Gilfach Goch Rugby Football Club is a rugby union team from the village of Gilfach Goch, South Wales. Gilfach Goch RFC was established in 1889, has been a member of the Welsh Rugby Union since 1956 and is a feeder club for the Cardiff Blues.[2]

Gilfach Goch RFC
Full nameGilfach Goch Rugby Football Club
Nickname(s)Gowch, Gulch, Gil
Founded1889; 134 years ago (1889)
LocationGilfach Goch, Wales
Ground(s)Welfare Park, Gilfach Goch
ChairmanIan Welsh
PresidentHoward Mainwaring
Director of RugbyNeil Elliott
Coach(es)Iestyn Williams
Captain(s)Nathan Walters
League(s)WRU Division One East
Team kit
Official website

The clubhouse, in High Street Gilfach Goch, has been the club's base for the past 40 years. Gilfach Goch RFC is a community club, and has over 170 players currently involved in teams run by the club. These roots are continually developing, especially with the development of the Junior section of the club. The club currently runs the following teams :- 1st XV, 2nd XV, Youth XV and many mini rugby teams from Under 8's up to Youth age.

Club honours Edit

Notable former players Edit

The following players have represented Gilfach Goch and been capped at international level.

References Edit

  1. ^ "WRU Official Site". Archived from the original on 8 December 2015. Retrieved 28 May 2012.
  2. ^ BBC News (8 July 2004). "Wales' regional rugby map". BBC. Retrieved 22 August 2008.