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Gwyn Bowden
Gwyn Bowden

Gwyn Bowden

District Representative, Board of Directors of the Welsh Rugby Union Limited

District B

Joined the Board on Oct 4th 2015 and Represents District B.

He played School and Youth rugby for Whitchurch, before joining Taff's Well Youth where he also went on to play hooker for the 1st XV. He also played for Beddau and Rhiwbina.

At Taff's Well he was a former Fixture Secretary, Chairman and Life Member.

Gwyn became a WRU Referee in 1980 and progressed to Premier Grade before retiring in 1999, later becoming a Referees adviser/coach. During this period he was also Referees appointments officer for Cardiff & District.

In more recent times, Gwyn has officiated as a Citing Commissioner for the WRU and World Rugby at games in the Pro 12, European Cup and internationals.

He has also been the Referees appointments officer for the Blues Region since 2008 and has been closely involved in the development of new referees in the region.

Now retired, Gwyn was self-employed in the manufacture of Purpose made furniture and was a senior design consultant for a national company.

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