Claypole and Griffiths on the WHITES’ wings

 

  • Wingers Andrew Claypole and Ryan Griffiths commit to Swansea RFC for another season
  • Griffiths completes a successful first season as an All White, whilst Claypole reaches his 100th cap
  • Hugh Gustafson, “It’s a pleasure to re-sign both wingers. It’s great to have Claypole with his vast Premiership experience on board, whilst Ryan has certainly shown his pace, power and abilities on the pitch”

Continuing with our series of re-signings announcements, Swansea RFC are pleased to announce that Andrew Claypole and Ryan Griffiths have committed as All Whites for another season.

A fellow Swansea RFC 100 cap player as of the end of last season, the club are pleased to say that Andrew Claypole has re-signed for his 8th season in the jersey and will continue adding to his impressive run of appearances for his local Premiership side. The ever-reliable winger with 41 tries in the Whites jersey, Claypole has become a firm favourite with our supporters who we are sure will be pleased to see that he will again feature in next season’s squad.

Ryan Griffiths completed a successful first season as an All White with 23 appearances and four tries, and has re-signed for the coming season to continue showing his pace and flair on the wing. Under the guidance of backs coach Nicky Roberts, who had previously coached Griffiths at Bridgend Ravens, Ryan has been able to continue adding to his array of rugby skills and firmly make his mark on the pitch during fixtures.

Head coach, Hugh Gustafson said, “It’s a pleasure to re-sign both wingers. Claypole received his 100th cap last season and is now committed for another year, and it’s great to have his experience on board within the squad. Ryan showed his pace and power last season, with his performances a try scoring efforts. Looking forward to seeing how Ryan uses the new season to continue his skills.”

TEAM P W D L PF PA PTS
Merthyr 30 23 0 7 885 593 117
Cardiff 30 22 1 7 991 660 111
Pontypridd 30 22 0 8 1015 580 110
Llandovery 30 21 1 8 856 551 104
Ebbw Vale 30 20 1 9 762 594 95
Aberavon 30 18 2 10 698 603 90
Newport 30 17 2 11 759 700 88
Rygbi Gogledd Cymru 1404 30 14 1 15 852 650 85
Swansea 30 16 0 14 674 594 81
Carmarthen Quins 30 13 1 16 637 584 71
Bridgend Ravens 30 12 0 18 689 714 66
Llanelli 30 12 1 17 679 723 63
Bedwas 30 12 1 17 681 830 62
Cross Keys 30 5 1 24 586 1093 36
Bargoed 30 6 0 24 576 1003 35
Neath 30 1 0 29 406 1274 3