Bargoed RFC

Bargoed Rugby Football Club is a rugby union team from the town of Bargoed in South Wales. They are members of the Welsh Rugby Union and are a feeder club for Nzewport Gwent Dragons.[1] The club holds the record for the number of points achieved in one season at Championship level and are Currently playing in the Championship after being relegated from the premiership at the end of the 2018 - 2019 season.

Bargoed RFC
Full nameBargoed Rugby Football Club
Nickname(s)The Bulls, The Blues
Founded1882
LocationBargoed, Wales
Ground(s)Bargoed Park (Capacity 1500 seated, 2500 standing)
ChairmanNeil Carter
Coach(es)1st XV : Aled James (Head Coach), Mike Pugsley (Assistant Coach), Brett Wakefield ( Team Manager) 2nd XV : Gary Williams, Matthew Hutcheon, Gareth McCarthy, Brian Jeremiah
Captain(s)Louis Blacker
2019 - 202nd Welsh Championship
Team kit
Official website
www.bargoedrfc.co.uk

In 2005 Bargoed RFC received the recognition of being awarded Rugby World Magazine UK team of the year after winning 55 games in a row. This form helped them climb the leagues and they were crowned Championship Champions. In December 2015 the WRU granted Bargoed an A Licence meaning a top four finish would secure Premiership rugby for the first time which was achieved in 2016–17.

The 2016-17 season was the club's first in the Premiership.

The club has 16 Teams within the club, including teams from the Mini and Junior Section, a Youth Side, 2nd Team and 1st Team. The club has produced many talented players who came up through the club development system. Some of these key players are : Anthony Lott, Steffan Jones, Jonathan Evans, Dafydd Carter (Age Grade International), Grant Rogers (Age Grade International), Alex Herbert (Age Grade International) as of many more.

Notable past playersEdit

See also Category:Bargoed RFC players

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ BBC News (8 July 2004). "Wales' regional rugby map". BBC. Retrieved 18 May 2008.