Laurie Daniel

Laurie Daniel

Position: Wing

Date Of Birth 05/03/1942 (75)
Place Of Birth Pontypool

Joined from Pontypool in 1969/70 scoring 166pts. In 1970/1 set club record of 281 pts beating Keith Jarrett’s record. He scored 30 tries in 1971/2 (two less than post war record held by John Lane in 1951/2) and set then club record of 305pts in season. One cap vs Scotland on 7 Feb 1970 and scored try and conv but then dropped. Played 1969-1972 scoring 756 pts. Also set a club record when he scored 32 pts v’s Cwmlynfell in WRU Cup in 1971. Joined Ebbw Vale in 1972. Set club records for Pontypool, Newport and Ebbw Vale. Also played for Blaenavon, Pontypool Utd., Monmuthshire.

Newport RFC record : 1969/70-1972/3 : 109 apps / 66t / 121c / 95p = 756 pts.

Playing Summary
  Season P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  1969/1970 27 17 2 8 20 32 14 0 166  
  1970/1971 40 22 2 16 15 43 50 0 281  
  1971/1972 37 27 1 9 30 46 31 0 305  
  1972/1973 5 1 0 4 1 0 0 0 4  
  Total 109 67 5 37 66 121 95 0 756  

Click on a season for a match by match breakdown.

  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  04/09/1969 Penarth WI 2 0 0 0 6 W 30 - 6  
  08/09/1969 Newbridge WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 5  
  25/10/1969 Wasps WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 25 - 15  
  01/11/1969 Ebbw Vale WI 2 1 3 0 17 W 23 - 9  
  08/11/1969 Cardiff FB 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  12/11/1969 South Africa WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 6  
  15/11/1969 Cambridge University WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 9  
  22/11/1969 London Welsh WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 12  
  03/12/1969 Combined Services WI 2 4 0 0 14 W 26 - 6  
  08/12/1969 Bristol Rugby WI 0 2 0 0 4 W 13 - 8  
  15/12/1969 Aberavon WI 0 1 0 0 2 W 14 - 6  
  20/12/1969 Harlequins WI 0 1 1 0 5 W 11 - 9  
  27/12/1969 Ebbw Vale WI 1 2 1 0 10 L 13 - 14  
  10/01/1970 Swansea WI 1 1 0 0 5 W 11 - 9  
  17/01/1970 Abertillery WI 2 2 1 0 13 W 19 - 6  
  31/01/1970 Neath WI 2 0 1 0 9 D 9 - 9  
  21/02/1970 Cardiff WI 0 0 1 0 3 L 3 - 9  
  25/02/1970 Royal Navy WI 1 2 0 0 7 W 22 - 8  
  07/03/1970 Cardiff WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 14  
  25/03/1970 Scarlets WI 1 1 1 0 8 W 14 - 0  
  28/03/1970 Newbridge WI 0 0 2 0 6 L 9 - 16  
  30/03/1970 London Welsh WI 0 0 2 0 6 L 6 - 15  
  04/04/1970 Plymouth Albion WI 1 4 0 0 11 W 20 - 9  
  06/04/1970 Devonport Services WI 2 1 0 0 8 W 11 - 3  
  09/04/1970 Penarth WI 2 3 0 0 12 W 27 - 6  
  13/04/1970 Gloucester Rugby WI 0 6 1 0 15 W 45 - 9  
  27/04/1970 Bridgend Ravens WI 0 1 0 0 2 L 5 - 21  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  02/09/1970 Leicester Tigers WI 1 2 1 0 10 W 16 - 6  
  09/09/1970 Cross Keys WI 2 7 0 0 20 W 47 - 0  
  12/09/1970 Bristol Rugby WI 0 0 2 0 6 W 15 - 11  
  16/09/1970 Pontypool WI 2 1 1 0 11 W 17 - 9  
  19/09/1970 Neath WI 0 1 2 0 8 W 11 - 8  
  22/09/1970 Newbridge WI 1 0 0 0 3 D 3 - 3  
  26/09/1970 Swansea WI 0 0 3 0 9 L 12 - 24  
  10/10/1970 Blackheath WI 1 3 3 0 18 W 27 - 16  
  19/10/1970 Gloucester Rugby WI 1 0 2 0 9 L 9 - 15  
  24/10/1970 Wasps WI 1 4 3 0 20 W 38 - 0  
  31/10/1970 Scarlets WI 0 1 2 0 8 W 11 - 9  
  07/11/1970 Penarth WI 0 4 1 0 11 W 26 - 6  
  14/11/1970 Cardiff WI 0 0 2 0 6 W 6 - 3  
  18/11/1970 Cambridge University WI 0 0 3 0 9 W 21 - 15  
  21/11/1970 Leicester Tigers WI 0 2 1 0 7 W 16 - 12  
  28/11/1970 London Welsh WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 14  
  05/12/1970 Bristol Rugby WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 11  
  12/12/1970 Aberavon WI 0 0 5 0 15 W 18 - 0  
  09/01/1971 Swansea WI 0 0 2 0 6 W 12 - 6  
  23/01/1971 Scarlets WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 3  
  30/01/1971 Neath WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 16  
  08/02/1971 Bridgend Ravens WI 0 1 1 0 5 D 8 - 8  
  13/02/1971 Leicester Tigers WI 0 3 0 0 6 W 27 - 8  
  20/02/1971 Cardiff WI 0 0 3 0 9 L 9 - 17  
  23/02/1971 Ebbw Vale WI 0 0 4 0 12 W 12 - 3  
  26/02/1971 Blackheath WI 0 1 2 0 8 W 14 - 3  
  06/03/1971 Cardiff WI 0 1 0 0 2 L 8 - 13  
  10/03/1971 Newbridge WI 0 1 3 0 11 L 14 - 22  
  13/03/1971 Wasps WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 15 - 6  
  17/03/1971 British Army WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 5  
  22/03/1971 Aberavon WI 0 1 1 0 5 W 11 - 6  
  24/03/1971 Royal Navy WI 0 2 1 0 7 W 13 - 6  
  26/03/1971 Gloucester Rugby WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 16  
  28/03/1971 Cross Keys WI 2 1 0 0 8 W 14 - 6  
  03/04/1971 Bath Rugby WI 1 1 0 0 5 L 8 - 12  
  10/04/1971 Fylde WI 2 3 1 0 15 W 33 - 14  
  12/04/1971 London Welsh WI 0 1 0 0 2 L 14 - 15  
  13/04/1971 Barbarians WI 0 1 0 0 2 L 11 - 16  
  26/04/1971 Bridgend Ravens WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 24  
  30/04/1971 Ebbw Vale WI 0 1 1 0 5 L 8 - 13  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  04/09/1971 Abertillery WI 1 3 1 0 13 W 29 - 9  
  08/09/1971 Moseley WI 1 2 0 0 8 W 36 - 17  
  18/09/1971 Neath WI 1 1 2 0 12 L 16 - 49  
  22/09/1971 Bath Rugby WI 1 3 0 0 10 W 40 - 6  
  25/09/1971 Swansea WI 0 1 1 0 5 W 12 - 0  
  01/10/1971 Cardiff WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 7 - 4  
  23/10/1971 Wasps WI 1 1 1 0 9 W 17 - 10  
  30/10/1971 Scarlets WI 0 0 1 0 3 W 14 - 7  
  03/11/1971 Abertillery WI 1 1 2 0 12 L 12 - 28  
  06/11/1971 Newbridge WI 0 1 3 0 11 W 19 - 7  
  13/11/1971 Cardiff WI 1 1 0 0 6 W 6 - 0  
  17/11/1971 Cwmllynfell WI 5 6 0 0 32 W 56 - 0  
  20/11/1971 Cambridge University WI 1 0 2 0 10 W 17 - 7  
  27/11/1971 London Welsh WI 0 1 0 0 2 D 16 - 16  
  04/12/1971 Bristol Rugby WI 1 5 1 0 17 W 40 - 0  
  13/12/1971 Aberavon WI 1 1 0 0 6 W 16 - 7  
  18/12/1971 Harlequins WI 1 3 0 0 10 W 32 - 10  
  27/12/1971 Watsonians WI 3 1 1 0 17 W 27 - 6  
  28/12/1971 Penygraig WI 2 1 0 0 10 W 31 - 3  
  25/01/1972 Brynmawr WI 2 0 0 0 8 W 23 - 10  
  29/01/1972 Neath WI 1 1 0 0 6 W 16 - 7  
  07/02/1972 Bridgend Ravens WI 0 1 1 0 5 W 13 - 3  
  12/02/1972 Leicester Tigers WI 0 1 1 0 5 L 9 - 21  
  19/02/1972 Cardiff WI 1 0 0 0 4 L 4 - 17  
  26/02/1972 Blackheath WI 0 1 1 0 5 W 16 - 3  
  04/03/1972 Cardiff WI 0 0 2 0 6 L 6 - 25  
  15/03/1972 Pontypool WI 0 0 1 0 3 W 10 - 0  
  18/03/1972 Aberavon WI 0 0 2 0 6 L 6 - 28  
  22/03/1972 Penarth WI 2 3 1 0 17 W 31 - 12  
  27/03/1972 Gloucester Rugby WI 0 0 1 0 3 L 3 - 9  
  01/04/1972 Cross Keys WI 0 0 1 0 3 W 22 - 15  
  03/04/1972 London Welsh WI 0 0 1 0 3 L 3 - 11  
  08/04/1972 Plymouth Albion WI 1 2 0 0 8 W 19 - 9  
  10/04/1972 Devonport Services WI 1 0 2 0 10 W 14 - 0  
  15/04/1972 Ebbw Vale WI 0 3 1 0 9 W 25 - 8  
  19/04/1972 Cross Keys WI 0 2 0 0 4 W 15 - 6  
  22/04/1972 Leicester Tigers WI 1 0 1 0 7 L 11 - 25  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  02/09/1972 Penarth WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 28 - 3  
  09/09/1972 Bristol Rugby WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 19  
  13/09/1972 Pontypool WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 12  
  16/09/1972 Neath WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 9  
  07/10/1972 Cardiff WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 14 - 18  
  Team P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  Wales 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 5  
Clubs: - Blaenavon - Ebbw Vale - Newport - Pontypool - Pontypool United -
Education: - Abersychan Grammar School - Caerleon Training College -
Region: - Monmouthshire -
Honours: - Wales -

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