Reminder that there is a meeting tonight at Llandarcy at 6:30,

Natwest is offering the opportunity to win £500 towards a DIY project in the club by engaging your volunteers or the local community to carry out a task like painting the dressing rooms. 

For the opportunity to win this cash for your club download the attached flyer and follow the instructions.

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Aberavon need to be at the 365 Gym in Darcy Park for a session between 5pm and 6pm.

Neath need to be on the 3G for 5pm and then will have a Psychology Workshop in the indoor arena at 6pm.

Swansea Valley need to be at the indoor arena (Psychology Workshop) for a 5pm start followed by a 6pm session on the 3G.

Just a reminder to all teams that have entered the Afan Nedd u11 festival at Briton Ferry this Sunday 6/4/14. Registration is 9 to 9.30, followed by draw and coaches meeting and first games at 10am.

This week Thursday 27th March, Swansea Valley under 15′s will train at Maesydderwen Comprehensive School at 4pm.

Then on Friday 28th March, the following squad need to meet at Ystradgynlais RFC at 5.45pm for a 7pm kick off against Newport:

Forwards: Nathan Truscott, Rob John, Charlie Milne, Callum Gallagher, Ben Parker, Ben Williams, Jacob Tate, Dylan Williams, Phil Withers, Zak Beynon (capt), Owen Morgan, Harry Davies, Brandon Jones, Dafydd Thomas and Kingsley Morgan.

Backs: Kane Griffiths, Iwan Temblett, Liam Byrne, Scott Simons, Nathan Williams, Liam Jones, Alex McNamara, Jonathan James and Sonny Dolan.

Any problems contact Team Manager Adrian Lock on 07974156583.

The course will be delivered by Gareth Walton over two evenings as part of the WRU Coach Development Programme.

The course will take place at Swansea University and further details are available at


The development programme for next seasons Ospreys under 16′s will be starting on Monday 24th March at Llandarcy Academy of Sport. It will be a 5 week introductory programme providing players with Sports Science  Workshops  on:(Nutrition/Psychology/Strength and Movement/Medical/Lifestyle) and also practical rugby skills. Players will need to wear appropriate clothing to take part in a practical rugby session and to sit through a classroom session (ensure that you bring a drink).

This Monday 24th March:

 Aberavon players need to arrive at 4.45pm for a 5pm start; your session will be finished around 6.30pm. 

Neath players need to arrive at 5.15pm for a 5.30pm start; your session will be finished around 7pm.

Swansea Valley players need to arrive at 5.15pm for a 5.30pm start; your session will be finished around 7pm. 

You will be given information on Monday about further sessions taking place on Monday 31st March, 7th/14th/28th April.

If you are unable to attend any of the sessions for any reason please inform your respective coach at your District Team.

Just a heads up that there are two matches on tonight, so parking is likely to be extremely difficult, thanks


The next Afan Nedd meeting will be held on Monday 10th of March at Llandarcy Academy of sport at 6.30pm. The U13/14 final info will be given at this meeting also it is the last chance to enter your mini teams in the Afan Nedd festivals to be held in April and May. No more teams will be entered after this date and also all entry fees need to be paid for the festivals on this night.
Can all last years U13/14 and festival cup shield and bowl winners also please return them in the above meeting.

Note: Change of Venue from Newbridge to Crumlin RFC

The following squad has been selected to represent Swansea Valley in their Dewar Shield fixture against Islwyn on Friday 14th March at Crumlin RFC:

Forwards: Nathan Truscott, Robert John, Charlie Milne, Ben Parker, Callum Gallagher, Ben Williams, Jacob Tate, Dylan Williams,  Zak Beynon (capt), Owen Morgan, Phil Withers, Brandon Jones and Daffydd Thomas.

Backs: Kain Griffiths, Iwan Temblett, Liam Byrne, Taylor Phillips, Scott Simons, Nathan Williams, Jonathan James, Luke Evans, Sonny Dolan and Alex McNamara.

The bus leaves Pontardawe Tesco at 3.30pm, Ystalafera School Gates at 3.40pm and Glanrhyd Post Office at 3.45pm on its journey to Crumlin RFC for a 6pm kick off.

Players would be wise to eat a good lunch in school and carry an after school snack (plus drink) in order to ensure that they play on a full tank of energy.

Any issues please contact Team Manager Adrian Lock on 07974156583

Officials Contact Details

 Chairman: Andrew James
 Tel: 01639 645075
 Mob: 07926 613917

 Registration Sec: Colin Short
 Tel: 07815 720717

 District Sec: Chris Edwards
 01639 710132 / 07971 366377

 NPT/ WRU Development Officer
 Andrew Thomas 07814 781 015

 Ospreys/ WRU Development Officer

 Dai Arthur 07740 612 791

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