Roger Bidgood

Roger Bidgood

Position: Centre

Date Of Birth 15/09/1964 (53)
Place Of Birth Caerphilly
Height 183cm / 6'
Weight 89kg / 14st

Roger won Wales Youth honours at Glamorgan Wanderes and joined from Pontypool in 1990/1 (try scoring debut vs Coventry H). He won Wales B caps 1986, 1987 and played in winning cup final team. He played a key role in Newport’s league promotion season and was Player of Year in 1991/2. Newport captain in 1993/4. Won 5 Welsh caps 1992-1993. First played for Wales 5 yrs after being originally selected to play (Ireland Jan 1987 postponed – not selected when match played 2mths later). Played for Barbarians, Crawshays, Monmouthshire, Cardiff, Pontypridd. Left for Rumney and later played for Caerphilly, Newbridge and Blackwood.

Newport RFC record : 1990/1 to 1993/4: 94app / 29t.

Later coached Caerphilly, Risca.

Playing Summary
  Season P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  1990/1991 31 26 0 5 11 0 0 0 44  
  1991/1992 22 14 2 6 9 0 0 0 36  
  1992/1993 20 13 0 7 6 0 0 0 30  
  1993/1994 21 10 2 9 3 0 0 0 15  
  Total 94 63 4 27 29 0 0 0 125  

Click on a season for a match by match breakdown.

  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  01/09/1990 Coventry CE 1 0 0 0 4 W 51 - 14  
  05/09/1990 Pontypool CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 30 - 9  
  08/09/1990 Richmond CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 6  
  22/09/1990 Maesteg CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 28 - 10  
  26/09/1990 Gloucester Rugby CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 10  
  05/10/1990 Cardiff CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 34 - 9  
  13/10/1990 Penarth CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 56 - 0  
  20/10/1990 Ebbw Vale CE 1 0 0 0 4 W 40 - 11  
  27/10/1990 Cross Keys CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 0  
  30/10/1990 Barbarians CE 1 0 0 0 4 W 43 - 6  
  10/11/1990 Aberavon CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 39 - 15  
  13/11/1990 Swansea CE 1 0 0 0 4 W 22 - 10  
  24/11/1990 South Wales Police CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 24 - 6  
  28/11/1990 Scarlets CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 19 - 33  
  08/12/1990 Tredegar CE 1 0 0 0 4 W 38 - 0  
  22/12/1990 Amman United CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 0  
  29/12/1990 Neath CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 7  
  05/01/1991 Bridgend Ravens CE 1 0 0 0 4 W 28 - 6  
  12/01/1991 Penarth CE 2 0 0 0 8 W 78 - 3  
  26/01/1991 Neath CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 18  
  15/02/1991 Gloucester Rugby CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 20  
  20/02/1991 Abertillery CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 7  
  23/02/1991 Cardiff Institute of Higher Education CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 38 - 8  
  03/03/1991 Newbridge CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 15  
  09/03/1991 Cross Keys CE 1 0 0 0 4 W 14 - 0  
  24/03/1991 Aberavon CE 1 0 0 0 4 W 38 - 21  
  30/03/1991 Ebbw Vale CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 65 - 11  
  06/04/1991 Maesteg CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 11  
  13/04/1991 South Wales Police CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 23 - 7  
  28/05/1991 Atlanta Renegades CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 9  
  01/06/1991 Georgia Select WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 31 - 15  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  18/09/1991 Glamorgan Wanderers CE 2 0 0 0 8 W 51 - 7  
  21/09/1991 Cross Keys CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 38 - 13  
  11/10/1991 Gloucester Rugby CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 25 - 12  
  25/10/1991 Bristol Rugby CE 1 0 0 0 4 L 7 - 11  
  01/11/1991 Racing Club Narbonne Mediterranee CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 3  
  09/11/1991 Bridgend Ravens CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 7 - 12  
  16/11/1991 Pontypridd CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 6  
  23/11/1991 Maesteg CE 1 0 0 0 4 W 21 - 6  
  30/11/1991 Scarlets CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 9  
  07/12/1991 Neath CE 1 0 0 0 4 L 7 - 18  
  21/12/1991 Cardiff CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 6  
  04/01/1992 Swansea CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 14  
  11/01/1992 Newbridge CE 2 0 0 0 8 W 20 - 4  
  21/01/1992 Pontypool CE 0 0 0 0 0 D 7 - 7  
  25/01/1992 Glamorgan Wanderers CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 10 - 10  
  08/02/1992 Bridgend Ravens CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 7  
  22/02/1992 Cardiff CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 4  
  29/02/1992 Maesteg CE 2 0 0 0 8 W 48 - 6  
  04/04/1992 Bridgend Ravens CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 4  
  11/04/1992 Pontypool CE 0 0 0 0 0 D 10 - 10  
  15/04/1992 Newbridge CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 21  
  04/05/1992 Swansea CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 23  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  01/09/1992 Hereford CE 1 0 0 0 5 W 55 - 0  
  05/09/1992 Maesteg CE 1 0 0 0 5 W 37 - 13  
  12/09/1992 South Wales Police CE 2 0 0 0 10 W 42 - 0  
  19/09/1992 Scarlets CE 1 0 0 0 5 L 10 - 79  
  26/09/1992 Neath CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 32  
  31/10/1992 Aberavon CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 42 - 20  
  28/11/1992 Cardiff FH 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 39  
  12/12/1992 Maesteg FH 0 0 0 0 0 L 7 - 18  
  19/12/1992 Amman United CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 6  
  16/01/1993 Neath CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 0  
  23/01/1993 Pontypool United CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 10 - 0  
  30/01/1993 Pontypool CE 1 0 0 0 5 W 33 - 14  
  08/02/1993 Newbridge CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 3  
  27/02/1993 Cardiff HSOB CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 27 - 11  
  09/03/1993 Scarlets CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 72  
  17/03/1993 St Peters CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 59 - 0  
  23/03/1993 South Wales Police CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 49 - 14  
  27/03/1993 Bridgend Ravens CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 16 - 18  
  10/04/1993 Aberavon CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 50 - 0  
  17/04/1993 Cardiff CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 20 - 36  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  04/09/1993 Dunvant CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 7 - 12  
  08/09/1993 Cross Keys CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 23 - 20  
  11/09/1993 Scarlets CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 8 - 44  
  18/09/1993 Neath CE 1 0 0 0 5 L 16 - 19  
  25/09/1993 Pontypool CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 35 - 21  
  23/10/1993 Pontypridd CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 14 - 31  
  25/10/1993 South African Barbarians CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 31 - 58  
  20/11/1993 Newbridge CE 1 0 0 0 5 D 17 - 17  
  27/11/1993 Dunvant CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 9  
  01/12/1993 Cross Keys CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 7  
  22/01/1994 Ystradgynlais CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 10  
  29/01/1994 Bridgend Ravens CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 14 - 17  
  12/02/1994 Maesteg CE 1 0 0 0 5 W 41 - 10  
  22/02/1994 Ebbw Vale CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 48 - 3  
  05/03/1994 Pontypridd CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 30 - 32  
  12/03/1994 Glamorgan Wanderers CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 18 - 10  
  15/03/1994 Abertillery CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 34 - 3  
  26/03/1994 Swansea CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 22 - 27  
  09/04/1994 Aberavon CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 13  
  23/04/1994 Cardiff CE 0 0 0 0 0 D 22 - 22  
  30/04/1994 Newbridge CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 13  
  Team P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  Wales 5 5 0 0 1 0 0 0 5  
Clubs: - Blackwood - Caerphilly - Cardiff - Newbridge - Newport - Pontypool -
Honours: - Wales - Wales A -

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