Gareth Roberts

Gareth Roberts

Position: Back Row

Date Of Birth 15/01/1959 (58)
Place Of Birth Pontlliw
Height 188cm / 6' 2"
Weight 92kg / 14st 6lbs

Gareth John Roberts was born in Pontllin on 15th Jan 1959 and educated at Pontllin Primary & Gowerton Grammar and Comprehensive Schools. He played Youth rugby at Pontardulais then joined Swansea. He gained a record number of Welsh Caps: 19 in all including 6 at U15s, 3 at U16 and 10 at U19s. 
He won 4 Welsh 'B' caps and selection for the senior team followed. He was named as a replacement twelve times before winning his first senior cap (off the bench) against France, he also represented the Barbarians.

Playing Summary
  Season P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  1984/1985 26 21 2 3 4 0 0 0 16  
  1985/1986 25 19 2 4 10 0 0 0 40  
  1986/1987 32 20 2 10 13 0 0 0 52  
  1987/1988 29 19 1 9 5 0 0 0 20  
  1988/1989 26 15 1 10 6 0 0 0 24  
  1989/1990 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 4  
  1991/1992 13 3 1 9 1 0 0 0 4  
  1992/1993 14 10 0 4 3 0 0 0 15  
  Total 166 108 9 49 43 0 0 0 175  

Click on a season for a match by match breakdown.

  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  05/09/1984 Glamorgan Wanderers FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 34 - 6  
  08/09/1984 Neath FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 12 - 13  
  15/09/1984 Coventry FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 0  
  19/09/1984 Penarth FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 64 - 3  
  22/09/1984 Aberavon FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 23 - 19  
  29/09/1984 Garryowen FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 6  
  06/10/1984 Newport FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 37 - 3  
  10/10/1984 Bridgend Ravens FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 9  
  17/10/1984 Pontypool FL 0 0 0 0 0 D 9 - 9  
  24/10/1984 Australia FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 12  
  03/11/1984 Leicester Tigers FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 47 - 21  
  17/11/1984 Tonyrefail FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 9  
  28/11/1984 Scarlets FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 24 - 6  
  01/12/1984 Swansea FL 0 0 0 0 0 D 13 - 13  
  22/12/1984 Bridgend Ravens FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 34 - 13  
  26/12/1984 Pontypridd FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 44 - 12  
  29/12/1984 Coventry FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 6  
  12/01/1985 Aberavon FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 45 - 12  
  26/01/1985 Newbridge FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 24 - 6  
  02/02/1985 Ebbw Vale FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 44 - 13  
  23/02/1985 Neath FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 12  
  09/03/1985 Pontypool FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 24  
  23/03/1985 Pontypool FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 24 - 3  
  06/04/1985 Barbarians FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 44 - 20  
  10/04/1985 South Wales Police FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 0  
  27/04/1985 Scarlets FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 14 - 15  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  02/09/1985 Cross Keys FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 32 - 11  
  04/09/1985 Glamorgan Wanderers FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 27 - 10  
  07/09/1985 Bangor FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 3  
  14/09/1985 Neath FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 30 - 27  
  18/09/1985 Penarth FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 37 - 6  
  21/09/1985 Coventry FL 2 0 0 0 8 W 20 - 13  
  28/09/1985 Aberavon FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 24 - 12  
  05/10/1985 Newport FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 7  
  12/10/1985 Fiji FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 31 - 15  
  26/12/1985 Pontypridd FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 10 - 4  
  04/01/1986 Moseley FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 7  
  11/01/1986 Aberavon FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 24  
  18/01/1986 London Welsh FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 3  
  25/01/1986 Neath Athletic FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 0  
  04/03/1986 Scarlets FL 1 0 0 0 4 D 16 - 16  
  08/03/1986 Glamorgan Wanderers FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 12  
  15/03/1986 Ebbw Vale FL 1 0 0 0 4 L 16 - 19  
  22/03/1986 Bridgend Ravens FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 17 - 9  
  05/04/1986 Bedford Blues FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 68 - 28  
  12/04/1986 Swansea FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 25  
  19/04/1986 Neath FL 1 0 0 0 4 L 12 - 22  
  26/04/1986 Newport FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 28 - 21  
  30/04/1986 Pontypool FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 27 - 19  
  21/05/1986 Crimson Tide FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 28 - 19  
  24/05/1986 James Bay FL 0 0 0 0 0 D 18 - 18  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  03/09/1986 Glamorgan Wanderers FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 13  
  10/09/1986 Bristol Rugby FL 1 0 0 0 4 L 14 - 27  
  13/09/1986 Neath FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 7 - 24  
  20/09/1986 Coventry FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 4  
  27/09/1986 Aberavon FL 2 0 0 0 8 L 22 - 26  
  04/10/1986 Newport FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 28 - 19  
  08/10/1986 Bridgend Ravens FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 18 - 29  
  11/10/1986 Northampton Saints FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 35 - 4  
  18/10/1986 Wasps FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 16 - 25  
  22/10/1986 Pontypool FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 13  
  25/10/1986 Harlequins FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 26 - 19  
  29/10/1986 Bath Rugby FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 28  
  01/11/1986 Leicester Tigers FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 10  
  15/11/1986 Treorchy FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 14 - 7  
  22/11/1986 Scarlets FL 0 0 0 0 0 D 16 - 16  
  10/12/1986 Swansea FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 14 - 19  
  13/12/1986 London Welsh FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 12 - 25  
  20/12/1986 Cross Keys FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 6  
  27/12/1986 Bridgend Ravens FL 0 0 0 0 0 D 9 - 9  
  01/01/1987 Bath Rugby FL 2 0 0 0 8 W 32 - 21  
  03/01/1987 Moseley FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 38 - 13  
  24/01/1987 Llanharan FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 18 - 14  
  04/02/1987 Maesteg FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 24 - 30  
  14/02/1987 Sale Sharks FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 44 - 14  
  18/02/1987 Bristol Rugby FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 18 - 13  
  21/02/1987 Ebbw Vale FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 19  
  28/02/1987 Newport FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 12  
  06/03/1987 London Welsh FL 3 0 0 0 12 W 43 - 0  
  18/03/1987 Penarth FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 37 - 24  
  28/03/1987 Neath FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 6  
  18/04/1987 Barbarians FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 33 - 24  
  02/05/1987 Swansea FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 15  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  07/10/1987 Bridgend Ravens FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 7  
  10/10/1987 Northampton Saints FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 7  
  14/10/1987 Pontypool FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 31  
  24/10/1987 Harlequins FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 12  
  31/10/1987 Moseley FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 14  
  09/11/1987 Wales FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 13  
  14/11/1987 Ebbw Vale FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 35 - 9  
  21/11/1987 Ystradgynlais FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 9  
  28/11/1987 Scarlets FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 41  
  02/12/1987 Newbridge FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 20 - 0  
  05/12/1987 Swansea FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 6  
  19/12/1987 Aberavon Quins FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 36 - 0  
  26/12/1987 Pontypridd FL 0 0 0 0 0 D 6 - 6  
  02/01/1988 Bath Rugby FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 38 - 9  
  16/01/1988 Ebbw Vale FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 32 - 10  
  30/01/1988 Newport FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 13  
  13/02/1988 Newport FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 9  
  19/02/1988 South Wales Police FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 38 - 6  
  27/02/1988 Pontypool FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 9  
  01/03/1988 Bristol Rugby FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 12  
  26/03/1988 Nottingham FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 15 - 16  
  02/04/1988 Barbarians FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 32 - 27  
  09/04/1988 Swansea FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 18 - 13  
  16/04/1988 Neath FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 12 - 41  
  23/04/1988 Rosslyn Park FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 38 - 22  
  30/04/1988 Nottingham FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 23 - 12  
  22/05/1988 Northcote FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 10  
  25/05/1988 Wasps FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 28 - 32  
  29/05/1988 Wellington Centurians FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 41 - 32  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  01/09/1988 East District FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 48 - 17  
  03/09/1988 Bristol Rugby FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 17 - 23  
  07/09/1988 Glamorgan Wanderers FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 36 - 18  
  10/09/1988 Neath FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 49  
  01/10/1988 Newport FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 36 - 10  
  05/10/1988 Bridgend Ravens FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 28  
  08/10/1988 Pontypool FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 6  
  22/10/1988 Cambridge University FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 11 - 28  
  05/11/1988 Leicester Tigers FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 26 - 24  
  12/11/1988 Ebbw Vale FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 19 - 24  
  19/11/1988 Pyle FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 25 - 9  
  29/11/1988 Scarlets FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 12 - 26  
  03/12/1988 Swansea FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 9  
  10/12/1988 London Welsh FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 28 - 14  
  17/12/1988 Amman United FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 54 - 0  
  24/12/1988 Bridgend Ravens FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 4  
  31/12/1988 Maesteg FL 0 0 0 0 0 D 10 - 10  
  17/01/1989 Maesteg FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 25 - 9  
  28/01/1989 Aberavon Quins FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 24 - 15  
  25/02/1989 Llanharan FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 25 - 13  
  11/03/1989 Pontypool FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 42 - 15  
  17/03/1989 London Welsh FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 42 - 6  
  21/03/1989 Bristol Rugby FL 1 0 0 0 4 L 12 - 20  
  25/03/1989 Barbarians FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 24 - 21  
  01/04/1989 Nottingham FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 12 - 18  
  08/04/1989 Neath FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 12 - 19  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  01/09/1989 Glynneath FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 27 - 10  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  21/09/1991 Bath Rugby FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 10  
  28/09/1991 Nottingham FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 28 - 4  
  05/10/1991 Aberavon FL 0 0 0 0 0 D 13 - 13  
  08/10/1991 Penarth FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 19 - 4  
  11/10/1991 Glamorgan Wanderers FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 16  
  19/10/1991 Cambridge University FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 19 - 26  
  25/10/1991 Wasps FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 38 - 8  
  01/11/1991 Gloucester Rugby FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 11  
  09/11/1991 Swansea FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 23  
  16/11/1991 Newbridge FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 6  
  23/11/1991 Bridgend Ravens FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 28  
  14/12/1991 Scarlets Rep 0 0 0 0 0 L 22 - 28  
  21/12/1991 Newport FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 12  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  01/09/1992 Whitchurch FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 67 - 6  
  03/10/1992 South Wales Police FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 65 - 8  
  20/11/1992 Glamorgan Wanderers FL 1 0 0 0 5 W 58 - 10  
  28/11/1992 Newport Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 39 - 3  
  12/12/1992 Aberavon FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 46 - 12  
  26/12/1992 Pontypridd FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 56 - 8  
  09/01/1993 Plymouth Albion FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 107 - 3  
  23/01/1993 St Peters FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 14 - 16  
  06/02/1993 London Welsh FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 16  
  19/02/1993 Ayr N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 55 - 25  
  05/03/1993 Bective Rangers FL 2 0 0 0 10 W 46 - 19  
  13/03/1993 Neath FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 11  
  16/03/1993 Bristol Rugby FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 19 - 23  
  10/04/1993 Barbarians FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 34 - 36  
  Team P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  Wales 7 6 0 1 3 0 0 0 12  

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