Meirion Roberts

Meirion Roberts

Position: Centre

Date Of Birth 11/09/1934 (83)
Place Of Birth Abergwyngregin
Height 180cm / 5' 11"
Weight 82kg / 12st 12lbs

Hugh Meirion Roberts played for London Welsh and Cardiff, represented the Barbarians against South Africa in 1960 – 1 and gained 8 caps for Wales, making his debut against South Africa at Cardiff in December 1960.

Roberts played 225 games for Cardiff between 1958 and 1966 scoring 58 tries and he was captain in the 1964 - 65 season.

Playing Summary
  Season P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  1958/1959 27 14 5 8 5 0 0 0 15  
  1959/1960 31 20 6 5 11 0 0 0 33  
  1960/1961 31 23 3 5 4 0 0 0 12  
  1961/1962 18 13 1 4 6 0 0 0 18  
  1962/1963 37 23 5 9 11 0 0 0 33  
  1963/1964 35 25 2 8 7 0 0 0 21  
  1964/1965 41 27 3 11 11 0 0 0 33  
  1965/1966 6 5 1 0 1 0 0 0 3  
  Total 226 150 26 50 56 0 0 0 168  

Click on a season for a match by match breakdown.

  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  11/09/1958 Group Captains Walker's XV CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 5 - 17  
  13/09/1958 Halifax CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 28 - 3  
  18/09/1958 Pontypool CE 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  20/09/1958 Coventry CE 0 0 0 0 0 D 13 - 13  
  24/09/1958 Penarth CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 9 - 8  
  27/09/1958 Scarlets CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 8 - 15  
  01/10/1958 Penarth CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 8 - 0  
  04/10/1958 Newport CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 11  
  18/10/1958 Cambridge University CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 11 - 22  
  22/10/1958 Ebbw Vale CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 5  
  25/10/1958 Aberavon CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 11  
  01/11/1958 Oxford University CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 18 - 11  
  08/11/1958 Newport CE 1 0 0 0 3 L 8 - 9  
  15/11/1958 Wasps CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 11 - 0  
  22/11/1958 Gloucester Rugby CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 5  
  29/11/1958 Bristol Rugby CE 0 0 0 0 0 D 6 - 6  
  06/12/1958 Swansea CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 14  
  13/12/1958 Harlequins CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 3 - 0  
  20/12/1958 Rosslyn Park CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 3  
  26/12/1958 Wasps CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 3  
  30/03/1959 Harlequins CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 3  
  06/04/1959 Camborne CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 0  
  07/04/1959 St Ives CE 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  11/04/1959 Gloucester Rugby CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 3  
  15/04/1959 Pontypool CE 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  18/04/1959 Neath CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 3  
  22/04/1959 Bridgend Ravens CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 13 - 18  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  02/09/1959 Cardiff & District CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 30 - 11  
  05/09/1959 Ebbw Vale CE 2 0 0 0 6 W 19 - 5  
  09/09/1959 Bridgend Ravens CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 11 - 3  
  12/09/1959 London Welsh CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 6  
  17/09/1959 Pontypool CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 3  
  19/09/1959 Coventry CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 3  
  23/09/1959 Gloucester Rugby CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 9  
  26/09/1959 Aberavon CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 11 - 9  
  03/10/1959 Newport CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 9  
  10/10/1959 Northampton Saints CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 8  
  17/10/1959 Bective Rangers CE 0 0 0 0 0 D 9 - 9  
  14/11/1959 Newport CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 8 - 12  
  21/11/1959 Wasps CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 11  
  28/11/1959 Scarlets CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 6 - 5  
  05/12/1959 Swansea CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 18 - 12  
  12/12/1959 Harlequins CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 5  
  19/12/1959 Rosslyn Park CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 9  
  26/12/1959 Wasps CE 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  28/12/1959 Watsonians CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 10 - 0  
  09/01/1960 Bristol Rugby CE 1 0 0 0 3 D 6 - 6  
  16/01/1960 London Welsh CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 14 - 0  
  23/01/1960 Neath CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 0  
  30/01/1960 Bristol Rugby CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 5  
  13/02/1960 Aberavon CE 0 0 0 0 0 D 6 - 6  
  20/02/1960 Newport CE 0 0 0 0 0 D 6 - 6  
  27/02/1960 Scarlets CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 11  
  05/03/1960 Newport CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 3  
  12/03/1960 Cheltenham CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 9 - 0  
  09/04/1960 Gloucester Rugby CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 10  
  16/04/1960 Barbarians CE 2 0 0 0 6 D 10 - 10  
  18/04/1960 Harlequins CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 6  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  01/09/1960 Cardiff & District CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 34 - 3  
  03/09/1960 Ebbw Vale CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 3  
  07/09/1960 Gloucester Rugby CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 0  
  10/09/1960 London Welsh CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 0  
  14/09/1960 Penarth CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 3  
  17/09/1960 Coventry CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 13  
  21/09/1960 Pontypool CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 0  
  24/09/1960 Aberavon CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 6  
  05/10/1960 Penarth CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 35 - 6  
  08/10/1960 Northampton Saints CE 0 0 0 0 0 D 6 - 6  
  15/10/1960 Cambridge University CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 9  
  22/10/1960 Neath CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 3  
  29/10/1960 South Africa CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 13  
  12/11/1960 Newport CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 3 - 0  
  10/12/1960 Harlequins CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 8  
  14/12/1960 Newport CE 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  24/12/1960 Bristol Rugby CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 21 - 9  
  26/12/1960 Wasps CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 6 - 3  
  31/12/1960 Neath CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 8 - 0  
  07/01/1961 Ebbw Vale CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 10  
  14/01/1961 Bristol Rugby CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 5 - 6  
  28/01/1961 Bective Rangers CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 0  
  18/02/1961 Newport CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 3  
  04/03/1961 Newport CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 9  
  18/03/1961 Swansea CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 8  
  01/04/1961 Barbarians CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 10  
  03/04/1961 Harlequins CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 3  
  15/04/1961 Gloucester Rugby CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 3  
  20/04/1961 Pontypool CE 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  26/04/1961 Bridgend Ravens CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 8 - 11  
  03/05/1961 Scarlets CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 3  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  02/09/1961 Mid District Rhondda XV CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 18 - 8  
  06/09/1961 Bridgend Ravens CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 0  
  09/09/1961 Neath CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 0  
  16/09/1961 Coventry CE 1 0 0 0 3 L 5 - 20  
  20/09/1961 Gloucester Rugby CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 10 - 6  
  28/10/1961 Cambridge University CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 18  
  18/11/1961 Wasps CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 3  
  13/01/1962 Coventry CE 2 0 0 0 6 W 10 - 3  
  20/01/1962 London Welsh CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 19 - 13  
  09/02/1962 Aberavon CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 0  
  17/02/1962 Newport CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 5 - 0  
  24/02/1962 Scarlets CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 5  
  03/03/1962 Newport CE 0 0 0 0 0 D 6 - 6  
  10/03/1962 Birkenhead Park CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 0  
  07/04/1962 Gloucester Rugby CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 6  
  12/04/1962 Pontypool CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 16  
  18/04/1962 Bridgend Ravens CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 3 - 0  
  21/04/1962 Barbarians CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 10 - 0  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  01/09/1962 Ebbw Vale CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 9  
  08/09/1962 Neath CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 16  
  12/09/1962 Penarth CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 3  
  15/09/1962 Coventry CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 25 - 3  
  20/09/1962 Pontypool CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 3  
  22/09/1962 London Welsh CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 29 - 0  
  26/09/1962 Bridgend Ravens CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 5 - 3  
  29/09/1962 Aberavon CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 10  
  06/10/1962 Newport CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 8 - 0  
  13/10/1962 Northampton Saints CE 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  20/10/1962 Cambridge University CE 0 0 0 0 0 D 6 - 6  
  27/10/1962 Bective Rangers CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 14  
  10/11/1962 Newport CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 6  
  17/11/1962 Wasps CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 8 - 0  
  24/11/1962 Scarlets CE 0 0 0 0 0 D 8 - 8  
  01/12/1962 Swansea CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 8  
  15/12/1962 Ebbw Vale CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 0  
  22/12/1962 Bristol Rugby CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 19 - 8  
  26/12/1962 Wasps CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 5  
  27/12/1962 Watsonians CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 35 - 5  
  29/12/1962 Gloucester Rugby CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 11 - 0  
  09/02/1963 Aberavon CE 0 0 0 0 0 D 6 - 6  
  22/02/1963 Scarlets CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 0  
  02/03/1963 Newport CE 1 0 0 0 3 L 5 - 6  
  16/03/1963 Swansea CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 17 - 9  
  23/03/1963 London Welsh CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 14 - 8  
  27/03/1963 Newport CE 0 0 0 0 0 D 8 - 8  
  06/04/1963 Gloucester Rugby CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 6  
  10/04/1963 Pontypool CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 3 - 0  
  13/04/1963 Barbarians CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 12  
  15/04/1963 Harlequins CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 6  
  17/04/1963 Bridgend Ravens CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 3  
  20/04/1963 Penzance & Newlyn CE 2 0 0 0 6 W 13 - 5  
  22/04/1963 Camborne CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 8  
  23/04/1963 Penryn CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 39 - 0  
  01/05/1963 Cross Keys CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 8  
  07/05/1963 Glamorgan Wanderers CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 24 - 0  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  07/09/1963 Ebbw Vale CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 6  
  11/09/1963 Bridgend Ravens CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 8  
  14/09/1963 London Welsh CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 11 - 14  
  18/09/1963 Penarth CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 24 - 6  
  21/09/1963 Coventry CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 5 - 6  
  28/09/1963 Aberavon CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 6  
  02/10/1963 Penarth CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 31 - 12  
  05/10/1963 Newport CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 14 - 6  
  12/10/1963 Northampton Saints CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 6  
  26/10/1963 Cambridge University CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 11  
  09/11/1963 Newport CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 3 - 0  
  16/11/1963 Wasps CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 16 - 3  
  23/11/1963 New Zealand CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 5 - 6  
  30/11/1963 Neath CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 17  
  07/12/1963 Swansea CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 13 - 8  
  27/12/1963 Watsonians CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 31 - 6  
  28/12/1963 Gloucester Rugby CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 3  
  04/01/1964 Newbridge CE 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  11/01/1964 Coventry CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 6  
  17/02/1964 Newport CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 5  
  22/02/1964 Scarlets CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 3  
  29/02/1964 Bristol Rugby CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 5  
  06/03/1964 Ebbw Vale CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 9 - 3  
  14/03/1964 Maesteg CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 8  
  28/03/1964 Barbarians CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 3  
  30/03/1964 Harlequins CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 0  
  31/03/1964 Swansea CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 0  
  04/04/1964 Torquay CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 3  
  06/04/1964 Newton Abbot CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 3  
  07/04/1964 Royal Navy CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 22 - 6  
  11/04/1964 Gloucester Rugby CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 6  
  15/04/1964 Bridgend Ravens CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 3  
  18/04/1964 Neath CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 11  
  23/04/1964 Pontypool CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 10 - 3  
  29/04/1964 Newport CE 0 0 0 0 0 D 11 - 11  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  02/09/1964 Cardiff & District CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 52 - 0  
  05/09/1964 Pontypool CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 0  
  09/09/1964 Bristol Rugby CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 23 - 3  
  12/09/1964 London Welsh CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 48 - 6  
  15/09/1964 Penarth CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 35 - 3  
  30/09/1964 Penarth CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 0  
  03/10/1964 Newport CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 5 - 10  
  07/10/1964 Barbarians CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 8 - 12  
  10/10/1964 Northampton Saints CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 6  
  12/10/1964 Aberavon CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 3 - 0  
  17/10/1964 Cambridge University CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 11  
  24/10/1964 Neath CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 13  
  31/10/1964 Bridgend Ravens CE 0 0 0 0 0 D 6 - 6  
  02/11/1964 Maesteg CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 24 - 9  
  07/11/1964 Oxford University CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 0  
  11/11/1964 Ebbw Vale CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 6  
  14/11/1964 Newport CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 13 - 15  
  21/11/1964 Wasps CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 3 - 0  
  28/11/1964 Scarlets CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 3  
  02/12/1964 Bridgend Ravens CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 3  
  12/12/1964 Harlequins CE 2 0 0 0 6 L 11 - 13  
  19/12/1964 Ebbw Vale CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 6  
  26/12/1964 Liverpool CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 9  
  09/01/1965 Coventry CE 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  20/01/1965 Royal Navy CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 27 - 11  
  23/01/1965 Neath CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 8  
  30/01/1965 Aberavon CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 24 - 3  
  02/02/1965 Cross Keys CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 29 - 8  
  13/02/1965 Bristol Rugby CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 16  
  20/02/1965 Newport CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 0  
  26/02/1965 Scarlets CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 6  
  09/03/1965 Swansea CE 1 0 0 0 3 L 8 - 12  
  18/03/1965 St Luke's College, Exeter CE 0 0 0 0 0 D 6 - 6  
  27/03/1965 London Welsh CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 21 - 6  
  01/04/1965 Scarlets CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 8  
  03/04/1965 Gloucester Rugby CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 23  
  07/04/1965 Bridgend Ravens CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 3 - 0  
  10/04/1965 Abertillery CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 9 - 0  
  14/04/1965 Pontypool CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 9  
  24/04/1965 Liverpool CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 20  
  26/04/1965 Waterloo CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 6  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  01/09/1965 Cardiff & District CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 28 - 5  
  04/09/1965 Penarth CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 41 - 3  
  08/09/1965 Gloucester Rugby CE 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  11/09/1965 Old Rugby Roma CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 3  
  15/09/1965 Bristol Rugby CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 3 - 0  
  18/09/1965 Coventry CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 9  
  Team P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  Wales 8 3 0 5 0 0 0 0 0  
Clubs: - London Welsh - Cardiff -
Education: - Cardiff High School -
Invitational: - Barbarians -
Honours: - Wales -

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