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 11 9 0 2 374 210 46
Newport 11 9 0 2 337 214 45
Aberavon 11 7 0 4 322 243 37
Llandovery 11 6 0 5 303 287 31
RGC 1404 11 6 0 5 286 244 31
Merthyr 11 5 0 6 329 294 31
Pontypridd 11 7 0 4 239 259 30
Carmarthen Quins 11 6 0 5 232 254 30
Bridgend Ravens 11 4 0 7 186 276 18
Swansea 11 3 0 8 212 269 18
Ebbw Vale 11 3 0 8 157 263 14
Llanelli 11 1 0 10 189 353 10