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Archive: September 2018

Jones strikes work-life balance as Pooler prepare for future battles

Jones strikes work-life balance as Pooler prepare for future battles

Friday 28th September 2018

Crosskeys College is an impressive facility nestled in the heart of the Gwent village. It is the largest campus of Coleg Gwent and is just a short stroll from the local train station. Today’s visit to the campus was not with enrolling for a cou...

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Pooler great, Ray Cheney, passes away

Pooler great, Ray Cheney, passes away

Monday 24th September 2018

Pontypool RFC is deeply saddened to learn of the death of one of its former players, Ray Cheney on 12 September at the age of 82....

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Walsh aims for further derby success as Pooler prepare to face Newbridge

Walsh aims for further derby success as Pooler prepare to face Newbridge

Thursday 20th September 2018

​Before arriving at Pontypool Park in the summer, Geraint Walsh enjoyed two highly successful stints at Pontypridd RFC. The 30 year-old lifted three Principality Premiership titles, two National Cups and one Foster's Challenge Cup, as well picking ...

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Pontypool RFC awarded vital WRU A Licence for 2018-2019 season

Pontypool RFC awarded vital WRU A Licence for 2018-2019 season

Tuesday 18th September 2018

Pontypool RFC is delighted to announce that the Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) has granted the club an A Licence for the 2018-2019 season....

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Draw for 2018-2019 Pontypool RFC Cup made

Draw for 2018-2019 Pontypool RFC Cup made

Monday 17th September 2018

PONTYPOOL, South Wales, 17th September 2018 - The draw for the 2018-2019 edition of the Pontypool RFC Cup has been made, with excitement now set to build ahead of the first round of fixtures....

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Hussey joins exclusive group as Pooler look to hit top form

Hussey joins exclusive group as Pooler look to hit top form

Friday 14th September 2018

Last weekend James Hussey joined Kieran Meek and Jordan Thomas in becoming one of only three members of the current Pontypool RFC squad to have followed in the footsteps of a family members in playing for the club....

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Jones appointed head coach of Pontypool Schools Under-15s

Jones appointed head coach of Pontypool Schools Under-15s

Wednesday 12th September 2018

​PONTYPOOL, South Wales, 12th September 2018 - Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce that Leighton Jones has been appointed as head coach of Pontypool Schools Under-15s and will combine this role with his existing club duties....

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Price makes his Pontypool Park stay permanent

Price makes his Pontypool Park stay permanent

Tuesday 11th September 2018

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce the permanent signing of Craig Price for the remainder of the club’s crucial 2018-2019 WRU National Championship campaign.

The 26-year-old prop originally joined the club on permit from Croesyceiliog RFC...

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Pooler staff and volunteers participate in CPR and defibrillator training

Pooler staff and volunteers participate in CPR and defibrillator training

Wednesday 05th September 2018

​PONTYPOOL, South Wales, 3rd September 2018 - Pontypool RFC has demonstrated its commitment to maintaining the highest professional standards both on-and-off the field, after the club’s staff and volunteers participated in a CPR and defibrill...

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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…