All Whites who captained Wales



Some twenty players have captained Wales as Swansea players and other famous Swansea names have held the honour while with other clubs. The Wales Captains’ below gives some indication of Swansea RFC’s consistent representation and leadership at international level.

SWANSEA PLAYERS WHO HAVE CAPTAINED WALES

Up to 1914:

Player Captained Wales during Number of times

Billy Bowen

1891 1

Billy Bancroft

1898-1901 11

Dickie Owen

1907-1912 3

Billy Trew

1907-1913 14

Jack Bancroft

1912 1

Between 1918 and 1939:

Player Captained Wales during Number of times

Tom Parker

1921-1923 7

Joe Rees

1924 1

Rowe Harding

1924-1928 4

Guy Morgan

1929-1930 4

Watkin Thomas

1933 3

Claude Davey

1934-1937 8

Idwal Rees

1936-1937 3

After 1945:

Player Captained Wales during Number of times

Clem Thomas

1958-1959 9

Mervyn Davies

1975-1976 9

Richard Moriarty

1986-1987 7

Robert Jones

1989-1990 5

Scott Gibbs

1997 1

Mark Taylor

2000-2004 4

Andy Moore

2001 2

Colin Charvis

2002-2004 22

 

TEAM P W D L PF PA PTS
Merthyr 23 18 0 5 651 393 91
Cardiff 23 18 1 4 696 469 89
Pontypridd 21 16 0 5 730 374 79
Llandovery 24 16 1 7 652 408 79
Newport 25 15 2 8 629 551 77
Ebbw Vale 24 16 1 7 541 423 76
Aberavon 22 14 2 6 485 415 69
Swansea 24 13 0 11 537 451 65
Rygbi Gogledd Cymru 1404 22 11 1 10 552 456 64
Carmarthen Quins 24 10 1 13 488 454 56
Bedwas 24 8 1 15 515 667 43
Bridgend Ravens 22 8 0 14 427 517 43
Llanelli 24 6 1 17 450 620 35
Cross Keys 22 5 1 16 452 681 34
Bargoed 23 4 0 19 400 756 22
Neath 23 1 0 22 335 905 3