Tylorstown Rugby Football Club History
The club was founded in 1903 and gained W.R.U status in 1937, the club were founding members of the Welsh Youth Rugby Union and the Mid District Rugby Union, the club have played at Penrhys Park since 1934. the club house was opened in 1964 by the then club president Elfed Davies MP who became Lord Davies of Penrhys in 1974.
Tylorstown RFC has the unique Record of being the first club in the rhondda valleys to run a Second XV, Third XV , Womens XV and Youth XV
Club's Roll of Honour
W.R.U National League Champions Divison 3 south East 2009/2010.
W.R.U National League Champions Divison 6 1995/1996.
Mid District Rugby Union Champions 1982/1983.
Mid District Rugby Union Championship Runners up 1961/1962. 1966/1967. 1987/1988
Mid District Rugby Union Knock Out Cup Competition Runners Up 1966/1967
Rhondda & East Glamorgan Rugby Union Coleman Cup Winners 1968/1969. 1976/77. 1982/1983.
Club's Roll of Honour Individual Players
British Lions: Howard Norris, John Bevan
Barbarians R.F.C: John Bevan . Nigel Bezani
Welsh Internationals: Gordan Wells, Howard Norris, John Bevan, Morgan Stoddard, Rhys Gill
Welsh International Sevens Team: Lee Beach (Captain)
Scotish International: Norman Lang
Welsh Womens Internationals : Gemma Allen, Amy Kelland, Stacey Saunders, Amy Thompson, Hannah Zigavari
Welsh S.S. And Welsh Youth Rugby Union:Michael Allen, Lee Beach, John Bevan, Brian Edwards, Rhys Gill, Bernard Gully, Robert Hemming, Darren Jones, Craig Morris, Lee Parry, Gren Suchecki, Scott Thomas
Glamorgan County R.F.C.: 15 players of the club have represented the county since 1907
Mid District Rugby Union: 44 players of the club have represented the Mid District since 1947 With 9 Players being capped . A Thomas, P Hefford, R Evans, S Williams, N Bezani, R Addison, G Collins, St Williams , M Condon. Paul Hefford 1975/1993 having played for the M.D.R.Union more times than any othe player within the district.
Rhondda and East Glamorgan District Rugby Union: 27 players of the club have represented the district
Rhondda and East Glamorgan Youth Rugby Union: 19 players of the club have represented the Youth Union