1921-22 Season

THE STORY OF SWANSEA RFC

IN THE 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: A Davies, W Tanner, P Evans, J H John, T Parker.
2nd row: J Bancroft, W Griffiths (Sec.), D D Evans, W Lewis, L Jones, J John, S Michael, R Dowdle, F Rees.
3rd row: D Hopkins, J E Evans, Bruce Barker, R Huxtable(Captain), I Evans, Rowe Harding, F C Palmer.
Front row: 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)


 

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