Rugby League Comes Back to Merthyr

Rugby league returns to Merthyr Tydfil this Thursday (24th April) with the official launch of the Tydfil Wildcats junior rugby league team. After discussions between local volunteers and Wales Rugby League, it has been announced that the Wildcats will run teams at U13 and U15 age groups.

Merthyr Tydfil was the first place in Wales to ever stage a rugby league match when on September 7th 1907, the new Merthyr side hosted Oldham losing 25-6. Merthyr