Representing servicing and ex service personnel in Welsh Rugby League

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Past and Present

Andy Daw

British Army

Idris Evans

Royal Marines

John Evans

British Army

Carl Rawes

British Army

Chris Hopkins

British Army

Sy Hopkins

British Army

Dave Lambert

Royal Navy

Justin Martin

British Army

Julian McTavish

British Army

Karl Reinholdt

Royal Navy

Paul Roberts

British Army

Dylan Williams


Kyle Blake

Dave Castle

Gareth Crowe

Daf Curry

Gaz Pierce

Andy Rees

Chris Rich

Gaz Roberts

Chris Styles

Dave Turner

First Man of Steel
The first David Ward Man of Steel was won by  Leading Hand Karl Reinholdt of the Cardiff Blue Dragons RL.

Karl beat of compertintion from Gdsm Tino Williams and Cpl Andy Daw to with the best Man of the Match selcted during the three games played during the Rememberance Day festival.

The award is named after AFRL and North Wales Buccaneers playe, Dave Ward who suddenly passed away in October 2023.

Join the team now

Complete the form to register your interest in being selected for either the Armed Forces Rugby League team (Serving or ex service personnel) or the Armed Forces Affiliates Rugby League team (civilian supporters of the AF).

Player Application


All our members follow the following principles are that, recognising the unique obligations of, and sacrifices made by, the Armed Forces: 
* Those who serve in the Armed Forces, whether Regular or Reserve, those who have served in the past, and their families, should face no disadvantage compared to other citizens in the provision of public and commercial services.
* Special consideration is appropriate in some cases, especially for those who have given most such as the injured and the bereaved.


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