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3. New Players


Come and play for us

London Welsh Rugby Football Club launched a 5 year plan at the beginning of the 17/18 season with a plan to return our world famous club back to the national leagues. Following consecutive promotions and having the best defensive record in the entire English pyramid, we have consecutive promotion number 3 as our firm priority.

We would love YOU to join us and to be part of this great club. We offer a professional environment, clear development pathway and a coaching team that is little changed in composition and quality from our professional days of the recent past. We also boast a playing squad packed with experience and talent- including internationals from u16 level all the way through to u21 and full international level.

As a playing member of London Welsh you can expect to enjoy a supportive environment to enjoy your sport. London Welsh is a World famous club renowned for its history and the quality of teams that it has produced over a star studded 135 year history!

We have the facilities, coaching staff and ethos of a Premiership/Championship club and look to provide our players with a unique experience of professional surroundings within the amateur leagues. London Welsh is currently following an ambitious 5 year plan to return to the National Leagues under the RFU pyramid, with a squad packed with talent and led by Cai Griffiths (Ospreys, London Irish and of course London Welsh), Will Taylor (Ospreys, Wasps) and Steven Shingler (Scarlets, Cardiff Blues and Ealing Trailfinders).

However, above all else London Welsh RFC is a family and a community. We are a very close club and we look after our members. Our family make life long friends and networks and we believe in a rugby club being much more than just what happens on the field! Join our family, join the journey.

We have a huge and passionate supporter base and average crowds of approxmimatley 800 at our home games- with some games attracting well over 1000.

The club play hard off the field also and the squad is extremely close - join our family and see for yourself!

Come and play touch rugby on tuesday from 7:30 pm at Old Deer Park Richmond- London Welsh RFC.

Men's preseason starts on TUESDAY 18 JULY at Old Deer Park, London Welsh RFC, TW9 2AZ with the Senior Men’s coaching team. The preseason agenda is set out in the news section of the website. All enquiries please contact us as set out below.

You can also contact Head of Men’s Rugby Jonathan Shankland directly on: jonathan.shankland@londonwelshrfc.co.uk directly

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