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 30 23 0 7 885 593 117
Cardiff 30 22 1 7 991 660 111
Pontypridd 30 22 0 8 1015 580 110
Llandovery 30 21 1 8 856 551 104
Ebbw Vale 30 20 1 9 762 594 95
Aberavon 30 18 2 10 698 603 90
Newport 30 17 2 11 759 700 88
Rygbi Gogledd Cymru 1404 30 14 1 15 852 650 85
Swansea 30 16 0 14 674 594 81
Carmarthen Quins 30 13 1 16 637 584 71
Bridgend Ravens 30 12 0 18 689 714 66
Llanelli 30 12 1 17 679 723 63
Bedwas 30 12 1 17 681 830 62
Cross Keys 30 5 1 24 586 1093 36
Bargoed 30 6 0 24 576 1003 35
Neath 30 1 0 29 406 1274 3