Ernie Coleman

Ernie Coleman

Position: Forward

Place Of Birth Newport

Newport born Ernie joined Newport RFC in 1936/7. He was a strong and mobile forward. He played vs 1947 Australia (L4-8). Won 3 Welsh caps 1949 vs E,S,I. Played for Newport before and after WW2.

Newport RFC record : 1936/7-1949/50: 153 apps / 19t / 1dg.

Playing Summary
  Season P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  1936/1937 18 12 2 4 1 0 0 0 3  
  1937/1938 19 8 3 8 0 0 0 0 0  
  1938/1939 21 10 1 10 1 0 0 0 3  
  1939/1940 5 2 0 3 1 0 0 0 3  
  1944/1945 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 3  
  1945/1946 15 12 2 1 3 0 0 1 13  
  1946/1947 12 7 3 2 0 0 0 0 0  
  1947/1948 28 18 2 8 4 0 0 0 12  
  1948/1949 29 22 2 5 7 0 0 0 21  
  1949/1950 5 3 0 2 1 0 0 0 3  
  Total 154 96 15 43 19 0 0 1 61  

Click on a season for a match by match breakdown.

  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  24/10/1936 Bridgend Ravens FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 10 - 3  
  31/10/1936 Cross Keys FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 5  
  07/11/1936 Cross Keys PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 0  
  16/11/1936 Cambridge University SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 18 - 3  
  21/11/1936 Cardiff SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 11  
  28/11/1936 Plymouth Albion SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 6  
  05/12/1936 Bristol Rugby SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 8  
  12/12/1936 Richmond PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 35 - 5  
  28/12/1936 Aberavon SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 4  
  16/01/1937 Plymouth Albion PR 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  13/02/1937 Leicester Tigers N8 1 0 0 0 3 W 22 - 0  
  11/03/1937 Neath PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 8  
  27/03/1937 Bridgend Ravens SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 3  
  29/03/1937 London Welsh FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 3  
  03/04/1937 Blackheath HK 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  10/04/1937 Scarlets FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 23  
  14/04/1937 Penarth SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 10 - 6  
  24/04/1937 Neath PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 12  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  23/10/1937 Swansea SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 6  
  27/10/1937 Oxford University FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 8  
  30/10/1937 Neath SR 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  06/11/1937 Aberavon FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 9  
  13/11/1937 Cardiff N8 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  09/12/1937 Cambridge University SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 25 - 3  
  11/12/1937 Richmond SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 8  
  28/12/1937 Bridgend Ravens SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 8  
  01/01/1938 Old Merchant Taylors N8 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  08/01/1938 Plymouth Albion FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 3  
  22/01/1938 Scarlets FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 19  
  07/02/1938 Devonport Services N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 23 - 0  
  05/03/1938 Cardiff N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 13  
  26/03/1938 Swansea N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 21  
  02/04/1938 Neath N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 12 - 18  
  09/04/1938 Pontypool N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 10 - 8  
  16/04/1938 Devonport Services FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 33 - 9  
  23/04/1938 Scarlets FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 5 - 11  
  30/04/1938 Abertillery SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 14  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  17/09/1938 Penarth N8 1 0 0 0 3 L 3 - 5  
  24/09/1938 Bridgend Ravens FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 3  
  26/09/1938 Pontypool FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 16  
  15/10/1938 Leicester Tigers SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 8  
  03/12/1938 Bristol Rugby FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 3  
  25/02/1939 Blackheath FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 3 - 0  
  04/03/1939 Cardiff FL 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  09/03/1939 Cross Keys N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 9  
  11/03/1939 Penarth FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 8  
  18/03/1939 Gloucester Rugby FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 5 - 12  
  20/03/1939 Cross Keys SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 14  
  25/03/1939 Neath FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 5  
  29/03/1939 Bridgend Ravens FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 14 - 22  
  01/04/1939 Pontypool FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 5  
  08/04/1939 Devonport Services N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 36 - 5  
  10/04/1939 London Welsh FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 6  
  11/04/1939 Barbarians FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 9  
  15/04/1939 Aberavon FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 5  
  17/04/1939 Abertillery SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 6  
  22/04/1939 Scarlets FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 5 - 16  
  29/04/1939 Neath N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 8  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  14/10/1939 Cardiff XV SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 13  
  25/10/1939 Cardiff XV SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 8 - 13  
  28/10/1939 Cross Keys SR 1 0 0 0 3 W 13 - 3  
  10/02/1940 Swansea PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 18  
  24/02/1940 Aberavon FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 3  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  11/11/1944 Newbridge N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 5  
  18/11/1944 Cardiff Medicals N8 1 0 0 0 3 W 15 - 3  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  09/02/1946 Leicester Tigers N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 5  
  16/02/1946 Cardiff FL 0 0 0 1 4 W 7 - 3  
  23/02/1946 Abertillery N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 9  
  02/03/1946 Cardiff N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 3  
  09/03/1946 Bath Rugby HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 5  
  11/03/1946 Cross Keys PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 5  
  16/03/1946 Abertillery SR 2 0 0 0 6 W 14 - 6  
  23/03/1946 Pontypool N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 5  
  30/03/1946 Pontypool N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 0  
  06/04/1946 Gloucester Rugby N8 0 0 0 0 0 D 21 - 21  
  09/04/1946 Newbridge N8 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  13/04/1946 Bath Rugby FL 1 0 0 0 3 W 34 - 0  
  20/04/1946 Nuneaton N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 59 - 0  
  22/04/1946 London Welsh PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 0  
  23/04/1946 Barbarians PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 6  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  07/09/1946 Penarth SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 6  
  14/09/1946 Scarlets FL 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  16/09/1946 Abertillery FL 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  21/09/1946 Bristol Rugby N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 10  
  30/09/1946 Pontypool N8 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  05/10/1946 Cardiff N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 8  
  12/10/1946 Blackheath N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 3  
  19/10/1946 Leicester Tigers SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 6  
  26/10/1946 Wasps SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 0  
  21/11/1946 London Hospital N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 3  
  23/11/1946 Gloucester Rugby SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 3 - 0  
  07/12/1946 Bristol Rugby SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 6  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  06/09/1947 Penarth HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 6  
  11/09/1947 Abertillery PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 4  
  13/09/1947 Newbridge HK 1 0 0 0 3 L 3 - 5  
  11/10/1947 Blackheath PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 10 - 8  
  18/10/1947 Leicester Tigers HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 10  
  23/10/1947 Australia HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 4 - 8  
  25/10/1947 Devonport Services HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 10 - 5  
  01/11/1947 Plymouth Albion HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 3 - 0  
  08/11/1947 Cardiff HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 12  
  15/11/1947 London Welsh HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 6  
  17/11/1947 Cambridge University HK 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  22/11/1947 Gloucester Rugby HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 7  
  06/12/1947 Bristol Rugby FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 5 - 0  
  13/12/1947 Neath PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 5  
  26/12/1947 Watsonians PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 6  
  27/12/1947 Wasps PR 1 0 0 0 3 W 25 - 0  
  03/01/1948 Richmond PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 0  
  10/01/1948 Scarlets FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 8  
  31/01/1948 Pontypool PR 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  07/02/1948 Bath Rugby PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 3  
  14/02/1948 Leicester Tigers PR 1 0 0 0 3 W 32 - 6  
  27/03/1948 Bath Rugby PR 1 0 0 0 3 W 25 - 0  
  29/03/1948 London Welsh PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 0  
  30/03/1948 Barbarians PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 5 - 3  
  03/04/1948 Gloucester Rugby PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 3  
  10/04/1948 Cardiff PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 19  
  17/04/1948 Neath PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 3  
  24/04/1948 Newbridge N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 7  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  04/09/1948 Penarth PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 8  
  11/09/1948 Abertillery PR 1 0 0 0 3 W 26 - 3  
  18/09/1948 Bristol Rugby PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 3  
  25/09/1948 Swansea PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 5 - 10  
  02/10/1948 Cardiff PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 9  
  09/10/1948 Blackheath PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 25 - 0  
  16/10/1948 Leicester Tigers PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 3  
  23/10/1948 Scarlets PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 11  
  30/10/1948 Neath PR 1 0 0 0 3 W 6 - 0  
  06/11/1948 London Welsh PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 0  
  13/11/1948 Cardiff PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 5  
  20/11/1948 Newbridge PR 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  27/11/1948 Gloucester Rugby PR 1 0 0 0 3 W 16 - 6  
  09/12/1948 Cambridge University PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 3  
  11/12/1948 Plymouth Albion PR 1 0 0 0 3 W 25 - 5  
  18/12/1948 Swansea PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 3 - 0  
  27/12/1948 Watsonians PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 3  
  22/01/1949 Richmond PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 33 - 3  
  10/02/1949 Oxford University HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 10 - 3  
  12/02/1949 Leicester Tigers HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 3  
  19/02/1949 Cardiff PR 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  26/02/1949 Blackheath PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 3  
  05/03/1949 Cardiff PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 5  
  09/04/1949 Cross Keys PR 1 0 0 0 3 W 13 - 0  
  16/04/1949 Bath Rugby PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 34 - 8  
  18/04/1949 London Welsh PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 6  
  19/04/1949 Barbarians PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 5 - 6  
  23/04/1949 Penarth PR 1 0 0 0 3 W 25 - 5  
  30/04/1949 Devonport Services PR 1 0 0 0 3 W 9 - 0  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  03/09/1949 Cross Keys PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 28 - 8  
  10/09/1949 Bristol Rugby PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 8  
  17/09/1949 Wasps PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 11  
  01/10/1949 Cardiff PR 1 0 0 0 3 L 5 - 14  
  08/10/1949 Blackheath PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 5  
  Team P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  Wales 3 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0  
Clubs: - Newport -
Honours: - Wales -

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