Graham Bevan

Graham Bevan

Position: Hooker

Graham joined Newport in 1957. Frequently understudied Bryn Meredith. John Phillips came out of retirement when Bryn Meredith fell ill but then retired permanently allowing the promising young Graham to take over in 1958/9. Played in famous 1963 victory over All Blacks making up complete uncapped front row with Nev Johnson and David Jones. Played in 1963 winning Snelling 7’s team. Welsh Trialist Nov 1963. Died 1995.

Newport RFC record :1957/8 - 1965/6 : 194 apps / 5t.

Playing Summary
  Season P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  1957/1958 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0  
  1958/1959 16 8 4 4 1 0 0 0 3  
  1959/1960 18 14 0 4 2 0 0 0 6  
  1960/1961 15 9 2 4 0 0 0 0 0  
  1961/1962 7 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0  
  1962/1963 40 24 3 13 0 0 0 0 0  
  1963/1964 41 24 5 12 2 0 0 0 6  
  1964/1965 24 20 0 4 0 0 0 0 0  
  1965/1966 31 20 3 8 0 0 0 0 0  
  Total 194 125 17 52 5 0 0 0 15  

Click on a season for a match by match breakdown.

  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  07/12/1957 Bristol Rugby HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 8  
  21/12/1957 Harlequins HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 9  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  12/11/1958 Cambridge University HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 15  
  22/11/1958 London Welsh HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 3  
  26/11/1958 Penarth HK 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  29/11/1958 Leicester Tigers HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 29 - 0  
  06/12/1958 Bristol Rugby HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 6  
  13/12/1958 Penarth HK 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  20/12/1958 Harlequins HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 0  
  27/12/1958 Cross Keys HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 5  
  03/01/1959 Newbridge HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 9  
  05/02/1959 Oxford University HK 1 0 0 0 3 W 35 - 8  
  14/03/1959 Wasps HK 0 0 0 0 0 D 8 - 8  
  30/03/1959 London Welsh HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 0  
  31/03/1959 Barbarians HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 5 - 15  
  15/04/1959 Ebbw Vale HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 9  
  18/04/1959 Gloucester Rugby HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 0  
  20/04/1959 Neath HK 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  03/10/1959 Cardiff HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 3  
  10/10/1959 Blackheath HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 0  
  17/10/1959 Gloucester Rugby HK 1 0 0 0 3 W 11 - 6  
  24/10/1959 Wasps HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 6  
  31/10/1959 Scarlets HK 1 0 0 0 3 W 22 - 0  
  14/11/1959 Cardiff HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 8  
  28/11/1959 London Welsh HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 5 - 6  
  19/12/1959 Harlequins HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 0  
  28/12/1959 Cross Keys HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 3  
  02/01/1960 Bridgend Ravens HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 11  
  09/01/1960 Swansea HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 9  
  16/01/1960 Coventry HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 8  
  12/03/1960 Wasps HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 8 - 14  
  26/03/1960 Gloucester Rugby HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 10  
  30/03/1960 Penarth HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 0  
  02/04/1960 Neath HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 0  
  18/04/1960 London Welsh HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 0  
  25/04/1960 Devonport Services HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 49 - 6  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  08/10/1960 Blackheath HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 3  
  05/11/1960 Abertillery HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 0  
  19/11/1960 Leicester Tigers HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 8  
  03/12/1960 Bristol Rugby HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 5  
  07/12/1960 Combined Services HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 6  
  24/12/1960 Ebbw Vale HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 5 - 3  
  26/12/1960 Watsonians HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 3 - 0  
  06/01/1961 Cross Keys HK 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  21/01/1961 Coventry HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 8 - 12  
  25/01/1961 Royal Navy HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 8  
  11/02/1961 Leicester Tigers HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 8 - 20  
  11/03/1961 Wasps HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 8  
  25/03/1961 Gloucester Rugby HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 6  
  03/04/1961 London Welsh HK 0 0 0 0 0 D 11 - 11  
  08/04/1961 Plymouth Albion HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 0  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  04/11/1961 Bridgend Ravens HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 11  
  19/01/1962 Coventry HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 3  
  27/01/1962 Scarlets HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 6  
  01/02/1962 Oxford University HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 27 - 11  
  07/04/1962 Plymouth Albion HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 10 - 6  
  10/04/1962 Exeter Chiefs HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 5 - 3  
  23/04/1962 London Welsh HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 6  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  01/09/1962 Penarth HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 29 - 6  
  03/09/1962 Cross Keys HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 3  
  08/09/1962 Bristol Rugby HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 30 - 0  
  15/09/1962 Neath HK 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  22/09/1962 Swansea HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 0  
  26/09/1962 Pontypool HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 10  
  29/09/1962 Scarlets HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 20  
  06/10/1962 Cardiff HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 8  
  10/10/1962 Bristol Rugby HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 18 - 16  
  13/10/1962 Blackheath HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 3  
  17/10/1962 Pontypool HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 6  
  20/10/1962 Gloucester Rugby HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 16  
  27/10/1962 Wasps HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 5  
  31/10/1962 Cross Keys HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 9  
  05/11/1962 Abertillery HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 3  
  10/11/1962 Cardiff HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 9  
  14/11/1962 Cambridge University HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 23 - 3  
  17/11/1962 Leicester Tigers HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 3  
  24/11/1962 London Welsh HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 11 - 28  
  01/12/1962 Bristol Rugby HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 8 - 11  
  15/12/1962 Harlequins HK 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  22/12/1962 Ebbw Vale HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 5  
  26/12/1962 Watsonians HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 8  
  29/12/1962 RAF HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 3  
  02/03/1963 Cardiff HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 5  
  09/03/1963 Wasps HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 0  
  13/03/1963 Scarlets HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 5 - 0  
  16/03/1963 Aberavon HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 8  
  20/03/1963 Penarth HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 6  
  23/03/1963 Gloucester Rugby HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 8  
  27/03/1963 Cardiff HK 0 0 0 0 0 D 8 - 8  
  30/03/1963 Neath HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 3  
  04/04/1963 Swansea HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 5  
  06/04/1963 Bridgend Ravens HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 8  
  08/04/1963 Ebbw Vale HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 3  
  13/04/1963 Newbridge HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 3 - 0  
  16/04/1963 Barbarians HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 15  
  20/04/1963 Plymouth Albion HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 5  
  22/04/1963 Devonport Services HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 33 - 9  
  23/04/1963 Exeter Chiefs HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 32 - 9  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  07/09/1963 Rugby Roma Olimpic HK 0 0 0 0 0 D 8 - 8  
  09/09/1963 Penarth HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 23 - 0  
  14/09/1963 Bristol Rugby HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 16  
  21/09/1963 Neath HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 11 - 22  
  25/09/1963 Gloucester Rugby HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 3  
  28/09/1963 Swansea HK 0 0 0 0 0 D 8 - 8  
  02/10/1963 Aberavon HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 5  
  05/10/1963 Cardiff HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 14  
  12/10/1963 Blackheath HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 10 - 3  
  16/10/1963 Pontypool HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 0  
  19/10/1963 Gloucester Rugby HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 14  
  26/10/1963 Wasps HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 0  
  30/10/1963 New Zealand HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 3 - 0  
  02/11/1963 Ebbw Vale HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 0  
  09/11/1963 Cardiff HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 3  
  20/11/1963 Ebbw Vale HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 6  
  23/11/1963 London Welsh HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 12  
  30/11/1963 Scarlets HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 5  
  07/12/1963 Bristol Rugby HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 3  
  10/12/1963 Combined Services HK 1 0 0 0 3 W 15 - 6  
  26/12/1963 Watsonians HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 25 - 11  
  28/12/1963 Cross Keys HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 3  
  03/01/1964 Bridgend Ravens HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 12  
  08/01/1964 RAF HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 11  
  11/01/1964 Swansea HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 16  
  22/01/1964 Royal Navy HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 33 - 3  
  25/01/1964 Scarlets HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 5  
  03/02/1964 Bridgend Ravens HK 1 0 0 0 3 W 14 - 3  
  10/02/1964 Abertillery HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 3  
  17/02/1964 Cardiff HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 5 - 8  
  29/02/1964 Neath HK 0 0 0 0 0 D 6 - 6  
  07/03/1964 Newbridge HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 3  
  14/03/1964 Wasps HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 8  
  23/03/1964 Aberavon HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 11  
  28/03/1964 Cross Keys HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 0  
  31/03/1964 Barbarians HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 23  
  04/04/1964 Plymouth Albion HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 5  
  07/04/1964 Exeter Chiefs HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 14 - 22  
  11/04/1964 Leicester Tigers HK 0 0 0 0 0 D 8 - 8  
  18/04/1964 Penarth HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 10 - 3  
  29/04/1964 Cardiff HK 0 0 0 0 0 D 11 - 11  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  05/09/1964 Penarth HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 36 - 13  
  12/09/1964 Bristol Rugby HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 5  
  17/09/1964 Pontypool HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 9  
  19/09/1964 Neath HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 5 - 21  
  03/10/1964 Cardiff HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 10 - 5  
  10/10/1964 Blackheath HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 31 - 13  
  14/10/1964 Ebbw Vale HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 23 - 5  
  17/10/1964 Gloucester Rugby HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 18 - 6  
  24/10/1964 Wasps HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 0  
  28/10/1964 Pontypool HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 23 - 3  
  31/10/1964 Scarlets HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 9  
  07/11/1964 Penarth HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 34 - 5  
  14/11/1964 Cardiff HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 13  
  18/11/1964 Cambridge University HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 0  
  21/11/1964 Abertillery HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 24 - 11  
  28/11/1964 London Welsh HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 8  
  15/01/1965 Coventry HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 6  
  23/01/1965 Scarlets HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 3  
  27/01/1965 RAF HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 11  
  30/01/1965 Neath HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 11  
  08/02/1965 Bridgend Ravens HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 3  
  10/04/1965 Leicester Tigers HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 3  
  17/04/1965 Cross Keys HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 11 - 14  
  20/04/1965 Barbarians HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 8  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  25/09/1965 Swansea HK 0 0 0 0 0 D 6 - 6  
  02/10/1965 Cardiff HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 8 - 17  
  04/10/1965 Penarth HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 23 - 8  
  09/10/1965 Blackheath HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 6  
  16/10/1965 Gloucester Rugby HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 13 - 14  
  23/10/1965 Wasps HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 11  
  30/10/1965 Scarlets HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 11  
  06/11/1965 Penarth HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 41 - 6  
  13/11/1965 Cardiff HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 11  
  20/11/1965 Cambridge University HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 5 - 6  
  27/11/1965 London Welsh HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 24 - 3  
  04/12/1965 Bristol Rugby HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 0  
  13/12/1965 Aberavon HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 3  
  27/12/1965 Watsonians HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 8  
  03/01/1966 Bridgend Ravens HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 0  
  08/01/1966 Swansea HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 3  
  22/01/1966 Scarlets HK 0 0 0 0 0 D 6 - 6  
  29/01/1966 Neath HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 5 - 3  
  17/02/1966 RAF HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 3  
  19/02/1966 Cardiff HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 0  
  26/02/1966 Blackheath HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 8  
  05/03/1966 Hawick HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 3  
  12/03/1966 Wasps HK 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  28/03/1966 Gloucester Rugby HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 6  
  31/03/1966 Pontypool HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 18  
  02/04/1966 Cross Keys HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 6  
  09/04/1966 Birkenhead Park HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 33 - 3  
  12/04/1966 Barbarians HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 3  
  16/04/1966 Plymouth Albion HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 6  
  18/04/1966 Teignmouth HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 0  
  23/04/1966 Leicester Tigers HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 0  
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