1923-24 Season

Club Captain : Frank Palmer

Playing Record : P40, W21, D4, L15, Pts for 280, Pts against 224.

Leading Try Scorer : Joe Jones 11

Leading Points Scorer : Joe Jones 44

Capped v England : Joe Rees (c), Albert Owen (d), Ivor Morris (d)

Capped v Scotland : Ivor Morris

Capped v Ireland : Rowe Harding, Tom Evans (d), Dai Parker (d)

Capped v France : Rowe Harding (c), Joe Jones (d), Dai Parker

(d) = International debut, (c) = captain of international side.


Swansea RFC 1st XV 1923-24 Season

Back Row (L to R): J Grey, G White, G Jones, J H John, H Rees, E Thomas. 2nd Row (L to R): E A Taylor, J Davies, I Morris, E C Perkins (Hon. Secretary),D Parker, A Parker, J Rees. 3rd Row (L to R): T Harry (Match Committee), J E Watkins, D B Jones (Chairman Match Committee), F C Palmer (captain), T Jones, T Wilkins, F C Rees (Match Committee). Front Row (L to R): T Lewis, A Lewis. Inset L to R: H Jones, G Michael, J Jones.

(Club Archive)

 


The England and Wales team that played Scotland and Ireland on 1st November 1923 in the Centenary Match at Rugby School. Swansea’s Rowe Harding and Gwilym Michael both played in the England & Wales team.

Back Row (L to R): H M Locke (E), S Morriss (W), T Roberts (W), G S Conway (E), W G Luddington (E), A Baker (W), V H Cartwright (Referee), R Harding (W), G Michael (W).

Front Row (L to R): A T Voyce (E), C A Kershaw (E), W W Wakefield (E), W J A Davies (E), F Baker (W), T Johnson (W), R A Cornish (W).

(Club Archive)


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