What is Battle for Heroes?

Battle for Heroes is a Charity rugby festival and family funday at Girlings RFC in Cwmbran, with bouncy castles, rides, food court, local business stalls and a military village. Battle for Heroes also includes an Evening function that will be held at the Home of the Dragons Rugby, Rodney Parade for a 3 course meal, guest speakers, live music & Silent auction.

The event has been set up to raise awareness and fundraise for 3 amazing charites which you can read more about on the dedicated Charities page.

They are:

The REME Charity

Hire a Hero

Head for Change

We want to shout out to the sponsors of the event that without the backing and support from them it would be impossible to put this event on but we still require more support so please contact us if your business or organisation could help.


When is the Battle for Heroes?

Battle for Heroes will actually take place on the 28th May 2022. With the Family fun day taking place from 10am alongside the Charity Rugby Festival and the Evening Function starting at 7pm that night.

Where will the Battle for Heroes take place?

Battle for Heroes will actually take place at 2 venues. This is due to the overall event being split into 2 parts. The first which is a charity rugby festival with family fun day which will be held at Girling RFC in Cwmbran.

The 2nd event will be the evening function which will be an adults, ticket-holder only event which is being held at Rodney Parade the home of Dragons Rugby in Newport

You can read more about the events page here Battle for Heroes Events and also linked from the menu.

Battle For Heroes

A few words for the event Organiser Luke Simmonds.

“The daytime event will be a rugby festival held at Girling Rugby club. There will be a children’s tournament, veterans’ game, female seniors’ game, mixed ability, touch rugby and final senior male charity select game, all surrounded by a family Fun day full of activities, military village, a food court and local business stalls.
Following the fun-filled day will be an evening function at the Dragons Rugby club VIP suite with a three-course meal, guest speakers and live entertainment.”

“I look forward to bringing my community into a fantastic day and night, helping raise money for some great charities. Everyone is encouraged to enjoy the activities we have for the families, then move to the formal evening event.”

Charities being Supported

Not sure what the Charities do? take a look at the information about the supported charities on out Charities page.

The REME Charity
Hire a Hero
head for change

Our Event Sponsors

Massive thank you to all of our event sponsors please take time to have a look at our Event Sponsors page to find out more about them.