Club Captains since 1872

SWANSEA RFC 1st XV captains since 1872 

 Season   Captain comments
1872-73 W R Randall Club played Association rules
1873-74 C C Chambers Club played Association rules
1874-75 C C Chambers Club adopted rugby rules
1875-76 C C Chambers
1876-77 F F Meager
1877-78 F F Meager Finalists South Wales Challenge Cup
1878-79 A H Richardson Richardson was elected but never played in 1878-79. C C Chambers  captained team.
1879-80 A H Richardson Winners South Wales Challenge Cup
1880-81 A H Richardson
1881-82 G L Morris Morris is first Swansea player capped for Wales
1882-83 G L Morris Finalists South Wales Challenge Cup
1883-84 G L Morris
1884-85 W H Gwynn
1885-86 W H Gwynn
1886-87 E S Richards Winners South Wales Challenge Cup
1887-88 E S Richards
1888-89 W H Towers Lost to NZ Maoris 0 – 11
1889-90 W A Bowen Premier Club of Wales
1890-91 W A Bowen Premier Club of Wales
1891-92 W A Bowen Runners up to Welsh Premiers
1892-93 C S Coke
1893-94 W J Bancroft
1894-95 E Thorogood
1895-96 A M Jenkin Jenkin rescinded duties in 1895 to J Prescott for remainder of season.
1896-96 W J Bancroft
1896-97 W J Bancroft
1897-98 W J Bancroft
1898-99 W J Bancroft Welsh Champions
1899-00 W J Bancroft Welsh Champions
1900-01 W J Bancroft Welsh Champions
1901-02 F J Gordon Welsh Champions
1902-03 F J Gordon Runners up to Welsh Champions. Beat Canada 18 – 0
1903-04 W J Parker Welsh Champions
1904-05 F J Gordon Welsh Champions – “INVINCIBLES”
1905-06 F J Gordon
1906-07 W J Trew
1907-08 W J Trew
1908-09 W J Trew Runners up to Welsh Champions. Beat Australia 6 – 0
1909-10 W J Trew
1910-11 W J Trew
1911-12 R M Owen
1912-13 W J Trew Welsh Champions. Beat South Africa 3 – 0
1913-14 D J Thomas
1914-15 H Lewis Season stopped due to Great War
1919-20 H Lewis
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1920-21 T Parker
1921-22 R Huxtable
1922-23 J (Joe) Rees
1923-24 F Palmer
1924-25 J H John Lost to New Zealand 3 – 39
1925-26 J E Watkins Lost to NZ Maoris 6 – 11
1926-27 J E Watkins
1927-28 D S Parker Lost to NSW Waratahs 0 – 11
1928-29 W Rowe Harding Runners up to Welsh Champions
1929-30 R Jones Runners up to Welsh Champions
1930-31 W J Trew (Jnr.)
1931-32 J (Jack) Rees Lost to South Africa 3 – 10
1932-33 B Evans
1933-34 T Day
1934-35 D Thomas
1935-36 E Long Beat New Zealand 11 – 3
1936-37 R (Ronnie) Williams
1937-38 H Payne
1938-39 W E Harris
1939-40 E Morgan Season stopped due to Second World War
TEAM P W D L PF PA PTS
Cardiff 7 7 0 0 183 100 32
Aberavon 6 5 0 1 123 105 21
Merthyr 7 4 0 3 172 148 21
Pontypridd 7 4 0 3 161 167 20
Rygbi Gogledd Cymru 1404 7 4 0 3 161 142 19
Carmarthen Quins 6 4 0 2 134 110 18
Newport 7 3 0 4 152 139 18
Llandovery 5 2 0 3 124 112 12
Swansea 7 2 0 5 113 133 12
Llanelli 6 2 0 4 112 158 10
Ebbw Vale 7 1 0 6 142 194 8
Bridgend Ravens 6 1 0 5 89 158 6