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Two tough away games coming up...
The Ironmen face a couple of tough away matches with fixtures at Barrow and Workington coming up on 6th and 14th May respectively. The next home match is against Oxford at the Wern on Sunday 21st May. The fixtures and cup matches have given the club a chance to have a mini mid season break and hopefully they will come back stronger and that elusive first win will be achieved.
2017 fixtures and results
This is a complete and up to date results page for all competitive matches and fothcoming fixtures for the South Wales Ironmen rugby league side in 2017. This will be kept up to date as games are played. Fixtures will be added for those up and coming with kick off times and dates as approptiate. All home games are played at The Wern, Merthyr Tydfil RFC. The official club website is ironmenrl.wales
Hunslet next then Glos All Golds on Good Friday.
After some recent close defeats the Ironmen head off to Yorkshire to play Hunslet on Sunday 9th April. The game kicks off at 3pm. This is followed by an attractive home fixture on Good Friday at The Wern when the visitors are Universiity of Glos All Golds. The game is also a 3pm kick off and the team will be keen to notch their first home win of the season against their closest rivals.
Newcastle Thunder next up...
The narrow defeat at York City Knights could prove to be the springboard to getting that elusive first win of the season for The Ironmen. A win at the Wern on Sunday 26th March would give everyone connected with the club a huge boost. Newcastle Thunder will be a tough test for the Ironmen, Newcastle have won both their league one games this season although their win over London was very last minute and against 11 men.
2017 Fixtures and results
Up and coming fixtures and completed results for the Ironmen in 2017 for all competitive fixtures. This will be updated as and when matches are completed and fixtures will be added to the list. Kick off times and dates may change please check before travelling.
No cup distractions now.... The league starts!
The Ironmen are out of the Challenge Cup having been beaten by Oxford RL on Sunday. The final result was 18-4 to the visitors who scored 10 unanswered points in the second half. Thoughts now turn to the opening league fixture on Sunday when the club welcome Whitehaven to Merthyr.
Competitive action begins..
After three warm up matches for the Ironmen, the season begins in earnest on Sunday (19th February) with a League One Cup home tie against London Skolars at The Wern in Merthyr Tydfil. This will be the club's first competitive fixture under the Ironmen name and it is good that the mach is a home tie. The league seaon also opens with a home match against Whitehaven on Sunday March 5th.
Fixtures for the coming weeks....
The Ironmen begin their competitive lives at Wern Park with a friendly fixture against North Wales Crusaders on Sunday 5th February followed by a visit of St Helens on Sunday 12th February. These two attractive pre season friendlies are followed by the club's first competitive match under their new name with an IPro League One Cup match against London Skolars on 19th February (subject to official confirmation). The first home league match is a tough one with the visit of Whitehaven on 5th March.
Not long to go...
The new season is approaching fast. The Ironmen have pre season fixtures against North Wales Crusaders, St Helens and then an IPro cup match against London Skolars over the coming weeks. The league season then starts with a home fixture against Whitehaven.
Ironmen get home draw in the IPro Cup
The Ironmen have been drawn at home and will play London Skolars in the first round of the I Pro Cup. The fixture will take place over the weekend of the 18/19 February 2017. This will be the club's first competitive match at the new home in Merthyr and the first as the Ironmen.