St. Peter’s RFC Season: 1996-97

Kidwelly v St Peter’s: 7th September 1996


St. Peter’s v Llantrisant: 14th September 1996



Rhymney v St. Peter’s: 21st September 1996


St. Peter’s v Glamorgan Wanderers: 28th September 1996

Standing: C. Higgins (Vice President), D. Cummings, W Sexton, J. A’Herne, J.
Regan, W. Keeley, J. Murphy, J. Buhr, Jos A’Herne, Rev. Fr. Hayde
(President), J. Crawley, (Hon. Secretary)
Seated: A. O’Leary, T. Collings (Vice Captain), J. Ryan (Captain), D.L.
Cummings, C. Bowyer
In Front: T. Murphy, W. Brady, M. O’Sullivan, J. Moore.


Glynneath v St. Peter’s: 5th October 1996


St. Peter’s v Tumble: 12th October 1996


Oakdale v St. Peter’s: 19th October 1996


St. Peter’s v Blaina: 26th October 1996

AWAY IT GOES: Jimmy Charles moves theball for St. Peter’s

Kevin Murphy

WINNING LOOK: St. Peter’s swept to the top of Division Four of the WRU National League last week…  and really look the part after being presented with a new set of jerseys by Mike Fehrs of Harlequin Finance. Pictured with Mr Fehrs are (left to right): Dean Daley, Darren Sage (Capt), Paul Glover, Martin Stephens


St. Peter’s v Vardre: 9th November 1996


Whitland v St. Peter’s: 16th November 1996


Gilfach Goch v St. Peter’s: 23rd November 1996


St. Peter’s v Kidwelly: 30th November 1996


From left to right: Christopher Murphy 1967-1985. Chris’s playing career ended abruptly during a Silver Ball Semi-Final against Neath Athletic when he sustained a broken neck.

Shaun Murphy 1973-1995 and Donal 1972-1994, both now involved with the Junior Section of the Club.

Michael 1975- Kevin 1980- and Finbar 1981-, all three are still playing.


Llantrisant v St. Peter’s 7th December 1996


St. Peter’s Cavelier Players Present Oliver: 27th December 1996



Glamorgan Wanderers v St. Peter’s: 28th December 1996










St. Peter’s Stuart Love makes a break from the back of the scrum


St. Peter’s scrum half Jim Charles battles for possession with his opposite number Griff Rees.



St. Peter’s v Glynneath: 7th January 1997


St. Peter’s v Oakdale: 8th February 1997


Carmarthen Quins v St. Peter’s: 15th February 1997

CRASHING THROUGH: St. Peter’s forward Darren Sage makes ground against Carmarthen Quins.



       St. Peter’s v Rhymney: 22nd February 1997

Rock on the Run: Wing Gareth Snook in action.

ON THE BURST: St. Peter’s Stuart Love makes a break from the back of the

CHARGE: Kevin Murphy leads an attack on the Rhymney line on Saturday.

Back: Gareth Snook, Simon Harris.
Front: Kevin Murphy, Stephen Mathews, Stuart Love


Blaina v St.
Peter’s: 1st March 1997


St. Peter’s v Carmarthen Quins:8th March 1997


HELD UP: There’s no way through the Carmarthen Quin’s defence for Chris Newton.


Vardre v St. Peter’s: 15th March 1997


Tumble v St. Peter’s: 12th April 1997


St. Peter’s v Whitland: 19th April 1997

Simon Harris assisted Colin Morgan and Mike Evans on the coaching team.


Pencoed v St. Peter’s: Tuesday 23rd April 1997


St. Joseph’s v St. Peter’s: 29th April 1997

Stephen Matthews raises the cup