Stuart Barnes

Stuart Barnes

Position: Flyhalf

Date Of Birth 22/11/1962 (54)
Place Of Birth Grays
Height 169cm / 5' 7"
Weight 75kg / 11st 11lbs

Won record number of Welsh School caps - played for Wales Schools Intermediate & U19, 1979/80. Welsh Schools capt. Helped (with fellow pupil Clive Rogers) Newport RFC to 1980 Welsh National 7’s Final – Swansea 12-16(L). Newport RFC debut 26 Dec 1980 age 18yrs 1mth at outside-half vs Watsonians (W26-0) - scored try after 1 min 43 secs and scored further try before HT. Won Oxford Blue in 1981.Stuart was due to make debut for Newport Utd vs Newport HSOB on Dec 13th but withdrew.

Won Arthur Boucher Trophy  in 1981. Picked for Welsh Squad in 1981/2.  25pts (2t, 4c, 3p) vs S Glam Inst Dec 27th 1982 (W53-13). Later joined Bristol and Bath and captained them. Played for England (debut vs Australia 1984) and Lions 1993 NZ – captained midweek side. .

Newport RFC record :1080/1 - 1982/3 : 17 apps / 5t / 8c / 10p = 66pts 1980-3.:

Playing Summary
  Season P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  1980/1981 2 1 0 1 2 1 0 0 10  
  1981/1982 9 5 1 3 1 0 0 0 4  
  1982/1983 6 1 1 4 2 7 10 0 52  
  Total 17 7 2 8 5 8 10 0 66  

Click on a season for a match by match breakdown.

  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  26/12/1980 Watsonians FH 2 1 0 0 10 W 26 - 0  
  01/01/1981 Glamorgan Wanderers FH 0 0 0 0 0 L 4 - 12  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  09/09/1981 Bath Rugby FB 0 0 0 0 0 W 24 - 10  
  28/12/1981 Gloucester Rugby FB 0 0 0 0 0 W 29 - 10  
  01/01/1982 Newport Saracens FB 1 0 0 0 4 W 32 - 3  
  02/01/1982 Bridgend Ravens FB 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 6  
  30/01/1982 South Glamorgan Institute FB 0 0 0 0 0 W 24 - 7  
  10/03/1982 Ebbw Vale FH 0 0 0 0 0 L 7 - 12  
  13/03/1982 Pontypridd FH 0 0 0 0 0 D 9 - 9  
  10/04/1982 Moseley FB 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 6  
  17/04/1982 Pontypool FB 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 38  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  22/09/1982 Bath Rugby FB 0 0 1 0 3 L 3 - 12  
  27/12/1982 South Glamorgan Institute FB 2 4 3 0 25 W 53 - 13  
  29/12/1982 Gloucester Rugby FB 0 1 2 0 8 D 12 - 12  
  01/01/1983 Bridgend Ravens FB 0 1 1 0 5 L 9 - 23  
  08/01/1983 Swansea FB 0 0 2 0 6 L 10 - 20  
  11/01/1983 Abertillery FH 0 1 1 0 5 L 13 - 15  
  Team P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  England 10 3 0 7 0 5 7 1 34  

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