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
Cardiff 16 13 0 3 396 243 61
Carmarthen Quins 17 10 3 4 372 278 54
Aberavon 16 11 0 5 371 272 53
Llandovery 16 9 2 5 344 285 48
Pontypridd 18 10 0 8 394 376 47
Merthyr 18 8 0 10 362 374 44
RGC 1404 17 8 1 8 409 381 43
Newport 15 7 0 8 294 278 37
Swansea 17 7 0 10 246 292 35
Llanelli 15 6 0 9 293 412 27
Ebbw Vale 17 4 2 11 283 351 27
Bridgend Ravens 18 3 0 15 271 493 19