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

Inset L to R: H Jones, G Michael, J Jones.
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 (Sec.),D Parker, A Parker, J Rees.
3rd Row L to R: T Harry, J E Watkins, D B Jones (Chairman Match Committee), F C Palmer, T Jones, T Wilkins, F C Rees (Match Committee).
Front Row L to R: T Lewis, A Lewis.

(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
Swansea 1 1 0 0 33 5 5
Newport 1 1 0 0 29 23 5
Aberavon 1 1 0 0 27 26 4
Cardiff 1 1 0 0 24 23 4
Rygbi Gogledd Cymru 1404 1 1 0 0 23 17 4
Bridgend Ravens 1 0 0 1 26 27 1
Pontypridd 1 0 0 1 23 24 1
Ebbw Vale 1 0 0 1 23 29 1
Merthyr 1 0 0 1 17 23 1
Llanelli 1 0 0 1 5 33 0
Carmarthen Quins 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Llandovery 0 0 0 0 0 0 0