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Archive: August 2021

Club Statement: 2021-2022 season

Club Statement: 2021-2022 season

Monday 30th August 2021

Further to last week’s announcement from the Welsh Rugby Union that the 2021-2022 season will not feature promotion or relegation, Pontypool RFC can confirm that the club is committed to competing for the WRU National Championship title next se...

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Club Statement: Welsh Rugby Union

Club Statement: Welsh Rugby Union

Thursday 26th August 2021

​It is with immense frustration and disappointment that Pontypool RFC can today confirm that the club has been informed by the Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) that there will be no promotion or relegation during the 2021-2022 season....

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Pooler sign Garin Price from Newport RFC to strengthen back row

Pooler sign Garin Price from Newport RFC to strengthen back row

Thursday 26th August 2021

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce the signing of Garin Price from Newport RFC, as the club continues to strengthen its squad ahead of next season....

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Pooler secure signing of Mike hale to complete scrum-half line up

Pooler secure signing of Mike hale to complete scrum-half line up

Wednesday 25th August 2021

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce the signing of Mike Hale, as the scrum-half returns to Wales after completing a Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management degree at the University of the West of England....

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Pooler add to front row options as Ben Uphill joins from Neath RFC

Pooler add to front row options as Ben Uphill joins from Neath RFC

Tuesday 24th August 2021

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce the signing of Ben Uphill from Neath RFC, as the club strengthens its front-row options ahead of next season....

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Pooler strengthen front row with the signing of Cardiff RFC prop, Peter Lloyd

Pooler strengthen front row with the signing of Cardiff RFC prop, Peter Lloyd

Monday 23rd August 2021

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce the signing of Peter Lloyd, as the club strengthens its front row options in preparation for the forthcoming league campaign....

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Pooler strengthen second row with the signing of Ebbw Vale captain, Ashley Sweet

Pooler strengthen second row with the signing of Ebbw Vale captain, Ashley Sweet

Sunday 22nd August 2021

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce the signing of Ashley Sweet from Ebbw Vale RFC, as the club looks to build on a strong showing in the truncated 2019-2020 season....

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Ethan Davies returns to Pontypool RFC following stellar Wales Sevens career

Ethan Davies returns to Pontypool RFC following stellar Wales Sevens career

Saturday 21st August 2021

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce the signing of Ethan Davies, who joins the club from the Wales International Sevens set-up, ahead of next season....

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Pontypool RFC bolsters backs division with the signing Matthew Jarvis

Pontypool RFC bolsters backs division with the signing Matthew Jarvis

Friday 20th August 2021

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce the signing of established WRU Indigo Premiership back, Matthew Jarvis from Merthyr RFC, ahead of next season....

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Scott Matthews to lead Pontypool RFC into new season as club captain

Scott Matthews to lead Pontypool RFC into new season as club captain

Thursday 19th August 2021

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce the re-appointment of flanker, Scott Matthews, as the club’s captain next season. It will be Matthews' second campaign in the role, after succeeding Rob Nash in the summer of 2019....

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Pontypool RFC bolster coaching team by appointing Rhys Clarke as skills coach

Pontypool RFC bolster coaching team by appointing Rhys Clarke as skills coach

Wednesday 18th August 2021

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce the appointment of Rhys Clarke to the club’s coaching team as skills coach, ahead of preparations for the forthcoming league campaign....

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Pontypool RFC retain entire coaching and management staff ahead of next season

Pontypool RFC retain entire coaching and management staff ahead of next season

Tuesday 17th August 2021

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce the complete retention of the club's coaching and management staff ahead of next season....

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Pontypool RFC retain 24 members of the playing squad from the 2019-2020 season

Pontypool RFC retain 24 members of the playing squad from the 2019-2020 season

Monday 16th August 2021

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce that 24 players from the squad that extended the club's exceptional unbeaten run in the WRU Specsavers National Championship to 63 games and finished the abbreviated 2019-2020 season top of the division, will rema...

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Pontypool RFC to return to full team training during first week of September 2021

Pontypool RFC to return to full team training during first week of September 2021

Sunday 15th August 2021

​It is with immense delight that Pontypool RFC today announces that the club will return to full team training on 2nd September 2021....

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RT @ALDeering89: Once the phased reduction in @WelshRugbyUnion funding to the Principality Premiership has been completed ahead of the 2021…
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RT @Nick42463893: @PontypoolRFC I am so touched to hear so many fantastic comments about my uncle Terry. He was a legend. And pooler throug…
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RT @dalboy79: @PontypoolRFC Very sad to hear the news about Tiger. Great club man who did the unseen work that made the club tick. Deepest…
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RT @RusbyDavies: @dbish09 Tiger was a pooler legend! I'm glad I had the chance to meet him and work along side him. RIP #Tiger
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RT @dbish09: It's taken me a while 2 get 2 grips with Tiger passing. I loved him. We always remember players!! This man was & always will…
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GAME POSTPONEMENT Due to a waterlogged pitch, this afternoon's game away at @BedlinogRFC has been postponed. #Pooler150
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RT @welshboyclayt: Saddened to hear the passing of tiger, was a pleasure to have known such a great character of Pontypool RFC, thoughts wi…
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RT @Coombs_A: Truley saddened to hear this. I have some brilliant memories of this amazing man, one of the nicest I have met along the way…