Alun Billinghurst

Alun Billinghurst

Position: Scrumhalf

Date Of Birth 10/10/1957 (60)
Place Of Birth Caerphilly
Height 178cm / 5' 10"
Weight 76kg / 11st 13lbs

Caerphilly born Alun attended Caerphilly Grammar School where he represented Welsh Secondary Schools. He joined Newport RFC in 1976 from Caerphilly and made his debut at 19yr vs Resolven Nov 20th 1976 in WRU Cup (W80-0. He played in the winning Welsh Cup Final team of 1977 vs Cardiff partnering David Rogers. "Billy" also played against the All Blacks in 1980. He returned later to Caerphilly. Captain vs Bridgend (A) 8th Feb 1982 and his nephew is Gethin Robinson.

Newport RFC record : 1976/7 to 1983/4 : 171 apps / 29t.

Playing Summary
  Season P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  1976/1977 23 18 0 5 3 0 0 0 12  
  1977/1978 13 9 0 4 3 0 0 0 12  
  1978/1979 24 11 2 11 3 0 0 0 12  
  1979/1980 50 14 2 34 4 0 0 0 16  
  1980/1981 27 10 3 14 8 0 0 0 32  
  1981/1982 17 8 0 9 3 0 0 0 12  
  1982/1983 2 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 8  
  1983/1984 15 11 1 3 3 0 0 0 12  
  Total 171 83 8 80 29 0 0 0 116  

Click on a season for a match by match breakdown.

  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  20/11/1976 Resolven SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 80 - 0  
  08/12/1976 Cardiff SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 12 - 14  
  11/12/1976 Aberavon SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 6  
  21/12/1976 Bristol Rugby SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 9  
  27/12/1976 Watsonians SH 1 0 0 0 4 W 33 - 3  
  03/01/1977 Neyland SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 44 - 4  
  08/01/1977 Tumble SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 12  
  22/01/1977 Scarlets SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 7 - 3  
  29/01/1977 Neath SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 6  
  07/02/1977 Bridgend Ravens SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 10 - 7  
  15/02/1977 Swansea SH 1 0 0 0 4 W 20 - 3  
  26/02/1977 Newbridge SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 10  
  02/03/1977 Gloucester Rugby SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 6  
  07/03/1977 Ebbw Vale SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 7 - 13  
  12/03/1977 Glamorgan Wanderers SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 29 - 7  
  21/03/1977 Aberavon SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 25  
  26/03/1977 Ebbw Vale SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 7 - 3  
  30/03/1977 Penarth SH 1 0 0 0 4 W 44 - 9  
  02/04/1977 Bath Rugby SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 32 - 7  
  09/04/1977 Moseley SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 28 - 9  
  11/04/1977 London Welsh SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 33 - 12  
  23/04/1977 Bridgend Ravens SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 4  
  30/04/1977 Cardiff SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 15  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  01/09/1977 Penarth SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 18 - 0  
  24/09/1977 Swansea SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 13  
  05/10/1977 Abertillery SH 1 0 0 0 4 W 19 - 6  
  22/10/1977 Wasps SH 1 0 0 0 4 W 25 - 18  
  28/01/1978 Scarlets SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 6  
  01/03/1978 Cardiff SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 12  
  06/03/1978 Ebbw Vale SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 4 - 6  
  11/03/1978 Glamorgan Wanderers SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 12  
  26/03/1978 London Welsh SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 20  
  05/04/1978 Cardiff SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 28  
  19/04/1978 Neath SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 18 - 0  
  11/05/1978 Fraser Valley SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 9  
  17/05/1978 Victoria Presidents XV SH 1 0 0 0 4 W 17 - 6  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  06/09/1978 Bath Rugby SH 0 0 0 0 0 D 4 - 4  
  09/09/1978 Bristol Rugby SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 29 - 24  
  13/09/1978 Pontypool SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 13 - 30  
  16/09/1978 Neath SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 3  
  19/09/1978 Newbridge SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 16  
  23/09/1978 Swansea SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 16  
  04/10/1978 Abertillery SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 6  
  20/10/1978 Gloucester Rugby SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 16  
  23/12/1978 Abercarn SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 0  
  26/12/1978 Watsonians SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 3  
  17/01/1979 Cross Keys SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 10 - 0  
  20/02/1979 Cross Keys SH 1 0 0 0 4 W 10 - 0  
  24/02/1979 Abertillery SH 2 0 0 0 8 W 40 - 3  
  07/03/1979 Ebbw Vale SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 13  
  16/03/1979 Bridgend Ravens SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 4 - 12  
  24/03/1979 Cardiff SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 21  
  26/03/1979 Swansea SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 7  
  28/03/1979 Penarth SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 30 - 3  
  31/03/1979 Neath SH 0 0 0 0 0 D 6 - 6  
  07/04/1979 Bath Rugby SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 15  
  14/04/1979 Moseley SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 12  
  17/04/1979 Barbarians SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 21 - 38  
  21/04/1979 Pontypool SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 38  
  02/05/1979 Scarlets SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 3  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  01/08/1979 SA Training College SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 13  
  04/08/1979 Western Transvaal SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 22 - 38  
  11/08/1979 South Africa Rugby Association SH 1 0 0 0 4 D 18 - 18  
  15/08/1979 Eastern Province Kings SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 16 - 19  
  18/08/1979 Northern Transvaal U25 SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 20 - 23  
  01/09/1979 Coventry SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 12 - 19  
  05/09/1979 Bath Rugby SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 6  
  08/09/1979 Bristol Rugby SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 12 - 22  
  12/09/1979 Pontypool SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 15 - 34  
  15/09/1979 Neath SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 31  
  18/09/1979 Newbridge SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 9  
  22/09/1979 Swansea SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 13 - 17  
  29/09/1979 Scarlets SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 10  
  13/10/1979 Blackheath SH 1 0 0 0 4 L 19 - 21  
  17/10/1979 Cardiff SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 12 - 21  
  20/10/1979 Gloucester Rugby SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 12 - 31  
  03/11/1979 Moseley SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 12 - 27  
  06/11/1979 Newbridge SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 28  
  10/11/1979 Rosslyn Park SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 28  
  17/11/1979 Bargoed SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 34 - 0  
  24/11/1979 London Welsh SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 8 - 19  
  28/11/1979 Pontypridd SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 21  
  01/12/1979 Bristol Rugby SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 25 - 10  
  08/12/1979 Aberavon SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 16 - 21  
  15/12/1979 Pyle SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 6  
  26/12/1979 Watsonians SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 0  
  28/12/1979 St Luke's College, Exeter SH 1 0 0 0 4 W 17 - 3  
  05/01/1980 Bridgend Ravens SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 7  
  12/01/1980 Maesteg SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 10 - 6  
  22/01/1980 Swansea SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 38  
  26/01/1980 Scarlets SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 19  
  30/01/1980 Cross Keys SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 16  
  02/02/1980 Bridgend Ravens SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 24  
  09/02/1980 Leicester Tigers SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 14 - 16  
  23/02/1980 Newbridge SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 7 - 3  
  27/02/1980 Gloucester Rugby SH 0 0 0 0 0 D 10 - 10  
  04/03/1980 Ebbw Vale SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 6  
  11/03/1980 Abertillery SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 0  
  22/03/1980 Cardiff SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 11  
  29/03/1980 Swansea SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 13 - 23  
  31/03/1980 Hawick SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 0  
  05/04/1980 Moseley SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 13 - 19  
  07/04/1980 London Welsh SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 8 - 25  
  08/04/1980 Barbarians SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 8 - 13  
  10/04/1980 Penarth SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 11  
  12/04/1980 Penryn SH 1 0 0 0 4 W 33 - 12  
  14/04/1980 St Ives SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 9  
  16/04/1980 Bath Rugby SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 7 - 17  
  19/04/1980 Pontypool SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 17  
  29/04/1980 Neath SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 12  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  02/09/1980 Penarth SH 1 0 0 0 4 W 47 - 6  
  17/09/1980 Pontypool SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 23  
  23/09/1980 Neath SH 1 0 0 0 4 W 12 - 6  
  27/09/1980 Swansea SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 23  
  08/10/1980 Newbridge SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 21  
  11/10/1980 Blackheath SH 1 0 0 0 4 W 20 - 19  
  18/10/1980 Gloucester Rugby SH 1 0 0 0 4 W 38 - 6  
  28/10/1980 New Zealand SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 14  
  31/10/1980 Moseley SH 1 0 0 0 4 L 13 - 15  
  08/11/1980 Rosslyn Park SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 3  
  15/11/1980 Penclawdd SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 4  
  19/11/1980 Ebbw Vale SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 10  
  22/11/1980 London Welsh SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 13 - 20  
  03/12/1980 Scarlets SH 1 0 0 0 4 L 12 - 18  
  06/12/1980 Bristol Rugby SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 16 - 22  
  13/12/1980 Aberavon SH 0 0 0 0 0 D 15 - 15  
  27/12/1980 Gloucester Rugby SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 11 - 13  
  01/01/1981 Glamorgan Wanderers SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 4 - 12  
  03/01/1981 Bridgend Ravens SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 14  
  19/01/1981 Swansea SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 7 - 9  
  24/01/1981 Scarlets SH 0 0 0 0 0 D 9 - 9  
  28/01/1981 Cross Keys SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 3  
  31/01/1981 Neath SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 7 - 8  
  18/04/1981 Moseley SH 0 0 0 0 0 D 6 - 6  
  21/04/1981 Barbarians SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 16  
  25/04/1981 Manchester SH 1 0 0 0 4 W 21 - 6  
  29/04/1981 Watsonians SH 1 0 0 0 4 W 16 - 0  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  07/11/1981 Moseley SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 22  
  14/11/1981 Rosslyn Park SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 20  
  21/11/1981 Llantwit Fardre SH 1 0 0 0 4 W 44 - 13  
  28/11/1981 London Welsh SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 13  
  04/12/1981 Bristol Rugby SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 17 - 33  
  28/12/1981 Gloucester Rugby SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 29 - 10  
  01/01/1982 Newport Saracens SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 32 - 3  
  02/01/1982 Bridgend Ravens SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 6  
  24/01/1982 Torquay SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 4  
  30/01/1982 South Glamorgan Institute SH 1 0 0 0 4 W 24 - 7  
  03/02/1982 Cross Keys SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 6  
  08/02/1982 Bridgend Ravens SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 12 - 31  
  13/02/1982 Leicester Tigers SH 1 0 0 0 4 W 16 - 15  
  20/02/1982 Newbridge SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 10  
  27/02/1982 Aberavon SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 18  
  10/03/1982 Ebbw Vale SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 7 - 12  
  15/05/1982 Fraser Valley SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 27 - 15  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  02/03/1983 Penarth SH 1 0 0 0 4 W 37 - 0  
  16/03/1983 Cross Keys SH 1 0 0 0 4 W 26 - 13  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  24/09/1983 Swansea SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 16 - 21  
  01/10/1983 Cardiff SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 32 - 21  
  04/10/1983 Barbarians SH 0 0 0 0 0 D 18 - 18  
  07/10/1983 Tredegar SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 29 - 13  
  12/10/1983 Abertillery SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 0  
  15/10/1983 Gloucester Rugby SH 1 0 0 0 4 W 7 - 3  
  21/10/1983 Glamorgan Wanderers SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 29 - 6  
  29/10/1983 Scarlets SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 14  
  02/11/1983 Ebbw Vale SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 10 - 6  
  31/12/1983 Torquay SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 15  
  15/02/1984 Cross Keys SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 6  
  29/02/1984 Abertillery SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 4 - 15  
  26/03/1984 Aberavon Rep 1 0 0 0 4 W 28 - 15  
  10/04/1984 Newbridge Rep 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 17  
  22/05/1984 Tecnico SH 1 0 0 0 4 W 33 - 13  
  Team P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
Clubs: - Caerphilly - Newport -
Education: - Caerphilly Grammar School -
Honours: - Wales Schools - Wales U19 -

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