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 30 23 0 7 885 593 117
Cardiff 30 22 1 7 991 660 111
Pontypridd 30 22 0 8 1015 580 110
Llandovery 30 21 1 8 856 551 104
Ebbw Vale 30 20 1 9 762 594 95
Aberavon 30 18 2 10 698 603 90
Newport 30 17 2 11 759 700 88
Rygbi Gogledd Cymru 1404 30 14 1 15 852 650 85
Swansea 30 16 0 14 674 594 81
Carmarthen Quins 30 13 1 16 637 584 71
Bridgend Ravens 30 12 0 18 689 714 66
Llanelli 30 12 1 17 679 723 63
Bedwas 30 12 1 17 681 830 62
Cross Keys 30 5 1 24 586 1093 36
Bargoed 30 6 0 24 576 1003 35
Neath 30 1 0 29 406 1274 3