1980-81 Season

P W D L Pts. For Pts. Ag. T P D C
47 41 1 5 1242 399 199 69 5 112

CAPTAIN : GEOFF WHEEL
MOST APPEARANCES : 42 (RICHARD MORIARTY)
MOST TRIES : 29 (TONY SWIFT)
MOST POINTS : 243 (MARK WYATT)
WALES Representation :
v NZ : David Richards & Clive Williams
v E : David Richards, Geoff Wheel & Brynmor Williams
v S : David Richards, Geoff Wheel & Brynmor Williams
v I : Alun Donovan (sub), David Richards & Geoff Wheel
v F : David Richards & Geoff Wheel
Wales v Overseas XV : Roger Blyth, Brynmor Williams, Clive Williams & Geoff Wheel
Wales v WRU Presidents World XV : David Richards & Geoff Wheel
Wales/England v Scotland/Ireland : Clive Williams
Wales’B’ v France ‘B’ : Malcolm Dacey & Jeff Herdman
Season’s Achievements :
* Winners of Whitbread Merit Table
* Sunday Telegraph team of the season (2nd consecutive season)
* Record number of points scored in a season
* Swansea participated in the Haig Invitation sevens at Murrayfield and lost 30-20 to Kelso in the final

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