Clwb Rygbi - Castell Newydd Emlyn
Welcome to the website of Newcastle Emlyn Rugby Football Club. Formed in 1977 the club situated in the picturesque Teify Valley has continued to grow over the years.
At present the 1XV play in the WRU National League Division Three West. The 2XV are affiliated to the Llanelli & District League and play in the Carmarthen Tyres AWS Division 1, they are the present holders of the Llanelli & District Cup. The Youth XV play in the Scarlets Premier Division and are the reigning League Champions and holders of the West Carmarthenshire Youth Cup.
The club also runs a very active mini and junior section. Teams are run at all ages from seven to 16 and all sides have at least two WRU qualified coaches running them. The minis and juniors meet and train on Thursday nights from 5-30 to 6-30 p.m. and extend a warm welcome to any child who wishes to learn how to play rugby.
In November 2011, the new clubhouse was officially opened by the Welsh Rugby Union President, Mr. Dennis Gethin, M.A.,LL.M. (CANTAB). The clubhouse is located on the playing fields next to the changing rooms on the outskirts of Adpar on the main road to Llandyfriog. It is a purpose built building capable of holding formal dinners for 180 people, parties, fund raising events etc. and is available for community use.
The club owns in total 16 acres of land and has developed the site to accommodate the new clubhouse, changing rooms, referees room, and first aid room. Three rugby pitches, two of which are full size, all floodlight, the main two to match standard, two spectator stands, concrete path around the main pitch which is enclosed with a barrier, and a concrete emergency vehicle road leading to the pitches.