Player Archive - G.M. Griffiths

G.M. Griffiths player photo.
  • Country: Wales Wales
  • Points Scored: 33
Gareth Meredith Griffiths was born in Penygraig on 27 November 1931 and educated at Porth County School and Loughborough College. Initially a teacher he later became a successful public relations consultant. On his Barbarians' debut against Swansea in 1953 he scored a hat-trick of tries and went on to total 11, including one against New Zealand in 1954, in 13 games for the Club. He also toured Canada with the Barbarians in 1957. A member of the Cardiff and Wales teams that beat New Zealand in 1953, Gareth Griffiths played seven internationals in the centre and five on the wing for Wales between 1953 and 1957. In 1955 he joined the British Isles tour of South Africa as a replacement and played in 12 games, including three test matches.

Games Played

Date Opponent Points    
14 May 1957 Quebec 3 Full Squad Match Images
11 May 1957 British Columbia 0 Full Squad Match Images
08 May 1957 British Columbia 6 Full Squad Match Images
04 May 1957 British Columbia 3 Full Squad Match Images
30 April 1957 Ontario 0 Full Squad Match Images
27 April 1957 Ontario 0 Full Squad Match Images
22 April 1957 Swansea 3 Full Squad Match Images
19 April 1957 Penarth 6 Full Squad Match Images
27 December 1956 Leicester Tigers 0 Full Squad Match Images
12 April 1955 Newport 0 Full Squad Match Images
08 April 1955 Penarth 0 Full Squad Match Images
20 February 1954 New Zealand XV (non-cap) 3 Full Squad Match Images
06 April 1953 Swansea 9 Full Squad Match Images