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 11 9 0 2 374 210 46
Newport 11 9 0 2 337 214 45
Aberavon 11 7 0 4 322 243 37
Llandovery 11 6 0 5 303 287 31
RGC 1404 11 6 0 5 286 244 31
Merthyr 11 5 0 6 329 294 31
Pontypridd 11 7 0 4 239 259 30
Carmarthen Quins 11 6 0 5 232 254 30
Bridgend Ravens 11 4 0 7 186 276 18
Swansea 11 3 0 8 212 269 18
Ebbw Vale 11 3 0 8 157 263 14
Llanelli 11 1 0 10 189 353 10