1996-97 Season

P  W  D  L  Pts. For  Pts. Ag.  T  P  D  C
 35  22  1  12  1354  868  194  43  5  120

CAPTAIN : GARIN JENKINS

MOST APPEARANCES : 32 (MARK TAYLOR)

MOST TRIES : 18 (SIMON DAVIES, ALAN HARRIS, MARK TAYLOR)

MOST POINTS : 279 (ARWEL THOMAS)

WALES Representation :

v BARBARIANS : PAUL ARNOLD(sub) ; CHRISTIAN LOADER

v FRANCE : CHRISTIAN LOADER; ARWEL THOMAS (sub)

v ITALY : SCOTT GIBBS; CHRISTIAN LOADER

v AUSTRALIA : COLIN CHARVIS (sub); SCOTT GIBBS; CHRISTIAN LOADER

v SOUTH AFRICA : COLIN CHARVIS; SCOTT GIBBS; CHRISTIAN LOADER; ARWEL THOMAS

v USA : COLIN CHARVIS; SCOTT GIBBS; GARIN JENKINS; CHRISTIAN LOADER; ARWEL THOMAS

v SCOTLAND : COLIN CHARVIS; SCOTT GIBBS; CHRISTIAN LOADER; ARWEL THOMAS

v IRELAND : COLIN CHARVIS; SCOTT GIBBS; CHRISTIAN LOADER; ARWEL THOMAS

v FRANCE : COLIN CHARVIS; SCOTT GIBBS; CHRISTIAN LOADER; ARWEL THOMAS

v ENGLAND : CHRISTIAN LOADER

v SOUTHERN (USA) REPS : CHRIS ANTHONY; ROB APPLEYARD (sub); IAN BUCKETT; GARIN JENKINS (sub); STEVE MOORE; ARWEL THOMAS (sub)

v USA (1T) : CHRIS ANTHONY (sub); GARIN JENKINS; CHRISTIAN LOADER; ARWEL THOMAS

v USA DEV’T XV : CHRIS ANTHONY; ROB APPLEYARD; MATTHEW BACK; IAN BUCKETT; STEVE MOORE

v USA (2T) : CHRIS ANTHONY (sub); IAN BUCKETT; ARWEL THOMAS

v ONTARIO : CHRIS ANTHONY; ROB APPLEYARD; MATTHEW BACK; IAN BUCKETT; GARIN JENKINS; STEVE MOORE

v CANADA : CHRIS ANTHONY (sub); ROB APPLEYARD; IAN BUCKETT; GARIN JENKINS; STEVE MOORE; ARWEL THOMAS

EMERGING WALES

v SOUTH AFRICA A : PAUL ARNOLD; MATTHEW BACK

v SCOTLAND A : PAUL ARNOLD

v IRELAND A : PAUL ARNOLD; MATTHEW BACK

v FRANCE A : STEVE MOORE (sub); ALED WILLIAMS

v ROMANIA A : ROB APPLEYARD; MATTHEW BACK; IAN BUCKETT (sub); GARIN JENKINS; CHRISTIAN LOADER;

STEVE MOORE; ARWEL THOMAS

WALES UNDER 21 :

v NATAL U21 : CHRIS ANTHONY; DEAN THOMAS

v IRELAND U21 : CHRIS ANTHONY; JAMES GRIFFITHS (sub)

v FRANCE U21 : CHRIS ANTHONY; JAMES GRIFFITHS; DEAN THOMAS

* RECORD POINTS IN A SEASON

* SWANSEA SUFFERED A RECORD DEFEAT ON 11 SEPTEMBER 1996 (87-15 VERSUS BATH)

* BRITISH LIONS TO SOUTH AFRICA : SCOTT GIBBS

* MOST TEAM TRIES IN WRU NATIONAL LEAGUES (128)

TEAM P W D L PF PA PTS
Cardiff 16 13 0 3 396 243 61
Carmarthen Quins 17 10 3 4 372 278 54
Aberavon 16 11 0 5 371 272 53
Llandovery 16 9 2 5 344 285 48
Pontypridd 18 10 0 8 394 376 47
Merthyr 18 8 0 10 362 374 44
RGC 1404 17 8 1 8 409 381 43
Newport 15 7 0 8 294 278 37
Swansea 17 7 0 10 246 292 35
Llanelli 15 6 0 9 293 412 27
Ebbw Vale 17 4 2 11 283 351 27
Bridgend Ravens 18 3 0 15 271 493 19