Clubhouse: The Malthouse,
Steward: Jordan Curran
Telephone: 01874 711975
WELCOME TO GWERNYFED RFC
Gwernyfed Rugby Football Club was founded in 1965 through the dedication and tireless
work of two local Gwernyfed High School teachers, namely, David Knapp and Bernard
Altmeyer. For many years the Club, as members of the Neath & District Junior Rugby
Union, used the School's rugby pitches to play all its home fixtures and, under the
good auspices of the New Inn Talgarth, provided excellent post-
In its early years, the Club regularly fielded three senior teams and a youth team and, as a result, numerous players ere selected for District and County honours. None more so than local farmer, Vin Stephens, who, having played over fifty times for the County and also realising the Club's limited playing facilities, kindly allowed the use of a field in Talgarth which quickly became the recognised 1st XV venue.
Several milestones in Gwernyfed R.F.C.'s short history took place in the next decade;
the most memorable being the introduction of a very successful
An equally significant event, however, occurred in September 1990 when, after years of fundraising, Club members managed to accumulate enough revenue to purchase the Old Malthouse on Trefecca Road and officially open it as their Clubhouse.
The Club continued to flourish and in 1996 was accepted as a full member of the Welsh Rugby Union playing its 1st XV fixtures in the Welsh National 7th Division with a 2nd XV team competing in the Pontypool & District Union League.
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