Neil O'Brien

Neil O'Brien

Position: Scrumhalf

Date Of Birth 17/04/1963 (54)
Place Of Birth Cardiff
Height 168cm / 5' 6"
Weight 73kg / 11st 6lbs

Neil O'Brien was a scrum half, born on April 17th 1963 and played for Cardiff between 1982/83 and 1987/88. He was educated at St. Cadoc's, St. Illtyds and Rhymney College and trained for four years to become an electrician.

Neil represented Wales U15s and gained 3 Youth caps in 1981. His worst memory was tearing a ligament whilst playing for the 'Rags' against Newport Athletic. 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 Rugby 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 Rugby 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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