Llangennech RFC

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Llangennech RFC
Full name Llangennech Rugby Football Club
Nickname(s) Llan
Founded 1885
Location Llangennech, Wales
Ground(s) Park Rugby Ground
President Richard Phillips
Coach(es) Gareth Davies
League(s) WRU Division One West
2013-14 7th[1]
Team kit
Official website
www.llangennechrfc.com

Llangennech Rugby Football Club are a Welsh rugby union club based in Llangennech in Carmarthenshire, Wales. Llangennech RFC is a member of the Welsh Rugby Union.

Llangennech Rugby Football Club was established in 1885, when enthusiasm for the game had spread across local villages after Llanelli won the South Wales trophy.

Since then Llan has had a side that has played in every rugby season since 1885, with only the two World wars breaking the run.

There are currently two senior teams, the First XV play in the WRU Division One West and the Development XV play in the Carmarthenshire Tyre Services Championship. There are over 100 registered junior players, 30+ youth and 60+ senior players. Along with vice-presidents, patrons, members, officers and committee, the club membership is close to 400.[2]

Club honours[edit]

  • 1994-95 Welsh League Division 8A West - Champions

Current First XV squad[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national union as has been defined under WR eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-WR nationality.

Player Position Union
Dan Jacobs Prop
Sean Roberts-McDonnell Prop
Liam Tobias Prop
Criag Thomas Prop
Chris Francis Hooker
Alex Jones Hooker
Rhodri Owens Hooker
James Cartwright Lock
Rhodri Davies Lock
Phil White Lock
Geraint Fry Lock
Josh Skelding Back row
Daniel Griffiths(C) Back row
Jonathan Griffiths Outside-half
Simon Lewis Back row
Chris Strick Back row
Tom Badger Back row
Tom Phillips Back row
Johnny Roberts Back row
Gareth George Scrum-half
Gareth Davies Scrum-half
Steve Hewitt Fly-half
Richard Davies Fly-half
Ceri Roberts Fly-half
Rhys Davies Centre
Jamie Herbert Centre
Jordan Dunne Centre
Richard Thomas Centre
Liam Hutchings Wing
Tom Barnes Wing
Rhodri Phillips Wing
Rhys Davies Wing
Ricky Jones Fullback
Chris Moore Fullback
Joseph Hutchings Fullback

Management[edit]

Name Position
Gareth Davies Forwards Coach
Mark Jones Backs Coach
Alan Webb Team Manager
Sian George Physiotherapist
Eifion Howells Touch Judge

Notable past players[edit]

See also Category:Llangennech RFC players

There are a number of players who have both represented Llangennech RFC and have also been capped at international level.

References[edit]

  1. ^ WRU official site
  2. ^ "Wales' regional rugby map". BBC Sport. 8 July 2004. Retrieved 26 January 2015.