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 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