Taff Ely & Rhymney Valley Alliance League

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Taff Ely & Rhymney Valley Alliance League
CountryFlag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales
Number of teams27
Level on pyramid78
Promotion to South Wales Alliance League
Current championsNelson Cavaliers
Website Taff Ely & Rhymney Valley League

The Taff Ely & Rhymney Valley is a football league covering the Taff-Ely and Rhymney Valley in South Wales. The leagues are at the seventh and eighth levels of the Welsh football league system.



The league is composed of two divisions.

Member clubs 2020–21

Premier Division

  • AFC Bargoed
  • Cascade YC
  • Cefn Hengoed
  • Church Village
  • Cilfynydd 'A'
  • Cwrt Rawlin
  • Cefn Hengoed
  • FC Graig
  • FC Trecenydd
  • Fochriw Village
  • Pontypridd 'A'
  • Rhydyfelin Non Political
  • Talbot Green

First Division

  • Aber Valley
  • Bedlinog
  • Cefn Hengoed 'B'
  • Cilfynydd 'B'
  • Gelligaer
  • Hopkinstown
  • Llanbradach
  • Llantwit Fardre 2nds
  • Nelson Cavaliers
  • Pontypridd 'B'
  • Rhydyfelin
  • Trallwn Workingmens Club
  • Treforest
  • Ynysybwl

Promotion and relegation

Promotion from the Premier Division is possible to the South Wales Alliance League, with the champion of the league playing the other tier 7 champions from the South Wales regional leagues via play-off games to determine promotion.

Champions (Premier Division)

Cup Competitions

All teams entered in to both Premier and Division One compete in two domestic cup competitions each season, the Bernard Martin Cup and Greyhound Cup

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