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Pontypool RFC appoint Rhys Dyer to head up team performance for Championship title defence

Pontypool RFC appoint Rhys Dyer to head up team performance for Championship title defence

Monday 26th June 2017

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce that Rhys Dyer has been appointed as the club’s head of performance for the 2017-2018 WRU National Championship campaign....

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Pontypool RFC appoint Lee Williams to head up analysis team for Championship title defence

Pontypool RFC appoint Lee Williams to head up analysis team for Championship title defence

Friday 23rd June 2017

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce that Lee Williams has been appointed as the club’s lead rugby analyst for the 2017-2018 WRU National Championship campaign....

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Pooler squad enjoy the movies in Vue Cinema Cwmbran's new luxury seats

Pooler squad enjoy the movies in Vue Cinema Cwmbran's new luxury seats

Friday 23rd June 2017

Members of Pontypool RFC's squad had the opportunity to enjoy highlights of their emphatic WRU National Championship title winning campaign on the big screen last week as they celebrated the launch of Vue Cinema Cwmbran's luxurious new seating experi...

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Jones and Quick to continue driving Pooler’s backs division during Championship title defence

Jones and Quick to continue driving Pooler’s backs division during Championship title defence

Thursday 22nd June 2017

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce that Matthew Jones and Andrew Quick will continue to lead the club’s backs division when the new WRU National Championship campaign commences in September....

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Pontypool RFC appoint fan-favourite, Gareth Rusby-Davies, to team manager position

Pontypool RFC appoint fan-favourite, Gareth Rusby-Davies, to team manager position

Wednesday 21st June 2017

Pontypool RFC is delighted to announce that Gareth Rusby-Davies has been appointed as the club’s new team manager after calling time on a remarkable playing career....

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Pooler sign Swansea RFC scrum-half, Martin Luckwell, to strengthen backs ahead of new season

Pooler sign Swansea RFC scrum-half, Martin Luckwell, to strengthen backs ahead of new season

Tuesday 20th June 2017

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce the signing of Martin Luckwell from Swansea RFC for the 2017-2018 WRU National Championship campaign....

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Pontypridd ‘Hall of Fame’ winger Owen Williams joins Pooler to bolster backs division

Pontypridd ‘Hall of Fame’ winger Owen Williams joins Pooler to bolster backs division

Monday 19th June 2017

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce the signing of Pontypridd RFC ‘Half of Fame’ winger, Owen Williams, for the club’s WRU National Championship title defence next season....

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Pooler secure the signing of veteran back row forward Brendan Lampitt to aid Championship defence

Pooler secure the signing of veteran back row forward Brendan Lampitt to aid Championship defence

Sunday 18th June 2017

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce that the club has signed Brendan Lampitt for the 2017-2018 WRU National Championship campaign....

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Premiership lock Rhodri Jones returns to Pooler to help drive Championship title defence

Premiership lock Rhodri Jones returns to Pooler to help drive Championship title defence

Saturday 17th June 2017

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce that the club has signed Rhodri Jones from Newport RFC for the 2017-2018 WRU National Championship season....

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Craig Attwell completes return to Pooler to bolster back row for Championship title defence

Craig Attwell completes return to Pooler to bolster back row for Championship title defence

Friday 16th June 2017

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce that the club has signed Craig Attwell for the 2017-2018 WRU National Championship campaign....

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Pooler retain 29 players from WRU National Championship winning team for next season

Pooler retain 29 players from WRU National Championship winning team for next season

Thursday 15th June 2017

​Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce that 29 players from the team that emphatically claimed the 2016-2017 WRU National Championship title will remain at the club to defend their crown next season....

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Pooler celebrate wonderful season at the Parkway Hotel and Spa

Pooler celebrate wonderful season at the Parkway Hotel and Spa

Wednesday 03rd May 2017

Pooler celebrate a wonderful season with their Annual Dinner and Presentation Evening at The Parkway Hotel and Spa....

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Pontypool RFC chairman, Barrie Calder-Matthews, passes away

Pontypool RFC chairman, Barrie Calder-Matthews, passes away

Saturday 29th April 2017

It is with immense sadness that Pontypool RFC today announces the sudden passing of the club’s chairman, Barrie Calder-Matthews....

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Pooler to celebrate Championship success on Saturday with family fun day

Pooler to celebrate Championship success on Saturday with family fun day

Wednesday 05th April 2017

Pontypool RFC is inviting the entire Torfaen community to celebrate the club's WRU National Championship triumph at Pontypool Park this Saturday....

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Pooler to offer FREE ADMISSION to final home match

Pooler to offer FREE ADMISSION to final home match

Monday 03rd April 2017

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce that the club will provide FREE ADMISSION for everybody attending its final home match of the 2016/17 season versus TATA Steel RFC on Saturday 8th April 2017....

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Pooler to host end of season celebration at Parkway Hotel and Spa

Pooler to host end of season celebration at Parkway Hotel and Spa

Sunday 02nd April 2017

​Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce that tickets are now available to purchase for the club’s end of season presentation dinner, which will be held at the Parkway Hotel and Spa on Friday 28th April 2017....

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Bedlinog RFC v Pontypool RFC fixture date announced

Bedlinog RFC v Pontypool RFC fixture date announced

Saturday 18th March 2017

Pontypool RFC today announces that the club's re-arranged WRU National Championship fixture away to Bedlinog RFC will now take place on Saturday 15th April 2017 at 2:30pm....

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Pontypool RFC v TATA Steel RFC fixture date announced

Pontypool RFC v TATA Steel RFC fixture date announced

Monday 27th February 2017

Pontypool RFC today announces that the club's re-arranged WRU National Championship fixture at home to TATA Steel RFC will now take place on Saturday 8th April 2016 at 2:30pm....

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Cross Keys RFC v Pooler to be broadcast live on S4C

Cross Keys RFC v Pooler to be broadcast live on S4C

Thursday 23rd February 2017

​Pontypool RFC can today confirm that the club's quarter-final WRU National Cup fixture versus Cross Keys RFC will be broadcast live on S4C....

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Pooler to provide free coach transportation to Cross Keys for cup quarter-final

Pooler to provide free coach transportation to Cross Keys for cup quarter-final

Wednesday 22nd February 2017

To show its appreciation for the amazing support from the #PoolerArmy this season, Pontypool RFC is to provide free coach transportation for supporters attending its WRU National Cup quarter-final tie versus Cross Keys RFC....

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Cardiff RFC v Pontypool RFC fixture details confirmed

Cardiff RFC v Pontypool RFC fixture details confirmed

Tuesday 07th February 2017

​Pontypool RFC today announces that the club's WRU National Cup second round fixture versus Cardiff RFC will take place on Saturday 18th February 2017 at 6:30pm....

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Supporter information for Llanelli RFC Challenge Cup tie

Supporter information for Llanelli RFC Challenge Cup tie

Monday 23rd January 2017

Pontypool RFC has received the following supporter guidelines from Llanelli RFC club officials ahead of Pooler's WRU Challenge Cup match at Parc y Scarlets on Saturday 28th January 2017....

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Pontypool United RFC U10s v Croesyceiliog RFC U10s to raise curtain on Pooler v TATA Steel RFC

Pontypool United RFC U10s v Croesyceiliog RFC U10s to raise curtain on Pooler v TATA Steel RFC

Saturday 21st January 2017

​Pontypool RFC will welcome more future stars of Welsh rugby to Pontypool Park today ahead of its WRU National Championship encounter against TATA Steel RFC, with Pontypool United RFC U10s taking on Croesyceiliog RFC U10s in a mini curtain raising ...

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Shaun Rees stands down as Team Manager

Shaun Rees stands down as Team Manager

Thursday 12th January 2017

​It is with sadness that Pontypool RFC today announces that the club has accepted the immediate resignation of Shaun Rees from the role of team manager....

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Llanelli RFC v Pooler to be broadcast live on S4C

Llanelli RFC v Pooler to be broadcast live on S4C

Friday 23rd December 2016

​Pontypool RFC can today confirm that the club's first round WRU National Cup fixture versus Llanelli RFC will be broadcast live on S4C....

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Pontypool RFC statement in response to Paul Flynn MP concussion-related blog post

Pontypool RFC statement in response to Paul Flynn MP concussion-related blog post

Monday 05th December 2016

Statement from Pontypool RFC chief executive officer, Ben Jeffreys, in response to the South Wales Argus article ‘Newport West MP Paul Flynn calls for sport safety overhaul following former rugby star's death’....

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Pooler head coach to drive rugby development at West Monmouth School

Pooler head coach to drive rugby development at West Monmouth School

Wednesday 16th November 2016

Pontypool RFC has pledged its commitment to enhancing the development of youth rugby and academic performance in Torfaen by financially contributing towards the appointment of Leighton Jones as the full-time Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) development office...

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Leighton Jones to spearhead Pooler into the future after signing two-year contract extension

Leighton Jones to spearhead Pooler into the future after signing two-year contract extension

Sunday 13th November 2016

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce that Leighton Jones has signed a contract extension that will keep him at Pontypool Park as the club’s head coach until 2019....

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Glamorgan Wanderers RFC v Pontypool RFC kick-off time changed

Glamorgan Wanderers RFC v Pontypool RFC kick-off time changed

Monday 07th November 2016

Pontypool RFC today announces that kick-off for its away WRU National Championship fixture versus Glamorgan Wanderers RFC on Saturday 26th November 2016 has been changed from its usual time of 2:30pm to 12:30pm....

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Pontypool RFC v Cardiff Met RFC kick-off time changed

Pontypool RFC v Cardiff Met RFC kick-off time changed

Wednesday 26th October 2016

​Pontypool RFC today announces that kick-off for its home WRU National Championship fixture versus Cardiff Met RFC on Saturday 12th November 2016 has been changed from its usual time of 2:30pm to 12:30pm....

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Pontypool United RFC U8s v Croesyceiliog RFC U8s to raise curtain on Pooler's v Skewen RFC

Pontypool United RFC U8s v Croesyceiliog RFC U8s to raise curtain on Pooler's v Skewen RFC

Friday 14th October 2016

Pontypool RFC will welcome more future stars of Welsh rugby to Pontypool Park tomorrow ahead of its WRU National Championship encounter against Skewen RFC, with Pontypool United RFC U8s taking on Croesyceiliog RFC U8s in a mini curtain raising contes...

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Pooler to host Roger Addison memorial match

Pooler to host Roger Addison memorial match

Wednesday 12th October 2016

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce that the club will compete against a Torfaen Select XV in November in a special memorial match honouring the late Roger Addision, who suffered a devastating injury whilst representing Pooler 50 years ago....

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Cwmbran RFC U10s v Whiteheads RFC U10s to raise curtain on Pooler's clash against Dunvant RFC

Cwmbran RFC U10s v Whiteheads RFC U10s to raise curtain on Pooler's clash against Dunvant RFC

Friday 30th September 2016

Pontypool RFC will welcome more future stars of Welsh rugby to Pontypool Park tomorrow ahead of its WRU National Championship encounter against Dunvant RFC, with Cwmbran RFC U10s taking on Whiteheads RFC U10s in a mini curtain raising contest at 1:00...

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Croesyceiliog RFC U7s v Abertillery RFC U7s to raise curtain on Pooler's derby battle with Newbridge

Croesyceiliog RFC U7s v Abertillery RFC U7s to raise curtain on Pooler's derby battle with Newbridge

Friday 16th September 2016

​Pontypool RFC will welcome more future stars of Welsh rugby to Pontypool Park tomorrow ahead of its WRU National Championship derby encounter against Newbridge RFC, with Croesyceiliog RFC U7s taking on Abertillery RFC U7s in a mini curtain raising...

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Pooler to call Pontypool Active Living Centre their new clubhouse home

Pooler to call Pontypool Active Living Centre their new clubhouse home

Monday 05th September 2016

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce that it has entered into a clubhouse and catering partnership with Torfaen Leisure Trust for the 2016/17 season....

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Pontypool United U10s & Caerleon U10s to raise curtain on Pooler season

Pontypool United U10s & Caerleon U10s to raise curtain on Pooler season

Friday 02nd September 2016

​Pontypool RFC will welcome the future stars of Welsh rugby to Pontypool Park tomorrow ahead of its WRU National Championship season opener versus Narberth RFC, with Pontypool United U10s taking on Caerleon RFC U10s in a mini curtain raising contes...

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BPW Insurance enhance commercial relationship with Pooler

BPW Insurance enhance commercial relationship with Pooler

Thursday 01st September 2016

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce that BPW Insurance has extended its commercial partnership with the club for the 2016/17 WRU National Championship campaign....

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Pontypool Community Council back Pooler with continued support

Pontypool Community Council back Pooler with continued support

Wednesday 31st August 2016

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce that Pontypool Community Council has pledged its continued commitment to the club for the 2016/17 WRU National Championship season....

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 MWR Accountants to renew commercial partnership with Pooler

MWR Accountants to renew commercial partnership with Pooler

Tuesday 30th August 2016

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce that MWR Accountants has extended its commercial relationship with the club for the 2016/17 WRU National Championship campaign....

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Cardiff Sports Orthopaedics to continue delivering medical excellence at Pooler

Cardiff Sports Orthopaedics to continue delivering medical excellence at Pooler

Monday 29th August 2016

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce that Cardiff Sports Orthopaedics has extended its medical and commercial relationship with the club for the 2016/17 WRU National Championship campaign....

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Pooler bolster squad with ten new arrivals to complete pre-season recruitment drive

Pooler bolster squad with ten new arrivals to complete pre-season recruitment drive

Sunday 28th August 2016

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce that the club has made a further ten squad additions, concluding the club’s pre-season recruitment drive in preparation for the 2016/17 WRU National Championship campaign....

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Pooler and PSM Sportswear establish kit deal with Canterbury for next season

Pooler and PSM Sportswear establish kit deal with Canterbury for next season

Sunday 28th August 2016

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce that PSM Sportswear will continue to serve as the club’s ‘Official Merchandising Partner’ in association with Canterbury for the 2016/17 WRU National Championship campaign....

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Pooler retain 'home away from home' in Parkway Hotel and Spa

Pooler retain 'home away from home' in Parkway Hotel and Spa

Saturday 27th August 2016

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce that the Parkway Hotel & Spa has renewed its commercial relationship with the club for the 2016/17 WRU National Championship campaign....

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Sytner Newport BMW and MINI celebrate five years partnering with Pooler

Sytner Newport BMW and MINI celebrate five years partnering with Pooler

Friday 26th August 2016

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce that Sytner Newport BMW and MINI has extended its commercial partnership with the club for the 2016/17 WRU National Championship campaign....

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M5 Associates enters multi-season primary shirt sponsor agreement with Pooler

M5 Associates enters multi-season primary shirt sponsor agreement with Pooler

Thursday 25th August 2016

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce that M5 Associates has entered into a multi-season agreement to become the club’s primary shirt sponsor, beginning with the 2016/17 WRU National Championship campaign....

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Pooler appoint Andrew Quick to newly created defence coach role for 2016/17 Championship campaign

Pooler appoint Andrew Quick to newly created defence coach role for 2016/17 Championship campaign

Thursday 28th July 2016

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrew Quick to the newly created role of defence coach for the 2016/17 WRU National Championship season....

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Pooler appoint Simon Church to lead strength and conditioning for 2016/17 National Championship push

Pooler appoint Simon Church to lead strength and conditioning for 2016/17 National Championship push

Wednesday 27th July 2016

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce the appointment of Simon Church as the club’s head of strength and conditioning for the 2016/17 WRU National Championship campaign....

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Pooler sign veteran second row, Richard East, from Principality Premiership powerhouse, Merthyr RFC

Pooler sign veteran second row, Richard East, from Principality Premiership powerhouse, Merthyr RFC

Monday 25th July 2016

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce that veteran second row, Richard East, has joined the club’s quest to compete for the SSE SWALEC Championship title next season....

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Pooler sign Dan Brooks to solidify scrum-half options for 2016/17 SSE SWALEC Championship campaign

Pooler sign Dan Brooks to solidify scrum-half options for 2016/17 SSE SWALEC Championship campaign

Friday 15th July 2016

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce the signing of scrum-half, Dan Brooks, for the 2016/17 SSE SWALEC Championship campaign...

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Pooler sign Premiership loosehead, Coundley, for 2016/17 SSE SWALEC Championship campaign

Pooler sign Premiership loosehead, Coundley, for 2016/17 SSE SWALEC Championship campaign

Thursday 14th July 2016

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce the addition of Aaron Coundley to the club’s playing squad for the 2016/17 SSE SWALEC Championship campaign....

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Pontypool RFC announce 2016 pre-season friendly schedule ahead of SSE SWALEC Championship campaign

Pontypool RFC announce 2016 pre-season friendly schedule ahead of SSE SWALEC Championship campaign

Wednesday 13th July 2016

Pontypool RFC will face three stern opponents before commencing battle in the upcoming SSE SWALEC Championship campaign, as the club today announced its 2016 pre-season friendly schedule....

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Pooler retain 24 players for 2016/17 SSE SWALEC Championship push

Pooler retain 24 players for 2016/17 SSE SWALEC Championship push

Saturday 21st May 2016

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce the re-signing of 24 members of the team who achieved the club’s highest ever SSE SWALEC Championship points total last season....

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Pooler appoint Welsh capped Matthew Jones as backs coach in dual coaching and playing role

Pooler appoint Welsh capped Matthew Jones as backs coach in dual coaching and playing role

Thursday 19th May 2016

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce the appointment of Matthew Jones as the club's backs coach with immediate effect....

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Over 150 attend end of season presentation evening at Parkway Hotel and Spa

Over 150 attend end of season presentation evening at Parkway Hotel and Spa

Wednesday 18th May 2016

Over 150 guests were present at Pontypool RFC's end of season presentation evening at The Parkway Hotel and Spa in Cwmbran on Friday evening...

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"We are here to fight" - End of season open letter from Pontypool RFC CEO

"We are here to fight" - End of season open letter from Pontypool RFC CEO

Saturday 14th May 2016

Pontypool RFC, Ben Jeffreys, has issued an open letter to all club supporters, following the club's 5th place finish in the 2015/16 SSE SWALEC Championship campaign....

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Pontypool RFC promote club veteran Leighton Jones to head coach role

Pontypool RFC promote club veteran Leighton Jones to head coach role

Wednesday 11th May 2016

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce that the club has appointed Leighton Jones as head coach with immediate effect....

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Pontypool RFC and Louie Tonkin part company by mutual agreement

Pontypool RFC and Louie Tonkin part company by mutual agreement

Tuesday 10th May 2016

Pontypool RFC today announces that Head Coach, Louie Tonkin, will not return to the club next season after reaching a mutual agreement with the club’s management to pursue other opportunities....

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Last chance to purchase end of season dinner tickets still available!

Last chance to purchase end of season dinner tickets still available!

Wednesday 04th May 2016

​Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce that tickets are still available to purchase for the club’s end of season presentation dinner....

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Club statement following UKAD ruling against Adam Scanlon

Club statement following UKAD ruling against Adam Scanlon

Thursday 28th April 2016

Pontypool RFC today issued the following statement following UK Anti-Doping’s (UKAD) ruling to impose a two-year period of ineligibility against Adam Scanlon....

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End of season presentation dinner tickets now available

End of season presentation dinner tickets now available

Saturday 26th March 2016

​Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce that tickets are now available to purchase for the club’s end of season presentation dinner....

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Stuart Lawrence departs Backs Coach role

Stuart Lawrence departs Backs Coach role

Saturday 06th February 2016

​Pontypool RFC today announces that Stuart Lawrence has been relieved of his duties as the club’s Backs Coach with immediate effect....

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Pooler granted A Licence by WRU for second season

Pooler granted A Licence by WRU for second season

Friday 18th December 2015

Pontypool RFC is delighted to announce that the Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) has granted the club an A Licence for the 2016/17 season, a requirement for clubs wishing to gain promotion to the WRU Principality Premiership division....

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Club statement on WRU A Licence application progress

Club statement on WRU A Licence application progress

Wednesday 16th December 2015

Pontypool RFC can today confirm that the club has formally completed and submitted its A Licence application to the Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) for the 2015/2016 season....

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Pooler choose PSM as new team wear supplier

Pooler choose PSM as new team wear supplier

Tuesday 25th August 2015

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce that it has selected PSM Sportswear to serve as the club’s new playing kit and merchandise supplier through a multi-season agreement....

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Pooler add six more players to complete recruitment

Pooler add six more players to complete recruitment

Friday 03rd July 2015

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce that the club has acquired a further six squad members ahead of the 2015/2016 SSE SWALEC Championship campaign, bringing Pooler’s number of new recruits to thirteen....

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Club statement on Principality Premiership increase

Club statement on Principality Premiership increase

Tuesday 30th June 2015

The Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) has today notified Pontypool RFC that from the 2016/17 season, the Principality Premiership division will be increased from 12 teams up to a total of 16 with no relegation considered for three seasons....

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Pooler appoint Tom Dickens as Head of Strength and Conditioning

Pooler appoint Tom Dickens as Head of Strength and Conditioning

Friday 05th June 2015

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce that the club has appointed Tom Dickens as Head of Strength and Conditioning with immediate effect....

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Pooler bolster squad with seven new arrivals

Pooler bolster squad with seven new arrivals

Thursday 04th June 2015

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce that the club has acquired seven new squad members ahead of the 2015/2016 SSE SWALEC Championship campaign....

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Pooler re-sign 23 players for 2015/2016 season

Pooler re-sign 23 players for 2015/2016 season

Wednesday 03rd June 2015

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce that the club has re-signed 23 players from the squad that achieved a top five finish during last season’s SSE SWALEC Championship campaign for the 2015/2016 season....

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Pooler retain core coaching and medical staff for next season

Pooler retain core coaching and medical staff for next season

Saturday 16th May 2015

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce that the club has retained its core coaching and management staff for the 2015/2016 SSE SWALEC Championship campaign....

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Louie Tonkin appointed as Pontypool RFC Head Coach

Louie Tonkin appointed as Pontypool RFC Head Coach

Wednesday 06th May 2015

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce that the club has appointed Louie Tonkin as Head Coach with immediate effect....

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Pooler sign Aberavon tight-head, Ryan Harford

Pooler sign Aberavon tight-head, Ryan Harford

Wednesday 25th March 2015

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce that the club has signed experienced tight-head prop, Ryan Harford, from Aberavon RFC.
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Pooler and Alun Carter mutually agree to part company

Pooler and Alun Carter mutually agree to part company

Tuesday 20th January 2015

Pontypool RFC today announces that the club and Alun Carter have mutually agreed to part company with immediate effect....

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Pooler Captain Parry to represent Barbarians

Pooler Captain Parry to represent Barbarians

Wednesday 10th December 2014

Pontypool RFC is delighted to announce that Ben Parry has been selected to represent the Barbarians against the Combined Services XV tomorrow evening in Bath....

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Pooler awarded A Licence by WRU for 2014/2015 season

Pooler awarded A Licence by WRU for 2014/2015 season

Monday 15th September 2014

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce that the Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) has granted the club A Licence status for the 2014/2015 season....

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Pooler add ten more signings to playing squad

Pooler add ten more signings to playing squad

Thursday 04th September 2014

​Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce that the club has signed ten new squad members ahead of the new Swalec Championship season kicking off on Saturday....

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Pooler appoint Ben Parry as Captain for next season

Pooler appoint Ben Parry as Captain for next season

Saturday 16th August 2014

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce that the club has appointed Ben Parry as its captain for the 2014/2015 season....

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Over 80 people attend Pooler supporters' evening

Over 80 people attend Pooler supporters' evening

Friday 08th August 2014

​Over eighty people were in attendance at Pontypool RFC’s supporter evening held at the Parkway Hotel & Spa on Wednesday night, where the club outlined its plans for the forthcoming season....

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John Harris shares experiences with Pooler

John Harris shares experiences with Pooler

Tuesday 29th July 2014

With pre season training for the 2014/2015 SWALEC Championship season well and truly in full swing, the Pontypool RFC squad took time out of their usual rugby preparations to welcome Sebastopol born paralympian legend, John Harris, to Pontypool Park ...

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Pooler to host supporters' evening at Parkway Hotel & Spa

Pooler to host supporters' evening at Parkway Hotel & Spa

Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce that the club will host a supporters' evening at the Parkway Hotel & Spa on Wednesday August 6th 2014....

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Pooler sign Jamie Jeune for next season

Pooler sign Jamie Jeune for next season

Monday 14th July 2014

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce that the club has signed Jamie Jeune for the 2014/2015 season....

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Pooler sign Tom Hancock for 2014/2015 season

Pooler sign Tom Hancock for 2014/2015 season

Friday 11th July 2014

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce that the club has signed Tom Hancock for the 2014/2015 season.
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Rob Nash re-joins Pooler for 2014/2015 season

Rob Nash re-joins Pooler for 2014/2015 season

Tuesday 01st July 2014

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce that the club has signed Rob Nash from English SSE National League 1 side Coventry RFC, for the 2014/2015 season....

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Pooler re-sign 23 players for 2014/2015 season

Pooler re-sign 23 players for 2014/2015 season

Tuesday 24th June 2014

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce that the club has re-signed 23 players for the 2014/2015 season from the squad that finished 4th in last season’s highly successful Swalec Championship campaign....

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Pooler appoint Stuart Lawrence as Backs Coach

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....

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Alun Carter joins Pooler as Director of Rugby

Alun Carter joins Pooler as Director of Rugby

Saturday 07th June 2014

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce that it has appointed Alun Carter as the club’s Director of Rugby....

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Pooler part company with Mike Hook

Pooler part company with Mike Hook

Friday 06th June 2014

Pontypool RFC today announces that the club has mutually agreed to part company with Head Coach Mike Hook with immediate effect. ...

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Pooler celebrate end of season in style

Pooler celebrate end of season in style

Wednesday 04th June 2014

Over 160 guests enjoyed Pooler’s Presentation Evening and Club Dinner at The Parkway Hotel and Spa on Saturday 31st May 2014. ...

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Pooler claim victory in Lesotho 7's tournament

Pooler claim victory in Lesotho 7's tournament

Thursday 22nd May 2014

Pontypool RFC were victorious in the Lesotho 7’s rugby tournament held at Blackwood Rugby Club on Saturday May 17th after defeating Blackwood RFC in the bowl trophy final....

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Pooler announce seven new squad signings

Pooler announce seven new squad signings

Thursday 13th February 2014

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce the signing of seven new squad members for the remainder of the 2013/2014 season....

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Pooler team celebrate Christmas in style

Pooler team celebrate Christmas in style

Monday 09th December 2013

Pontypool RFC’s 40 points to 10 victory over Tondu RFC was not the only cause to celebrate on the weekend as Saturday also played host to the club’s inaugural Christmas Dinner, held at the Best Western Plus Parkway Hotel & Spa....

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Pooler squad receive full cardiac health assessments

Pooler squad receive full cardiac health assessments

Wednesday 23rd October 2013

Through a joint initiative between Newport Cardiac Centre and Medinet, the entire Pontypool RFC squad have received a full cardiac assessment to test for any potential susceptibility to Sudden Death Syndrome....

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Pontypool RFC adds Leighton Jones to coaching staff

Pontypool RFC adds Leighton Jones to coaching staff

Wednesday 22nd May 2013

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce that Leighton Jones has been appointed to the club’s coaching staff as Forwards Coach....

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.@PontypoolRFC is pleased to announce the appointment of Rhys Dyer as the club's head of performance for 2017-2018→… https://t.co/IYWTvs6YFC
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With all the fantastic @PontypoolRFC news ahead of next season, now is the perfect time to join the #PoolerArmy →… https://t.co/FfjvuciPfS
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RT @BenJeffreys: After 20+ hours of flying, good morning from sunny Sydney! I thought @lionsofficial played some great rugby yesterday. En…
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.@PontypoolRFC appoints Lee Williams as the club's lead rugby analyst to aid National Championship title defence →… https://t.co/tGXnO8Nox6
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Last week, @PontypoolRFC enjoyed a movie whilst relaxing in @vuecinemas' new fully reclining luxury leather seats →… https://t.co/7qaj9P0HGf
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Matthew Jones and Andrew Quick will continue to lead @PontypoolRFC backs division for the 2017-2018 season →… https://t.co/rBS61C9jDK