Russell Gardner

Russell Gardner

Position: Centre

Russell Gardner played for Cardiff Schools and joined Cardiff Youth from Glamorgan Wanderers in the 1982 – 3 season. His Cardiff debut came in that season as a late call-up for a game at Pontypool. At the end of his first senior season Russ was selected for the tour to South East Asia, playing in both games on that tour.

Staying with Cardiff RFC until 1985-86 Season, most of Russ’s games were for the Athletic but with a few first team games every season, mostly tour/ celebration games e.g. Wilmslow RFC 75th Anniversary game, Llangennech RFC Centenary, and numerous 7s tournaments including the Gala 7s. In 1986 Russ joined Newbridge where he played every game including the game against Cardiff at the Arms Park. A change of career in 1988 saw Russ join South Wales Police and a number of games for them also. After ending his senior career Russ played a number of games for CRFC veterans in Charity matches.
Playing Summary
  Season P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  1984/1985 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
  Total 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  

Click on a season for a match by match breakdown.

  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  31/07/1984 Combined Services WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 36 - 13  
  Team P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
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