Ben Atkins

Ben Atkins

Position: Back Row

Date Of Birth 24/08/1968 (49)

Pontypool born Ben attended Monmouth School and joined Newport RFC from Abertillery. He suffered from injuries during his career. Although essentially a backrow forward he played all 4 matches on May 1995 Canada tour in centre. Played for Crawshays, Bristol and Pontypool prior to Newport. Voted players’ player 1994/5. Joined Rumney.

Newport RFC record : 1993/4 to 1996/7: 80 apps / 16t.

Playing Summary
  Season P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  1993/1994 21 10 1 10 4 0 0 0 20  
  1994/1995 34 17 1 16 8 0 0 0 40  
  1995/1996 6 5 0 1 1 0 0 0 5  
  1996/1997 19 8 1 10 3 0 0 0 15  
  Total 80 40 3 37 16 0 0 0 80  

Click on a season for a match by match breakdown.

  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  04/09/1993 Dunvant Rep 0 0 0 0 0 L 7 - 12  
  08/09/1993 Cross Keys N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 23 - 20  
  11/09/1993 Scarlets N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 8 - 44  
  25/09/1993 Pontypool N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 35 - 21  
  05/10/1993 Barbarians N8 2 0 0 0 10 W 35 - 19  
  09/10/1993 Richmond N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 29 - 21  
  12/10/1993 Maesteg N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 21 - 23  
  25/10/1993 South African Barbarians N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 31 - 58  
  06/11/1993 Aberavon FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 30 - 6  
  13/11/1993 Cardiff FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 52  
  22/01/1994 Ystradgynlais Rep 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 10  
  29/01/1994 Bridgend Ravens FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 14 - 17  
  12/02/1994 Maesteg FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 41 - 10  
  05/03/1994 Pontypridd FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 30 - 32  
  12/03/1994 Glamorgan Wanderers FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 18 - 10  
  15/03/1994 Abertillery FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 34 - 3  
  26/03/1994 Swansea FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 22 - 27  
  04/04/1994 London Welsh FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 24 - 32  
  09/04/1994 Aberavon FL 1 0 0 0 5 W 21 - 13  
  23/04/1994 Cardiff FL 0 0 0 0 0 D 22 - 22  
  30/04/1994 Newbridge FL 1 0 0 0 5 W 16 - 13  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  27/08/1994 Dunvant FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 16  
  03/09/1994 Newbridge FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 15  
  10/09/1994 Torquay FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 0  
  16/09/1994 Cardiff FL 1 0 0 0 5 W 20 - 13  
  24/09/1994 Bridgend Ravens FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 7 - 51  
  01/10/1994 Pontypridd N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 10  
  04/10/1994 Barbarians N8 1 0 0 0 5 L 45 - 54  
  08/10/1994 Loughborough University N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 58 - 22  
  15/10/1994 Neath FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 25 - 23  
  19/10/1994 Maesteg N8 1 0 0 0 5 W 27 - 3  
  22/10/1994 Cross Keys Rep 0 0 0 0 0 D 13 - 13  
  29/10/1994 Swansea FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 16  
  05/11/1994 Scarlets FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 12 - 15  
  12/11/1994 Treorchy FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 16 - 37  
  19/11/1994 Pontypool FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 29 - 17  
  27/11/1994 Coventry FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 13  
  17/12/1994 Pontypridd FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 56  
  26/12/1994 Bristol Rugby N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 5 - 19  
  02/01/1995 Abertillery FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 10  
  07/01/1995 Bridgend Ravens N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 15 - 22  
  04/02/1995 Pontypridd FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 15 - 29  
  08/02/1995 Neath FL 2 0 0 0 10 W 27 - 9  
  25/02/1995 Swansea FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 10  
  11/03/1995 Scarlets N8 1 0 0 0 5 W 19 - 8  
  17/03/1995 Gloucester Rugby FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 19 - 44  
  25/03/1995 Maesteg N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 36 - 10  
  01/04/1995 Treorchy N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 13 - 33  
  15/04/1995 Pontypool FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 33 - 16  
  22/04/1995 Dunvant FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 30 - 13  
  29/04/1995 Cardiff FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 24 - 20  
  09/05/1995 Brampton CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 49 - 3  
  11/05/1995 Toronto Scottish CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 45 - 12  
  15/05/1995 Niagara CE 1 0 0 0 5 W 58 - 0  
  17/05/1995 Toronto CE 1 0 0 0 5 W 53 - 12  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  09/09/1995 Newbridge N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 12  
  16/09/1995 Abertillery FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 31 - 12  
  23/09/1995 Bridgend Ravens FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 27 - 12  
  16/12/1995 Tumble Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 62 - 0  
  23/12/1995 Abertillery FL 1 0 0 0 5 W 50 - 33  
  06/01/1996 Pontypridd FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 29 - 30  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  17/08/1996 Blackheath FL 1 0 0 0 5 D 32 - 32  
  23/08/1996 Abercynon FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 5  
  31/08/1996 Caerphilly N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 29 - 10  
  03/09/1996 Swansea Rep 0 0 0 0 0 L 18 - 82  
  07/09/1996 Pontypridd N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 32 - 54  
  11/09/1996 Saracens N8 1 0 0 0 5 L 31 - 41  
  14/09/1996 Scarlets N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 5 - 55  
  22/09/1996 Ebbw Vale N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 23 - 24  
  28/09/1996 Newbridge Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 44 - 10  
  02/10/1996 Northampton Saints N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 19 - 67  
  08/10/1996 Barbarians Rep 0 0 0 0 0 L 33 - 86  
  12/10/1996 SU Agen Rep 0 0 0 0 0 L 13 - 32  
  26/10/1996 Glasgow Warriors N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 25 - 10  
  02/11/1996 ASM Clermont Auvergne Rep 0 0 0 0 0 L 14 - 55  
  21/11/1996 Monmouth FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 9  
  17/01/1997 Richmond FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 17 - 29  
  28/01/1997 Blaina FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 38 - 7  
  14/03/1997 Cross Keys FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 66 - 28  
  19/03/1997 Fleur de Lys FL 1 0 0 0 5 W 46 - 13  
  Team P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
Clubs: - Bristol Rugby - Abertillery - Newport - Pontypool - Rumney -
Invitational: - Crawshays -

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