Gareth Baber

Gareth Baber

Position: Scrumhalf

Date Of Birth 23/05/1972 (45)
Place Of Birth Cardiff
Height 178cm / 5' 10"
Weight 83kg / 13st 1lbs

A native of Cardiff,Gareth played for Llandaff Youth before joining up with the Cardiff Senior squad in 1992 where he stayed for just one season. Moving on to study at Swansea University,Gareth linked up with the Llanelli development squad from where he gained representative honours with the Welsh students and at U21.

As his studies progressed,Gareth moved on to Oxford University where he gained his "Blue" before returning home to Cardiff for another two seasons In 1995 he was on the move again to Aberavon and the following year moved to Bristol in the English premier league.

After four seasons with Bristol,Gareth decided to move back to Pontypridd until 2003 when he joined the Newport Gwent Dragons.and was a regular in the Wales Sevens squad.
Gareth retired from domestic rugby at the end of 2006/2007 having spent four seasons with the Gwent Dragons.

Baber began his coaching career whilst still playing for the Gwent region and coached the Dragons U20s .

Following his retirement Baber took up a coaching role with the Cardiff Blues Academy.
March 2007 saw him take over the reins of the Wales 7s for the Hong Kong leg of the 2006/07 IRB World Series,leading them to a Plate Trophy victory.

Playing Summary
  Season P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  1991/1992 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
  1993/1994 7 4 0 3 0 0 0 0 0  
  1994/1995 10 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
  2007/2008 6 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0  
  Total 24 19 0 5 0 0 0 0 0  

Click on a season for a match by match breakdown.

  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  07/09/1991 Bristol Rugby Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 7  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  27/12/1993 Pontypridd Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 35 - 13  
  14/01/1994 Ayr SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 55 - 25  
  12/02/1994 Cambridge University SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 40 - 13  
  18/02/1994 Bristol Rugby SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 12 - 32  
  12/03/1994 Maesteg SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 41 - 6  
  02/04/1994 Barbarians SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 27 - 53  
  30/04/1994 Swansea SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 19 - 23  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  10/09/1994 Pontypool Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 29 - 16  
  08/10/1994 Cambridge University Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 67 - 23  
  02/11/1994 Penarth Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 42 - 17  
  05/11/1994 Abertillery SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 50 - 13  
  24/11/1994 Pirates (Natal) SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 86 - 13  
  17/12/1994 Merthyr Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 63 - 8  
  26/12/1994 Cardiff Institute of Higher Education SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 33 - 22  
  20/01/1995 Bristol Rugby Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 41 - 7  
  17/02/1995 London Welsh Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 34 - 0  
  17/03/1995 Bath Rugby Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 34 - 24  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  11/08/2007 Birmingham & Solihull Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 46 - 21  
  15/08/2007 Cardiff Blues SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 15 - 36  
  18/08/2007 Mounts Bay Rep 0 0 0 0 0 L 8 - 9  
  25/08/2007 Weston-Super-Mare SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 55 - 0  
  01/09/2007 Cross Keys SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 35 - 21  
  08/09/2007 Aberavon SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 25 - 23  
  Team P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
Clubs: - Bristol Rugby - Aberavon - Cardiff - Cross Keys - Newport - Pontypridd -
Region: - Scarlets - Dragons -
Honours: - Wales 7s -

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