Newport RFC : 2014/5 Season Summary

Season 2014/5

P27 W8 D0 19 : F510-A593

(Tries 53 / Con 37 / Pen 50 / Dg 3)

Premier League Record : P22 W5 D0 L17 : F372–A668 

(Tries 35 / Con 25 / Pen 47 / Dg 2)

Swalec Cup : P3 W2 L1 : F73-A49 (Tries 10-4)

Premier League : 12th place (out of 12).

Capt : Ollie Griffiths (14 apps of possible 27).


1). Most appearances :  Geraint O’Driscoll and Adam Brown 26 (out of 27 possible).

2). Most starts :, Geraint O’Driscoll and Adam Brown 26

3). Most mins played :  Geraint O’Driscoll – 26 x 80 mins = 2080 +

4). Most cards :. Sam Cross, James Greenfield, Alex Jeffries, Dai Pattison and Andrew Quick – all 2 YC’s.

5). Most points :  Geraint O’Driscoll 233 with 185 in Premier League

6). Most tries :. 5 Owen Davies and Jonathan Morris

7). Most used replacement :  Andrew Quick 12 and Dale Rogers 9

8). Most MOM awards : Adam Frampton 6, Geraint O’Driscoll 3 and Owen Davies 2

9). Players used :  58 (+ 3 dnp as reps). 31 players made their debuts

10). Dai Pattison reached 333 apps and Sam Waldron 210 apps and retired. Other retirees  Owen Broad (84 apps) and Andrew Quick (123 apps). Andrew Brown is now on 277 apps.

11). Club caps (100 apps) : None.

12). Club ties (20 career apps) : O Davies, S Feehan, J Greenfield and M O’Brien.

13). Wales U20 players : Owen Davies, Ollie Griffiths (who also captained the team on 1 occasion) Alex Jeffries, Barney Nightingale.

Award Winners :

Community player of year : M O’Brien

Mascots’ player of year : A Frampton

Players’ player : R Jenkins

Coaches’ player of year : J Morris

Clubman of Year : Dennis Bennett (Hon Sec).

Tommy Vile Award : A Frampton

Retirement Awards :  D Pattison, S Waldron, A Quick and O Broad

TEAM P W D L PF PA PTS
Merthyr 23 18 0 5 651 393 91
Cardiff 23 18 1 4 696 469 89
Pontypridd 21 16 0 5 730 374 79
Llandovery 24 16 1 7 652 408 79
Newport 25 15 2 8 629 551 77
Ebbw Vale 24 16 1 7 541 423 76
Aberavon 22 14 2 6 485 415 69
Swansea 24 13 0 11 537 451 65
Rygbi Gogledd Cymru 1404 22 11 1 10 552 456 64
Carmarthen Quins 25 11 1 13 526 469 61
Bedwas 24 8 1 15 515 667 43
Bridgend Ravens 22 8 0 14 427 517 43
Llanelli 25 7 1 17 503 632 40
Cross Keys 23 5 1 17 464 734 34
Bargoed 23 4 0 19 400 756 22
Neath 24 1 0 23 350 943 3