Nelson RFC

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Nelson RFC
Full name Nelson Rugby Football Club
Nickname(s) The Unicorns
Founded 1934; 83 years ago (1934)
Location Nelson, Wales
Ground(s) The Parc (Capacity: 300)
Coach(es) Matthew back, Jon coombs, Andrew coombs. Huw Jones (Gazza)
League(s) WRU Division one east
2012-13 2nd in div 2 east
Team kit
Official website

Nelson Rugby Football Club is a Welsh rugby union club team based in Nelson, Caerphilly. Today, Nelson RFC plays in the Welsh Rugby Union, Division one East League after three promotions on the bounce under influential coach and is a feeder club for the Newport Gwent Dragons.[1]

Their club badge is a white unicorn on black. Their motto, "Profi Yn Iawn" means 'prove your worth'.[2]

The current club captain is Joel Knott.

Nelson RFC also have a thriving mini and junior section, with age groups ranging from U'7's all the way through to U'16's.

They are also one of the only Rugby Clubs in South Wales who provide rugby for U'13's, U'16's, U'18's and senior women.


  1. ^ BBC News (2004-07-08). "Wales' regional rugby map". BBC. Retrieved 2008-05-27. 
  2. ^ Clubhouse website