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Neath Rugby Football Club is a Welsh Rugby Union team which plays in the Welsh Premier Division. Their home ground is The Gnoll, Neath. They are known as the Welsh All Blacks because of the team colours: black with only a white Maltese cross as an emblem. Neath is the oldest rugby club in Wales.

Neath RFC is now known as Neath Rugby Ltd. The club owns 50% of the Ospreys professional side.

Club Honours
Welsh Club Champions: 1909/1910, 1910/1911, 1928/1929, 1933/1934, 1934/1935, 1946/1947, 1966/1967, 1986/1987, 1988/1989, 1989/1990
Welsh Premier Division: 1990/1991, 1995/1996, 2004/2005, 2005/2006, 2006/2007
Welsh Cup: 1971/1972, 1988/1989, 1989/1990, 2003/2004
Welsh Cup Finalists: 1983/1984, 1987/1988, 1992/1993, 1995/1996, 2000/2001, 2005/2006

Notable former players

  • Allan Bateman
  • Andrew Bishop
  • Billy Boston
  • Lewis Jones
  • Jonathan Davies
  • Scott Gibbs
  • Thomas Hollingdale
  • Adam Jones
  • Lyn Jones
  • Gareth Llewellyn
  • Darren Morris
  • Rowland Phillips
  • David Pickering
  • Paul Thorburn
  • Brian Williams
  • Shane Williams
  • Adrian Varney

 Neath RFC
The John Smith's Gnoll
       Gnoll Park Road
       SA11 3BU
 Tel: 01639 769660


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