Aberdare Athletic Ground


Aberdare Athletic Ground

The Aberdare Athletic Ground was a mixed sports venue in Aberdare, Wales, which was predominantly used for football. For some years it was the home of Aberdare Athletic F.C., who were members of the Football League between 1921 and 1927. [ [http://www.doingthe92.co.uk/display_ground.asp?Step=29&ID=344 Athletic Ground (Aberdare)] Doing the 92] [ [http://www.thepyramid.info/stats/updownyear.htm Promotion to/Relegation from the Football League by year] Pyramid.info]

It was also the venue of the first ever rugby league international, played between Wales and New Zealand in 1908, with Wales winning 9-8. [ [http://www.bbc.co.uk/wales/radiowales/sites/roynoble/pages/highlights.shtml Rugby League - 100 years since it kicked off in Aberdare] BBC Radio Wales] [ [http://icwales.icnetwork.co.uk/sports/rugby-league-news/2007/12/23/r-league-the-day-wales-made-history-91466-20280591/ R League: The day Wales made history] Wales on Sunday, 23 December 2007]

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