Marc Batten

Marc Batten

Position: Wing

Height 183cm / 6'
Weight 79kg / 12st 6lbs

Cardiff born Marc played for Felinfoel, Llanelli and South Glam Inst before joining Newport in 1983. He won a Wales B cap in Dec 1983 vs France. He scored 24 tries in 1984/5. Marc also played for British Colleges.

He made his 100th app vs Newbridge Apr 1986 at Rodney Parade and scored his 100th try vs Newbridge Oct 1988.

Newport RFC record : 1983/4-1989/90 : 197 apps / 109 tries / 1c (at Hirwaun Dec 1988).

Playing Summary
  Season P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  1983/1984 48 30 2 16 24 0 0 0 96  
  1984/1985 32 16 2 14 24 0 0 0 96  
  1985/1986 21 13 2 6 8 0 0 0 32  
  1986/1987 35 27 0 8 26 0 0 0 104  
  1987/1988 34 13 1 20 17 0 0 0 68  
  1988/1989 22 11 0 11 8 1 0 0 34  
  1989/1990 5 2 0 3 2 0 0 0 8  
  Total 197 112 7 78 109 1 0 0 438  

Click on a season for a match by match breakdown.

  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  01/09/1983 Newport District WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 62 - 7  
  03/09/1983 Coventry WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 4 - 16  
  07/09/1983 Pill Harriers WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 50 - 14  
  10/09/1983 Bristol Rugby WI 1 0 0 0 4 L 22 - 30  
  14/09/1983 Pontypool WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 16 - 30  
  17/09/1983 Neath WI 3 0 0 0 12 L 20 - 34  
  24/09/1983 Swansea WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 16 - 21  
  01/10/1983 Cardiff WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 32 - 21  
  04/10/1983 Barbarians WI 0 0 0 0 0 D 18 - 18  
  07/10/1983 Tredegar WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 29 - 13  
  12/10/1983 Abertillery WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 16 - 0  
  15/10/1983 Gloucester Rugby WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 7 - 3  
  21/10/1983 Glamorgan Wanderers WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 29 - 6  
  29/10/1983 Scarlets WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 14  
  02/11/1983 Ebbw Vale WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 10 - 6  
  05/11/1983 Moseley WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 12  
  12/11/1983 Rosslyn Park WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 7 - 15  
  19/11/1983 Bryncoch WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 6  
  26/11/1983 London Welsh WI 0 0 0 0 0 D 9 - 9  
  10/12/1983 Aberavon WI 1 0 0 0 4 L 12 - 23  
  17/12/1983 Ammanford WI 3 0 0 0 12 W 67 - 9  
  21/12/1983 Gloucester Rugby WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 3  
  31/12/1983 Torquay WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 21 - 15  
  02/01/1984 Scarlets WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 11 - 40  
  07/01/1984 Bridgend Ravens WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 7  
  14/01/1984 Swansea WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 8 - 29  
  18/01/1984 Cross Keys WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 0  
  28/01/1984 South Glamorgan Institute WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 34 - 13  
  07/02/1984 Bridgend Ravens WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 7 - 50  
  11/02/1984 Leicester Tigers WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 15 - 19  
  15/02/1984 Cross Keys WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 6  
  25/02/1984 Neath WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 11 - 25  
  29/02/1984 Abertillery WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 4 - 15  
  03/03/1984 Newbridge WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 21 - 14  
  07/03/1984 Ebbw Vale WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 35 - 3  
  10/03/1984 Pontypridd WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 28 - 0  
  15/03/1984 Penarth WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 26 - 3  
  24/03/1984 Richmond WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 51 - 6  
  26/03/1984 Aberavon WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 28 - 15  
  28/03/1984 Penarth WI 3 0 0 0 12 W 42 - 10  
  31/03/1984 Neath WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 0  
  04/04/1984 Pontypool WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 17  
  10/04/1984 Newbridge WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 17  
  21/04/1984 Moseley WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 33 - 18  
  15/05/1984 Lisbon U23 WI 2 0 0 0 8 W 29 - 22  
  18/05/1984 Centro Desportivo Universitario de Lisboa WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 29 - 13  
  22/05/1984 Tecnico WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 33 - 13  
  24/05/1984 Lisbon WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 11 - 10  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  01/09/1984 Coventry WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 28 - 12  
  05/09/1984 Pill Harriers WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 25 - 7  
  19/09/1984 Newport District WI 5 0 0 0 20 W 72 - 6  
  22/09/1984 Swansea WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 15 - 18  
  29/09/1984 Scarlets WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 39  
  02/10/1984 Barbarians WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 46 - 20  
  06/10/1984 Cardiff WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 37  
  13/10/1984 Penarth WI 3 0 0 0 12 W 96 - 0  
  17/10/1984 Abertillery WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 31 - 17  
  20/10/1984 Gloucester Rugby WI 2 0 0 0 8 W 27 - 13  
  24/10/1984 Newbridge WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 16 - 28  
  27/10/1984 Glamorgan Wanderers WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 25 - 4  
  31/10/1984 Ebbw Vale WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 35 - 7  
  03/11/1984 Moseley WI 1 0 0 0 4 L 15 - 28  
  07/11/1984 Pontypridd WI 1 0 0 0 4 D 13 - 13  
  17/11/1984 Vardre WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 0  
  25/11/1984 London Welsh WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 8 - 13  
  01/12/1984 Bristol Rugby WI 1 0 0 0 4 L 7 - 14  
  08/12/1984 Llantrisant WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 38 - 3  
  11/12/1984 Aberavon WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 19 - 29  
  22/12/1984 Gloucester Rugby WI 1 0 0 0 4 D 6 - 6  
  29/12/1984 Torquay WI 2 0 0 0 8 W 52 - 3  
  02/01/1985 Scarlets WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 13  
  26/01/1985 South Wales Police WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 12 - 15  
  02/02/1985 Tredegar WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 10 - 6  
  09/02/1985 Newbridge WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 12  
  27/02/1985 Abertillery WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 21 - 3  
  06/03/1985 Ebbw Vale WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 7 - 22  
  09/03/1985 Pontypridd WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 19 - 3  
  12/03/1985 Maesteg WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 13 - 17  
  15/03/1985 Aberavon WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 7 - 25  
  23/03/1985 Neath WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 26  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  14/12/1985 Aberavon WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 7 - 12  
  21/12/1985 Mountain Ash WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 35 - 12  
  01/01/1986 Cross Keys WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 20 - 6  
  11/01/1986 Swansea WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 19 - 22  
  25/01/1986 Wrexham WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 29 - 0  
  04/02/1986 Bridgend Ravens WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 16  
  12/02/1986 Scarlets WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 12 - 27  
  08/03/1986 Swansea WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 10 - 4  
  11/03/1986 Penarth WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 33 - 9  
  15/03/1986 Aberavon WI 0 0 0 0 0 D 7 - 7  
  22/03/1986 Aberavon WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 6  
  26/03/1986 Maesteg WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 39 - 3  
  29/03/1986 Moseley WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 0  
  05/04/1986 Pontypool WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 12 - 14  
  09/04/1986 Pontypridd WI 2 0 0 0 8 W 34 - 0  
  12/04/1986 Bath Rugby WI 1 0 0 0 4 L 18 - 24  
  15/04/1986 Neath WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 6  
  19/04/1986 Cross Keys WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 12  
  26/04/1986 Cardiff WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 21 - 28  
  30/04/1986 Newbridge WI 1 0 0 0 4 D 15 - 15  
  03/05/1986 Ebbw Vale WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 25 - 0  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  01/09/1986 Penarth WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 38 - 0  
  06/09/1986 Coventry WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 20 - 13  
  10/09/1986 Pill Harriers WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 46 - 0  
  13/09/1986 Bristol Rugby WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 3  
  17/09/1986 Pontypool WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 13  
  20/09/1986 Neath WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 6  
  24/09/1986 Bath Rugby WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 33  
  27/09/1986 Swansea WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 12 - 51  
  15/10/1986 Abertillery WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 15 - 19  
  18/10/1986 Gloucester Rugby WI 2 0 0 0 8 W 34 - 21  
  22/10/1986 South Glamorgan Institute WI 3 0 0 0 12 W 42 - 6  
  25/10/1986 Glamorgan Wanderers WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 21 - 15  
  29/10/1986 Ebbw Vale WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 30 - 10  
  04/11/1986 Pontypridd WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 13  
  08/11/1986 Aberavon WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 27 - 22  
  15/11/1986 Laugharne WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 27 - 17  
  22/11/1986 London Welsh WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 28 - 22  
  29/11/1986 Scarlets WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 7 - 35  
  13/12/1986 Aberavon WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 9  
  20/12/1986 Blaina WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 32 - 3  
  26/12/1986 Newbridge WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 52 - 0  
  01/01/1987 Tredegar WI 3 0 0 0 12 W 40 - 17  
  10/01/1987 Swansea WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 6  
  24/01/1987 University College, Swansea WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 17 - 3  
  28/01/1987 Cross Keys WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 23 - 13  
  14/02/1987 Northampton Saints WI 2 0 0 0 8 W 34 - 18  
  21/02/1987 Cross Keys WI 3 0 0 0 12 W 41 - 3  
  28/02/1987 Cardiff WI 1 0 0 0 4 L 12 - 15  
  11/03/1987 Ebbw Vale WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 10  
  14/03/1987 Pontypridd WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 45 - 6  
  18/03/1987 Scarlets WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 20 - 12  
  08/04/1987 Pontypool WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 43 - 3  
  11/04/1987 Bath Rugby WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 8 - 34  
  18/04/1987 Moseley WI 1 0 0 0 4 L 14 - 33  
  25/04/1987 Nottingham WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 4  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  02/09/1987 Penarth WI 2 0 0 0 8 W 50 - 6  
  05/09/1987 Coventry WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 19  
  09/09/1987 Pill Harriers WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 4 - 12  
  16/09/1987 Pontypool WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 22  
  19/09/1987 Neath WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 13 - 25  
  26/09/1987 Swansea WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 7 - 18  
  03/10/1987 Cardiff WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 9  
  14/10/1987 Scarlets WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 18  
  17/10/1987 Gloucester Rugby WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 16  
  21/10/1987 Abertillery WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 23 - 31  
  24/10/1987 Bath Rugby WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 7 - 24  
  28/10/1987 Ebbw Vale WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 22  
  31/10/1987 Pontypridd WI 1 0 0 0 4 L 16 - 21  
  04/11/1987 South Glamorgan Institute WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 15 - 13  
  14/11/1987 Aberavon WI 0 0 0 0 0 D 16 - 16  
  21/11/1987 Llandovery WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 41 - 6  
  28/11/1987 London Welsh WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 25 - 18  
  05/12/1987 Bristol Rugby WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 11 - 14  
  30/01/1988 Cardiff WI 1 0 0 0 4 L 13 - 26  
  17/02/1988 Cross Keys WI 2 0 0 0 8 L 18 - 22  
  27/02/1988 Maesteg WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 14 - 18  
  02/03/1988 Abertillery WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 18 - 13  
  04/03/1988 Penarth WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 37 - 4  
  09/03/1988 Ebbw Vale WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 18 - 6  
  18/03/1988 Glamorgan Wanderers WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 7 - 15  
  23/03/1988 Pontypridd WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 12 - 13  
  26/03/1988 Cross Keys WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 22 - 21  
  28/03/1988 Cardiff WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 26 - 19  
  02/04/1988 Pontypool WI 1 0 0 0 4 L 16 - 20  
  09/04/1988 Moseley WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 16 - 19  
  16/04/1988 Torquay WI 2 0 0 0 8 W 64 - 10  
  19/04/1988 Tredegar WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 31 - 13  
  23/04/1988 Rockcliff WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 30 - 3  
  30/04/1988 Neath WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 21 - 24  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  03/08/1988 Coventry WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 13 - 15  
  07/09/1988 Pill Harriers WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 0  
  10/09/1988 Penarth WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 11  
  14/09/1988 Pontypool WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 12  
  17/09/1988 Neath WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 16 - 33  
  24/09/1988 Swansea WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 7  
  01/10/1988 Cardiff WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 36  
  04/10/1988 Barbarians WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 18 - 60  
  08/10/1988 Newbridge WI 1 0 0 0 4 L 13 - 26  
  12/10/1988 Scarlets WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 30  
  19/10/1988 Abertillery WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 14 - 24  
  26/10/1988 Ebbw Vale WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 32 - 24  
  29/10/1988 London Welsh WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 29 - 14  
  01/11/1988 South Glamorgan Institute WI 2 0 0 0 8 W 39 - 8  
  05/11/1988 Moseley WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 37 - 15  
  12/11/1988 Aberavon WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 24 - 20  
  25/11/1988 Pontypridd WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 12  
  17/12/1988 Hirwaun WI 1 1 0 0 6 W 40 - 4  
  08/03/1989 Ebbw Vale WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 4 - 15  
  15/03/1989 Blackwood WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 20 - 4  
  10/04/1989 Aberavon WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 37 - 24  
  22/04/1989 Glamorgan Wanderers WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 27 - 12  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  06/09/1989 Pill Harriers WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 10  
  09/09/1989 Penarth WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 55 - 6  
  13/09/1989 Pontypool WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 7 - 34  
  23/09/1989 Swansea WI 1 0 0 0 4 L 19 - 29  
  15/10/1989 Newbridge WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 48  
  Team P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
Clubs: - Felinfoel - Newport -
Education: - South Glamorgan Institute -
Region: - Scarlets -
Honours: - Wales B -

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