Ian Gough

Ian Gough

Position: Lock

Date Of Birth 10/11/1976 (40)
Place Of Birth Panteg
Height 196cm / 6' 5"
Weight 118kg / 18st 8lbs

"Goffey" played rugby for District U11’s with fellow Newport player Dale Burn. Played his schoolboy rugby at Llantarnam Comprehensive and in 1995 at 6ft 4in & 14st 4lb was selected for Welsh Youth U18. Later played for Wales U19 and Wales A as well as Irish Exiles and Ireland U21 qualifying via Irish grandfather. Newport RFC debut May 11th 1996 as rep for Alan Carter - which was last and record 702nd appearance for David Waters – so played last 10 mins on field with Muddy. M Khan Cup 1994/5. Boucher Award (most promising player) AND also Players’ player in 1996/7. Turned down £90,000 offer to join London club in 1997. Also played for Toronto Nomads. Left to join Pontypridd in 1998/9 after Newport relegated to 1st Div (did not happen because Cardiff and Swansea defected to play friendlies in England). Returned to Newport in 2000/1. Made debut for Wales vs SA 1998. 1994/5 to 1997/8: 68 apps / 6t (30pts). 2000/1-2002/3: 71 apps / 2t. NGD 2003/4. Qualified pilot 2006.

Newport RFC record : 1995/6-2002/3 : 139 apps / 8t.

Playing Summary
  Season P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  1995/1996 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0  
  1996/1997 36 16 3 17 3 0 0 0 15  
  1997/1998 31 10 0 21 3 0 0 0 15  
  1999/2000 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0  
  2000/2001 28 16 0 12 2 0 0 0 10  
  2001/2002 21 11 1 9 0 0 0 0 0  
  2002/2003 21 13 0 8 0 0 0 0 0  
  Total 139 66 4 69 8 0 0 0 40  

Click on a season for a match by match breakdown.

  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  11/05/1996 Scarlets Rep 0 0 0 0 0 L 22 - 56  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  17/08/1996 Blackheath N8 0 0 0 0 0 D 32 - 32  
  23/08/1996 Abercynon SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 5  
  31/08/1996 Caerphilly SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 29 - 10  
  03/09/1996 Swansea FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 18 - 82  
  07/09/1996 Pontypridd Rep 0 0 0 0 0 L 32 - 54  
  11/09/1996 Saracens SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 31 - 41  
  14/09/1996 Scarlets SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 5 - 55  
  18/09/1996 Treorchy Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 34 - 29  
  22/09/1996 Ebbw Vale Rep 0 0 0 0 0 L 23 - 24  
  28/09/1996 Newbridge SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 44 - 10  
  02/10/1996 Northampton Saints Rep 0 0 0 0 0 L 19 - 67  
  08/10/1996 Barbarians FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 33 - 86  
  12/10/1996 SU Agen SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 13 - 32  
  16/10/1996 Newbridge SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 24 - 9  
  19/10/1996 Sale Sharks SR 1 0 0 0 5 L 22 - 52  
  26/10/1996 Glasgow Warriors SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 25 - 10  
  02/11/1996 ASM Clermont Auvergne SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 14 - 55  
  09/11/1996 Bridgend Ravens SR 0 0 0 0 0 D 32 - 32  
  16/11/1996 Neath SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 18 - 13  
  14/12/1996 Orrell SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 18  
  28/12/1996 Swansea SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 17 - 42  
  17/01/1997 Richmond SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 17 - 29  
  26/01/1997 Cardiff Rep 0 0 0 0 0 L 30 - 44  
  31/01/1997 Pontypool SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 32 - 14  
  08/02/1997 Scarlets Rep 0 0 0 0 0 D 18 - 18  
  22/02/1997 Caerphilly SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 32 - 26  
  08/03/1997 Ebbw Vale SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 6  
  22/03/1997 Northampton Saints SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 7 - 53  
  29/03/1997 Newbridge SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 42 - 26  
  01/04/1997 Cardiff SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 13 - 26  
  05/04/1997 Bridgend Ravens SR 1 0 0 0 5 W 31 - 26  
  19/04/1997 Neath SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 8 - 38  
  27/04/1997 Treorchy SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 30 - 19  
  03/05/1997 Dunvant SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 9  
  07/05/1997 Pontypridd SR 1 0 0 0 5 L 20 - 54  
  10/05/1997 Cardiff SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 23 - 11  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  09/08/1997 Blackheath SR 1 0 0 0 5 W 32 - 7  
  17/08/1997 Bridgend Ravens SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 19 - 27  
  23/08/1997 Swansea SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 14 - 38  
  30/08/1997 Cross Keys N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 24 - 20  
  07/09/1997 Montpellier Herault RC FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 42 - 17  
  13/09/1997 ASM Clermont Auvergne FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 32 - 58  
  21/09/1997 Sale Sharks SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 27 - 61  
  27/09/1997 ASM Clermont Auvergne SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 26 - 31  
  04/10/1997 Sale Sharks SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 11  
  12/10/1997 Montpellier Herault RC SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 28 - 14  
  18/10/1997 Ebbw Vale SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 19 - 24  
  25/10/1997 Pontypridd SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 11 - 26  
  15/11/1997 Neath SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 32 - 27  
  19/11/1997 Cardiff SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 15 - 38  
  22/11/1997 Swansea SR 1 0 0 0 5 L 18 - 27  
  06/12/1997 Cardiff SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 25 - 26  
  13/12/1997 Scarlets SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 24 - 32  
  20/12/1997 Pwllheli SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 58 - 16  
  27/12/1997 Neath SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 22 - 23  
  31/01/1998 Swansea FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 11 - 37  
  06/02/1998 Coventry SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 34 - 10  
  14/02/1998 Pontypridd SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 5 - 41  
  28/02/1998 University of Wales Institute Cardiff SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 69 - 15  
  14/03/1998 Bridgend Ravens SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 13 - 24  
  04/04/1998 London Welsh SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 17 - 67  
  11/04/1998 Pontypridd SR 1 0 0 0 5 W 29 - 27  
  18/04/1998 Ebbw Vale SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 18  
  25/04/1998 Ebbw Vale SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 44  
  09/05/1998 Scarlets SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 66  
  13/05/1998 Cardiff SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 24 - 61  
  16/05/1998 Neath SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 17 - 41  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  03/06/2000 The Sharks SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 25 - 52  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  26/08/2000 Scarlets SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 11 - 12  
  02/09/2000 Neath SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 24 - 13  
  06/09/2000 Swansea SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 24 - 13  
  09/09/2000 Ebbw Vale SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 56 - 24  
  16/09/2000 Cardiff SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 16 - 29  
  23/09/2000 Pontypridd SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 44 - 22  
  30/09/2000 Bridgend Ravens SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 34 - 29  
  07/10/2000 Munster SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 18 - 26  
  13/10/2000 Bath Rugby SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 28 - 17  
  21/10/2000 Castres Olympique SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 20  
  28/10/2000 Castres Olympique SR 1 0 0 0 5 L 21 - 43  
  05/12/2000 Scarlets SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 9  
  09/12/2000 Neath Rep 0 0 0 0 0 L 26 - 36  
  16/12/2000 Edinburgh Rugby SR 1 0 0 0 5 W 55 - 15  
  23/12/2000 Ebbw Vale SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 10  
  26/12/2000 Cardiff SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 16 - 23  
  05/01/2001 Edinburgh Rugby SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 15 - 17  
  13/01/2001 Munster SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 24 - 39  
  23/01/2001 Bath Rugby SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 38  
  10/02/2001 Pontypridd Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 33 - 13  
  03/03/2001 Caerphilly SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 53 - 8  
  10/03/2001 Bridgend Ravens SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 35 - 9  
  31/03/2001 Glasgow Warriors SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 27  
  21/04/2001 Swansea SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 19  
  28/04/2001 Caerphilly SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 31 - 22  
  01/05/2001 Glasgow Warriors Rep 0 0 0 0 0 L 20 - 28  
  05/05/2001 Cross Keys SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 66 - 5  
  13/05/2001 Neath SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 8  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  26/10/2001 Leinster Rep 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 21  
  02/11/2001 Leinster Rep 0 0 0 0 0 L 21 - 26  
  30/11/2001 Leinster SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 22 - 34  
  07/12/2001 Scarlets SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 13 - 17  
  15/12/2001 Caerphilly Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 46 - 20  
  26/12/2001 Ebbw Vale SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 35 - 25  
  28/12/2001 Pontypridd SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 33 - 6  
  05/01/2002 Stade Toulousain Rep 0 0 0 0 0 L 23 - 36  
  11/01/2002 Newcastle Falcons SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 53 - 17  
  18/01/2002 Scarlets Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 24 - 9  
  08/02/2002 Edinburgh Rugby Rep 0 0 0 0 0 D 19 - 19  
  23/02/2002 Bonymaen SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 41 - 3  
  09/03/2002 Glasgow Warriors SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 55 - 5  
  15/03/2002 Ebbw Vale SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 32 - 22  
  29/03/2002 Cardiff SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 14 - 20  
  17/04/2002 Neath SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 20 - 36  
  20/04/2002 Swansea SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 13 - 52  
  26/04/2002 Cardiff Rep 0 0 0 0 0 L 14 - 17  
  03/05/2002 Glasgow Warriors FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 28 - 26  
  08/05/2002 Pontypridd SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 34 - 23  
  11/05/2002 Bridgend Ravens Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 38 - 29  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  30/11/2002 Cambridge University SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 41 - 17  
  07/12/2002 London Irish SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 12  
  15/12/2002 London Irish Rep 0 0 0 0 0 L 5 - 42  
  20/12/2002 Bridgend Ravens SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 12 - 13  
  26/12/2002 Scarlets FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 13 - 23  
  01/01/2003 Cardiff SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 31 - 3  
  11/01/2003 Stade Toulousain SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 18 - 70  
  18/01/2003 Edinburgh Rugby FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 42 - 32  
  25/01/2003 Pontypridd FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 32 - 20  
  01/02/2003 Ebbw Vale FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 37 - 15  
  05/02/2003 Neath FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 25 - 27  
  08/02/2003 Bedwas SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 27 - 10  
  15/03/2003 Swansea SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 43 - 27  
  20/03/2003 Caerphilly Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 65 - 19  
  05/04/2003 Ebbw Vale SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 41 - 20  
  12/04/2003 Bridgend Ravens SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 30 - 56  
  19/04/2003 Bridgend Ravens FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 27 - 23  
  03/05/2003 Scarlets FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 32  
  07/05/2003 Pontypridd SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 30 - 25  
  17/05/2003 Ebbw Vale FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 61 - 9  
  23/05/2003 Neath SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 35 - 52  
  Team P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  Wales 64 30 4 30 1 0 0 0 5  
Clubs: - Toronto - London Irish - Newport - Pontypridd -
Education: - Llantarnam -
Region: - Dragons - Ospreys -
Honours: - Ireland U21 - Wales - Wales A - Wales U18 - Wales U19 - Wales U21 - Wales Youth -

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