Peter Nyhan

Peter Nyhan

Position: Centre

Peter Nyham born Cardiff 1930 and educated at St David's Elementary School and St Illtyd's

He played three seasons for Old Illtydians before joining Cardiff in September 1954, making his debut for the Athletic XV against Barry. He played 34 games for Cardiff RFC, soring 10 tries, and 191 games for the Athletic XV between 1954 and 1962
He was captain of the Athletic XV 1957/58 and 1958/59.

Peter also served on the rugby committee and was the Chairman in 1972/73,after that he became programme editor for 10 years, kept the match records, was assistant manager of the tour to Canada in 1986,also a vice president of the club.

Playing Summary
  Season P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  1954/1955 7 4 1 2 2 0 0 0 6  
  1955/1956 6 2 0 4 1 0 0 0 3  
  1956/1957 11 7 0 4 4 0 0 0 12  
  1957/1958 4 3 0 1 2 0 0 0 6  
  1958/1959 3 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 3  
  1960/1961 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
  Total 32 18 2 12 10 0 0 0 30  

Click on a season for a match by match breakdown.

  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  20/09/1954 Leicester Tigers WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 14 - 11  
  29/09/1954 Ebbw Vale CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 0  
  06/11/1954 Wasps CE 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  11/12/1954 Harlequins CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 3  
  01/01/1955 Moseley CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 8 - 9  
  26/03/1955 Leicester Tigers CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 32 - 9  
  31/03/1955 Birkenhead Park CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 8 - 9  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  14/09/1955 Penarth CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 0  
  19/09/1955 Leicester Tigers CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 6  
  22/10/1955 Cambridge University CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 12  
  24/10/1955 Northampton Saints CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 6  
  07/01/1956 Moseley CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 14 - 12  
  24/03/1956 London Welsh WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 8  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  10/10/1956 Swansea CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 24 - 6  
  03/11/1956 Oxford University CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 3  
  31/12/1956 Glasgow HSFP CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 8 - 9  
  05/01/1957 Moseley CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 11 - 13  
  09/03/1957 Cheltenham WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 11 - 3  
  03/04/1957 Penarth CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 10  
  10/04/1957 Bridgend Ravens CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 9 - 3  
  13/04/1957 Gloucester Rugby CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 11 - 0  
  17/04/1957 Cardiff & District CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 25 - 8  
  20/04/1957 Barbarians CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 40  
  27/04/1957 Penzance & Newlyn WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 14 - 0  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  09/10/1957 Penarth CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 25 - 3  
  28/12/1957 Gloucester Rugby CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 3  
  04/01/1958 Moseley WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 14 - 3  
  19/03/1958 Penarth WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 3  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  11/10/1958 Northampton Saints CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 11 - 14  
  06/04/1959 Camborne WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 16 - 0  
  07/04/1959 St Ives WI 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  05/10/1960 Penarth WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 35 - 6  
  Team P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
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