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Dai Jenkins Collection
The Dai Jenkins collection includes items ranging from his personal life, through Domestic and International Rugby League games. Kit includes a schoolboy international cap and Welsh international cap. Shirts include those from Wales, England, France, Leeds and Streatham & Mitcham club. Several medals awarded to Dai including the Welsh schools Rugby League winners’ medal 1927-1928.

Photographs from domestic and international matches plus ones from his private life. Letters received from family and friends whilst in England and when touring and those informing Dai of his inclusion in internationals.

Items from the Indomitables Rugby League tour of Australia and New Zealand in 1946 including a signed rugby ball and boomerang, shirt and cap, Dai Jenkins’ large travel trunk, pennants from HMS Indomitable, photographs, programmes, newspaper cutting, fixtures and social invitations received.

Rugby League programmes, photographs, newspaper cuttings and fixture cards of both domestic and international matches and 2 X-Rays of Dai Jenkins' broken collar bone.
  • RFL/AV/1/5/1

    Personal Records Series

    c1914-1947
    Personal records collected by Rugby League player Dai Jenkins during his career. The series includes: personal letters, photographs, x-rays of his broken shoulder etc.
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  • RFL/AV/1/5/2

    Domestic Game Series

    1927-1957
    Items collected by Rugby League player Dai Jenkins relating to his time playing Domestic Rugby League. The series of records include: shirts and other kit, photographs, medals awarded, programmes, newspaper cuttings and letters etc.
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  • RFL/AV/1/5/3

    International Game Series

    1928-1947
    Items collected by Rugby League player Dai Jenkins relating to his time playing International Rugby League. The series of records include: kit, photographs, programmes, letters, newspaper cuttings etc from the Indomitables Tour of Australia and New Zealand in 1946. Photos, kit, letters, newspaper cuttings and programmes from the rest of his International career.
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