Brian Scrivens

Brian Scrivens

Position: Scrumhalf

Date Of Birth 01/09/1937 (81)
Place Of Birth Weston-Super-Mare

Born in Weston-s-Mare but parents originally from Cardiff moving to Newport during WW2. Attended Brynglas School, Newport and his inspirational teacher was Hedley Rowland. Was approached at the age of 14yrs and 16yrs by St Helens RL.Figured in one of strangest merry-go rounds. In 1957 Colin Evans lost place to Scrivens and joined Pontypool where he displaced Billy Watkins who then joined Newport to displace Scrivens. Watkins won Welsh cap in 1959 and Evans displaced him in the Welsh team in 1960 for cap against England. Scrivens then displaced Billy Watkins but joined Wigan RL when on the verge of a Welsh Cap in Oct 1959. 1958 Snellings team but rep by C Lewis after 2nd rd through injury. Played vs Australia 1957 (W11-0). Crawshays 1958, 1959. 

Newport RFC record : 1955/6-1959/60 : 80 apps / 11t.

Playing Summary
  Season P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  1955/1956 4 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 3  
  1956/1957 15 11 1 3 2 0 0 0 6  
  1957/1958 38 27 3 8 4 0 0 1 15  
  1958/1959 14 9 1 4 1 0 0 2 9  
  1959/1960 9 9 0 0 3 0 0 0 9  
  Total 80 59 6 15 11 0 0 3 42  

Click on a season for a match by match breakdown.

  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  10/03/1956 Wasps SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 3  
  24/03/1956 Gloucester Rugby SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 3  
  02/04/1956 London Welsh SH 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  16/04/1956 Devonport Services SH 1 0 0 0 3 W 14 - 0  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  03/11/1956 Abertillery SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 5  
  22/11/1956 Oxford University SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 3  
  08/12/1956 Aberavon SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 3  
  26/12/1956 Watsonians SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 0  
  12/01/1957 Swansea SH 0 0 0 0 0 D 6 - 6  
  19/01/1957 Coventry SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 8  
  26/01/1957 Richmond SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 5  
  02/02/1957 Penarth SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 0  
  07/02/1957 Oxford University SH 1 0 0 0 3 W 9 - 3  
  09/02/1957 Leicester Tigers SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 13  
  16/02/1957 Cardiff SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 8  
  06/04/1957 Plymouth Albion SH 1 0 0 0 3 W 19 - 14  
  09/04/1957 Exeter Chiefs SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 3  
  13/04/1957 Neath SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 23 - 3  
  20/04/1957 Newbridge SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 37 - 3  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  14/09/1957 Bristol Bears SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 6  
  19/09/1957 Gloucester Rugby SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 24 - 6  
  21/09/1957 Wasps SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 5  
  28/09/1957 Swansea SH 1 0 0 0 3 W 19 - 6  
  05/10/1957 Cardiff SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 3  
  12/10/1957 Blackheath SH 1 0 0 0 3 W 8 - 0  
  19/10/1957 Cardiff SH 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  02/11/1957 Rosslyn Park SH 0 0 0 0 0 D 6 - 6  
  09/11/1957 Abertillery SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 6  
  16/11/1957 Cambridge University SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 6  
  23/11/1957 Australia SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 0  
  30/11/1957 Leicester Tigers SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 8  
  07/12/1957 Bristol Bears SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 8  
  14/12/1957 Aberavon SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 8 - 9  
  21/12/1957 Harlequins SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 9  
  26/12/1957 Watsonians SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 6  
  27/12/1957 Ebbw Vale SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 3  
  11/01/1958 London Welsh SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 3 - 0  
  18/01/1958 Coventry SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 8  
  25/01/1958 Richmond SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 28 - 0  
  06/02/1958 Oxford University SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 18 - 3  
  15/02/1958 Cross Keys SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 5  
  20/02/1958 Scarlets SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 9  
  22/02/1958 Blackheath SH 0 0 0 1 3 W 14 - 3  
  01/03/1958 Cardiff SH 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  05/03/1958 Neath SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 5  
  08/03/1958 Wasps SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 0  
  15/03/1958 Cardiff SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 6  
  22/03/1958 Gloucester Rugby SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 6  
  27/03/1958 Swansea SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 3  
  05/04/1958 Newbridge SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 3  
  07/04/1958 London Welsh SH 1 0 0 0 3 W 8 - 0  
  08/04/1958 Barbarians SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 8  
  12/04/1958 Plymouth Albion SH 1 0 0 0 3 W 39 - 0  
  14/04/1958 Devonport Services SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 18 - 6  
  15/04/1958 Exeter Chiefs SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 6  
  19/04/1958 Neath SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 5 - 6  
  24/04/1958 Scarlets SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 11  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  06/09/1958 Penarth SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 0  
  10/09/1958 Ranji Walker’s XV SH 0 0 0 1 3 L 9 - 16  
  13/09/1958 Bristol Bears SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 13 - 14  
  20/09/1958 Neath SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 0  
  27/09/1958 Swansea SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 0  
  04/10/1958 Cardiff SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 0  
  11/10/1958 Blackheath SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 5 - 6  
  28/03/1959 Rosslyn Park SH 1 0 0 0 3 W 55 - 3  
  30/03/1959 London Welsh SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 0  
  31/03/1959 Barbarians SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 5 - 15  
  04/04/1959 Plymouth Albion SH 0 0 0 1 3 W 12 - 3  
  06/04/1959 Devonport Services SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 3  
  18/04/1959 Gloucester Rugby SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 0  
  20/04/1959 Neath SH 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  05/09/1959 Penarth SH 2 0 0 0 6 W 25 - 5  
  12/09/1959 Bristol Bears SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 8  
  19/09/1959 Neath SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 11  
  26/09/1959 Swansea SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 3  
  03/10/1959 Cardiff SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 3  
  10/10/1959 Blackheath SH 1 0 0 0 3 W 19 - 0  
  17/10/1959 Gloucester Rugby SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 6  
  24/10/1959 Wasps SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 6  
  31/10/1959 Scarlets SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 0  
  Team P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
Clubs: - Newport - Wigan Warriors -
Invitational: - Crawshays -

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