Jack H Bale

Jack H Bale

Position: Prop

Born 05/12/1916
Died 17/10/1985

Newport born Jack played 22 games for Newport RFC in 1939/40 and then made 104 apps 1945/6 to 1948/9. He was Club Captain in 1946/7. Played also for Pill Harriers and Newport Police. Jack played for Wales in Victory Internationals vs France 1946 and vs Scotland at Murrayfield, March 1946. Brother of Alf who played in 1930’s. Jack died 17th Oct 1985 at Newport.

Newport RFC record :  1939/40 + 1945/6-1949 : 125 apps / 0t.

Playing Summary
  Season P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  1938/1939 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0  
  1939/1940 22 13 2 7 0 0 0 0 0  
  1945/1946 20 14 2 4 0 0 0 0 0  
  1946/1947 37 22 8 7 0 0 0 0 0  
  1947/1948 28 17 1 10 0 0 0 0 0  
  1948/1949 16 12 1 3 0 0 0 0 0  
  Total 125 78 14 33 0 0 0 0 0  

Click on a season for a match by match breakdown.

  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  18/03/1939 Gloucester Rugby HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 5 - 12  
  20/03/1939 Cross Keys HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 14  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  28/10/1939 Cross Keys SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 3  
  04/11/1939 Penarth PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 11  
  11/11/1939 Penarth PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 0  
  18/11/1939 Neath PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 4  
  25/11/1939 Cross Keys PR 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  02/12/1939 Bridgend Ravens PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 28 - 10  
  09/12/1939 Ebbw Vale PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 8  
  16/12/1939 Ebbw Vale PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 6  
  23/12/1939 Bridgend Ravens PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 5  
  26/12/1939 Pontypool PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 5 - 9  
  06/01/1940 Neath PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 32  
  24/02/1940 Aberavon HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 3  
  02/03/1940 Bath Rugby PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 0  
  11/03/1940 Cross Keys PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 8  
  16/03/1940 Bath Rugby PR 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  23/03/1940 Cardiff XV HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 8  
  25/03/1940 Cardiff XV HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 10  
  26/03/1940 Weston-Super-Mare HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 0  
  30/03/1940 Swansea HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 8 - 10  
  13/04/1940 Weston-Super-Mare HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 7  
  22/04/1940 Cross Keys HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 18 - 3  
  27/04/1940 Pontypool PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 5 - 10  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  03/11/1945 Scarlets HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 29 - 12  
  10/11/1945 Cardiff HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 10  
  17/11/1945 London Welsh HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 8 - 9  
  24/11/1945 Gloucester Rugby HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 3  
  08/12/1945 Neath PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 13 - 14  
  15/12/1945 Swansea PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 3 - 0  
  24/12/1945 Racing Club de France PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 8  
  26/12/1945 Newbridge HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 5  
  29/12/1945 New Zealand Army HK 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  02/02/1946 Royal Naval Engineering College PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 23 - 6  
  09/02/1946 Leicester Tigers PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 5  
  16/02/1946 Cardiff HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 7 - 3  
  02/03/1946 Cardiff HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 3  
  11/03/1946 Cross Keys HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 5  
  16/03/1946 Abertillery HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 6  
  23/03/1946 Pontypool HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 5  
  30/03/1946 Pontypool PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 0  
  06/04/1946 Gloucester Rugby PR 0 0 0 0 0 D 21 - 21  
  13/04/1946 Bath Rugby HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 34 - 0  
  27/04/1946 Newbridge PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 3  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  07/09/1946 Penarth PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 6  
  14/09/1946 Scarlets PR 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  16/09/1946 Abertillery PR 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  21/09/1946 Bristol Rugby PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 10  
  28/09/1946 Swansea PR 0 0 0 0 0 D 14 - 14  
  30/09/1946 Pontypool PR 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  05/10/1946 Cardiff PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 8  
  12/10/1946 Blackheath PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 3  
  19/10/1946 Leicester Tigers PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 6  
  26/10/1946 Wasps HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 0  
  09/11/1946 Cardiff PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 11  
  16/11/1946 London Welsh PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 11  
  21/11/1946 London Hospital PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 3  
  23/11/1946 Gloucester Rugby HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 3 - 0  
  30/11/1946 Scarlets PR 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  14/12/1946 Cambridge University PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 8  
  21/12/1946 Swansea PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 5  
  26/12/1946 Watsonians PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 10 - 0  
  28/12/1946 Newbridge PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 6  
  04/01/1947 Richmond HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 8  
  11/01/1947 Plymouth Albion HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 3 - 0  
  13/01/1947 Devonport Services PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 3  
  25/01/1947 Pontypool PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 3  
  06/02/1947 Oxford University PR 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  15/02/1947 Cardiff PR 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  01/03/1947 Cardiff HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 13  
  17/03/1947 Cross Keys HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 8  
  22/03/1947 Gloucester Rugby HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 0  
  29/03/1947 Wasps HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 3  
  03/04/1947 Abertillery HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 3 - 0  
  07/04/1947 London Welsh PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 8 - 16  
  08/04/1947 Barbarians PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 19  
  12/04/1947 Bath Rugby PR 0 0 0 0 0 D 13 - 13  
  16/04/1947 Penarth PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 0  
  26/04/1947 Newbridge PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 4  
  03/05/1947 Neath HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 11 - 12  
  10/05/1947 Cross Keys HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 0  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  06/09/1947 Penarth PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 6  
  11/09/1947 Abertillery HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 4  
  17/09/1947 Cross Keys HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 8  
  20/09/1947 Bristol Rugby HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 5 - 7  
  27/09/1947 Swansea HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 33 - 16  
  29/09/1947 Pontypool HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 7  
  04/10/1947 Cardiff HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 29  
  11/10/1947 Blackheath HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 10 - 8  
  25/10/1947 Devonport Services N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 10 - 5  
  06/12/1947 Bristol Rugby HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 5 - 0  
  13/12/1947 Neath HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 5  
  10/01/1948 Scarlets HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 8  
  17/01/1948 Coventry HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 5 - 0  
  24/01/1948 Plymouth Albion HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 18 - 0  
  26/01/1948 Devonport Services HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 5  
  31/01/1948 Pontypool HK 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  07/02/1948 Bath Rugby HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 3  
  11/02/1948 Oxford University HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 0  
  28/02/1948 Blackheath HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 3  
  06/03/1948 Cardiff HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 5 - 8  
  13/03/1948 Wasps HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 17  
  27/03/1948 Bath Rugby HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 25 - 0  
  30/03/1948 Barbarians HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 5 - 3  
  03/04/1948 Gloucester Rugby HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 3  
  10/04/1948 Cardiff HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 19  
  17/04/1948 Neath HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 3  
  22/04/1948 Swansea HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 11 - 18  
  24/04/1948 Newbridge HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 7  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  04/12/1948 Bristol Rugby HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 10 - 8  
  01/01/1949 Devonport Services HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 3  
  08/01/1949 Neath HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 11  
  15/01/1949 Coventry HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 8  
  29/01/1949 Wasps PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 3  
  19/02/1949 Cardiff PR 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  26/02/1949 Blackheath PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 3  
  05/03/1949 Cardiff PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 5  
  12/03/1949 Wasps HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 18 - 0  
  26/03/1949 Gloucester Rugby HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 6  
  05/04/1949 Penzance & Newlyn HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 3  
  09/04/1949 Cross Keys HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 0  
  16/04/1949 Bath Rugby HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 34 - 8  
  18/04/1949 London Welsh HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 6  
  23/04/1949 Penarth HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 25 - 5  
  30/04/1949 Devonport Services HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 0  
  Team P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
Clubs: - Newport - Pill Harriers -
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