John Ryan

John Ryan

Position: Back Row

Date Of Birth 29/09/1939 (79)
Place Of Birth Newport

London Welsh, Welsh Schools (1957/8) and Civil Service. Debut on Devon Tour April 1960 vs Devonport Services. Newport HSOB coach. Newport coach from 1973-8 and then Cardiff coach from 1979. Took over 1st Team when Brian Price’s request for amateur re-instatement turned down. Won Welsh Cup for Newport 1977 and for Cardiff 1981. Won Welsh Merit and Anglo-Welsh Merit Tables for Newport in 1976/7. Welsh Coach in 1988 when Paul Turner won his first cap. 

Newport RFC record : 1959/60-1961/2 : 22 apps / 3t.  

Grandfather Richard Ryan (Pill Harriers,capt) played 1 game for Newport in 1905 and uncle Mike Buckley (Pill Harriers) played 7 games 1904/5 & 1905/6 – also Monmouthshire Cap. Both Welsh Trialists 1902/3 and Richard was Welsh reserve centre.

 

 

Playing Summary
  Season P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  1959/1960 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
  1960/1961 20 14 1 5 3 0 0 0 9  
  1961/1962 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0  
  Total 22 15 1 6 3 0 0 0 9  

Click on a season for a match by match breakdown.

  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  25/04/1960 Devonport Services FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 49 - 6  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  03/09/1960 Penarth WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 29 - 0  
  08/10/1960 Blackheath FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 3  
  05/11/1960 Abertillery FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 0  
  12/11/1960 Cardiff FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 3  
  16/11/1960 Cambridge University FL 1 0 0 0 3 L 8 - 22  
  19/11/1960 Leicester Tigers FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 8  
  03/12/1960 Bristol Bears FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 5  
  26/12/1960 Watsonians WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 3 - 0  
  31/12/1960 Aberavon FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 8  
  14/01/1961 Swansea FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 5  
  22/02/1961 Penarth WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 3  
  25/02/1961 Blackheath WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 3  
  04/03/1961 Cardiff WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 16  
  11/03/1961 Wasps WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 8  
  25/03/1961 Gloucester Rugby FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 6  
  01/04/1961 UAU FL 1 0 0 0 3 W 37 - 6  
  03/04/1961 London Welsh FL 0 0 0 0 0 D 11 - 11  
  04/04/1961 Barbarians FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 0  
  08/04/1961 Plymouth Albion FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 0  
  10/04/1961 Devonport Services FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 23 - 0  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  04/11/1961 Bridgend Ravens CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 11  
  Team P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
Clubs: - London Welsh - Civil Service - Newport -
Education: - Newport High School -
Honours: - Wales Schools -

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