1921-22 Season

Club Captain : Dick Huxtable

Playing Record : P47, W27, D9, L11, Pts for 437, Pts against 205.

Leading Try Scorer : Rowe Harding and Islwyn Evans 15

Leading Points Scorer : Joe Rees 63

Capped v England : Joe Rees, Islwyn Evans (d), Frank Palmer (d), Billy Bowen, Tom Parker (c)

Capped v Scotland : Islwyn Evans, Frank Palmer, Billy Bowen, Tom Parker (c)

Capped v Ireland : Islwyn Evans, Frank Palmer, Billy Bowen, Tom Parker (c)

Capped v France : Islwyn Evans, Billy Bowen, Tom Parker

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


Swansea RFC 1st XV 1921-22 Season

Back Row (L to R): A Davies, W Tanner, P Evans, J H John, T Parker. 2nd Row (L to R): J Bancroft, W Griffiths (Hon. Secretary), D D Evans, W Lewis, L Jones, J John, G Michael, R Dowdle (Trainer), F Rees. 3rd Row (L to R): D Hopkins, J E Evans, Bruce Barter, R Huxtable (captain), I Evans, Rowe Harding, F C Palmer. Front Row (L to R): Joe Rees, Trevor Davies, T Williams, R Smitham.

(Club Archive)


Swansea RFC side that drew with Stade Francais at the Parc des Princes on 28 February 1922.

Back Row (L to R): L Jones, F C Palmer, E Williams, P Evans, J H John, A Davies.
2nd Row (L to R): R Smitham, R Huxtable (captain), J John, J E Evans, W Tanner.
Front Row (L to R): Fred Rees, I Evans, T Williams, S Michael.

Also in view are Jack Bancroft (Touch Judge) far left in blazer, W Griffiths (Com) to his right in coat and scarf holding gloves, F E Perkins (Hon Sec) far right with moustache, coat and cap, holding blazer, Bob Dowdle (Trainer) bareheaded, at back between E Williams and P Evans. 

 (Courtesy of Rol Photographic Acency, France)


 

 

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