Haydn Mainwaring

Haydn Mainwaring

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Date Of Birth 10/06/1933 (85)
Place Of Birth Swansea

 Utility back or back row). Born Swansea  - attended. Bishop Gore School, Swansea. Played for Wales Schools.  One Wales cap (centre) vs France March 1961 (while with Swansea). Played for Dunvant before joining Royal Marines. Played for Royal Navy vs Newport, Jan 1959 while a Lieutenant. Always remembered for his try saving tackle on Springboks capt Avril Malan when playing for Barbarians Feb 1961. This was SA’s only defeat on that tour. Also in side were Glyn Davidge, Brian Jones and Billy Watkins. Newport United Captain 1963/4 & 1966/7. Also played for Barbarians against Newport at wing forward March 1959.Crawshays 1961 player and VP. 

Former Newport RFC committee member. Passed away 11/9/18 aged 85.

Newport RFC record : 1963/4-1967/8 : 9 apps / 1t / 4c / 2p.

Playing Summary
  Season P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  1963/1964 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0  
  1964/1965 3 2 0 1 0 3 2 0 12  
  1966/1967 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
  1967/1968 4 2 1 1 1 1 0 0 5  
  Total 9 5 1 3 1 4 2 0 17  

Click on a season for a match by match breakdown.

  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  07/03/1964 Newbridge FB 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 3  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  28/09/1964 Swansea FB 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 17  
  05/12/1964 Bristol Bears FB 0 2 2 0 10 W 25 - 3  
  26/04/1965 Ebbw Vale FB 0 1 0 0 2 W 14 - 9  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  19/04/1967 Penarth FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 46 - 6  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  21/10/1967 Gloucester Rugby FB 0 0 0 0 0 D 13 - 13  
  18/11/1967 Cambridge University FB 1 1 0 0 5 W 11 - 3  
  22/11/1967 Ebbw Vale FB 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 3  
  25/11/1967 London Welsh FB 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 17  
  Team P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  Wales 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0  
Clubs: - London Welsh - Harlequins - Dunvant - Newport - Swansea -
Education: - Bishop Gore School, Swansea -
Region: - Hampshire -
Invitational: - Barbarians - Crawshays -
Honours: - Wales - Wales Schools -
Services: - Royal Navy - Combined Services -

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