1979-80 Season

    P     W     D     L     FOR   AG.     T     P     D     C
   46     40    1      5     1196    384    192  69     5    103
 
CAPTAIN : GEOFF WHEEL                 MOST APPEARANCES : 40 (GARETH JENKINS)
MOST TRIES : 29 (TONY SWIFT)       MOST POINTS : 348 (ROGER BLYTH)
WALES Representation :
      v Romania : David Richards & Clive Williams
      v F : Roger Blyth, David Richards, Geoff Wheel & Clive Williams
      v E : Roger Blyth, David Richards, Geoff Wheel & Clive WilliamS
      v S : Roger Blyth, David Richards, Geoff Wheel & Clive Williams
      v I : Roger Blyth, David Richards, Geoff Wheel & Clive Williams
Wales in USA/Canada :
       v United States : Alun Donovan (sub)
       v US Grizzlies : Richard Moriarty & Brynmor Williams
       v Lower Mainland : Alun Donovan
       v British Columbia : Richard Moriarty & Brynmor Williams
       v Canada : Brynmor Williams
West Wales v Romanians : Roger Blyth, Gareth Jenkins & Richard Moriarty
Wales ‘B’ v  France ‘B’ : Gareth Jenkins
WRU Presidents XV v Ebbw Vale : Richard Moriarty
WRU Presidents XV v Penarth : Gareth Roberts & Clive Williams
Season’s Achievements :
* Winners of the unofficial Western Mail Championship(1st time since 1913)
* Winners of the Sunday Telegraph Anglo Welsh Championship
* Winners of the Daily Mail Anglo Welsh Championship
* Sunday Telegraph team of the season
* WRU Welsh National sevens winners for the second consecutive season
* Roger Blyth established an individual points record for a single game(25 versus Blackheath 3/11/79)
* Roger Blyth established individual points record for a season
* Team exceeded 1000 points in a season for the 1st time ever
* Tony Swift established a post war try scoring record for a season
* Welsh Rugby Player of the year : David Richards
* British Lions to South Africa : David Richards & Clive Williams

TEAM P W D L PF PA PTS
Cardiff 16 13 0 3 396 243 61
Carmarthen Quins 17 10 3 4 372 278 54
Aberavon 16 11 0 5 371 272 53
Llandovery 16 9 2 5 344 285 48
Pontypridd 18 10 0 8 394 376 47
Merthyr 18 8 0 10 362 374 44
RGC 1404 17 8 1 8 409 381 43
Newport 15 7 0 8 294 278 37
Swansea 17 7 0 10 246 292 35
Llanelli 15 6 0 9 293 412 27
Ebbw Vale 17 4 2 11 283 351 27
Bridgend Ravens 18 3 0 15 271 493 19