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Item

PH256

Object ID

PH256

Type

Photograph

Rights Holder

CIC

Provenance

David Dow

Season

1910-1911

Description

Photograph on postcard, B&W, Swansea RFC 1st XV 1910-11 season. Postcard. Dimensions: w5 1/2" x h3 1/2" (w14cm x h8.7cm).

Info

Swansea RFC 1st XV 1910-11 Season
Played: 41, Won: 31, Drawn: 4, Lost: 6, Canc.: 1.
This postcard shows the Swansea RFC 1st XV of 1910-11. The captain Billy Trew, was in his fifth season at the helm, but as can be seen, he was injured (leg) when this photograph was taken, as was Jack Bancroft (shoulder).
Back Row(L to R): Will Parker (Linesman), D J Thomas, Rev. J Alban Davies, Harry Moulton, Ivor Morgan, George Hayward, F E Perkins (Hon. Secretary), Tom Morgan, Dai “Port Tennant” Davies, Tommy Nicholas, Evan Davies, Aubrey Smith, Bob Dowdle (Trainer).
2nd Row(L to R): Bryn Lewis, Jack Bancroft, Howel Lewis, Billy Trew (captain), Phil Hopkins, Haydn Evans
front Row(L to R): William Goff, Dick Jones, Harry Roe, Dickie Owen, Tom Williams.

Keywords

1910-1911, 1910-11, billy trew, w j trew, swansea 1st XV,

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