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 14 12 0 2 337 211 55
Carmarthen Quins 13 9 1 3 319 229 45
Aberavon 13 9 0 4 293 223 43
Merthyr 15 8 0 7 316 311 41
Pontypridd 15 8 0 7 328 315 38
RGC 1404 14 7 0 7 352 322 36
Llandovery 12 6 2 4 271 225 35
Swansea 12 5 0 7 189 214 25
Newport 12 4 0 8 240 263 25
Llanelli 13 5 0 8 251 343 23
Ebbw Vale 14 3 1 10 254 308 21
Bridgend Ravens 15 3 0 12 228 414 17