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Clive Griffiths - Full-back

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Clive Griffiths
Heritage No320
Date Of Birth02/04/1954
Place Of BirthLoughor
EducationCardiff and Vale College, Gowerton Grammar School
ClubsSalford Red Devils, St Helens, Penclawdd
RegionsScarlets
HonoursWales RL, Wales, West Wales, Wales B, Wales Schools
InvitationalBarbarians
ManagedDoncaster Knights, North Wales Crusaders, Wales Students, Canada, RGC 1404, Wales RL, Worcester Warriors, Wales, Swansea, London Welsh, South Wales (1996), St Helens
"Clive the Ship" played for Llanelli in rugby union, was capped once for Wales and represented Barbarians before signing for St Helens for a then world record £27,000 in 1979. In exactly 100 appearances for the club, he scored 598 points from 276 goals, 8 drop goals and 11 tries. He then played for Salford for two seasons before retiring and becoming a successful head coach with Wales Students and the Welsh national side, coaching each to World Cup semi-finals on two occasions. He also coached South Wales (1996) and North Wales Crusaders, as well as a few rugby union sides. More on his coaching career can be found here.
SEASON P W D L TRY GOALS DG PTS
1979-1980 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
1980-1981 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
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