Full nameRogerstone Association Football Club
GroundThe Welfare
LeagueGwent County League Premier Division
2021–22Gwent County League Premier Division, 8th of 16

Rogerstone Association Football Club is an association football club based in Rogerstone, a large village, ward and community (parish) of the city of Newport, Wales. They play in the Gwent County League Premier Division, which is in the fourth tier of the Welsh football league system.[1]


The club was established in 1890. They played in the South Wales League and were league champions in 1893–94[2] and 1897–98 and were runners up of Division One of the league in 1899–90[3] before the following season being crowned league champions for a third time.[4] The club then moved to the Rhymney Valley League Division One in 1905–06 where they finished as champions.

The club was refounded in the 1950s by Ivor Charles James and played in the Newport and District League.[5]

In recent years, the club has played in the Gwent County League, where in the 2017–18 season they finished champions in Division Three, gaining promotion to Division Two. The league was renamed as Division One and the club were crowned winners of the league in 2019–20.[6]


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  2. ^ "Association football: South Wales Hold their annual meeting in Cardiff". Evening Express. 7 May 1894. Retrieved 13 August 2020.
  3. ^ "South Wales League Tables 1899-1900". Welsh Football Data Archive. Retrieved 13 August 2020.
  4. ^ "South Wales League Tables 1900-01". Welsh Football Data Archive. Retrieved 13 August 2020.
  5. ^ Wood, Chris. "Tributes paid to Rogerstone AFC founder". South Wales Argus. Retrieved 13 August 2020.
  6. ^ "Rogerstone". Football Club History Database. Retrieved 13 August 2020.
  7. ^ "South Wales Senior Cup - Previous Winners". Football Club History Database. Retrieved 13 August 2020.
  8. ^ "Intermediate Cup Previous Winners". South Wales Football Association. Retrieved 17 September 2021.