Bargoed RFC’s head coach David Lynch and assistant Gareth Gunter have both resigned from the club.
A statement posted on the club’s website reads: “Bargoed RFC would like to thank both Dai and Gareth for their hard work over the years, and particularly over the last three seasons in the Principality Premiership.
“Dai has been coaching at Bargoed RFC for an incredible 17 years taking the club through the National Leagues and into the Principality Premiership.
“Gareth has been with Bargoed RFC for nine years firstly for three years as a player and latterly as assistant coach.
“Both were National Championship winners as coaches with Bargoed RFC in season 2014/15 and were coaching the club during the 2015/16 season when they were promoted to the Premiership.
“Both have sent their best wishes to the players, coaching staff, committee and supporters for the remainder of the season and for the forthcoming game against Llanelli this week.
“Bargoed RFC send their best wishes to both who have been fine ambassadors for the club during their time in charge.”
The club are currently second from bottom of the Principality Premiership ahead of Neath.