Reg Blakemore

Reg Blakemore

Position: Hooker

Born 01/09/1924
Died 20/07/2006
Place Of Birth Newport
Height 174cm / 5' 9"
Weight 76kg / 11st 13lbs

Reg was born in Newport and won his only Welsh cap vs England at Cardiff Arms Park on Jan 18th 1947. He went "North" and joined St Helens where he played for 8 seasons and helped them win the Cup in 1953. He also played for Wales RL.

Reg had to wait until May 1989 Welsh Cup Final to be presented with his cap.

Newport RFC record : 1944/5-1946/7 : 54 apps / 6t.

Playing Summary
  Season P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  1944/1945 12 10 0 2 0 0 0 0 0  
  1945/1946 8 7 1 0 1 0 0 0 3  
  1946/1947 34 18 8 8 5 0 0 0 15  
  Total 54 35 9 10 6 0 0 0 18  

Click on a season for a match by match breakdown.

  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  28/10/1944 Bristol Rugby HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 8  
  04/11/1944 Abertillery HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 3 - 0  
  11/11/1944 Newbridge HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 5  
  18/11/1944 Cardiff Medicals HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 3  
  25/11/1944 RAF St Athan PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 29 - 3  
  02/12/1944 St Mary's Hospital FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 4 - 14  
  09/12/1944 Brecon Infantry TC HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 4 - 3  
  16/12/1944 Abertillery HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 3  
  23/12/1944 Newbridge HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 3  
  26/12/1944 Cardiff XV HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 6  
  30/12/1944 Cardiff XV HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 3  
  13/01/1945 New Zealand Services HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 18 - 15  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  02/02/1946 Royal Naval Engineering College FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 23 - 6  
  09/02/1946 Leicester Tigers HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 5  
  30/03/1946 Pontypool FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 0  
  09/04/1946 Newbridge HK 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  20/04/1946 Nuneaton HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 59 - 0  
  22/04/1946 London Welsh HK 1 0 0 0 3 W 12 - 0  
  23/04/1946 Barbarians HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 6  
  27/04/1946 Newbridge HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 3  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  14/09/1946 Scarlets HK 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  16/09/1946 Abertillery HK 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  21/09/1946 Bristol Rugby HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 10  
  28/09/1946 Swansea HK 1 0 0 0 3 D 14 - 14  
  30/09/1946 Pontypool HK 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  05/10/1946 Cardiff HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 8  
  12/10/1946 Blackheath HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 3  
  19/10/1946 Leicester Tigers HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 6  
  02/11/1946 Plymouth Albion HK 1 0 0 0 3 W 6 - 0  
  09/11/1946 Cardiff HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 11  
  16/11/1946 London Welsh HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 11  
  21/11/1946 London Hospital HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 3  
  30/11/1946 Scarlets HK 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  14/12/1946 Cambridge University HK 1 0 0 0 3 W 16 - 8  
  21/12/1946 Swansea HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 5  
  26/12/1946 Watsonians HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 10 - 0  
  28/12/1946 Newbridge HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 6  
  25/01/1947 Pontypool HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 3  
  06/02/1947 Oxford University HK 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  15/02/1947 Cardiff HK 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  01/03/1947 Cardiff FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 13  
  17/03/1947 Cross Keys FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 8  
  22/03/1947 Gloucester Rugby FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 0  
  29/03/1947 Wasps FL 1 0 0 0 3 W 12 - 3  
  03/04/1947 Abertillery FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 3 - 0  
  05/04/1947 Devonport Services HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 0  
  07/04/1947 London Welsh HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 8 - 16  
  08/04/1947 Barbarians HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 19  
  12/04/1947 Bath Rugby HK 1 0 0 0 3 D 13 - 13  
  16/04/1947 Penarth HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 0  
  19/04/1947 Neath HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 15  
  26/04/1947 Newbridge HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 4  
  03/05/1947 Neath SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 11 - 12  
  10/05/1947 Cross Keys FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 0  
  Team P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  Wales 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0  
Clubs: - Newport -
Honours: - Wales - Wales Schools -

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