Mountain Ash RFC Welcomes All Players

Mountain Ash 1st XV plays in Division 1 East Central, the 2nd XV play in the newly formed 13 team Rhondda and East Glamorgan Championship, and Mountain Ash Youth play in the top division of the Blues Youth League.

All players are welcome to training at Mountain Ash RFC, "the Old Firm".

Training for the 1st, 2nd and Youth XVs is every Tuesday and Thursday, starting at 6:45pm at Duffryn Pennar Park.

Training for the Youth XV is every Tuesday and Thursday, 6:15pm start at the Rec in Woodland Street.

Mountain Ash RFC also runs teams from Under 7s up to and including Under 15s. Training days for each age group is as follows:

Under 7’s & 8’s- Thursday 5:00-6:00pm on the Mountain Ash 3G pitch

Under 9’s- Thursday 5:30- 6:30pm on Caedrawnant rugby pitch

Under 10’s- Friday 6:00-7:00pm on the Rec in Woodland Street

Under 11’s- Wednesday 6:00-7:00pm on Caedrawnant rugby pitch

Under 12’s- Tuesday & Thursday 5:30pm- 6:30pm on Caedrawnant rugby pitch

Under 13’s- Wednesday 6:00-7:30pm on Caedrawnant rugby pitch

U14’s- Wednesday 6:15- 7:30pm on the Rec in Woodland Street

U15’s Thursday 6:00- 7:00pm on Caedrawnant rugby pitch

If anyone wants further details, please E-Mail and someone involved in running the Mini and Junior Section will get back to you.


The club has a long and proud history and is in its 143rd season. Thirteen players have represented Wales from the club, seven of them while playing for Mountain Ash. One player went on to play for the British Lions, three for Wales "A" / "B", five Mountain Ash RFC Youth players played for Wales from the club, and recently, three young players have represented Wales Under 20s. Numerous players have played representative rugby below International level. Mountain Ash RFC is a good breeding ground for any young player and welcomes all players and their families to come along and join in.