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)


TEAM P W D L PF PA PTS
Merthyr 21 17 0 4 612 340 86
Cardiff 21 16 1 4 647 430 81
Pontypridd 20 16 0 4 714 357 78
Ebbw Vale 21 15 1 5 474 348 71
Llandovery 21 13 1 7 572 381 66
Aberavon 20 13 2 5 440 382 63
Newport 21 12 2 7 526 489 63
Rygbi Gogledd Cymru 1404 19 10 0 9 496 410 56
Carmarthen Quins 22 10 0 12 456 420 53
Swansea 20 10 0 10 467 416 51
Llanelli 21 6 1 14 411 546 34
Bridgend Ravens 19 6 0 13 362 472 33
Cross Keys 20 5 1 14 432 648 33
Bedwas 21 5 1 15 441 614 30
Bargoed 20 3 0 17 361 683 18
Neath 19 1 0 18 287 762 3