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Archive: October 2018

Player Column: Ben Sparks

Player Column: Ben Sparks

Friday 26th October 2018

​I'm now in my sixth season as a Pontypool RFC player and I still relish every opportunity I get to represent this great club. I joined the club in 2013 and in that time have noticed a huge change in how it's run and operated....

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Former Pooler full back, Robin Williams, passes away

Former Pooler full back, Robin Williams, passes away

Monday 22nd October 2018

It is with sadness that the club announces the passing of former full back Robin Williams. ...

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Meek continues to forge own path as Pooler prepare to head west

Meek continues to forge own path as Pooler prepare to head west

Thursday 18th October 2018

​The first time Kieran Meek consciously realised what his father, Nigel, used to do was in his early teens. It was during his time in the Abertillery RFC youth set-up that people started to take an interest in his development and noticed he showed ...

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Pontypool RFC icon, Terry 'Tiger' Simons, passes away

Pontypool RFC icon, Terry 'Tiger' Simons, passes away

Thursday 11th October 2018

​It with immense sadness that Pontypool RFC today announces the passing of the club’s legendary kit-man, Terry ‘Tiger’ Simons, after a lengthy period of illness....

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Pre-Match Comments: Gareth Rusby-Davies

Pre-Match Comments: Gareth Rusby-Davies

Saturday 06th October 2018

​As we prepare to take on Narberth RFC this weekend, we feel as though we're really starting to hit our stride as a squad. After a difficult start to the season the improvement in our performances is there for everyone to see, but we will keep work...

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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…