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 19 15 0 4 541 318 76
Cardiff 19 14 1 4 591 395 72
Pontypridd 18 14 0 4 638 338 68
Ebbw Vale 19 14 1 4 411 302 66
Llandovery 19 12 1 6 531 338 61
Newport 19 12 1 6 488 448 59
Aberavon 18 12 1 5 418 362 57
Rygbi Gogledd Cymru 1404 17 9 0 8 444 354 50
Carmarthen Quins 19 9 0 10 410 380 47
Swansea 18 9 0 9 419 370 46
Cross Keys 18 5 1 12 397 579 32
Bridgend Ravens 17 5 0 12 326 438 28
Llanelli 19 4 1 14 354 524 25
Bedwas 18 4 1 13 359 545 25
Bargoed 18 3 0 15 344 592 18
Neath 17 1 0 16 282 670 3