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 9 9 0 0 220 119 41
Carmarthen Quins 8 6 0 2 206 147 28
Pontypridd 9 5 0 4 200 192 24
Aberavon 8 5 0 3 164 152 24
Rygbi Gogledd Cymru 1404 9 5 0 4 208 178 23
Llanelli 9 5 0 4 187 219 22
Merthyr 9 4 0 5 199 201 22
Llandovery 7 4 0 3 158 134 20
Newport 9 3 0 6 174 186 18
Swansea 9 3 0 6 140 159 17
Ebbw Vale 9 2 0 7 183 230 13
Bridgend Ravens 9 1 0 8 128 250 7