A Step Back in Time – Introduction

A Step Back in Time

The newspaper reports in this section are from the Carmarthen Journal, the Carmarthen Times and the Welshman. These match reports were included in home match programmes for five seasons between 2006 and 2011 along with team photographs for a particular decade.

Many newspaper reports are very brief and for a large number of games there were no reports at all. I therefore selected the ones I believed were worth reading and which had a fair amount of content.

The club has been fortunate that the editors of the Carmarthen Journal have allowed us to print these reports in our programmes and they have also agreed to allow us to add them to our web site.

More reports may be added in the future as they can now be viewed online up to the year 1920 at welshnewspapers.llgc.org.

Please click on the links below:

Brothers, Fathers and Sons

Rugby Teams of Carmarthen

Carmarthen Wanderers / Harlequins / Carmarthen RFC Team Colours

1870 – 1879

1890 – 1899

1900 – 1909

1920 – 1929

1930 – 1939

1940 – 1949

1950 – 1959

1960 – 1969

1970 – 1979

1990 – 1999

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