John M Leonard

John M Leonard

Position: Forward

Place Of Birth Penhow

Played in backs and forwards. First ever official Newport Captain in invincible seasons 1875/6 and 1876/7 - P10 W8 D 2 for both at Marshes. In Dec 1876 transferred by National Provincial Bank and Will Phillips took over and also for following season 1877/8. Club moved to Athletic Grounds. 

(JH Leonard played in first ever Newport match at Cardiff vs Glamorgan RFC April 5th 1875).

Newport RFC record : played 1875/6-1876/7.


Playing Summary
  Season P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  1875/1876 11 8 3 0 2 0 0 0 0  
  1876/1877 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
  Total 12 9 3 0 2 0 0 0 0  

Click on a season for a match by match breakdown.

  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  18/12/1875 Glamorgan PR 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  20/01/1876 Cardiff SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  27/01/1876 Vale of Usk PR 2 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  03/02/1876 Pontypool PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  11/02/1876 Vale of Usk PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  17/02/1876 Swansea PR 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  22/02/1876 Panteg PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  04/03/1876 Cardiff PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  09/03/1876 Pontypool PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  11/03/1876 Cardiff PR 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  18/03/1876 Swansea PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  02/12/1876 Cardiff N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  Team P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
Clubs: - Newport -
Education: - Chigwell Public School -

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