Gareth Griffiths

Gareth Griffiths

Position: Wing

Born 27/11/1931
Died 08/12/2016
Place Of Birth Penygraig
Gareth Griffiths born in Penygraig, played for Dinas Powis, London Welsh and Cardiff.
He played 140 matches for Cardiff over 1 seasons from 1949/50 until 1959/60 scoring 74 tries. He gained 12 caps for Wales from 1953 until 1957
Playing Summary
  Season P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  1949/1950 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
  1950/1951 12 10 2 0 12 0 0 0 36  
  1951/1952 19 14 3 2 4 0 0 0 12  
  1952/1953 16 14 1 1 13 0 0 0 39  
  1953/1954 13 12 0 1 5 0 0 0 15  
  1954/1955 20 15 3 2 10 0 0 0 30  
  1955/1956 3 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 3  
  1956/1957 31 25 1 5 17 0 0 0 51  
  1957/1958 12 9 2 1 6 0 0 0 18  
  1958/1959 6 3 1 2 2 0 0 0 6  
  1959/1960 7 4 2 1 3 0 0 0 9  
  Total 140 108 16 16 73 0 0 0 219  

Click on a season for a match by match breakdown.

  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  29/04/1950 Pontypool CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 3  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  06/09/1950 Penarth WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 9 - 0  
  21/12/1950 Cheltenham WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 0  
  27/12/1950 Watsonians WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 24 - 0  
  20/01/1951 Bath Rugby WI 3 0 0 0 9 W 25 - 11  
  03/02/1951 Sale Sharks WI 2 0 0 0 6 W 20 - 0  
  26/03/1951 Harlequins WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 3 - 0  
  27/03/1951 Northampton Saints WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 8 - 3  
  31/03/1951 Plymouth Albion WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 16 - 3  
  03/04/1951 Penzance & Newlyn WI 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  07/04/1951 Aberavon WI 1 0 0 0 3 D 3 - 3  
  14/04/1951 Blackheath WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 17 - 12  
  18/04/1951 Bristol Rugby WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 10  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  13/10/1951 Wasps WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 11  
  10/11/1951 Rosslyn Park WI 1 0 0 0 3 D 11 - 11  
  17/11/1951 Scarlets CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 3 - 0  
  24/11/1951 Coventry WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 3  
  01/12/1951 Bridgend Ravens CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 19 - 9  
  22/12/1951 Bristol Rugby CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 8 - 3  
  26/12/1951 Wasps WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 0  
  29/12/1951 Coventry WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 0  
  19/01/1952 Bath Rugby CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 5 - 0  
  26/01/1952 Swansea CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 5 - 3  
  29/03/1952 Leicester Tigers CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 8  
  05/04/1952 Bridgend Ravens CE 0 0 0 0 0 D 6 - 6  
  12/04/1952 Barbarians CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 3  
  14/04/1952 Harlequins CE 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  15/04/1952 Northampton Saints CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 3  
  19/04/1952 Plymouth Albion CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 5  
  22/04/1952 Falmouth CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 3  
  26/04/1952 Pontypool CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 14 - 11  
  28/04/1952 Aberavon CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 6  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  03/09/1952 Cardiff & District WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 22 - 0  
  06/09/1952 Neath CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 3  
  13/09/1952 Plymouth Albion CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 47 - 0  
  20/09/1952 Coventry WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 3  
  25/10/1952 Scarlets CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 6  
  13/12/1952 Cambridge University CE 3 0 0 0 9 W 14 - 5  
  20/12/1952 Swansea CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 3 - 0  
  26/12/1952 Wasps CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 27 - 0  
  21/02/1953 Newport CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 6  
  04/04/1953 Barbarians WI 2 0 0 0 6 W 14 - 0  
  07/04/1953 Northampton Saints WI 1 0 0 0 3 D 6 - 6  
  11/04/1953 Devonport Services CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 17 - 11  
  13/04/1953 St Ives WI 2 0 0 0 6 W 22 - 0  
  14/04/1953 Penzance & Newlyn CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 3  
  18/04/1953 Pontypool CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 16 - 15  
  22/04/1953 Bristol Rugby CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 10 - 9  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  14/09/1953 Aberavon CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 10 - 0  
  19/09/1953 Coventry CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 6  
  21/09/1953 Leicester Tigers WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 12 - 3  
  07/11/1953 Oxford University WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 30 - 0  
  21/11/1953 New Zealand WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 3  
  12/12/1953 Harlequins WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 11 - 0  
  09/01/1954 Aberavon WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 8 - 11  
  31/03/1954 Penarth WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 20 - 6  
  03/04/1954 Scarlets WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 0  
  17/04/1954 Barbarians WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 0  
  19/04/1954 Harlequins WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 6  
  20/04/1954 Northampton Saints WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 14 - 9  
  27/04/1954 St Ives WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 8  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  01/09/1954 Cardiff & District WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 47 - 3  
  08/09/1954 Penarth WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 3  
  11/09/1954 Pontypool WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 17 - 6  
  15/09/1954 Bridgend Ravens WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 12 - 11  
  18/09/1954 Coventry WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 19 - 8  
  25/09/1954 Aberavon WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 9  
  29/09/1954 Ebbw Vale WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 0  
  02/10/1954 Newport WI 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  28/12/1954 Watsonians CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 8 - 0  
  08/01/1955 Bristol Rugby CE 2 0 0 0 6 W 38 - 3  
  12/02/1955 London Welsh CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 0  
  19/02/1955 Newport CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 0  
  05/03/1955 Newport CE 1 0 0 0 3 L 6 - 11  
  19/03/1955 Neath CE 0 0 0 0 0 D 11 - 11  
  02/04/1955 Halifax WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 27 - 9  
  09/04/1955 Barbarians CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 6  
  11/04/1955 Harlequins CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 0  
  16/04/1955 Devonport Services WI 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  19/04/1955 St Ives WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 16 - 6  
  07/05/1955 Scarlets WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 3  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  27/03/1956 Coventry CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 13  
  31/03/1956 Barbarians CE 0 0 0 0 0 D 6 - 6  
  03/04/1956 Northampton Saints CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 14 - 11  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  01/09/1956 Germany CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 25 - 0  
  08/09/1956 Penarth CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 26 - 5  
  12/09/1956 Bridgend Ravens CE 2 0 0 0 6 W 28 - 5  
  15/09/1956 Coventry CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 3  
  17/09/1956 Leicester Tigers CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 18 - 9  
  22/09/1956 Aberavon CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 3  
  29/09/1956 Scarlets CE 2 0 0 0 6 W 21 - 13  
  03/10/1956 Italy CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 3  
  06/10/1956 Newport CE 0 0 0 0 0 D 6 - 6  
  10/10/1956 Swansea CE 2 0 0 0 6 W 24 - 6  
  13/10/1956 Halifax CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 36 - 14  
  15/10/1956 Bective Rangers CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 8 - 6  
  20/10/1956 Cambridge University CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 9  
  27/10/1956 Neath CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 6  
  10/11/1956 Newport CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 5  
  17/11/1956 Wasps CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 5  
  24/11/1956 Blackheath CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 6  
  01/12/1956 Swansea CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 6  
  15/12/1956 Rosslyn Park CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 0  
  26/12/1956 Wasps CE 2 0 0 0 6 W 19 - 0  
  31/12/1956 Glasgow HSFP CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 8 - 9  
  01/01/1957 Watsonians CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 12 - 8  
  26/01/1957 Aberavon CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 8 - 6  
  09/02/1957 London Welsh CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 9 - 5  
  16/02/1957 Newport CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 8 - 0  
  23/02/1957 Scarlets CE 1 0 0 0 3 L 6 - 11  
  02/03/1957 Newport CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 10  
  09/03/1957 Cheltenham FB 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 3  
  23/03/1957 Gloucester Rugby CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 6 - 3  
  28/03/1957 Pontypool CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 10 - 5  
  30/03/1957 Neath CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 8  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  04/09/1957 Cardiff & District CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 33 - 3  
  07/09/1957 Auvergne CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 6  
  11/09/1957 Group Captains Walker's XV CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 3  
  18/11/1957 Bective Rangers CE 0 0 0 0 0 D 9 - 9  
  23/11/1957 Gloucester Rugby WI 2 0 0 0 6 W 12 - 0  
  26/12/1957 Wasps CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 22 - 0  
  15/02/1958 Cheltenham CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 30 - 0  
  19/03/1958 Penarth CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 13 - 3  
  27/03/1958 Neath CE 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  31/03/1958 Scarlets CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 8  
  05/04/1958 Barbarians CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 14 - 6  
  07/04/1958 Harlequins CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 3 - 0  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  13/09/1958 Halifax CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 28 - 3  
  18/09/1958 Pontypool CE 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  24/09/1958 Penarth CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 9 - 8  
  15/10/1958 Bridgend Ravens CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 3  
  22/10/1958 Ebbw Vale CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 5  
  08/11/1958 Newport WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 8 - 9  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  30/09/1959 Penarth CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 16 - 3  
  10/10/1959 Northampton Saints CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 8  
  17/10/1959 Bective Rangers CE 0 0 0 0 0 D 9 - 9  
  24/10/1959 Cambridge University CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 6  
  09/01/1960 Bristol Rugby WI 0 0 0 0 0 D 6 - 6  
  05/03/1960 Newport WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 3  
  12/03/1960 Cheltenham WI 2 0 0 0 6 W 9 - 0  
  Team P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  Wales 12 9 0 3 5 0 0 0 15  
  British and Irish Lions 3 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0  
Clubs: - London Welsh - Cardiff - Dinas Powys -
Education: - Loughborough College - Porth County School -
Region: - Devon - Scarlets -
Invitational: - Barbarians -
Honours: - British and Irish Lions - Wales - Wales Schools -

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