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 18 15 0 3 534 302 76
Cardiff 19 14 1 4 591 395 72
Pontypridd 18 14 0 4 638 338 68
Ebbw Vale 18 13 1 4 397 292 62
Newport 18 12 0 6 470 430 57
Llandovery 18 11 1 6 506 321 57
Aberavon 17 11 1 5 402 355 53
Rygbi Gogledd Cymru 1404 17 9 0 8 444 354 50
Carmarthen Quins 19 9 0 10 410 380 47
Swansea 17 8 0 9 371 349 41
Cross Keys 17 4 1 12 379 562 28
Bridgend Ravens 16 5 0 11 316 424 27
Llanelli 18 4 1 13 337 499 25
Bedwas 17 4 0 13 341 527 23
Bargoed 17 3 0 14 327 574 17
Neath 16 1 0 15 261 622 3