Morriston RFC

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Morriston RFC
Full name Morriston Rugby Football Club
Nickname(s) Monkeys
Founded 1876
Location Morriston, Wales
Ground(s) Maes Collen
Chairman Vince Matthews
Coach(es) Lee Schumack, Mark McLaughlin
League(s) WRU Division 2 West Central
2015-16 2nd (Promoted)[1]
Team kit

Morriston Rugby Football Club is a rugby union team from the village of Morriston, Swansea in West Wales. The club is a member of the Welsh Rugby Union and is a feeder club for the Ospreys.[2]

The club was founded in 1876 and has produced a number of established Welsh internationals, such as Paul Moriarty, Richard Moriarty, Ross Moriarty, Jake Morris, Richard Huxtable, Ceri Adams, Dai Serpa, Tony Clements and Italian international Luigi Segadelli. They were the first Club to win the Swalec bowl in 2009.

Club badge[edit]

The club badge is a shield split into three sections. Each third holds a symbol representing the club and the community, which are St John's Church, Castle Craig and the Prince of Wales's feathers.

Club honours[edit]

Winners - 2008

Winners 2008/09

Runners-Up 2014/15

Runners-Up 2015/16

Runners-Up 2014-15, 2015–16

Semi Finalist 2014-15

Notable former players[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ WRU official site
  2. ^ BBC News (2004-07-08). "Wales' regional rugby map". BBC. Retrieved 2008-06-16.