John Tait

John Tait

Position: Lock

Date Of Birth 14/08/1973 (44)
Place Of Birth Orangeville
Height 205cm / 6' 9"
Weight 108kg / 17st

John Noel Tait made his Cardiff debut in September 1997 at Newbridge.
He played 140 games at his time with the club, his last game was at Virginia Park against Caerphilly in May 2003.

John had 37 Canadian caps making his debut for Canada in June 1997 against USA in Vancouver

Playing Summary
  Season P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  1997/1998 29 19 1 9 4 0 0 0 20  
  1998/1999 31 24 0 7 1 0 0 0 5  
  1999/2000 14 12 0 2 0 0 0 0 0  
  2000/2001 17 11 0 6 0 0 0 0 0  
  2001/2002 27 16 1 10 0 0 0 0 0  
  2002/2003 22 11 1 10 1 0 0 0 5  
  Total 140 93 3 44 6 0 0 0 30  

Click on a season for a match by match breakdown.

  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  23/09/1997 Newbridge SR 1 0 0 0 5 W 57 - 17  
  27/09/1997 Munster Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 37 - 32  
  04/10/1997 Harlequins SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 32 - 31  
  11/10/1997 CS Bourgoin-Jallieu Rugby SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 6  
  18/10/1997 Bridgend Ravens SR 0 0 0 0 0 D 27 - 27  
  25/10/1997 Ebbw Vale SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 30 - 24  
  01/11/1997 Scarlets SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 24 - 20  
  08/11/1997 Bath Rugby SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 21 - 32  
  12/11/1997 Waratahs SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 30 - 34  
  15/11/1997 Swansea FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 41 - 30  
  19/11/1997 Newport FL 1 0 0 0 5 W 38 - 15  
  13/12/1997 Swansea SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 22 - 31  
  16/12/1997 Neath SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 25 - 40  
  20/12/1997 Abercarn SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 82 - 14  
  27/12/1997 Scarlets Rep 0 0 0 0 0 L 24 - 26  
  24/01/1998 Newbridge Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 62 - 6  
  31/01/1998 Neath Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 50 - 11  
  14/02/1998 Ebbw Vale SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 33 - 18  
  17/02/1998 Bath Rugby SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 36 - 27  
  28/02/1998 Ebbw Vale SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 24  
  04/03/1998 Worcester Warriors Rep 0 0 0 0 0 L 36 - 41  
  14/03/1998 Scarlets Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 31 - 23  
  18/03/1998 Bristol Rugby SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 44 - 10  
  28/03/1998 Pontypridd SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 15  
  18/04/1998 Bridgend Ravens SR 1 0 0 0 5 W 52 - 17  
  25/04/1998 Pontypridd SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 28 - 0  
  09/05/1998 Swansea SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 20 - 39  
  13/05/1998 Newport Rep 1 0 0 0 5 W 61 - 24  
  16/05/1998 Scarlets SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 31 - 27  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  28/08/1998 Sale Sharks Rep 0 0 0 0 0 L 11 - 21  
  05/09/1998 Bedford Blues Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 27 - 10  
  12/09/1998 Saracens SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 40 - 19  
  19/09/1998 Harlequins SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 27 - 24  
  26/09/1998 Northampton Saints Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 30 - 19  
  02/10/1998 Leicester Tigers SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 35 - 20  
  10/10/1998 Sale Sharks Rep 0 0 0 0 0 L 25 - 34  
  17/10/1998 London Scottish SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 38 - 15  
  04/11/1998 Cilfynydd Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 93 - 0  
  07/11/1998 West Hartlepool SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 40 - 17  
  15/11/1998 Gloucester Rugby SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 9  
  21/11/1998 Newcastle Falcons SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 16 - 36  
  28/11/1998 Seven Sisters SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 84 - 10  
  05/12/1998 Swansea SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 15 - 31  
  09/01/1999 Swansea Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 40 - 19  
  12/01/1999 Llandovery FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 40 - 22  
  16/01/1999 Saracens Rep 0 0 0 0 0 L 20 - 36  
  23/01/1999 Wasps SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 10  
  30/01/1999 Abertillery SR 1 0 0 0 5 W 33 - 3  
  07/02/1999 Bedford Blues SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 57 - 14  
  13/02/1999 Bath Rugby SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 32 - 44  
  27/02/1999 Aberavon Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 12  
  13/03/1999 Harlequins SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 48 - 20  
  17/03/1999 Gloucester Rugby Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 30 - 25  
  27/03/1999 Pontypool SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 52 - 26  
  04/04/1999 West Hartlepool Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 50 - 26  
  07/04/1999 Sale Sharks SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 42 - 5  
  17/04/1999 Scarlets SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 39  
  21/04/1999 London Irish SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 53 - 20  
  24/04/1999 London Scottish SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 34 - 15  
  08/05/1999 Newcastle Falcons SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 70 - 20  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  13/11/1999 Swansea SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 34 - 25  
  27/11/1999 ASM Clermont Auvergne Rep 0 0 0 0 0 L 13 - 46  
  11/12/1999 Benetton Rugby Treviso SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 23 - 16  
  18/12/1999 Benetton Rugby Treviso SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 40 - 16  
  16/01/2000 Harlequins SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 30 - 26  
  22/01/2000 Rumney SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 71 - 17  
  11/03/2000 Caerphilly SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 71 - 15  
  25/03/2000 Dunvant SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 116 - 0  
  15/04/2000 Scarlets SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 22  
  21/04/2000 Glasgow Warriors SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 42 - 21  
  29/04/2000 Ebbw Vale SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 48 - 34  
  02/05/2000 Neath Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 52 - 27  
  06/05/2000 Dunvant Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 36 - 23  
  10/05/2000 Scarlets SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 38 - 31  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  26/08/2000 Neath Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 35 - 30  
  02/09/2000 Edinburgh Rugby Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 80 - 16  
  09/09/2000 Pontypridd SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 28 - 6  
  16/09/2000 Newport SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 29 - 16  
  23/09/2000 Bridgend Ravens Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 37 - 33  
  30/09/2000 Glasgow Warriors SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 26 - 27  
  04/11/2000 Swansea SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 22 - 29  
  16/12/2000 Ebbw Vale SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 27 - 16  
  30/12/2000 Bedwas SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 57 - 10  
  12/01/2001 Ulster SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 42 - 16  
  20/01/2001 Stade Toulousain SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 27 - 38  
  27/01/2001 Gloucester Rugby SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 15 - 21  
  24/02/2001 Scarlets Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 65 - 16  
  07/03/2001 Ebbw Vale SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 7 - 12  
  28/04/2001 Cross Keys SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 57 - 0  
  05/05/2001 Scarlets SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 25 - 34  
  10/05/2001 Caerphilly SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 43 - 20  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  18/08/2001 Connacht SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 6  
  24/08/2001 Neath SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 14 - 25  
  29/08/2001 Newport SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 14  
  11/09/2001 Edinburgh Rugby SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 32 - 24  
  15/09/2001 Munster SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 51  
  22/09/2001 Swansea SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 25 - 13  
  28/09/2001 Northampton Saints SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 25 - 17  
  06/10/2001 ASM Clermont Auvergne SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 37  
  20/10/2001 Scarlets SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 25 - 28  
  27/10/2001 Glasgow Warriors SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 46 - 7  
  24/11/2001 Cambridge University SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 40 - 11  
  15/12/2001 Neath SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 12  
  22/12/2001 Bridgend Ravens SR 0 0 0 0 0 D 25 - 25  
  26/12/2001 Pontypridd SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 28 - 20  
  29/12/2001 Ebbw Vale Rep 0 0 0 0 0 L 20 - 22  
  05/01/2002 ASM Clermont Auvergne SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 20  
  09/01/2002 Rumney SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 48 - 7  
  12/01/2002 Northampton Saints SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 15 - 26  
  19/01/2002 Glasgow Warriors SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 29 - 12  
  23/02/2002 Aberavon SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 24 - 16  
  09/03/2002 Ebbw Vale SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 16  
  16/03/2002 Pontypridd SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 18  
  19/04/2002 Edinburgh Rugby SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 32  
  26/04/2002 Newport SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 14  
  30/04/2002 Glasgow Warriors SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 19  
  04/05/2002 Swansea SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 20 - 24  
  10/05/2002 Scarlets SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 25 - 28  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  24/08/2002 Bath Rugby SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 10  
  31/08/2002 Glasgow Warriors SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 35 - 44  
  06/09/2002 Connacht SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 22 - 23  
  13/09/2002 Border Reivers SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 18 - 15  
  28/09/2002 Newport SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 27 - 25  
  05/10/2002 Bridgend Ravens SR 1 0 0 0 5 W 37 - 12  
  12/10/2002 Biarritz Olympique PB SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 15 - 26  
  26/10/2002 Pontypridd SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 15  
  30/11/2002 Edinburgh Rugby SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 22  
  21/12/2002 Pontypridd SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 12  
  26/12/2002 Ebbw Vale SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 34 - 6  
  04/01/2003 Neath SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 32  
  11/01/2003 Ulster SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 21 - 33  
  18/01/2003 Biarritz Olympique PB Rep 0 0 0 0 0 L 25 - 75  
  08/02/2003 Bonymaen SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 41 - 16  
  28/02/2003 Neath SR 0 0 0 0 0 D 20 - 20  
  12/03/2003 Neath SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 24 - 39  
  05/04/2003 Pontypridd SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 18  
  12/04/2003 Swansea Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 44 - 22  
  19/04/2003 Scarlets SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 44  
  22/04/2003 Ebbw Vale Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 34 - 24  
  10/05/2003 Caerphilly SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 48 - 32  
  Team P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  Canada 37 14 1 22 1 0 0 0 5  
Clubs: - Barrie - CCSD - CA Brive-Correze - Cardiff -
Region: - British Columbia -
Honours: - Canada -

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