Pooler appoint Stuart Lawrence as Backs Coach

Sunday 08th June 2014
 

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce that it has appointed Stuart Lawrence as the club’s Backs Coach with immediate effect.

Lawrence, 37, joins the Pooler coaching team as the only player to score over 1,000 league points in the club’s history. This was achieved over 189 appearances between 1996 and 2006, 172 being in league competition – the third highest tally in Pontypool RFC history.
Lawrence will work alongside the newly appointed Director of Rugby, Alun Carter, Forwards Coach, Leighton Jones and Team Manager, Shaun Rees.

“I am delighted to be back involved with Pontypool RFC,” said Lawrence. “It is my ambition to coach at the highest level I can and I see Pontypool as the perfect opportunity to make this happen after all the extremely hard work that has been undertaken over the last 2 years. I am particularly looking forward to working with Leighton who I know from my playing days and I will not accept anything less than 100% from everyone.”

“With a nucleus of local boys, which for me is an important part of the Pontypool fabric, I hope we will be able to push for promotion back to where we all know this club should be. I want to thank everyone involved for giving me this opportunity and I am looking forward to starting pre season training and planning for a successful season.”

On Lawrence’s appointment, Pontypool RFC Team Manager, Shaun Rees, said: “We are delighted to welcome Stuart back to Pontypool RFC. Stuart’s record at the club as a player represents a clear level of dedication and his experiences as a squad member within Pooler means he is able to resonate with our squad on what the badge means to us all.”

“The combination of Stuart and Leighton as coaches who have lived and breathed this club for a number of years will most certainly help reinforce what makes Pooler such a special environment. These are exciting developments for the club and we are all looking forward to commencing pre season training.”

 

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