Ian Buckett

Ian Buckett

Position: Prop

Date Of Birth 23/12/1967 (49)
Place Of Birth Hollywell
Height 185cm / 6' 1"
Weight 105kg / 16st 7lbs

Ian Buckett was born 23 December 1967 near Holywell (in Flintshire) is a former  front row forward for Swansea and London Welsh. Ian played 184 times for Swansea (as a Prop) between 1988 and 1998. He made his Swansea debut on 15th October 1988 against Leicester Tigers.

Ian played for swansea against the all Blacks in 1989 and against South Africa in 1994. He also played for them against Canada in 1998.

He won caps with Wales students, Wales U15's and Wales U18's. After winning a cap with Wales U21's, Ian gained 9 caps with the Wales "A" team between 1993 and 1998.

His first Senior cap for Wales against Tonga in Nuku' alofa in 1994 and toured several times with the senior side.He won further caps against the US Eagles in San Francisco and against Canada in Toronto.

He also played twice for Wales B and repesented the Barbarians. Educated at Swansea university and the University College Cambridge, he also appeared for:-  Rhyl & District R.U.F.C., Birkenhead park F C, North Wales RU and  Oxford University RFC.

Playing Summary
  Season P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  1988/1989 7 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0  
  1989/1990 27 18 0 9 2 0 0 0 8  
  1990/1991 23 15 0 8 0 0 0 0 0  
  1991/1992 26 19 0 7 0 0 0 0 0  
  1992/1993 10 6 0 4 0 0 0 0 0  
  1993/1994 24 22 0 2 0 0 0 0 0  
  1994/1995 16 9 0 7 0 0 0 0 0  
  1995/1996 6 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0  
  1996/1997 21 11 0 10 1 0 0 0 5  
  1997/1998 24 16 1 7 1 0 0 0 5  
  Total 184 126 1 57 4 0 0 0 18  

Click on a season for a match by match breakdown.

Season Breakdown for 1989
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  15/10/1988 Leicester Tigers PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 16 - 35  
  25/02/1989 Saracens PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 6  
  11/03/1989 Cross Keys PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 29 - 16  
  25/03/1989 Rugby PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 10  
  08/04/1989 Penzance & Newlyn PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 64 - 10  
  15/04/1989 Aberavon PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 36 - 16  
  28/04/1989 Dublin Wanderers PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 15  
Season Breakdown for 1990
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  09/09/1989 Lansdowne PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 25 - 10  
  16/09/1989 Bristol Rugby PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 9  
  18/09/1989 Breconshire PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 56 - 14  
  23/09/1989 Newport PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 29 - 19  
  30/09/1989 Maesteg PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 37 - 13  
  04/10/1989 Pontypool PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 34  
  07/10/1989 Harlequins PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 14  
  14/10/1989 Scarlets PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 17 - 25  
  21/10/1989 New Zealand PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 22 - 37  
  11/11/1989 Scarlets PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 20 - 35  
  18/11/1989 Croesyceiliog PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 46 - 12  
  21/11/1989 Bridgend Ravens PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 12 - 19  
  24/11/1989 Ebbw Vale PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 24 - 12  
  02/12/1989 Cardiff PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 29 - 27  
  09/12/1989 Newbridge PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 41 - 19  
  23/12/1989 Moseley PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 10  
  23/12/1989 Treorchy PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 6  
  30/12/1989 Bath Rugby PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 9  
  01/01/1990 Scarlets PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 17 - 28  
  06/01/1990 Aberavon PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 3  
  17/01/1990 Glynneath PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 29 - 7  
  10/02/1990 Ebbw Vale PR 1 0 0 0 4 W 52 - 9  
  24/02/1990 Newport PR 1 0 0 0 4 W 28 - 14  
  07/03/1990 Bridgend Ravens PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 25 - 3  
  20/03/1990 Neath Rep 0 0 0 0 0 L 11 - 51  
  31/03/1990 Abertillery PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 27 - 29  
  07/04/1990 Neath PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 16 - 24  
Season Breakdown for 1991
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  01/09/1990 Gloucester Rugby PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 4  
  08/09/1990 Lansdowne PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 45 - 19  
  15/09/1990 Bristol Rugby PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 38 - 9  
  22/09/1990 Cardiff PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 13 - 28  
  29/09/1990 Neath PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 14 - 23  
  02/10/1990 Cross Keys Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 35 - 0  
  13/10/1990 Newbridge PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 3  
  20/10/1990 Bridgend Ravens PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 21  
  27/10/1990 Pontypridd PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 18  
  03/11/1990 Abertillery PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 23 - 9  
  10/11/1990 Scarlets PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 12 - 16  
  24/11/1990 Glamorgan Wanderers PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 6  
  08/12/1990 Pontypool PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 63 - 6  
  15/12/1990 Cardiff PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 23 - 15  
  22/12/1990 Neath PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 12  
  31/12/1990 Scarlets PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 11 - 16  
  12/01/1991 Newbridge PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 22  
  26/01/1991 Aberavon PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 23 - 13  
  23/02/1991 Bridgend Athletic PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 28 - 6  
  16/03/1991 Tondu PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 13  
  01/04/1991 Barbarians PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 33 - 31  
  13/04/1991 Scarlets PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 22 - 27  
  20/04/1991 Glamorgan Wanderers PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 24 - 21  
Season Breakdown for 1992
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  07/09/1991 Gloucester Rugby PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 18 - 14  
  14/09/1991 Lansdowne PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 12  
  28/09/1991 Moseley PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 13  
  02/10/1991 Ebbw Vale PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 25 - 12  
  05/10/1991 Saracens PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 19  
  01/11/1991 Rosslyn Park PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 15 - 34  
  09/11/1991 Cardiff PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 23 - 9  
  16/11/1991 Neath PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 22  
  23/11/1991 Newbridge PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 9  
  30/11/1991 Bridgend Ravens PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 30 - 6  
  07/12/1991 Pontypridd PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 27 - 9  
  21/12/1991 Scarlets PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 11  
  04/01/1992 Newport PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 0  
  11/01/1992 Pontypool PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 4 - 27  
  05/02/1992 Cardiff PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 36 - 14  
  15/02/1992 Neath PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 24 - 13  
  22/02/1992 South Wales Police PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 30 - 13  
  29/02/1992 Newbridge PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 9  
  04/03/1992 Penarth Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 6  
  28/03/1992 Pontypridd PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 46 - 12  
  11/04/1992 Maesteg PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 23 - 4  
  18/04/1992 Scarlets PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 3  
  20/04/1992 Barbarians PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 12 - 55  
  25/04/1992 Newport PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 18 - 6  
  04/05/1992 Newport PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 23 - 9  
  16/05/1992 Scarlets PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 7 - 16  
Season Breakdown for 1993
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  05/09/1992 Newbridge PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 13  
  19/12/1992 Abercynon Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 75 - 0  
  09/01/1993 Maesteg PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 11  
  15/01/1993 Scarlets PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 15  
  13/02/1993 Pontypool PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 38 - 30  
  27/02/1993 South Wales Police PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 27 - 11  
  03/04/1993 Bonymaen PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 0  
  12/04/1993 Barbarians PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 26 - 36  
  24/04/1993 Scarlets PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 18 - 29  
  28/04/1993 Aberavon PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 12  
Season Breakdown for 1994
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  04/09/1993 Newbridge PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 11  
  11/09/1993 Cross Keys PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 3  
  18/09/1993 Scarlets PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 12  
  02/10/1993 Pontypool PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 30 - 10  
  16/10/1993 Leicester Tigers PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 45 - 19  
  23/10/1993 Bridgend Ravens PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 16  
  30/10/1993 Newport PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 30 - 3  
  06/11/1993 Pontypridd PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 25 - 15  
  13/11/1993 Aberavon PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 10 - 3  
  20/11/1993 Cardiff PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 6  
  27/11/1993 Newbridge PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 6  
  01/12/1993 Dunvant PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 13  
  04/12/1993 Cross Keys PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 95 - 22  
  11/12/1993 Scarlets PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 13 - 20  
  18/12/1993 Ebbw Vale PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 13  
  11/01/1994 Llandovery PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 30 - 18  
  29/01/1994 Pontypool PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 9  
  26/02/1994 Pontypridd PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 13  
  05/03/1994 Bridgend Ravens PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 23 - 14  
  23/03/1994 Neath PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 0  
  26/03/1994 Newport PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 27 - 22  
  04/04/1994 Barbarians PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 41 - 31  
  09/04/1994 Pontypridd PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 6  
  23/04/1994 Aberavon PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 32 - 3  
Season Breakdown for 1995
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  27/08/1994 Scarlets PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 23 - 35  
  03/09/1994 Treorchy PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 16  
  07/09/1994 Pontypool PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 20 - 21  
  24/09/1994 Cardiff PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 13  
  01/10/1994 Dunvant PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 12  
  05/10/1994 Bridgend Ravens PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 45 - 15  
  15/10/1994 Newbridge PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 32 - 13  
  18/10/1994 Barbarians PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 39 - 17  
  29/10/1994 Newport PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 9  
  05/11/1994 South Africa PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 7 - 78  
  12/11/1994 Pontypridd PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 32  
  19/11/1994 Neath PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 19 - 27  
  03/12/1994 Abertillery PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 12  
  10/12/1994 Scarlets PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 23 - 16  
  17/12/1994 Llanharan PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 12  
  07/01/1995 Cardiff PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 16  
Season Breakdown for 1996
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  02/02/1996 Bath Rugby Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 27 - 10  
  13/02/1996 Cardiff PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 32  
  16/02/1996 Pontypool PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 62 - 15  
  01/03/1996 Gloucester Rugby PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 33 - 23  
  26/03/1996 South Wales Police PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 45 - 20  
  13/04/1996 Cardiff PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 59  
Season Breakdown for 1997
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  11/09/1996 Bath Rugby PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 15 - 87  
  21/09/1996 Scarlets PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 17 - 30  
  02/10/1996 Harlequins PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 30 - 34  
  16/10/1996 Ebbw Vale Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 32 - 3  
  02/11/1996 CS Bourgoin-Jallieu Rugby Rep 0 0 0 0 0 L 19 - 54  
  30/11/1996 Saracens PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 48 - 32  
  25/01/1997 Dunvant Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 71 - 10  
  22/02/1997 Pontypridd PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 19  
  02/03/1997 Pontypridd PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 7 - 31  
  08/03/1997 Scarlets PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 12 - 42  
  29/03/1997 Neath PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 32 - 24  
  02/04/1997 Bridgend Ravens PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 25 - 18  
  05/04/1997 Ebbw Vale PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 59 - 12  
  12/04/1997 Ebbw Vale PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 15  
  16/04/1997 Treorchy PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 50 - 12  
  19/04/1997 Newbridge PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 24 - 31  
  26/04/1997 Cardiff PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 26 - 33  
  29/04/1997 Caerphilly PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 52 - 38  
  03/05/1997 Neath PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 20 - 42  
  07/05/1997 Cardiff PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 20 - 31  
  10/05/1997 Bridgend Ravens PR 1 0 0 0 5 W 64 - 17  
Season Breakdown for 1998
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  16/08/1997 Ebbw Vale PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 47 - 11  
  23/08/1997 Newport PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 38 - 14  
  07/09/1997 Wasps Rep 1 0 0 0 5 L 25 - 31  
  21/09/1997 Glasgow Warriors Rep 0 0 0 0 0 L 21 - 35  
  27/09/1997 Ulster Rep 0 0 0 0 0 L 20 - 28  
  04/10/1997 Glasgow Warriors PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 30 - 22  
  18/10/1997 Neath Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 27 - 18  
  25/10/1997 Scarlets Rep 0 0 0 0 0 L 22 - 25  
  01/11/1997 Neath PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 21 - 26  
  15/11/1997 Cardiff PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 30 - 41  
  22/11/1997 Newport PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 27 - 18  
  20/12/1997 Whitland PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 25 - 12  
  10/01/1998 Rosario PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 51 - 31  
  14/01/1998 Northern Bulls PR 0 0 0 0 0 D 34 - 34  
  18/01/1998 Canada PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 38 - 29  
  28/02/1998 Aberavon PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 66 - 12  
  14/03/1998 Ebbw Vale Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 63 - 3  
  25/03/1998 Bath Rugby PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 25 - 10  
  31/03/1998 Brynamman PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 63 - 17  
  11/04/1998 Ebbw Vale Rep 0 0 0 0 0 L 13 - 27  
  18/04/1998 Neath Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 36 - 28  
  02/05/1998 Bridgend Ravens Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 71 - 19  
  09/05/1998 Cardiff PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 39 - 20  
  16/05/1998 Pontypridd PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 45 - 27  
  Team P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  Wales 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  

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