Rugby League is back at the University of South Wales. The new side is coached by Torfean Tigers Head Coach Rob Davies and will be looking to emulate the League and Cup winning success of previous years.
The University itself With more than 30,000 students across campuses in Cardiff Pontypridd and Newport is a major player in UK higher education – one of the UK’s ten biggest campus universities by student number.
USW has a strong sporting background, whether you wish to study a sports course or play as part of a team . The offer includes a range of Sports courses as well as a thriving competitive culture with a number of teams competing within the University BUCS leagues.
The University has Sports Centres on site at the Treforest and Caerleon Campuses, and its own Sport Park which is used by professional teams and athletes. USW Sport Park is a £3.7m state-of-the-art coaching and performance development Centre just minutes from the University’s Treforest Campus and just 20 minutes from Cardiff.
The Sport Park is regularly used for training by public and professional sport teams including the British Lions and international rugby teams as well as Cardiff City FC.
Sports Scholarships are available which Ironmen players in the past have benefitted from. For further details, please visit the website http://sport.southwales.ac.uk/about/scholarships/