St Helen’s ArchivePreserving the past for the future

Caps

The collection of caps in the St Helen’s Archive is brought together here and is representative of schools, club and honours gained by cricket and rugby players both famous and lesser known,  all connected to Swansea and St Helen’s.  This collection holds caps from Swansea Schools to British Isles, British & Irish Lions and many teams in between. Each cap and player has a unique story to tell.

The origin of the rugby cap

Click on the link below to find out more about the origins of caps in sports teams:

CP001

Cap, Swansea RFC, Tom Clark - 1880

CP002

Cap, Anglo-Australia Rugby Football Team, Sid Bevan - 1904

CP003

Cap, Swansea, George Hayward - 1906-07

CP004

Cap, Wales, George Hayward - 1908

CP005

Cap, Wales, Trial, George Hayward - 1908

CP006

Cap, Wales, Tom Jackson - 1895

CP007

Cap, Wales, W H Howell - 1888

CP008

Cap, Wales, Dr. Teddy Morgan - 1901

CP009

Cap, Wales Trial, Fred Scrine - 1900

CP010

Cap, Wales, Joe Jones - 1924

CP011

Cap, Swansea Schools Rugby League, Charles (Harris) Dowrick - 1922

CP012

Cap, Wales, Dan Rees - 1900

CP013

Cap, Swansea Schools Rugby League, Richie Bevan - 1936

CP014

Cap, Swansea Schools Cricket Association, Leighton R D Bevan - Circa 1960s

CP015

Cap, Swansea Schools Rugby League, R Lewis - 1930

CP016

Cap, Swansea RFC, Trevor Davies - 1912-13

CP017

Cap, Swansea RFC - 1923-24

CP018

Cap, Swansea RFC - 1919-20

CP019

Cap, Swansea RFC, Will Joseph - 1899

CP020

Cap, Swansea RFC, Ivor Morgan - 1909-10

CP021

Cap, Swansea RFC, Ivor Morgan - 1908-09

CP022

Cap, Wales, Trial - 1911

CP023

Cap, Cambridge Univ. RFC, Rowe Harding - 1924-27

CP024

Cap, Wales, Trial, Fred Scrine - 1898

CP025

Cap, Glamorgan County RFC - Circa 1895-1900

CP026

Cap, Glamorgan County RFC, Fred Scrine - 1901-02

CP027

Cap, Swansea RFC - 1929-30

CP028

Cap, Wales, Will Joseph - 1902

CP029

Cap, Wales - 1930

CP030

Cap, Crawshays, Dai Richards - 1975-76

CP031

Cap, British & Irish Lions, Dai Richards - 1980

CP032

Cap, Welsh Secondary Schools, Dai Richards - 1972

CP033

Cap, Wales, Dai Richards - 1980

CP034

Cap, Swansea RFC, "100 Cap", Dai Richards - 2018

CP035

Cap, Swansea RFC, Davey Thomas - 1897-98

CP036

Cap, Wales, Geoff Wheel - 1974

CP037

Cap, Swansea RFC, "100 Cap", Geoff Wheel - 2018

CP038

Cap, Wales, Dai Samuel - 1891

CP039

Cap, Glamorgan County RFC, Dai Samuel - 1892-93

CP040

Cap, Swansea RFC, Dai Samuel - 1889-90

CP041

Cap, Swansea RFC, Tom Henry - 1904-05 "Invincibles"

CP042

Cap, Swansea Schools Rugby League, Steven Cox - 1935-36

CP043

Cap, Swansea RFC, Dai Harries (Harris) - 1897-98