 9  
  14/11/1981 Ebbw Vale FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 33 - 4  
  21/11/1981 Barry FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 45 - 6  
  27/11/1981 Scarlets FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 7  
  12/12/1981 London Welsh FL 0 0 0 0 0 D 6 - 6  
  26/12/1981 Pontypridd FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 16 - 0  
  28/12/1981 Glamorgan Wanderers FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 33 - 6  
  02/01/1982 Moseley FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 25 - 14  
  06/01/1982 Aberavon FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 6  
  22/01/1982 Bective Rangers FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 23 - 12  
  30/01/1982 Waterloo FL 2 0 0 0 8 W 40 - 9  
  13/02/1982 Ebbw Vale FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 22 - 9  
  17/02/1982 Swansea FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 3  
  06/03/1982 London Welsh FL 2 0 0 0 8 W 20 - 13  
  10/03/1982 Scarlets FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 10  
  19/03/1982 Heriot's FP FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 38 - 11  
  27/03/1982 Newbridge FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 11  
  31/03/1982 Swansea FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 7 - 16  
  03/04/1982 Bedford Blues FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 10  
  10/04/1982 Barbarians FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 36 - 31  
  17/04/1982 Neath FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 4 - 3  
  24/04/1982 Bridgend Ravens FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 12  
  01/05/1982 Natal FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 14 - 27  
  05/05/1982 Pretoria Defence FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 22 - 27  
  08/05/1982 Pretoria University FL 1 0 0 0 4 L 17 - 18  
  12/05/1982 Western Province FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 14 - 13  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  01/09/1982 Glamorgan Wanderers FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 15  
  04/09/1982 Munster FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 22  
  15/09/1982 Penarth FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 70 - 0  
  18/09/1982 Coventry FL 0 0 0 0 0 D 25 - 25  
  13/10/1982 Maesteg FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 24 - 31  
  30/10/1982 Moseley FL 2 0 0 0 8 W 33 - 19  
  02/11/1982 Ebbw Vale FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 12  
  06/11/1982 Leicester Tigers FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 32 - 9  
  27/11/1982 Scarlets FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 24 - 13  
  04/12/1982 Swansea FL 1 0 0 0 4 L 13 - 18  
  11/12/1982 London Welsh FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 38 - 12  
  18/12/1982 Gowerton FL 2 0 0 0 8 W 70 - 6  
  22/12/1982 Bridgend Ravens FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 29 - 6  
  27/12/1982 Pontypridd FL 3 0 0 0 12 W 56 - 3  
  01/01/1983 Moseley FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 31 - 19  
  08/01/1983 Aberavon FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 10  
  22/01/1983 Blackwood FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 6  
  29/01/1983 Scarlets FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 15 - 16  
  05/02/1983 London Welsh FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 25 - 3  
  12/02/1983 Bristol Rugby FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 3  
  18/02/1983 Heriot's FP FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 12  
  26/02/1983 Pontypool FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 13  
  04/03/1983 Bective Rangers FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 6  
  26/03/1983 Newport FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 8 - 13  
  02/04/1983 Barbarians FL 0 0 0 0 0 D 32 - 32  
  09/04/1983 Swansea FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 30 - 12  
  16/04/1983 Neath FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 39 - 24  
  23/04/1983 Bath Rugby FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 28  
  28/04/1983 Brixham FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 25 - 12  
  30/04/1983 Penzance & Newlyn FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 60 - 7  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  01/09/1983 Abertillery FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 9  
  03/09/1983 East District FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 56 - 4  
  14/09/1983 Bristol Rugby FL 2 0 0 0 8 W 22 - 13  
  17/09/1983 Coventry FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 27 - 16  
  21/09/1983 Gloucester Rugby FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 10  
  24/09/1983 Aberavon FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 37 - 17  
  28/09/1983 Pontypridd FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 4  
  01/10/1983 Newport FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 21 - 32  
  05/10/1983 Bridgend Ravens FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 7  
  08/10/1983 Northampton Saints FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 7  
  15/10/1983 Cambridge University FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 24 - 19  
  19/10/1983 Pontypool FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 10 - 9  
  29/10/1983 Moseley FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 43 - 10  
  05/11/1983 Leicester Tigers FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 24 - 29  
  09/11/1983 Oxford University FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 47 - 25  
  12/11/1983 Ebbw Vale FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 31 - 16  
  19/11/1983 Senghenydd FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 43 - 3  
  26/11/1983 Scarlets FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 13 - 14  
  03/12/1983 Swansea FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 13  
  17/12/1983 Treorchy FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 31 - 4  
  17/03/1984 London Welsh FL 1 0 0 0 4 L 10 - 21  
  24/03/1984 Scarlets FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 26 - 6  
  14/04/1984 Swansea FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 14 - 15  
  21/04/1984 Barbarians FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 52 - 16  
  28/04/1984 Neath FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 24 - 19  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  31/07/1984 Combined Services FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 36 - 13  
  01/09/1984 East District FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 54 - 6  
  05/09/1984 Glamorgan Wanderers FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 34 - 6  
  12/09/1984 Bristol Rugby FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 30 - 26  
  26/09/1984 Pontypridd FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 28 - 15  
  06/10/1984 Newport FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 37 - 3  
  13/10/1984 Northampton Saints FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 44 - 10  
  17/10/1984 Pontypool FL 0 0 0 0 0 D 9 - 9  
  24/10/1984 Australia FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 12  
  27/10/1984 Harlequins FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 25 - 15  
  31/10/1984 Newbridge FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 12  
  07/11/1984 Oxford University FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 13  
  10/11/1984 Ebbw Vale FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 13 - 22  
  17/11/1984 Tonyrefail FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 9  
  01/12/1984 Swansea FL 0 0 0 0 0 D 13 - 13  
  19/12/1984 Bryncoch FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 0  
  26/12/1984 Pontypridd FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 44 - 12  
  01/01/1985 Crawshays FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 29 - 24  
  27/02/1985 South Glamorgan Institute FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 27 - 9  
  09/03/1985 Pontypool Rep 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 24  
  15/03/1985 Bective Rangers FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 41 - 25  
  23/03/1985 Pontypool FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 24 - 3  
  10/04/1985 South Wales Police FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 0  
  13/04/1985 Swansea FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 42 - 16  
  27/04/1985 Scarlets FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 14 - 15  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  07/09/1985 Bangor FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 3  
  11/09/1985 Bristol Rugby FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 28 - 0  
  14/09/1985 Neath Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 30 - 27  
  18/09/1985 Penarth FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 37 - 6  
  27/11/1985 Maesteg FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 3  
  30/11/1985 South Wales Police FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 38 - 6  
  07/12/1985 Swansea FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 12  
  21/12/1985 Pencoed FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 24 - 3  
  01/01/1986 Bath Rugby FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 30 - 12  
  18/01/1986 London Welsh FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 3  
  04/03/1986 Scarlets FL 0 0 0 0 0 D 16 - 16  
  08/03/1986 Glamorgan Wanderers FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 12  
  22/03/1986 Bridgend Ravens FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 9  
  29/03/1986 Barbarians FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 19 - 24  
  05/04/1986 Bedford Blues FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 68 - 28  
  12/04/1986 Swansea FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 25  
  26/04/1986 Newport FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 28 - 21  
  30/04/1986 Pontypool FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 27 - 19  
  21/05/1986 Crimson Tide FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 28 - 19  
  28/05/1986 British Columbia FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 24 - 16  
  31/05/1986 Alberta FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 29 - 9  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  03/09/1986 Glamorgan Wanderers FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 13  
  26/11/1986 Newbridge FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 18 - 15  
  13/12/1986 London Welsh FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 12 - 25  
  27/12/1986 Bridgend Ravens FL 0 0 0 0 0 D 9 - 9  
  01/01/1987 Bath Rugby FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 32 - 21  
  10/01/1987 Aberavon FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 12  
  24/01/1987 Llanharan FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 18 - 14  
  18/02/1987 Bristol Rugby FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 18 - 13  
  30/03/1987 South Glamorgan Institute FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 34 - 12  
  05/04/1987 Bedford Blues FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 36 - 6  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  02/09/1987 Taffs Well FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 28 - 4  
  16/09/1987 Maesteg FL 0 0 0 0 0 D 9 - 9  
  19/09/1987 Coventry FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 14 - 21  
  17/10/1987 Cambridge University FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 48 - 9  
  21/10/1987 Caerphilly FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 12  
  31/10/1987 Moseley FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 14  
  09/11/1987 Wales FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 13  
  27/04/1988 Barry FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 25 - 0  
  22/05/1988 Northcote FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 10  
  29/05/1988 Wellington Centurians FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 41 - 32  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  15/10/1988 Harlequins FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 38 - 20  
  09/11/1988 Oxford University FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 20  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  23/09/1989 Aberavon FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 9  
  03/11/1989 Leicester Tigers FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 15 - 23  
  08/11/1989 Oxford University FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 18 - 3  
  11/11/1989 Ebbw Vale FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 56 - 13  
  16/12/1989 Bridgend Athletic FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 38 - 16  
  17/02/1990 London Welsh FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 20  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  16/11/1990 Newport FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 3  
  Team P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
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