Will Kershaw-Naylor

Will Kershaw-Naylor

Position: Wing

Date Of Birth 19/10/1982 (36)
Place Of Birth Belfast
Height 180cm / 5' 11"
Weight 86kg / 13st 7lbs

Belfast born Will was educated at Monmouth School where he was coached by John Bevan. Will has played for Newport U17, Worcester U19, England Students U19 & 21 (while at Bristol Univ), Wales U21 (Six Nations & World Cup Squad), Bristol Shoguns U21, Wales 7 (2 tries vs Fiji in Dubai), Samuai 7’s (Cayman, Cwmtawe, Kenya). He was part of the Wales U21 Grand Slam 2002/3. Will made a Newport RFC try scoring debut vs Pontypool Sept 6th 2003 when Newport won 32-16. He also scored a hat-trick vs Cardiff in March 2004 playing centre. Dragons development player.

Made his 75th app vs Ebbw Vale at Rodney Parade on April 24th 2006. Joined Bridgend RFC in 2006/7but returned to Newport RFC in 2007/8.

Newport RFC record : 2003/4-2005/6 : 77 apps / 23t.

Scored Newports' RFC's 1000th league try vs Carmarthen Quins April 9th 2005 at Rodney Parade nearly 15 yrs after Andrew Lewis had scored the first on Sept 23rd 1990 at Maesteg.

Proud Moments : Winning Premier League with Newport, Grand Slam with Wales U21and Zurich Premiership U21 with Bristol.

Disappointments : Losing home record to Neath in Oct 2005.

Favourite Ground : Rodney Parade.

Favourite other team : None.

Favourite Newport RFC player : Dan Griffiths (when he's kicking well !)

Biggest influence on his career : Dad.

Other : None.

Playing Summary
  Season P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  2003/2004 24 21 1 2 6 0 0 0 30  
  2004/2005 27 22 0 5 12 0 0 0 60  
  2005/2006 26 18 0 8 5 0 0 0 25  
  2007/2008 24 13 0 11 1 0 0 0 5  
  Total 101 74 1 26 24 0 0 0 120  

Click on a season for a match by match breakdown.

  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  06/09/2003 Pontypool WI 1 0 0 0 5 W 32 - 16  
  13/09/2003 Ebbw Vale WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 38 - 22  
  17/09/2003 Pontypridd Rep 0 0 0 0 0 D 20 - 20  
  20/09/2003 Newbridge WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 33 - 7  
  27/09/2003 Cross Keys WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 37 - 13  
  04/10/2003 Llanelli WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 44 - 17  
  11/10/2003 Swansea WI 1 0 0 0 5 W 40 - 16  
  18/10/2003 Llandovery WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 58 - 34  
  25/10/2003 Carmarthen Quins WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 33 - 31  
  01/11/2003 Cardiff WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 29 - 11  
  15/11/2003 Neath WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 8 - 37  
  22/11/2003 Aberavon WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 31 - 15  
  17/01/2004 Swansea WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 35 - 23  
  07/02/2004 Carmarthen Quins WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 17  
  11/02/2004 Pontypridd Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 30 - 24  
  18/02/2004 Newbridge WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 62 - 0  
  06/03/2004 Llandovery WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 47 - 37  
  13/03/2004 Cardiff CE 3 0 0 0 15 W 37 - 0  
  24/03/2004 Bedwas WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 21 - 22  
  03/04/2004 Bridgend Ravens WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 44 - 17  
  10/04/2004 Neath WI 1 0 0 0 5 W 32 - 27  
  24/04/2004 Caerphilly WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 43 - 7  
  01/05/2004 Cross Keys WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 28 - 22  
  09/05/2004 Aberavon WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 33 - 26  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  04/09/2004 Pontypool WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 16  
  15/09/2004 Bedwas WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 7  
  25/09/2004 Bridgend Ravens WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 40 - 17  
  02/10/2004 Llanelli WI 1 0 0 0 5 L 13 - 27  
  09/10/2004 Cross Keys WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 20 - 32  
  13/10/2004 Aberavon Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 52 - 15  
  16/10/2004 Llanharan WI 2 0 0 0 10 W 46 - 17  
  03/11/2004 Pontypridd WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 23 - 7  
  13/11/2004 Swansea WI 1 0 0 0 5 W 22 - 20  
  03/12/2004 Pontypool WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 14 - 20  
  11/12/2004 Caerphilly WI 1 0 0 0 5 W 37 - 17  
  18/12/2004 Abercynon Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 53 - 7  
  17/01/2005 Bridgend Ravens WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 29  
  22/01/2005 Pontycymmer WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 28 - 3  
  29/01/2005 Llanelli WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 13  
  01/02/2005 Newbridge WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 41 - 12  
  19/02/2005 Glamorgan Wanderers WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 50 - 12  
  22/02/2005 Pontypridd WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 3  
  27/02/2005 Cardiff WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 14  
  09/03/2005 Ebbw Vale WI 1 0 0 0 5 W 43 - 12  
  26/03/2005 Aberavon WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 17 - 18  
  30/03/2005 Llandovery WI 3 0 0 0 15 W 67 - 7  
  02/04/2005 Llanharan WI 1 0 0 0 5 W 41 - 19  
  09/04/2005 Carmarthen Quins WI 1 0 0 0 5 W 43 - 13  
  16/04/2005 Llandovery WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 51 - 11  
  23/04/2005 Swansea FB 0 0 0 0 0 W 29 - 20  
  30/04/2005 Neath FB 1 0 0 0 5 W 31 - 14  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  03/09/2005 Glamorgan Wanderers WI 1 0 0 0 5 W 31 - 18  
  10/09/2005 Swansea WI 1 0 0 0 5 W 26 - 19  
  17/09/2005 Carmarthen Quins WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 30 - 15  
  24/09/2005 Llandovery WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 25  
  01/10/2005 Aberavon WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 7 - 39  
  08/10/2005 Neath WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 19  
  15/10/2005 Maesteg WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 23 - 14  
  29/10/2005 Pontypridd WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 26 - 39  
  02/11/2005 Cardiff WI 1 0 0 0 5 W 19 - 16  
  12/11/2005 Glamorgan Wanderers WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 31 - 27  
  25/11/2005 Pontypool WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 25  
  03/12/2005 Beddau WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 3  
  17/12/2005 Carmarthen Quins WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 29 - 12  
  26/12/2005 Cross Keys WI 1 0 0 0 5 L 16 - 18  
  02/01/2006 Ebbw Vale WI 1 0 0 0 5 L 24 - 28  
  14/01/2006 Merthyr WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 8  
  28/01/2006 Neath WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 19 - 23  
  18/02/2006 Aberavon WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 7  
  21/02/2006 Llanelli WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 32 - 14  
  25/03/2006 Cardiff WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 30 - 14  
  01/04/2006 Maesteg WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 8 - 27  
  11/04/2006 Pontypridd Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 17  
  15/04/2006 Cross Keys Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 19  
  22/04/2006 Ebbw Vale WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 21  
  29/04/2006 Pontypool WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 35 - 24  
  03/05/2006 Aberavon WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 13  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  01/09/2007 Llandovery WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 6  
  29/09/2007 Swansea WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 22  
  20/10/2007 Pontypridd WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 19  
  23/11/2007 Llanelli WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 33 - 19  
  15/12/2007 Carmarthen Athletic WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 25 - 3  
  22/12/2007 Cross Keys WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 14  
  29/12/2007 Bedwas WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 8 - 21  
  05/01/2008 Bridgend Ravens WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 12  
  12/01/2008 Aberavon WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 15 - 27  
  20/01/2008 Swansea WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 15 - 18  
  26/01/2008 Llanharan CE 1 0 0 0 5 W 59 - 17  
  08/02/2008 Maesteg WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 39 - 27  
  16/02/2008 Bedwas WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 14  
  01/03/2008 Pontypridd WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 36 - 31  
  05/03/2008 Neath WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 16 - 28  
  22/03/2008 Cross Keys WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 10  
  25/03/2008 Ebbw Vale WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 12 - 16  
  29/03/2008 Glamorgan Wanderers WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 8  
  05/04/2008 Glamorgan Wanderers WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 12 - 29  
  08/04/2008 Cardiff WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 24 - 11  
  12/04/2008 Neath CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 23  
  19/04/2008 Llanelli Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 10  
  26/04/2008 Bedwas WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 12  
  03/05/2008 Llandovery CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 36  
  Team P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
Clubs: - Bridgend Ravens - Newport - Pontypool -
Education: - University of Bristol - Monmouth School -
Region: - Dragons -
Honours: - England Students - Wales 7s - Wales U21 -

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