Gordon Griffiths RIP – Funeral Arrangements

I  have just been advised that Gordon’s funeral arrangements are as follows: On  Friday  22nd November at 1-30pm at  Llwydcoed Crematorium, 1 Ty Newydd, Llwydcoed, Aberdare, CF44 0DJAfterwards at Beaufort Arms , 22 Main Street, […]

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Coach Calling – Concussion

You are no doubt aware of the current focus on concussion in sport and in rugby in particular. Please would you take a few minutes to read the below information, it is important.

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Ealing 1871 26 – 7 Uxbridge

Ealing 1871 vs Uxbridge, Herts/Middlesex Division 2; 9 November 2019 On a cold, wet West London afternoon at the Trailfinders Sports Ground, Ealing 1871 took on top of the table Uxbridge RFC, who were previously […]

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Mixed Ability rugby at Ealing

This is a pioneering project to involve people with disabilities in rugby. Mixed Ability Rugby Union teams have able-bodied players alongside team-mates with learning and/or physical disabilities.  Ealing Trailfinders Rugby Club aims to create such […]

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British Heart Foundation – for David Pluckrose

Club stalwart Phil Regan is fundraising for the British Heart Foundation because, in Phil’s words “I am raising money by entering the Prudential 100 for British Heart Foundation because my friend David can’t.” If you’d like to […]

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Coach Calling – High Tackles

Hot on the heels of the initiatives recently taken concerning the recognition and treatment of concussion, World Rugby has now acted to address one of the potential causes; the high tackle. Whilst the Law concerning […]

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Play for the Men’s Section

We run four amateur teams: a highly competitive amateur first and second team squad playing L6 rugby, an Exiles team which enjoys the social aspects of the game, and the Evergreens over 35s team means there is a standard of rugby to suit everyone.

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Why rugby has backs – Explained at last

It is largely unknown to players and followers of the modern game that rugby started off purely as a contest for forwards in opposition in line-outs, scrums, rucks and mauls. This pitted eight men of statuesque physique, supreme fitness and superior intelligence in packs against one another.

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