Player Archive - A. G. Ripley

A. G. Ripley player photo.
  • Country: England England
  • Points Scored: 40
One of the most charismatic players of his generation, Andy Ripley was a dashing number 8 who played 24 times for the Club between 1972 and 1981. He twice led the side on Easter tours in south Wales and was also an obvious choice for the Club in seven-a-side tournaments including the Cardiff Centenary in 1976 and most notably as captain in Hong Kong in 1981 when the Barbarians were champions of the famous international competition at the first attempt. A British Lion on their triumphant tour of South Africa in 1974 he later achieved fame as an all-round sportsman, winning the BBC's Superstars competition, reaching the semi-finals of the AAA's 400 metres, a qualified canoe instructor and equally skilled at basketball, tennis, water-skiing and rowing. He died on 17 June 2010 at the age of 62.

Games Played

Date Opponent Points    
20 April 1981 Swansea 0 Full Squad Match Images
17 April 1981 Penarth 0 Full Squad Match Images
01 April 1981 Hong Kong 7s 0 Full Squad Match Images
07 April 1980 Swansea 0 Full Squad Match Images
04 April 1980 Penarth 0 Full Squad Match Images
16 April 1979 Swansea 0 Full Squad Match Images
13 April 1979 Penarth 4 Full Squad Match Images
28 March 1978 Newport 0 Full Squad Match Images
24 March 1978 Penarth 4 Full Squad Match Images
12 April 1977 Newport 0 Full Squad Match Images
11 April 1977 Swansea 0 Full Squad Match Images
08 April 1977 Penarth 4 Full Squad Match Images
28 December 1976 Leicester Tigers 0 Full Squad Match Images
04 September 1976 Cardiff Centenary 7s 0 Full Squad Match Images
31 March 1975 Swansea 0 Full Squad Match Images
29 March 1975 Cardiff 0 Full Squad Match Images
06 March 1975 East Midlands 4 Full Squad Match Images
27 December 1974 Leicester Tigers 4 Full Squad Match Images
27 December 1973 Leicester Tigers 0 Full Squad Match Images
21 April 1973 Cardiff 0 Full Squad Match Images
20 April 1973 Penarth 4 Full Squad Match Images
01 March 1973 East Midlands 12 Full Squad Match Images
27 December 1972 Leicester Tigers 0 Full Squad Match Images
27 September 1972 Llanelli 0 Full Squad Match Images
02 March 1972 East Midlands 4 Full Squad Match Images