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
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 20 12 2 6 501 461 61
Carmarthen Quins 22 10 0 12 456 420 53
Swansea 20 10 0 10 467 416 51
Rygbi Gogledd Cymru 1404 18 9 0 9 468 385 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