Tondu RFC

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Tondu RFC
Full name Tondu Rugby Football Club
Nickname(s) The Waterwheelers
Founded 1880
Location Aberkenfig, Wales
Ground(s) Pandy Park
President Mr Ken James
Coach(es) Gerald Williams, Gareth Brown, Jon Purnell
League(s) WRU Division One West
2011-12 9th[1]
Team kit
Official website
www.cobwebs.uk.net/tondurfc/page1.html

Tondu Rugby Football Club is a rugby union team from the village of Aberkenfig, South Wales. They presently play in the Welsh Rugby Union Division Two West League and is a feeder club for the Ospreys.[2]

During the early 1990s Tondu RFC dominated the Glamorgan County Silver Ball competition, winning the trophy in 1991, 1992 and 1993. Tondu are the joint leading winners of the competition having now won it on four occasions.

Club badge[edit]

The club badge consists of a shield housing three Celtic crosses and a waterwheel symbolising the water mill that once stood on the River Ogmore.[3]

Club honours[edit]

  • Glamorgan County Silver Ball Trophy - 1986-87 Winners
  • Glamorgan County Silver Ball Trophy - 1990-91 Winners
  • Glamorgan County Silver Ball Trophy - 1991-92 Winners
  • Glamorgan County Silver Ball Trophy - 1993-94 Winners

Notable former players[edit]

see also Category:Tondu RFC players

The following are former Tondu players who have been capped at international level.

  • Lee Byrne

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ WRU Official Site
  2. ^ BBC News (2004-07-08). "Wales' regional rugby map". BBC. Retrieved 2008-05-30. 
  3. ^ Clubhouse website