Ian Lewis

Ian Lewis

Position: Half Back

Date Of Birth 25/09/1947 (70)
Height 173cm / 5' 8"
Weight 71kg / 11st 2lbs

Ian Lewis joined Cardiff in the 1967 – 68 season whilst at studying at Cardiff College of Education. During his time at college he was captain during the 1969 – 70 season and was also captain of the Welsh Colleges team. After playing nearly 50 first team games for the club between 1967 and 1971, as understudy to Barry John, he transferred to Bridgend, leaving the Arms Park unaware that Barry was planning to retire at the end of the season. Ian played for Bridgend from 1971 until he retired in 1979 and holds the points scoring record for the Brewery Field club. On the international stage Ian played for Wales B against France B in 1973 and was a member of the Welsh squad during the 1972 – 3 season, touring Canada with Wales in June 1973 and being a reserve for the games against New Zealand and throughout the five nations of 1973. Also during the 1972 – 3 season he was in the Welsh team for the inaugural World 7s competition at Murrayfield. After retiring from playing Ian spent some time between 1981 and 1986 coaching in South Africa for the Anglo American Corporation. His Brother Gareth played for Cardiff Athletic and appeared in one game for the senior side

Playing Summary
  Season P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  1967/1968 7 3 0 4 1 0 0 2 9  
  1968/1969 6 4 1 1 0 2 0 2 10  
  1969/1970 5 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0  
  1970/1971 11 7 2 2 0 5 4 0 22  
  1971/1972 16 11 0 5 3 5 1 1 28  
  Total 45 28 3 14 4 12 5 5 69  

Click on a season for a match by match breakdown.

  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  23/12/1967 Welsh Academicals FH 0 0 0 1 3 W 17 - 3  
  20/01/1968 London Welsh FH 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 14  
  13/04/1968 Barbarians FH 1 0 0 0 3 W 16 - 11  
  15/04/1968 Harlequins FH 0 0 0 0 0 L 11 - 12  
  19/04/1968 Selection Du Lyonnais FH 0 0 0 0 0 L 8 - 11  
  21/04/1968 Bressane FH 0 0 0 1 3 L 3 - 13  
  22/04/1968 Selection Du Lyonnais FH 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 9  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  04/09/1968 Glamorgan Wanderers FH 0 0 0 2 6 W 27 - 12  
  07/09/1968 Welsh Academicals FH 0 0 0 0 0 W 30 - 0  
  11/09/1968 Bridgend Ravens FH 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 11  
  30/11/1968 Ebbw Vale FH 0 0 0 0 0 D 6 - 6  
  28/12/1968 London Welsh FH 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 5  
  14/04/1969 Bridgend Ravens FH 0 2 0 0 4 W 10 - 6  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  30/08/1969 British Police FH 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 6  
  10/09/1969 Bristol Bears FH 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 11  
  17/09/1969 Bridgend Ravens FH 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 6  
  29/12/1969 UAU FH 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 9  
  28/03/1970 Barbarians FH 0 0 0 0 0 L 28 - 30  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  23/09/1970 Pontypool FH 0 1 1 0 5 W 26 - 3  
  03/10/1970 Newport FH 0 0 1 0 3 D 6 - 6  
  07/10/1970 Penarth FH 0 3 1 0 9 W 36 - 12  
  14/10/1970 Pontypool FH 0 0 0 0 0 D 6 - 6  
  17/10/1970 Cambridge University FH 0 0 1 0 3 L 6 - 22  
  04/11/1970 Penygraig FH 0 1 0 0 2 W 14 - 3  
  26/12/1970 Liverpool FH 0 0 0 0 0 W 18 - 3  
  28/12/1970 Bath Rugby FH 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 11  
  15/01/1971 Leicester Tigers FH 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 8  
  12/02/1971 Bristol Bears FH 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 13  
  12/04/1971 Harlequins FH 0 0 0 0 0 W 37 - 16  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  01/09/1971 Glamorgan Wanderers FH 0 2 0 0 4 W 34 - 4  
  04/09/1971 Maesteg FH 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 9  
  08/09/1971 Bristol Bears FH 1 0 0 0 4 W 19 - 13  
  11/09/1971 Blackheath FH 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 13  
  15/09/1971 Neath FH 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 12  
  18/09/1971 Coventry FH 0 0 0 1 3 L 10 - 22  
  22/09/1971 Pontypool FH 1 0 0 0 4 L 12 - 15  
  25/09/1971 Aberavon FH 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 16  
  06/10/1971 Penarth FH 1 0 0 0 4 W 30 - 6  
  09/10/1971 Northampton Saints FH 0 2 0 0 4 W 24 - 20  
  13/10/1971 Pontypridd FH 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 6  
  16/10/1971 Ebbw Vale FH 0 0 0 0 0 L 18 - 21  
  27/10/1971 Bridgend Ravens FH 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 19  
  30/10/1971 Pontypool FH 0 1 1 0 5 W 19 - 6  
  06/11/1971 Oxford University FH 0 0 0 0 0 W 30 - 13  
  13/11/1971 Newport FH 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 6  
  Team P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
Clubs: - Bridgend Ravens - Cardiff -
Region: - East Glamorgan - Glamorgan -
Honours: - Wales -

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