Gareth Evans (rugby player)

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This article is about the Welsh rugby player. For the New Zealand rugby player, see Gareth Evans (New Zealand rugby player). For the English rugby player, see Gareth Evans (English rugby player).
Gareth Evans
Full name Gareth Evans
Date of birth 02/11/1952
Place of birth Newport, Wales
Height 5'11
Weight 90 kg (198 lb)

Gareth Lloyd Evans (born 2 November 1952 in Newport)[1] is a former Wales international rugby union player. He played club rugby for Newport RFC as either or a wing or a centre. He made his debut for Wales in February 1977 as a replacement for Gerald Davies against France at the Parc des Princes. Later that year he was selected for the 1977 British Lions tour to New Zealand and played on the wing in the last three internationals against the All Blacks. He played two further games for Wales, against France and Australia in 1978.