International “Roll of Honour”

Wales’ second ever international team beat Ireland by 4 tries and 2 conversions (2 goals & 2 tries) to nil at Lansdowne Road, Dublin on 28th January 1882. Forward George Lockwood Morris became Swansea’s first ever international cap this day.
Back Row (L to R): C H Newman (Newport), H C Vincent (Bangor), G F Harding (Newport), R Mullock (Umpire – WFU), S S Clarke (Neath), W F Evans (Oxford Uni/Rhymney), T B Jones (Newport) .
2nd Row (L to R): F T Purdon (Newport), W D Phillips (Cardiff), T Williams (Pontypridd/Cardiff), C P Lewis (Llandovery), R Gould (Newport), W B Norton (Cardiff).
Front Row (L to R): T J S Clapp (Nantyglo), G L Morris (Swansea), R Bridie (Newport).

in 1882 George Lockwood Morris (above) became the first Swansea player to win an international cap.

Since Wales entered the international rugby arena in 1881, Swansea Rugby Club has been at the forefront in the development of international players of talent and fame. The list below of 164 players between 1882 and 2013 is a testament to this, but only part of the story of the huge contribution to rugby that the club has made. The list includes those players who have represented other countries while playing for the ALL WHITES.

Lists still under construction…

Click here to see the list of players who have played international rugby whilst still at Swansea

Click here to see the Swansea Lions

Click here to see players who have played for both Swansea and any international side during their career

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