Users' questions

What happened London Welsh?

What happened London Welsh?

The club went into liquidation in December 2016 under disgraced Chairman Bleddyn Phillips, and was given a temporary licence to complete two fixtures in the Championship. On 24 January 2017 it was announced that London Welsh had been removed from the RFU Championship and their results expunged.

What league is London Welsh?

Middlesex Merit League Premier
London Welsh Rugby FOOTBALL CLUB The Druids (2nd XV) – A fully committed training side playing at the top of the Middlesex Merit League Premier.

Is rugby popular in London?

Rugby union is one of the most popular sports, in terms of both participants and spectators in London. Four of the twelve clubs currently in the Gallagher Premiership have London origins. …

Where are London Irish based?

Sunbury-on-Thames, United Kingdom
London Irish/Locations

Where does London Welsh rugby union club play?

London Welsh Rugby Football Club (Welsh: Clwb Rygbi Cymry Llundain) was a rugby union club formed in 1885. Based in Old Deer Park, Richmond-upon-Thames, London Welsh RFC played in the English Premiership in the 2012–13 and 2014–15 seasons, after gaining promotion from the RFU Championship in the 2012 and 2014 play-off final.

When was London Welsh Rugby Club 125th anniversary?

The 2010–11 season was the club’s 125th anniversary and to kick off the celebrations they held a military tattoo on the evening of Wednesday 25 August at Old Deer Park with the Band and Corps of Drums of the Welsh Guards, plus the London Welsh Rugby Club Choir.

Who are some famous Welsh rugby players from London?

Most recall the period between 1966 and 1973 as the golden years of London Welsh Rugby Club, with greats like John Dawes, JPR Williams, John Taylor, Gerald Davies, Mike Roberts, Mervyn Davies, Mike Roberts and Geoff Evans. Former London Welsh player Carwyn James took seven players as part of his 1971 Lions tour which beat the All Blacks.

What does London Welsh Rugby Club Choir do?

The London Welsh Rugby Club Choir create a unique, rousing atmosphere in the Clubhouse before and after games.