Llandaff North u15 -v- Sheffield Abbeydale 25/05/14

By Alan Johns

A very entertaining game between to good teams, with “end to end ” play although we did have “the edge” and
deserved to win.

The tries by Josh came from his usual charging runs but, for once,
Callum beat him for style with his first try coming from a call to Dylan as he ran from
full-back / took the ball / and a STRAIGHT run to the line — His 2nd was a 50 yd dash down the wing.
The Pack were strong and ably led by Sean / Adam / Marley. Regarding Marley — one of their
players foolishly tried to “run through him” and found that it was like charging at a BRICK WALL !!

Llandaff North u15 -v- Sheffield Abbeydale Score :- 28 pts. to 19 pts
Scorers :- Josh (2) / Callum (2) / Conv Nathan (2) / Dylan (2)

Well played the whole squad !! ONWARD & UPWARD next season !!

The Rob Lewis Memorial Festival 04/05/14

Tom Jameson U12 manager



And so with our troubled and difficult season coming to an end as last year on the picturesque lawns of our posh neighbours it was time for more modest anniversaries. We began by playing the poor travellers Dinas Powys so rarely seen outside their sloping home on the green. We had an itch, an injustice to right. Probably our best performance, at least of a our ‘Matrix’ season was snuffed out at Dinas by odd decisions and a wonderful boot by the enormous Dinas Centre in a 7-5 defeat. We went behind today only for a gritty fight back and a determined try by Archie Baxter. With the last play of the game the same Dinas Centre ran in to score. A stab to the heart. Continue reading

Athletic achieve tourist triple – Llandaff North 2nds v Worthing

By Alan Johns

After winning their matches against the Scotts and the Dutch, Llandaff North 2nds completed a Treble by beating the English!

This was an entertaining game with end to end play. Two 50 yd runs by Sean saw him score and set-up a try for Burkie.
It was a surprise that “Demolition” Dubbs & Cruse “Missile” were not on the score sheet but they, like the whole team , gave their all!

Final Score

Llandaff North 2 36 – 34 Worthing
Scorers :- Josh (2) / Sean / Burkie / Curt / Joe / Conv. Mark (3)



LNRFC LOGOAnnual General Meeting and Election of Directors

The 2014 Annual General Meeting is to be held at the Clubhouse on Thursday 22nd May. As required by the Articles of Association, which governs the running of the business, all Directors’ posts must be re-elected each year at the AGM.

There are 5 director positions:

Director of Rugby
Director of Finance
Director of Business and Administration
Director of Corporate Affairs

Any person wishing to be considered for election must be a member of LNRSSC of 2 years standing and be nominated and seconded by two other members of at least 2 years standing. Nomination Forms are available from bar staff.

This Nomination Form must be completed, placed in a sealed envelope Marked “Nomination” and left with Lisa Toynton, Bar Manager by Friday 16th May.

As nominations are received the names the qualified nominations will be posted on the Clubhouse Noticeboard and on LNRSSC’s website.

Margaret Jones

Llandaf North U11’s Tour vs Withycombe RFC 27/04/2014

By Keith Sexton 

Llandaf North and Hailey Park must have seemed surreal with the mass exodus of the U9’s, U10’s and U11’s to Devon Cliffs, Exmouth for this year’s tour. I was surprised at the U11’s organisational skills, within minutes of arriving at the site they were golfing, swimming and exploring the local amenities, on a Sunday morning organisation at this level would be impossible.

‘Training on the beach at 12’ was the last call Friday night but after a series of mini hurricanes throughout the night a window of ‘drier’ weather was predicted at 10am (this change of time caught a few out). Training went well and the team adapted to the new rules of basically ‘everything goes’ although a number of the gazelles within the team moaned how tiring it was to run on the soft sand. It was also great Chelsea back training with the boys. Continue reading

Llandaff North 2nds -v- Old Penarthians 2nds 26/04/14

By Alan Johns


April 26th. Llandaff North 2nds -v- Old Penarthians 2nds. Score :- 31 pts to 15 pts. Scorers : Cruzy (3) / Shane / Dubbs / Conv : Todger (3)

Following their narrow defeat to these opponents at the beginning of the month our HEROES achieved ample revenge!

Whilst “Westie” Drove / cajoled / threatened the team they answered with the “fighting spirit ” that we have come to expect.

Like last week’s game our opponents had no answer to the rollicking runs of “Demolition” Dubbs with our adding our own “Cruzie Missile”


Llandaff North U15 Tournament 27/04/14

By Alan Johns 

Firstly, the thanks of the PLAYERS and COACHES to all of the parents, (especially the MUMS) who worked very hard to make a success of the day!

The WHOLE SQUAD, ably led by Adam , shared in our success in reaching the CUP FINAL only to lose by a single try in the final minutes!

On the way to reaching the Semi-final we achieved another notable success in BEATING LLANISHEN (One of our “bogey” teams ) YOU CAN BEAT THEM!

In our Pool we beat Tylerstown and Llanishen but lost to Tondu. (We had qualified for semi-final and chopped & changed the team.)

The semi-final was against a strong Monmouth team but we prevailed (A try apiece and a very rare penalty)

In the Final we again came up against Tondu who found that this Llandaff North team NEVER GIVES UP !! We lost 7 pts to 12 pts.

Scorers :- Josh (3) / Zak / Phil / Conv Nathan / Penalty Nathan