|Full name||Lenny David Woodard|
2 April 1976 |
Croesyceiliog, Cwmbran, Wales
|Height||6 ft 0 in (183 cm)|
|Weight||15 st 4 lb (97 kg)|
Lenny/Lennie Woodard (born 2 April 1976 in Croesyceiliog) is a professional rugby footballer of the 1990s, 2000s, and 2010s, playing representative level rugby union (RU) for Wales (non-Test matches), and at club level for Croesyceiliog RFC, South Glamorgan Institute RFC, Pontypool RFC (three times; 1997, 2000–03, and 2005–07), Ebbw Vale RFC (twice; 1997–99, and 2004), London Welsh RFC, Pontypridd RFC, Bridgend RFC, Aberavon RFC, Birmingham & Solihull R.F.C. (Pertemps Bees), Tonmawr RFC, Glamorgan Wanderers RFC, Maesteg RFC, Cross Keys RFC, and Newbridge RFC, as a Wing, i.e. number 11 or 14, and playing representative level rugby league (RL) for Wales, and at club level for Bridgend Blue Bulls, and Celtic Crusaders, as a Wing, i.e. number 2 or 5.
Lenny Woodard represented Wales (RU) during the 1998 tour of Zimbabwe and South Africa in non-Test matches, and won caps for Wales (RL) while at Pontypridd RFC (RU), and Bridgend Blue Bulls (RL) 1999…2005 (4?)3-caps + 2-caps (sub) 3-tries 12-points.
On Friday 2 May 2003, Lenny Woodard scored a club record 7-tries for Pontypool in a 90–3 win against Treorchy RFC. He scored three more tries against Aberavon RFC in the following game to reach a season tally of 44 tries (39 league tries and five in the Principality Cup) and earned the accolade of having Pontypool's best try aggregate since World War I, surpassing the 39-tries scored by David Bishop in the 1983–84 season, but less than the 55-tries scored by wing Tom Robbins in the 1913–14 season.
- Graham Williams, Peter Lush, David Farrar (November 2009). "The British Rugby League Records Book [Page-108…114]". London League Publications Ltd. ISBN 978-1-903659-49-6
- "Statistics at rugbyleagueproject.org". rugbyleagueproject.org. 31 December 2012. Retrieved 1 January 2012.
- "Lenny Flies to 150 Tries!!". newbridgerfc.co.uk. 31 December 2012. Retrieved 1 January 2012.
- Statistics at rugbyleagueproject.org
- Profile at ponty.net
- Biography of John Phillips 'Jack' Jones, with mention of Lenny Woodard
- International Hat tricks – Lenny Woodard v Russia, Aberavon, 2003
- Profile at crusadersrfl.com
- Statistics at eurosport.co.uk
- Lennie Woodard breaks Pontypool's try record
- Lennie Woodard : It’s a funny old game!!