George Harding

George Harding

Position: Forward

Died 08/07/1927
Place Of Birth Chorlton

George Frederick Harding JP was born in 1858 in Lancashire. He attended  Monmouth School. Played in Wales' first ever match vs England in Feb 1881. Won 4 Welsh caps 1881-1883. He played in backs and forwards. Played for Newport 1877/8-1884/5. Brother of Theo. Founder member of Newport RFC who was a good cricketer and athlete. 

Newport RFC record :  1877/8-1884/5.

Died 8 July 1927 at Newport.

Playing Summary
  Season P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  1877/1878 5 4 1 0 2 0 0 0 0  
  1878/1879 14 13 1 0 4 0 0 0 0  
  1879/1880 11 6 1 4 3 2 0 0 0  
  1880/1881 6 4 0 2 0 1 0 0 0  
  1881/1882 17 12 2 3 3 15 0 2 0  
  1882/1883 18 13 2 3 6 22 0 2 0  
  1884/1885 3 3 0 0 2 3 0 0 3  
  Total 74 55 7 12 20 43 0 4 3  

Click on a season for a match by match breakdown.

  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  15/11/1877 Monmouth Grammar School PR 2 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  29/11/1877 Pontypool PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  01/12/1877 Cardiff PR 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  22/12/1877 Scarlets SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  19/01/1878 Cardiff N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  19/10/1878 Panteg N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  26/10/1878 Manchester Athletic N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  16/11/1878 Birmingham N8 1 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  23/11/1878 Cardiff SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  05/12/1878 Brecon PR 1 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  07/12/1878 Gloucester Rugby N8 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  19/12/1878 Lampeter College FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  16/01/1879 Merthyr HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  15/02/1879 Gloucester Rugby SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  22/02/1879 Clifton N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  01/03/1879 Newport District FL 1 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  08/03/1879 Cardiff FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  15/03/1879 Neath SR 1 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  22/03/1879 Swansea FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  18/10/1879 Weston-Super-Mare SR 0 1 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  25/10/1879 Manchester Rangers FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  08/11/1879 Cardiff FL 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  15/11/1879 Bridgend Ravens PR 1 1 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  18/11/1879 South of Ireland FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  20/11/1879 Blackheath N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 0  
  22/11/1879 Weston-Super-Mare FL 1 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  13/12/1879 Swansea PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 0  
  10/01/1880 Clifton FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 0  
  07/02/1880 Clifton SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 0  
  28/02/1880 Chepstow SR 1 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  23/09/1880 Blaina Ironsides CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  02/10/1880 Manchester Rangers SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 0  
  18/12/1880 Cardiff CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  01/01/1881 Gloucester Rugby CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  26/02/1881 Clifton CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 0  
  26/03/1881 Cardiff CE 0 1 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  01/10/1881 Kidderminster CE 0 4 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  08/10/1881 Swansea CE 1 1 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  15/10/1881 Neath CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  29/10/1881 Swansea CE 0 1 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  10/11/1881 Irish Rovers CE 0 1 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  03/12/1881 Gloucester Rugby FH 1 1 0 0 0 L 0 - 0  
  10/12/1881 Cardiff SH 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  07/01/1882 Clifton CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  30/01/1882 Irish Rovers FH 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 0  
  02/02/1882 Pontypridd FH 0 0 0 2 0 W 0 - 0  
  04/02/1882 Gloucester Rugby CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 0  
  09/02/1882 Pontypool CE 0 2 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  18/02/1882 Cardiff CE 0 3 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  04/03/1882 Scarlets CE 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  11/03/1882 Cardiff CE 0 1 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  18/03/1882 Scarlets CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 4 - 4  
  08/04/1882 Cardiff CE 1 1 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  30/09/1882 Cardiff Wanderers CE 1 2 0 1 0 W 0 - 0  
  07/10/1882 Oakfield CE 0 3 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  21/10/1882 Bridgend Ravens CE 0 1 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  28/10/1882 Oakfield CE 1 1 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  04/11/1882 Gloucester Rugby CE 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  11/11/1882 Swansea CE 1 3 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  13/11/1882 Halifax WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 0  
  18/11/1882 Weston-Super-Mare CE 0 1 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  25/11/1882 Weston-Super-Mare CE 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  09/12/1882 Cardiff CE 0 2 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  26/12/1882 South Wales CE 0 1 0 1 0 W 0 - 0  
  06/01/1883 Gloucester Rugby CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 0  
  03/02/1883 Newport Crusaders CE 1 5 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  10/02/1883 Oakfield CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  24/02/1883 Abergavenny CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  03/03/1883 Swansea CE 0 1 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  10/03/1883 Neath CE 2 2 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  17/03/1883 Blackheath FH 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 0  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  26/12/1884 Carmarthen CE 1 1 0 0 3 W 0 - 0  
  07/02/1885 Pontypridd WI 0 1 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  14/02/1885 Risca Stars CE 1 1 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  Team P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  Wales 4 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0  
Clubs: - Newport -
Education: - Monmouth School -
Honours: - Wales -

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