Formed in 1951, Cwmbran moved to the Welsh League in 1960 and to Cwmbran Athletics Stadium in 1975.
In 1986 Cwmbran became full members of the FAW and were chosen as one of 14 Welsh clubs to participate in both the English FA Cup and FA Trophy.
The Crows were founder members of the League of Wales and won the title in the first season, representing Wales in the European Champions Cup.
Qualifying for Europe again in 1998 and 1999, Cwmbran met Bucerustic (Romania) and Celtic respectively.
In the 2003/4 Uefa Cup they play Maccabi Haifa (Israel) under new manager, Brian Coyne.