John Hickey

John Hickey

Position: Back Row

John Hickey joined the club in 1963/63 after playing with Llandaff Youth and the Cardiff & District side Canton. He was a back row forward of much aggression.

John played 218 games over 12 seasons with the club [1963/64 - 1974/75 ], scoring 17 tries.John was club captain in 1970/71. He possesses both Athletic and First team club caps.                                                                

He played in four 7s games for the club as well as playing for Crawshays XV and East Wales. Brother of Dennis Hickey who also played for Cardiff.
Playing Summary
  Season P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  1963/1964 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
  1964/1965 6 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0  
  1965/1966 12 10 1 1 2 0 0 0 6  
  1966/1967 40 26 3 11 4 0 0 0 12  
  1967/1968 37 26 2 9 4 0 0 0 12  
  1968/1969 38 28 2 8 1 1 0 0 5  
  1969/1970 34 24 3 7 1 0 0 0 3  
  1970/1971 36 23 4 9 1 0 0 0 3  
  1971/1972 4 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0  
  1972/1973 7 5 1 1 4 0 0 0 16  
  1973/1974 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
  Total 217 151 18 48 17 1 0 0 57  

Click on a season for a match by match breakdown.

  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  06/04/1964 Newton Abbot FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 3  
  23/04/1964 Pontypool FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 10 - 3  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  31/10/1964 Bridgend Ravens FL 0 0 0 0 0 D 6 - 6  
  02/11/1964 Maesteg FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 24 - 9  
  07/11/1964 Oxford University FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 0  
  11/11/1964 Ebbw Vale FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 6  
  02/01/1965 Newbridge FL 0 0 0 0 0 D 8 - 8  
  27/04/1965 Chester N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 0  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  01/09/1965 Cardiff & District FL 1 0 0 0 3 W 28 - 5  
  04/09/1965 Penarth FL 1 0 0 0 3 W 41 - 3  
  08/09/1965 Gloucester Rugby FL 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  11/09/1965 Old Rugby Roma FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 3  
  15/09/1965 Bristol Rugby FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 3 - 0  
  18/09/1965 Coventry FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 9  
  22/09/1965 Abertillery FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 5  
  25/09/1965 Aberavon FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 5  
  06/11/1965 Oxford University N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 9  
  28/12/1965 Watsonians FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 43 - 3  
  08/01/1966 Coventry N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 5  
  19/04/1966 Chester N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 0  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  14/09/1966 Bristol Rugby FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 11  
  17/09/1966 Coventry FL 1 0 0 0 3 W 24 - 6  
  21/09/1966 Bridgend Ravens FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 14 - 16  
  24/09/1966 Aberavon FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 12 - 15  
  28/09/1966 Gloucester Rugby FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 37 - 3  
  01/10/1966 Newport FL 1 0 0 0 3 W 27 - 0  
  08/10/1966 Northampton Saints FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 3  
  15/10/1966 Cambridge University FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 3  
  22/10/1966 Cardiff College of Education FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 6  
  26/10/1966 Ebbw Vale FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 11  
  29/10/1966 Bristol Rugby FL 2 0 0 0 6 W 11 - 8  
  05/11/1966 Australia FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 8  
  09/11/1966 Oxford University FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 8  
  14/11/1966 Newport FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 8  
  19/11/1966 Wasps FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 5  
  26/11/1966 Scarlets FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 14  
  02/12/1966 Swansea FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 12  
  07/12/1966 Cross Keys FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 6  
  10/12/1966 Harlequins FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 0  
  17/12/1966 Neath FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 6  
  24/12/1966 Welsh Academicals FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 0  
  26/12/1966 Liverpool FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 6  
  31/12/1966 London Welsh FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 0  
  11/01/1967 Aberavon FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 12  
  14/01/1967 Coventry FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 12  
  06/02/1967 Neath FL 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  11/02/1967 Bristol Rugby FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 23 - 21  
  18/02/1967 Newport FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 17  
  25/02/1967 Scarlets FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 5 - 3  
  01/03/1967 Bridgend Ravens FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 8 - 21  
  04/03/1967 Newport FL 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  18/03/1967 Swansea FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 13  
  25/03/1967 Barbarians FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 5  
  27/03/1967 Harlequins FL 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  05/04/1967 Penarth FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 28 - 5  
  19/04/1967 Bridgend Ravens FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 3  
  10/05/1967 North West Cape FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 23 - 12  
  13/05/1967 Eastern Province Kings FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 34 - 9  
  17/05/1967 Southern Universities FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 11 - 14  
  20/05/1967 Northern Transvaal FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 5 - 25  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  02/09/1967 Headingley FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 31 - 6  
  06/09/1967 Neath FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 6  
  09/09/1967 London Welsh FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 27 - 12  
  13/09/1967 Bristol Rugby FL 1 0 0 0 3 W 21 - 9  
  16/09/1967 Coventry FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 27 - 8  
  20/09/1967 Gloucester Rugby FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 9  
  23/09/1967 Torquay FL 1 0 0 0 3 W 57 - 3  
  27/09/1967 Pontypool FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 25 - 9  
  30/09/1967 Aberavon FL 0 0 0 0 0 D 5 - 5  
  11/10/1967 Bridgend Ravens FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 3  
  14/10/1967 Northampton Saints FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 0  
  18/10/1967 Cooptimists FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 29 - 6  
  21/10/1967 Torquay FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 12  
  25/10/1967 Newport FL 0 0 0 0 0 D 8 - 8  
  04/11/1967 Oxford University FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 6  
  15/11/1967 Ebbw Vale FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 3  
  18/11/1967 Wasps FL 1 0 0 0 3 W 20 - 9  
  22/11/1967 Bridgend Ravens FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 0  
  25/11/1967 Scarlets FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 11  
  29/11/1967 Cambridge University FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 9  
  02/12/1967 Swansea FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 3  
  16/12/1967 Neath FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 16  
  26/12/1967 Liverpool FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 29 - 3  
  27/12/1967 UAU FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 0  
  30/12/1967 Gloucester Rugby FL 1 0 0 0 3 W 21 - 6  
  20/01/1968 London Welsh FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 14  
  17/02/1968 Newport FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 3  
  24/02/1968 Scarlets FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 6  
  02/03/1968 Newport FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 3  
  09/03/1968 Loughborough College FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 27 - 3  
  16/03/1968 Swansea FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 12  
  30/03/1968 Pontypool FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 11  
  03/04/1968 Coventry FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 3  
  06/04/1968 Newbridge FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 13  
  13/04/1968 Barbarians FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 11  
  19/04/1968 Selection Du Lyonnais FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 8 - 11  
  22/04/1968 Selection Du Lyonnais FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 9  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  04/09/1968 Glamorgan Wanderers FL 0 1 0 0 2 W 27 - 12  
  14/09/1968 London Welsh N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 8  
  18/09/1968 Bristol Rugby N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 9  
  21/09/1968 Coventry N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 6  
  25/09/1968 Gloucester Rugby N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 15  
  28/09/1968 Aberavon N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 6  
  02/10/1968 Penarth N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 0  
  05/10/1968 Newport N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 11  
  09/10/1968 Newbridge N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 8  
  16/10/1968 Pontypool N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 35 - 9  
  19/10/1968 Cambridge University N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 10 - 6  
  26/10/1968 Glamorgan Police N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 46 - 17  
  02/11/1968 Oxford University N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 6  
  09/11/1968 Newport N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 9  
  11/11/1968 Province D' Auvergne FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 6  
  16/11/1968 Wasps N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 6  
  23/11/1968 Scarlets N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 3  
  30/11/1968 Ebbw Vale N8 0 0 0 0 0 D 6 - 6  
  07/12/1968 Swansea N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 6  
  11/12/1968 University of Cape Town N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 6  
  21/12/1968 Gala FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 25 - 3  
  26/12/1968 Liverpool N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 5  
  28/12/1968 London Welsh FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 5  
  01/01/1969 Gala FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 6  
  11/01/1969 Coventry FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 11 - 14  
  25/01/1969 Aberavon FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 6  
  01/02/1969 Pontypridd FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 3  
  08/02/1969 Bristol Rugby FL 1 0 0 0 3 W 19 - 6  
  21/02/1969 Scarlets FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 0  
  01/03/1969 Newport FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 6  
  15/03/1969 Swansea FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 27 - 11  
  05/04/1969 Barbarians FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 16  
  07/04/1969 Harlequins FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 15  
  14/04/1969 Bridgend Ravens FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 10 - 6  
  16/04/1969 Newport FL 0 0 0 0 0 D 9 - 9  
  19/04/1969 Liverpool FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 6  
  22/04/1969 Chester FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 10 - 3  
  30/04/1969 Pontypool FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 5  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  30/08/1969 British Police FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 6  
  03/09/1969 Gloucester Rugby FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 3  
  10/09/1969 Bristol Rugby FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 11  
  13/09/1969 London Welsh FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 0  
  17/09/1969 Bridgend Ravens FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 6  
  20/09/1969 Coventry FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 5 - 13  
  24/09/1969 Abertillery FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 9  
  27/09/1969 Aberavon FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 9  
  01/10/1969 Pontypool FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 11  
  04/10/1969 Newport FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 0  
  11/10/1969 Northampton Saints FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 9  
  18/10/1969 Newbridge FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 14  
  08/11/1969 Newport FL 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  15/11/1969 Wasps FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 25 - 13  
  22/11/1969 Scarlets FL 0 0 0 0 0 D 6 - 6  
  06/12/1969 Swansea FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 5  
  13/12/1969 South Africa FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 17  
  22/12/1969 Liverpool FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 11  
  29/12/1969 UAU FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 9  
  03/01/1970 Pontypridd FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 5  
  10/01/1970 Coventry FL 1 0 0 0 3 W 24 - 11  
  17/01/1970 Scarlets FL 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  31/01/1970 Aberavon FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 14  
  21/02/1970 Newport FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 3  
  28/02/1970 London Welsh FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 14  
  07/03/1970 Newport FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 3  
  15/03/1970 Bective Rangers FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 9  
  18/03/1970 Penarth FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 6  
  21/03/1970 Swansea FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 3  
  28/03/1970 Barbarians FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 28 - 30  
  08/04/1970 Bridgend Ravens FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 14  
  11/04/1970 Ebbw Vale FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 0  
  14/04/1970 Bristol Rugby FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 24 - 11  
  15/04/1970 Chepstow FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 44 - 18  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  05/09/1970 South Wales Police FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 10  
  09/09/1970 Bristol Rugby SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 5  
  12/09/1970 London Welsh FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 3  
  16/09/1970 Ebbw Vale SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 11 - 19  
  19/09/1970 Coventry FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 12  
  23/09/1970 Pontypool FL 1 0 0 0 3 W 26 - 3  
  26/09/1970 Aberavon FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 11  
  03/10/1970 Newport FL 0 0 0 0 0 D 6 - 6  
  07/10/1970 Penarth FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 36 - 12  
  10/10/1970 Northampton Saints FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 14  
  17/10/1970 Cambridge University FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 22  
  24/10/1970 Newbridge FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 33 - 6  
  28/10/1970 Maesteg FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 16  
  31/10/1970 WRU President's XV FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 8  
  04/11/1970 Penygraig FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 3  
  07/11/1970 Oxford University FL 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  11/11/1970 Province D' Auvergne FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 41  
  14/11/1970 Newport FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 6  
  21/11/1970 Wasps FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 37 - 10  
  28/11/1970 Scarlets FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 9  
  05/12/1970 Swansea FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 5 - 13  
  12/12/1970 Harlequins FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 14  
  19/12/1970 St Luke's College, Exeter FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 30 - 8  
  26/12/1970 Liverpool FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 18 - 3  
  28/12/1970 Bath Rugby FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 11  
  09/01/1971 Coventry FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 15  
  15/01/1971 Leicester Tigers FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 8  
  23/01/1971 Bridgend Ravens FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 3  
  12/02/1971 Bristol Rugby FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 13  
  20/02/1971 Newport FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 9  
  26/02/1971 Scarlets FL 0 0 0 0 0 D 6 - 6  
  06/03/1971 Newport FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 8  
  12/03/1971 Bective Rangers FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 0  
  20/03/1971 Swansea FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 11  
  31/03/1971 Bridgend Ravens FL 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  10/04/1971 Barbarians FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 11  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  04/09/1971 Maesteg FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 9  
  08/09/1971 Bristol Rugby FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 13  
  18/09/1971 Coventry FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 22  
  22/09/1971 Pontypool FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 12 - 15  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  27/09/1972 Bridgend Ravens FL 0 0 0 0 0 D 6 - 6  
  30/09/1972 Aberavon FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 3  
  07/10/1972 Newport FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 18 - 14  
  11/10/1972 Cardiff College of Education FL 2 0 0 0 8 W 32 - 12  
  14/10/1972 Northampton Saints FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 4 - 15  
  21/10/1972 Cambridge University FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 36 - 10  
  18/11/1972 Wasps FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 26 - 6  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  22/04/1974 Maesteg SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 12  
  Team P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
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