Howard Nicholls

Howard Nicholls

Position: Wing

Born 02/06/1931
Died 02/03/2011
Place Of Birth Maesteg

Howard C W Nicholls played club rugby for Cardiff between 1952/53 and 1957/57.

He played in 150 matches for the club over seven seasons, scoring 68 tries. He gained one Welsh cap in 1958 against Ireland.

Playing Summary
  Season P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  1952/1953 11 8 2 1 2 0 0 0 6  
  1953/1954 18 12 1 5 6 0 0 0 18  
  1954/1955 13 10 2 1 8 0 0 0 24  
  1955/1956 36 25 0 11 18 0 0 0 54  
  1956/1957 36 28 1 7 14 0 0 0 42  
  1957/1958 30 19 6 5 20 0 0 0 60  
  1958/1959 5 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0  
  Total 149 103 14 32 68 0 0 0 204  

Click on a season for a match by match breakdown.

  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  29/11/1952 Neath CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 8  
  13/12/1952 Cambridge University CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 5  
  10/01/1953 Aberavon CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 5  
  17/01/1953 Bath Rugby CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 3  
  07/02/1953 Bristol Rugby CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 10 - 8  
  14/02/1953 London Welsh WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 12 - 3  
  07/03/1953 Newport WI 1 0 0 0 3 D 5 - 5  
  14/03/1953 Penarth CE 0 0 0 0 0 D 6 - 6  
  21/03/1953 Coventry CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 6  
  28/03/1953 Sale Sharks CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 3  
  18/04/1953 Pontypool CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 15  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  05/09/1953 Cheltenham CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 3  
  12/09/1953 Birkenhead Park CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 32 - 3  
  10/10/1953 Bristol Rugby WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 3  
  02/11/1953 Northampton Saints WI 1 0 0 0 3 L 9 - 22  
  14/11/1953 Newport CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 5 - 3  
  28/11/1953 Gloucester Rugby CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 3  
  02/12/1953 Combined Services WI 2 0 0 0 6 L 9 - 18  
  12/12/1953 Harlequins CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 0  
  26/12/1953 Wasps CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 3  
  28/12/1953 Watsonians CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 5 - 13  
  20/02/1954 Old Belvedere WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 9  
  27/02/1954 Gloucester Rugby CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 5  
  13/03/1954 Blackheath CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 3 - 0  
  27/03/1954 Cheltenham CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 12  
  07/04/1954 Swansea WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 13 - 10  
  10/04/1954 Pontypool WI 0 0 0 0 0 D 5 - 5  
  26/04/1954 Penzance & Newlyn WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 15 - 3  
  29/04/1954 Bridgend Ravens CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 8  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  20/09/1954 Leicester Tigers WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 11  
  16/10/1954 Swansea WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 14 - 3  
  04/11/1954 Oxford University WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 23 - 0  
  06/11/1954 Wasps WI 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  11/12/1954 Harlequins WI 2 0 0 0 6 W 9 - 3  
  13/12/1954 Cambridge University CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 11  
  27/12/1954 Wasps WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 3  
  28/12/1954 Watsonians WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 8 - 0  
  08/01/1955 Bristol Rugby CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 38 - 3  
  05/02/1955 Bristol Rugby CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 9 - 6  
  16/04/1955 Devonport Services CE 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  18/04/1955 Penzance & Newlyn WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 0  
  30/04/1955 Old Belvedere CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 21 - 11  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  07/09/1955 Romania WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 6 - 3  
  10/09/1955 Pontypool CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 6  
  17/09/1955 Coventry WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 16  
  24/09/1955 Aberavon CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 11  
  01/10/1955 Newport CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 16  
  29/10/1955 Neath WI 2 0 0 0 6 W 9 - 3  
  05/11/1955 Oxford University WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 23  
  12/11/1955 Newport CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 13  
  19/11/1955 Wasps CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 9  
  26/11/1955 Blackheath CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 10 - 3  
  03/12/1955 Swansea WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 3  
  10/12/1955 Harlequins CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 0  
  17/12/1955 Rosslyn Park CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 18 - 0  
  24/12/1955 Bristol Rugby CE 1 0 0 0 3 L 8 - 11  
  26/12/1955 Wasps CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 3  
  27/12/1955 Watsonians CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 9  
  07/01/1956 Moseley WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 12  
  14/01/1956 Scarlets CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 19 - 3  
  21/01/1956 Bath Rugby CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 0  
  28/01/1956 Cheltenham CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 19 - 5  
  18/02/1956 Newport CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 3  
  25/02/1956 Neath CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 8  
  14/03/1956 Bristol Rugby WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 13 - 6  
  17/03/1956 Gloucester Rugby CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 10  
  21/03/1956 Penarth CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 5 - 3  
  24/03/1956 London Welsh CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 8  
  02/04/1956 Harlequins CE 1 0 0 0 3 L 5 - 11  
  09/04/1956 Penzance & Newlyn CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 24 - 3  
  10/04/1956 St Ives CE 2 0 0 0 6 W 27 - 6  
  11/04/1956 Newton Abbot CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 29 - 6  
  14/04/1956 Ebbw Vale CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 13  
  19/04/1956 Gloucester Rugby CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 11 - 3  
  21/04/1956 Leicester Tigers WI 2 0 0 0 6 W 20 - 5  
  26/04/1956 Pontypool WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 16 - 8  
  30/04/1956 Bridgend Ravens CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 13 - 0  
  03/05/1956 Aberavon CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 13 - 3  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  01/09/1956 Germany WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 25 - 0  
  08/09/1956 Penarth WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 26 - 5  
  12/09/1956 Bridgend Ravens WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 28 - 5  
  15/09/1956 Coventry WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 3  
  17/09/1956 Leicester Tigers FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 18 - 9  
  22/09/1956 Aberavon WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 8 - 3  
  29/09/1956 Scarlets WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 21 - 13  
  03/10/1956 Italy WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 8 - 3  
  06/10/1956 Newport WI 0 0 0 0 0 D 6 - 6  
  10/10/1956 Swansea WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 24 - 6  
  13/10/1956 Halifax WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 36 - 14  
  15/10/1956 Bective Rangers WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 6  
  20/10/1956 Cambridge University WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 9  
  27/10/1956 Neath WI 2 0 0 0 6 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 WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 6  
  08/12/1956 Harlequins CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 11 - 17  
  01/01/1957 Watsonians CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 8  
  05/01/1957 Moseley CE 1 0 0 0 3 L 11 - 13  
  09/01/1957 South African Universities CE 2 0 0 0 6 W 18 - 8  
  12/01/1957 Bristol Rugby CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 8 - 14  
  19/01/1957 Bath Rugby CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 16  
  26/01/1957 Aberavon WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 6  
  02/02/1957 Cheltenham CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 3  
  02/03/1957 Newport CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 10  
  09/03/1957 Cheltenham CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 3  
  23/03/1957 Gloucester Rugby CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 3  
  03/04/1957 Penarth WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 10  
  10/04/1957 Bridgend Ravens CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 3  
  13/04/1957 Gloucester Rugby CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 11 - 0  
  20/04/1957 Barbarians CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 40  
  22/04/1957 Harlequins CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 5 - 8  
  27/04/1957 Penzance & Newlyn CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 0  
  29/04/1957 Camborne CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 6  
  30/04/1957 St Ives CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 20 - 11  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  04/09/1957 Cardiff & District WI 3 0 0 0 9 W 33 - 3  
  25/09/1957 Ebbw Vale CE 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  28/09/1957 Aberavon CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 8  
  03/10/1957 Swansea CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 6  
  05/10/1957 Newport CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 3 - 0  
  09/10/1957 Penarth WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 25 - 3  
  12/10/1957 Northampton Saints CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 3  
  19/10/1957 Newport CE 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  26/10/1957 Cambridge University CE 1 0 0 0 3 L 6 - 10  
  18/11/1957 Bective Rangers WI 1 0 0 0 3 D 9 - 9  
  30/11/1957 Bristol Rugby WI 2 0 0 0 6 W 18 - 6  
  01/12/1957 Swansea WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 3  
  14/12/1957 Australia WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 11  
  21/12/1957 Rosslyn Park CE 0 0 0 0 0 D 8 - 8  
  26/12/1957 Wasps WI 2 0 0 0 6 W 22 - 0  
  27/12/1957 Watsonians WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 0  
  28/12/1957 Gloucester Rugby CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 3  
  11/01/1958 Bristol Rugby WI 3 0 0 0 9 W 19 - 9  
  18/01/1958 London Welsh WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 8  
  08/02/1958 Aberavon WI 2 0 0 0 6 W 12 - 9  
  15/02/1958 Cheltenham WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 30 - 0  
  01/03/1958 Newport WI 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  08/03/1958 Bridgend Ravens WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 0  
  05/04/1958 Barbarians WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 6  
  08/04/1958 Northampton Saints CE 2 0 0 0 6 W 13 - 3  
  14/04/1958 Camborne WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 11 - 6  
  15/04/1958 St Ives CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 6  
  19/04/1958 Bath Rugby CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 0  
  23/04/1958 Bridgend Ravens CE 0 0 0 0 0 D 5 - 5  
  30/04/1958 Pontypool CE 1 0 0 0 3 L 8 - 14  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  06/09/1958 Swansea WI 0 0 0 0 0 D 11 - 11  
  13/09/1958 Halifax WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 28 - 3  
  20/09/1958 Coventry WI 0 0 0 0 0 D 13 - 13  
  27/09/1958 Scarlets CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 8 - 15  
  18/10/1958 Cambridge University WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 11 - 22  
  Team P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  Wales 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
Clubs: - Bridgend Ravens - Cardiff - Maesteg - Maesteg Celtic -
Education: - Hereford Cathedral School - Maesteg Grammar School -
Invitational: - Crawshays -
Honours: - Wales -

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