Tredegar Ironsides RFC

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Tredegar Ironsides RFC
Full name Tredegar Ironsides Rugby Football Club
Nickname(s) Irons
Founded 1946
Location Tredegar, Wales
Ground(s) The Rec
Chairman Derek Burke
President A.J. Reeves
Coach(es) Steve Evans,Craig Monaghan,Mark Williams
League(s) WRU Division Three East
2011-2012 12th[1]
Team kit
Official website
www.tredegar-ironsides.ik.com

Tredegar Ironsides Rugby Football Club is a rugby union, from Tredegar in South Wales. The club is a member of the Welsh Rugby Union and is a feeder club for the Newport Gwent Dragons.[2]

The Ironsides were formed in 1946 from returning World War II servicemen, after meeting in a local public house, the Talbot Hotel. Their first game was against a club from Rhymney, which Tredegar won.

Notable former players

External links

  • Tredegar Ironsides RFC official site

References

  1. ^ WRU Official website
  2. ^ BBC News (2004-07-08). "Wales' regional rugby map". BBC. Retrieved 2008-06-01.


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