John Jeffery

John Jeffery

Position: Back Row

Date Of Birth 26/02/1945 (73)
Place Of Birth Oakdale
Height 188cm / 6' 2"
Weight 95kg / 14st 13lbs
John attended the same school as former Wales No 8 Alun Pask - Pontlanfraith GS. Played for Wales Schools and also Rhymney, Cardiff TC and Ebbw Vale (vs Newport April 1965) before joining Newport 1965/6. One cap vs NZ on 11th Nov 1967 at CAP.Toured Argentina with 1968 Wales team (capt J Dawes). Captained Newport 1970/1(proudest moment) and 1971/2 as well as standing in for Geoff Evans (injured) in Centenary Season. Played 10 times for Barbarians (incl 1969/70 vs South Africa) and Crawshays, Monmouthshire. Scored 20t in 1969/70 (club record for forward). Dropped goal vs London Welsh 12 April 1971 at Rodney Parade.

Represented Monmouthshire (Pontlanfraith GS) in Welsh Schools Middle High Jump 1961 

Coached Blackwood. 

Son Mark played No 8 for Pontlanfraith in 1990’s. 

Newport RFC record : 1965/6-1974/5 : 210 apps / 55t / 1dg.

Playing Summary
  Season P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  1965/1966 8 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 0  
  1966/1967 15 10 2 3 4 0 0 0 12  
  1967/1968 15 7 0 8 2 0 0 0 6  
  1968/1969 21 19 1 1 7 0 0 0 21  
  1969/1970 37 24 1 12 20 0 0 0 60  
  1970/1971 29 18 3 8 7 0 0 1 24  
  1971/1972 24 20 1 3 5 0 0 0 20  
  1972/1973 16 6 1 9 0 0 0 0 0  
  1973/1974 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0  
  1974/1975 44 28 4 12 10 0 0 0 40  
  Total 210 139 14 57 55 0 0 1 183  

Click on a season for a match by match breakdown.

  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  03/01/1966 Bridgend Ravens N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 0  
  08/01/1966 Swansea N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 3  
  29/01/1966 Neath N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 5 - 3  
  07/02/1966 Bridgend Ravens N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 3 - 0  
  19/02/1966 Cardiff N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 0  
  12/03/1966 Wasps N8 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  18/03/1966 Aberavon N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 3 - 0  
  23/04/1966 Leicester Tigers N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 0  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  10/12/1966 Aberavon N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 11  
  24/12/1966 Ebbw Vale N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 6  
  26/12/1966 Watsonians N8 1 0 0 0 3 W 8 - 6  
  31/12/1966 Penarth N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 36 - 3  
  14/01/1967 Swansea N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 0  
  22/02/1967 Royal Navy N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 0  
  07/03/1967 Bridgend Ravens N8 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  11/03/1967 Wasps N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 5  
  25/03/1967 Northampton Saints N8 1 0 0 0 3 D 9 - 9  
  27/03/1967 London Welsh N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 6  
  28/03/1967 Barbarians N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 15  
  01/04/1967 Fylde N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 9  
  03/04/1967 Birkenhead Park N8 1 0 0 0 3 W 25 - 0  
  08/04/1967 Newbridge N8 1 0 0 0 3 L 9 - 14  
  10/04/1967 Gloucester Rugby N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 6  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  02/09/1967 Penarth N8 1 0 0 0 3 W 35 - 0  
  04/09/1967 Newbridge N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 10  
  16/09/1967 Neath N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 8  
  23/12/1967 Abertillery N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 3  
  26/12/1967 Watsonians N8 1 0 0 0 3 W 16 - 11  
  01/01/1968 Watsonians N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 5  
  02/01/1968 Hawick N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 16  
  13/01/1968 Swansea N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 8  
  21/02/1968 Ebbw Vale N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 14  
  24/02/1968 Blackheath N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 3  
  02/03/1968 Cardiff N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 26  
  13/04/1968 Birkenhead Park N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 8  
  15/04/1968 London Welsh N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 14 - 22  
  16/04/1968 Barbarians N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 11  
  23/04/1968 Bridgend Ravens N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 33  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  12/10/1968 Blackheath N8 1 0 0 0 3 W 44 - 14  
  19/10/1968 Gloucester Rugby N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 29 - 0  
  23/10/1968 Pontypool N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 23 - 3  
  14/12/1968 Aberavon N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 3  
  21/12/1968 Harlequins N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 29 - 0  
  26/12/1968 Watsonians N8 1 0 0 0 3 W 16 - 6  
  04/01/1969 Bridgend Ravens N8 1 0 0 0 3 W 9 - 3  
  11/01/1969 Swansea N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 10 - 6  
  25/01/1969 Scarlets N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 9  
  01/03/1969 Cardiff N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 3  
  08/03/1969 Wasps N8 1 0 0 0 3 W 22 - 11  
  12/03/1969 Royal Navy N8 1 0 0 0 3 W 14 - 3  
  14/03/1969 Aberavon N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 0  
  22/03/1969 Gloucester Rugby N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 3  
  29/03/1969 Neath N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 24 - 6  
  07/04/1969 London Welsh N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 6  
  08/04/1969 Barbarians N8 1 0 0 0 3 L 3 - 16  
  12/04/1969 Plymouth Albion N8 1 0 0 0 3 W 32 - 6  
  16/04/1969 Cardiff N8 0 0 0 0 0 D 9 - 9  
  19/04/1969 St Luke's College, Exeter N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 13  
  21/04/1969 Bridgend Ravens N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 3  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  04/09/1969 Penarth N8 1 0 0 0 3 W 30 - 6  
  08/09/1969 Newbridge N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 5  
  13/09/1969 Bristol Bears N8 1 0 0 0 3 W 14 - 8  
  17/09/1969 Pontypool FL 1 0 0 0 3 W 8 - 6  
  20/09/1969 Neath N8 2 0 0 0 6 L 16 - 19  
  24/09/1969 Bath Rugby N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 13  
  27/09/1969 Swansea N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 35 - 8  
  04/10/1969 Cardiff N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 8  
  06/10/1969 Hawick N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 9  
  25/10/1969 Wasps N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 25 - 15  
  01/11/1969 Ebbw Vale N8 1 0 0 0 3 W 23 - 9  
  08/11/1969 Cardiff N8 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  22/11/1969 London Welsh N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 12  
  03/12/1969 Combined Services N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 6  
  08/12/1969 Bristol Bears N8 2 0 0 0 6 W 13 - 8  
  15/12/1969 Aberavon N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 6  
  26/12/1969 Watsonians N8 1 0 0 0 3 W 26 - 3  
  10/01/1970 Swansea N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 9  
  17/01/1970 Abertillery N8 1 0 0 0 3 W 19 - 6  
  09/02/1970 Bridgend Ravens N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 11 - 12  
  21/02/1970 Cardiff N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 9  
  25/02/1970 Royal Navy N8 2 0 0 0 6 W 22 - 8  
  27/02/1970 Blackheath N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 12  
  04/03/1970 RAF N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 24 - 9  
  14/03/1970 Wasps N8 1 0 0 0 3 W 17 - 11  
  18/03/1970 Pontypool N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 13 - 16  
  23/03/1970 Aberavon N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 8  
  25/03/1970 Scarlets N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 0  
  28/03/1970 Newbridge N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 16  
  30/03/1970 London Welsh N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 15  
  04/04/1970 Plymouth Albion N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 9  
  06/04/1970 Devonport Services N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 3  
  09/04/1970 Penarth N8 3 0 0 0 9 W 27 - 6  
  11/04/1970 Leicester Tigers N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 13  
  13/04/1970 Gloucester Rugby N8 2 0 0 0 6 W 45 - 9  
  18/04/1970 Cross Keys N8 2 0 0 0 6 W 29 - 6  
  27/04/1970 Bridgend Ravens N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 5 - 21  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  02/09/1970 Leicester Tigers N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 6  
  05/09/1970 Penarth N8 1 0 0 0 3 W 30 - 3  
  09/09/1970 Cross Keys N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 47 - 0  
  12/09/1970 Bristol Bears N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 11  
  19/09/1970 Neath N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 8  
  22/09/1970 Newbridge N8 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  26/09/1970 Swansea N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 12 - 24  
  03/10/1970 Cardiff N8 0 0 0 0 0 D 6 - 6  
  10/10/1970 Blackheath N8 2 0 0 0 6 W 27 - 16  
  24/10/1970 Wasps N8 1 0 0 0 3 W 38 - 0  
  28/10/1970 Pontypool N8 1 0 0 0 3 W 11 - 3  
  31/10/1970 Scarlets N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 9  
  07/11/1970 Penarth N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 6  
  14/11/1970 Cardiff N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 3  
  18/11/1970 Cambridge University N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 15  
  21/11/1970 Leicester Tigers N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 12  
  28/11/1970 London Welsh N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 14  
  05/12/1970 Bristol Bears N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 11  
  12/12/1970 Aberavon N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 18 - 0  
  19/12/1970 Harlequins N8 1 0 0 0 3 W 17 - 9  
  09/01/1971 Swansea N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 6  
  23/01/1971 Scarlets N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 3  
  30/01/1971 Neath N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 16  
  08/02/1971 Bridgend Ravens N8 0 0 0 0 0 D 8 - 8  
  20/02/1971 Cardiff N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 17  
  23/02/1971 Ebbw Vale N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 3  
  03/04/1971 Bath Rugby N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 8 - 12  
  10/04/1971 Fylde N8 1 0 0 0 3 W 33 - 14  
  12/04/1971 London Welsh N8 0 0 0 1 3 L 14 - 15  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  04/09/1971 Abertillery N8 1 0 0 0 4 W 29 - 9  
  23/10/1971 Wasps N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 10  
  30/10/1971 Scarlets N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 7  
  03/11/1971 Abertillery N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 12 - 28  
  06/11/1971 Newbridge N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 7  
  13/11/1971 Cardiff N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 0  
  17/11/1971 Cwmllynfell N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 56 - 0  
  20/11/1971 Cambridge University N8 1 0 0 0 4 W 17 - 7  
  27/11/1971 London Welsh N8 1 0 0 0 4 D 16 - 16  
  04/12/1971 Bristol Bears N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 40 - 0  
  13/12/1971 Aberavon N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 7  
  18/12/1971 Harlequins N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 32 - 10  
  27/12/1971 Watsonians N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 27 - 6  
  28/12/1971 Penygraig N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 31 - 3  
  03/01/1972 Bridgend Ravens N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 15  
  08/01/1972 Swansea N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 7  
  22/01/1972 Scarlets N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 17 - 20  
  25/01/1972 Brynmawr N8 1 0 0 0 4 W 23 - 10  
  29/01/1972 Neath N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 7  
  07/02/1972 Bridgend Ravens N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 3  
  12/02/1972 Leicester Tigers N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 21  
  11/03/1972 Wasps N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 12  
  01/04/1972 Cross Keys N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 15  
  01/05/1972 Aberavon N8 1 0 0 0 4 W 29 - 12  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  26/12/1972 Watsonians N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 32 - 9  
  30/12/1972 Moseley N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 11  
  02/01/1973 Hawick N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 7  
  10/01/1973 New Zealand N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 15 - 20  
  22/01/1973 Cross Keys N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 12  
  05/02/1973 Bridgend Ravens N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 18 - 16  
  17/02/1973 Cardiff N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 19  
  21/02/1973 Royal Navy N8 0 0 0 0 0 D 10 - 10  
  23/02/1973 Blackheath N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 3  
  03/03/1973 Cardiff N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 7 - 6  
  07/03/1973 Swansea N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 12  
  09/03/1973 Wasps N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 9  
  28/03/1973 British Army N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 23 - 16  
  21/04/1973 Cross Keys N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 7  
  23/04/1973 London Welsh N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 7 - 10  
  24/04/1973 Barbarians N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 15 - 60  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  26/01/1974 Scarlets N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 19  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  07/09/1974 Penarth N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 29 - 9  
  11/09/1974 Abertillery N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 0  
  14/09/1974 Bristol Bears N8 1 0 0 0 4 W 17 - 3  
  18/09/1974 Ebbw Vale N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 4 - 14  
  02/10/1974 Cardiff N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 9  
  09/10/1974 Tonga N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 6  
  12/10/1974 Blackheath N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 9  
  16/10/1974 Pontypool N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 12  
  23/10/1974 Gloucester Rugby N8 1 0 0 0 4 W 24 - 13  
  26/10/1974 Wasps N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 13  
  29/10/1974 Crawshays N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 7  
  02/11/1974 Newbridge N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 6  
  06/11/1974 Cardiff N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 0  
  16/11/1974 Leicester Tigers N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 24 - 9  
  23/11/1974 London Welsh N8 1 0 0 0 4 W 31 - 20  
  29/11/1974 Scarlets N8 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  09/12/1974 Bristol Bears N8 1 0 0 0 4 D 7 - 7  
  14/12/1974 Aberavon N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 24 - 0  
  18/12/1974 Moseley N8 1 0 0 0 4 W 21 - 7  
  21/12/1974 Harlequins N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 18  
  26/12/1974 Watsonians N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 6  
  28/12/1974 Pontarddulais N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 32 - 10  
  01/01/1975 Newbridge N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 3  
  04/01/1975 Bridgend Ravens N8 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  11/01/1975 Swansea N8 1 0 0 0 4 W 10 - 3  
  20/01/1975 Cross Keys N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 3  
  25/01/1975 Scarlets N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 23 - 4  
  03/02/1975 Bridgend Ravens N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 4  
  08/02/1975 Leicester Tigers N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 10 - 6  
  11/02/1975 Bath Rugby N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 4 - 12  
  17/02/1975 Abertillery N8 0 0 0 0 0 D 4 - 4  
  22/02/1975 Bridgend Ravens N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 7 - 18  
  01/03/1975 Wasps N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 11 - 19  
  05/03/1975 Pontypool N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 19 - 24  
  08/03/1975 Cardiff N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 27  
  22/03/1975 Cardiff N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 7 - 18  
  31/03/1975 London Welsh N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 18 - 9  
  01/04/1975 Barbarians N8 1 0 0 0 4 L 9 - 46  
  05/04/1975 World XV N8 1 0 0 0 4 L 28 - 44  
  28/04/1975 Swansea N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 15  
  16/05/1975 Doylestown N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 44 - 0  
  20/05/1975 Philadelphia N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 62 - 0  
  22/05/1975 South Jersey N8 2 0 0 0 8 W 41 - 0  
  24/05/1975 US All Stars N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 3  
  Team P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  Wales 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0  
Clubs: - Blackwood - Ebbw Vale - Newport - Rhymney -
Education: - Cardiff and Vale College - Pontllanfraith Grammar School -
Region: - Monmouthshire -
Invitational: - Barbarians - Crawshays -
Honours: - Wales - Wales Schools -

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