Neil O'Brien

Neil O'Brien

Position: Scrumhalf

Date Of Birth 17/04/1963 (55)
Place Of Birth Cardiff
Height 168cm / 5' 6"
Weight 73kg / 11st 6lbs

Cardiff born scrum half Neil O'Brien was born in April 1963 and played for Cardiff between 1982 and 1988. He was educated at St. Cadoc's, St. Illtyds and Rhymney College and trained to become an electrician.

Neil represented Wales U15s and gained 3 Youth caps in 1981 and he also had a brief spell at Bridgend.

Playing Summary
  Season P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  1982/1983 20 12 2 6 6 0 0 0 24  
  1983/1984 6 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 4  
  1984/1985 2 2 0 0 6 0 0 0 24  
  1985/1986 11 7 1 3 3 0 0 0 12  
  1986/1987 19 14 1 4 7 0 0 1 31  
  1987/1988 6 3 0 3 2 0 0 0 8  
  Total 64 42 4 18 25 0 0 1 103  

Click on a season for a match by match breakdown.

  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  04/09/1982 Munster SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 22  
  08/09/1982 Bristol Bears SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 22  
  11/09/1982 Neath SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 9  
  15/09/1982 Penarth SH 1 0 0 0 4 W 70 - 0  
  18/09/1982 Coventry SH 1 0 0 0 4 D 25 - 25  
  25/09/1982 Aberavon SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 16  
  06/11/1982 Leicester Tigers Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 32 - 9  
  27/12/1982 Pontypridd Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 56 - 3  
  01/01/1983 Moseley SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 31 - 19  
  15/01/1983 Ebbw Vale SH 3 0 0 0 12 L 19 - 20  
  22/01/1983 Blackwood SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 6  
  05/02/1983 London Welsh SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 25 - 3  
  18/02/1983 Heriot's FP SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 12  
  04/03/1983 Bective Rangers SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 6  
  12/03/1983 Pontypool SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 14 - 24  
  02/04/1983 Barbarians Rep 0 0 0 0 0 D 32 - 32  
  04/04/1983 Harlequins Rep 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 34  
  23/04/1983 Bath Rugby Rep 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 28  
  28/04/1983 Brixham SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 25 - 12  
  30/04/1983 Penzance & Newlyn SH 1 0 0 0 4 W 60 - 7  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  01/10/1983 Newport Rep 0 0 0 0 0 L 21 - 32  
  12/10/1983 Penarth SH 1 0 0 0 4 W 22 - 6  
  22/10/1983 Harlequins SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 7  
  26/12/1983 Pontypridd Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 14  
  15/02/1984 Newbridge Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 9  
  17/03/1984 London Welsh WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 21  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  29/07/1984 Bangkok National XV WI 3 0 0 0 12 W 60 - 28  
  02/08/1984 Royal Bangkok Sports Club WI 3 0 0 0 12 W 88 - 3  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  27/11/1985 Maesteg Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 3  
  15/03/1986 Ebbw Vale SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 16 - 19  
  22/03/1986 Bridgend Ravens SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 9  
  29/03/1986 Barbarians SH 1 0 0 0 4 L 19 - 24  
  05/04/1986 Bedford Blues SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 68 - 28  
  12/04/1986 Swansea SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 25  
  26/04/1986 Newport SH 1 0 0 0 4 W 28 - 21  
  30/04/1986 Pontypool SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 27 - 19  
  21/05/1986 Crimson Tide SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 28 - 19  
  24/05/1986 James Bay WI 0 0 0 0 0 D 18 - 18  
  28/05/1986 British Columbia SH 1 0 0 0 4 W 24 - 16  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  27/09/1986 Aberavon SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 22 - 26  
  08/10/1986 Bridgend Ravens SH 1 0 0 0 4 L 18 - 29  
  05/11/1986 Oxford University SH 1 0 0 0 4 W 35 - 24  
  08/11/1986 Ebbw Vale SH 1 0 0 0 4 W 30 - 24  
  15/11/1986 Treorchy SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 7  
  22/11/1986 Scarlets SH 0 0 0 0 0 D 16 - 16  
  26/11/1986 Newbridge SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 18 - 15  
  29/11/1986 Bangor SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 14  
  10/12/1986 Swansea SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 14 - 19  
  13/12/1986 London Welsh SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 12 - 25  
  20/12/1986 Cross Keys SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 6  
  01/01/1987 Bath Rugby Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 32 - 21  
  14/02/1987 Sale Sharks Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 44 - 14  
  18/02/1987 Bristol Bears Rep 1 0 0 0 4 W 18 - 13  
  03/04/1987 City of Derry Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 34 - 7  
  11/04/1987 Swansea SH 2 0 0 0 8 W 28 - 0  
  25/04/1987 Neath Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 28 - 7  
  25/05/1987 Valencia RC CE 1 0 0 1 7 W 57 - 16  
  28/05/1987 Valencia RC CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 68 - 4  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  17/10/1987 Cambridge University SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 48 - 9  
  21/10/1987 Caerphilly SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 12  
  24/10/1987 Harlequins SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 12  
  31/10/1987 Moseley Rep 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 14  
  07/11/1987 Leicester Tigers SH 1 0 0 0 4 L 19 - 27  
  11/11/1987 Oxford University SH 1 0 0 0 4 L 22 - 27  
  Team P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
Clubs: - Cardiff - Pontypool -
Honours: - Wales Youth -

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