Richie Collins

Richie Collins

Position: Back Row

Date Of Birth 02/03/1962 (55)
Place Of Birth Cardiff
Height 185cm / 6' 1"
Weight 90kg / 14st 2lbs

Joined Newport in 1983 having played for S Glam Inst and Pontypridd. Debut vs Pontypridd at RP Nov 9th 1983 W26-8. Won Wales B cap in 1986 while S W Police player. Played 100th game vs Cardiff in April 1986 Cup Final. Later played for Cardiff, Pontypridd, Bristol and Ebbw Vale. Barbarians. Also played for Johnsonville and Carrera Padova. First Wales cap vs England, March 1987. Coached Pontypridd. Welsh Basketball player. Asst coach Newport RFC 2003/4.

Newport RFC record : 1983/4-1985/6 :104 apps / 34t .

Playing Summary
  Season P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  1983/1984 36 24 1 11 15 0 0 0 60  
  1984/1985 39 22 2 15 12 0 0 0 48  
  1985/1986 28 15 2 11 7 0 0 0 28  
  1986/1987 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
  Total 104 62 5 37 34 0 0 0 136  

Click on a season for a match by match breakdown.

  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  09/11/1983 Pontypridd FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 8  
  12/11/1983 Rosslyn Park FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 7 - 15  
  19/11/1983 Bryncoch FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 6  
  26/11/1983 London Welsh FL 1 0 0 0 4 D 9 - 9  
  03/12/1983 Bristol Rugby FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 15 - 26  
  10/12/1983 Aberavon FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 12 - 23  
  17/12/1983 Ammanford FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 67 - 9  
  21/12/1983 Gloucester Rugby FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 3  
  26/12/1983 South Glamorgan Institute FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 39 - 30  
  28/12/1983 Maesteg FL 2 0 0 0 8 W 53 - 14  
  31/12/1983 Torquay Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 15  
  02/01/1984 Scarlets N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 11 - 40  
  07/01/1984 Bridgend Ravens FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 7  
  14/01/1984 Swansea FL 1 0 0 0 4 L 8 - 29  
  18/01/1984 Cross Keys FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 0  
  28/01/1984 South Glamorgan Institute FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 34 - 13  
  07/02/1984 Bridgend Ravens FL 1 0 0 0 4 L 7 - 50  
  11/02/1984 Leicester Tigers FL 1 0 0 0 4 L 15 - 19  
  15/02/1984 Cross Keys FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 6  
  25/02/1984 Neath FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 11 - 25  
  29/02/1984 Abertillery FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 4 - 15  
  03/03/1984 Newbridge FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 14  
  07/03/1984 Ebbw Vale FL 2 0 0 0 8 W 35 - 3  
  10/03/1984 Pontypridd FL 2 0 0 0 8 W 28 - 0  
  24/03/1984 Richmond FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 51 - 6  
  26/03/1984 Aberavon FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 28 - 15  
  28/03/1984 Penarth FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 42 - 10  
  31/03/1984 Neath FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 0  
  04/04/1984 Pontypool FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 17  
  10/04/1984 Newbridge FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 17  
  21/04/1984 Moseley FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 33 - 18  
  23/04/1984 London Welsh FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 9  
  30/04/1984 Bath Rugby FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 52 - 7  
  15/05/1984 Lisbon U23 FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 29 - 22  
  18/05/1984 Centro Desportivo Universitario de Lisboa FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 29 - 13  
  24/05/1984 Lisbon FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 10  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  01/09/1984 Coventry FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 28 - 12  
  08/09/1984 Bristol Rugby FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 15  
  12/09/1984 Pontypool FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 16 - 35  
  15/09/1984 Neath FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 30 - 18  
  22/09/1984 Swansea FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 15 - 18  
  29/09/1984 Scarlets FL 1 0 0 0 4 L 10 - 39  
  02/10/1984 Barbarians FL 3 0 0 0 12 W 46 - 20  
  06/10/1984 Cardiff FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 37  
  20/10/1984 Gloucester Rugby FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 27 - 13  
  24/10/1984 Newbridge FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 16 - 28  
  27/10/1984 Glamorgan Wanderers FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 25 - 4  
  31/10/1984 Ebbw Vale FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 35 - 7  
  03/11/1984 Moseley FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 15 - 28  
  07/11/1984 Pontypridd FL 0 0 0 0 0 D 13 - 13  
  17/11/1984 Vardre FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 0  
  25/11/1984 London Welsh FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 8 - 13  
  01/12/1984 Bristol Rugby FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 7 - 14  
  08/12/1984 Llantrisant FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 38 - 3  
  11/12/1984 Aberavon FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 19 - 29  
  22/12/1984 Gloucester Rugby FL 0 0 0 0 0 D 6 - 6  
  26/12/1984 South Glamorgan Institute FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 41 - 4  
  02/01/1985 Scarlets FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 13  
  26/01/1985 South Wales Police FL 1 0 0 0 4 L 12 - 15  
  02/02/1985 Tredegar FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 10 - 6  
  09/02/1985 Newbridge FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 12  
  27/02/1985 Abertillery FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 21 - 3  
  06/03/1985 Ebbw Vale FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 7 - 22  
  09/03/1985 Pontypridd FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 3  
  12/03/1985 Maesteg FL 1 0 0 0 4 L 13 - 17  
  15/03/1985 Aberavon FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 7 - 25  
  23/03/1985 Neath FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 26  
  26/03/1985 Penarth FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 54 - 4  
  29/03/1985 Cross Keys FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 0  
  08/04/1985 London Welsh FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 10 - 6  
  13/04/1985 Bath Rugby FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 0  
  17/04/1985 Pontypool FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 10  
  27/04/1985 Nottingham FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 24 - 16  
  30/04/1985 Swansea FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 35 - 34  
  29/05/1985 UE St Boiana FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 48 - 6  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  07/09/1985 Coventry FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 27 - 13  
  14/09/1985 Bristol Rugby FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 14 - 21  
  18/09/1985 Pontypool FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 15 - 16  
  21/09/1985 Neath FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 22  
  16/10/1985 Abertillery FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 10 - 6  
  19/10/1985 Gloucester Rugby Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 10  
  22/10/1985 Barbarians FL 2 0 0 0 8 W 38 - 29  
  26/10/1985 Glamorgan Wanderers FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 18  
  30/10/1985 Fiji FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 7  
  02/11/1985 Moseley FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 18  
  09/11/1985 Rosslyn Park FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 4 - 7  
  16/11/1985 Abertillery FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 28 - 8  
  23/11/1985 London Welsh FL 0 0 0 0 0 D 15 - 15  
  14/01/1986 Tredegar FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 12 - 17  
  25/01/1986 Wrexham FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 29 - 0  
  04/02/1986 Bridgend Ravens FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 16  
  12/02/1986 Scarlets FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 12 - 27  
  08/03/1986 Swansea FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 10 - 4  
  11/03/1986 Penarth FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 33 - 9  
  22/03/1986 Aberavon FL 1 0 0 0 4 W 15 - 6  
  26/03/1986 Maesteg FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 39 - 3  
  29/03/1986 Moseley FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 0  
  05/04/1986 Pontypool FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 12 - 14  
  12/04/1986 Bath Rugby FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 18 - 24  
  15/04/1986 Neath FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 6  
  26/04/1986 Cardiff FL 1 0 0 0 4 L 21 - 28  
  30/04/1986 Newbridge FL 0 0 0 0 0 D 15 - 15  
  03/05/1986 Ebbw Vale FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 25 - 0  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  01/09/1986 Penarth FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 38 - 0  
  Team P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  Wales 28 12 0 16 2 0 0 0 9  
Clubs: - Bristol Rugby - Johnsonville - Cardiff - Ebbw Vale - Newport - Pontypridd - South Wales Police - Swansea -
Education: - Mostyn School, Cardiff -
Invitational: - Barbarians -
Honours: - Wales - Wales B -

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