1998-99 Season

1998-99 season. WRU Cup Winners

P W D L Pts For Pts Ag. T P D C
36 27 0 9 1315 759 175 63 5 118

Captain : Scott Gibbs
Most Appearences : 31 (Lee Jones & Rhodri Jones)
Most Tries : 17 (Richard Rees)
Most Points : 235 (Lee Davies)

Swansea RFC 1998-99 Season
Back Row(L to R): Richard Phillips (Fitness Coach), Chris Anthony, Lee Jones, Mathew Morgan, James Griffiths, Andy Moore, Paul Arnold, Tyrone Maullin, Ben Evans, Jon Evans, Paul Dowdswell (Physio).
2nd Row(L to R): Roy Pascoe (Kit), Tudor Jeremiah (Kit), Rhodri Jones, Owen Jones, Ed Lewsey, Richard Rees, Paul Moriarty, Rob Appleyard, David Weatherly, Chris Wells, Christian Loader, Alex Lawson, Bernard Cajot (Kit Manager).
Front Row(L to R): Darren Morris, Mark Taylor, Arwel Thomas, Simon Davies, John Plumtree (Director of Coaching), Scott Gibbs (Captain), Baden Evans (Director of Rugby), Kevin Hopkins (Coach), Dean Thomas, Colin Charvis, Matthew Back, Anthony Clement.
Not present: Matthew Robinson, Garin Jenkins, Clinton Van Rensburg, stuart Davies.

(Club Archive)





1999 Swalec Cup Winners, Swansea RFC

Swansea (37) v Llanelli (0), Swalec Cup Final.
15th May 1999 Ninian Park, Cardiff.
Back Row(L to R): Paul Dowdswell (Physio), Tudor Jeremiah (Kit), Roy Pascoe (Kit), Ben Evans, Lee Jones, James Griffiths, Andy Moore, Tyrone Maullin, Paul Moriarty, Clinton Van Rensburg, Mark Taylor, Darren Morris, Richard Rees, Chris Wells, Matthew Robinson, Lee Davies, Phil Richards (Fitness Coach).
Front Row(L to R): Ian Chesterfield (Physio), Rhodri jones, David Weatherly, Arwel Thomas, Garin Jenkins, John Plumtree (Director of Coaching), Scott Gibbs (Captain), Baden Evans (Director of Rugby), Andy Booth, Dean Thomas, Colin Charvis, Chris Anthony, Kevin Hopkins (Coach), John Edwards.
kindly donated by former All White James Griffiths.

(Club Archive)



Set of three oil paintings by artist John Kent, celebrating Scott Gibbs’ famous try at Wembley on 11th April 1999 which Neil jenkins converted to give Wales a 32 – 31 win in the final Five Nations Championship. The win prevented an England Grand Slam. Scotland became Champions in consequence of the Wales win. The pictures are on display in the Main Bar at St Helens.



Scott Gibbs in action against Newcastle at St Helens in the opening game of the “Rebel Season” at St Helens. swansea beat thr reigning English Champions 26 – 14.

(Courtesy John Harris)