Fleur De Lys RFC

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Fleur De Lys RFC
Full name Fleur De Lys Rugby Football Club
Nickname(s) Flower
Founded 1966
Location Fleur De Lys, Wales
Ground(s) Trelyn Park
Chairman Chris Price
Coach(es) Gareth Johnston
Matthew J Watkins
League(s) WRU Division One East
2014-15 9th [1] WRU Division Two East
Team kit
Official website

Fleur De Lys RFC is a Welsh rugby union club based in south-east Wales and are a feeder club for Newport Gwent Dragons.[2] The 1st XV Team currently play in the newly revamped Division One East for the 2014/2015 season.


Fleur De Lys RFC reformed into their current guise in 1966. In 1992 they obtained full membership of the Welsh Rugby Union.[3]

The club since 1992 has had some notable success, with the senior team gaining successive promotions in 2002, 2003 and 2004. They attainted their highest league position in the 2006/07 season finishing 5th in Division One East. They beat some high-profile teams along the way including Pontypool. They were relegated the following season after finishing 11th, and again in the following season from Division 2 East.

'Flower' as they are known in rugby circles, bounced back to winning ways in the 2009/10 season and were prmoted to Division Two East finishing as Champions of Division 3 East.

After three seasons in Division 2 East, the club were moved into the newly restructured Division One East for the forthcoming 2014/15 season.

Club Captain for the season is Adam Johnston who takes over following the retirement of Mark Davies.

The club also runs a Youth XV which competes in the Dragons C league.

Sporting honours[edit]


  1. ^ WRU Official Site
  2. ^ BBC News (2004-07-08). "Wales' regional rugby map". BBC. Retrieved 2008-05-18. 
  3. ^ Sourced 12 August 2007