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Jeffreys backs Pooler to bounce back from play-off heartache

Jeffreys backs Pooler to bounce back from play-off heartache

Thursday 11th July 2019

​Pontypool RFC chief executive officer, Ben Jeffreys, believes the club is ready to put the disappointment of last season behind them as they prepare for another tilt at promotion to the Indigo Premiership. ...

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Pooler move to bring in highly-rated Monmouth RFC duo

Pooler move to bring in highly-rated Monmouth RFC duo

Tuesday 25th June 2019

​PONTYPOOL, South Wales, 25th June 2019 - Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce the signings of Zenon Szwagrzak and Amosa Nove from Monmouth RFC ahead of the 2019-2020 Specsavers National Championship campaign. ...

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Marcus Jones makes his Pontypool Park stay permanent

Marcus Jones makes his Pontypool Park stay permanent

Friday 21st June 2019

PONTYPOOL, South Wales, 21st June 2019 - Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce the signing of Marcus Jones from Blaenavon RFC as the club prepare for the start of the 2019- 2020 WRU National Championship season....

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Pat Lewis returns for his second spell at Pontypool Park

Pat Lewis returns for his second spell at Pontypool Park

Thursday 20th June 2019

​PONTYPOOL, South Wales, 20th June 2019 - Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce the signing of Pat Lewis from Penallta RFC for the club's crucial 2019-2020 WRU National Championship campaign....

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Pooler swoop for former Dragons scrum-half, Owain Leonard, ahead of the new season

Pooler swoop for former Dragons scrum-half, Owain Leonard, ahead of the new season

Wednesday 19th June 2019

​PONTYPOOL, South Wales, 19th June 2019 - Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce the signing of Owain Leonard from Cross Keys RFC for the club's crucial 2019-2020 WRU National Championship campaign....

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Pooler bolster their front-row options with the capture of Sam Cochrane

Pooler bolster their front-row options with the capture of Sam Cochrane

Tuesday 18th June 2019

​PONTYPOOL, South Wales, 18th June 2019 - Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce the signing of Sam Cochrane from Bedwas RFC ahead of what will be the club's eighth season in the WRU National Championship. ...

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Pooler secure the signature of prop Scott Evans ahead of the 2019-2020 season

Pooler secure the signature of prop Scott Evans ahead of the 2019-2020 season

Monday 17th June 2019

​PONTYPOOL, South Wales, 17th June 2019 - Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce the signing of Scott Evans from Cross Keys RFC ahead of the 2019-2020 WRU National Championship season....

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Pooler strengthen their pack options with the acquisition of Rhys Clarke

Pooler strengthen their pack options with the acquisition of Rhys Clarke

Sunday 16th June 2019

​PONTYPOOL, South Wales, 16th June 2019 - Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce the signing of Rhys Clarke from Ebbw Vale RFC as the club go in search of its fourth consecutive WRU National Championship title. ...

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Pontypool RFC retain 27 squad members for Premiership promotion push

Pontypool RFC retain 27 squad members for Premiership promotion push

Saturday 15th June 2019

​PONTYPOOL, South Wales, 15th June 2019 - Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce that 27 players from the squad that recorded a second successive unbeaten WRU National Championship campaign last season, will remain at Pontypool Park for the club&rsqu...

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Pooler retain key members of coaching staff ahead of new season

Pooler retain key members of coaching staff ahead of new season

Friday 14th June 2019

​PONTYPOOL, South Wales, 14th June 2019 - Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce that the core of the club's coaching and management staff have been retained ahead of the 2019- 2020 WRU National Championship campaign. ...

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Hancock appointed backs coach as Jones heads back to The Gnoll

Hancock appointed backs coach as Jones heads back to The Gnoll

Thursday 13th June 2019

​PONTYPOOL, South Wales, 13th June 2019 - Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce the appointment of Tom Hancock as the club's new backs coach for the 2019-2020 season. ...

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Pontypool release pre-season friendlies schedule ahead of 2019-2020 campaign

Pontypool release pre-season friendlies schedule ahead of 2019-2020 campaign

Wednesday 12th June 2019

​PONTYPOOL, South Wales, 12th June 2019 - Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce the club’s pre-season friendlies schedule in preparation for the 2019-2020 WRU National Championship season....

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Tickets now on sale for Pooler's end of season presentation dinner

Tickets now on sale for Pooler's end of season presentation dinner

Sunday 19th May 2019

​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 7th June 2019....

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Walsh targets a 'special' end to the season

Walsh targets a 'special' end to the season

Wednesday 15th May 2019

​Geraint Walsh exudes many of the same traits in conversation that he does on the rugby field. Walsh, who turns 31 next week, joined Pontypool RFC last summer after a trophy-laden stint at Sardis Road with Pontypridd RFC that was briefly punctuated...

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Meek sends out clear message ahead of play-off clash

Meek sends out clear message ahead of play-off clash

Wednesday 08th May 2019

​Pontypool RFC back Kieran Meek has sent out a clear message that the club are ready and raring to go ahead of their play-off showdown against the team that finish 12th in the Principality Premiership, writes Andrew Deering....

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Message from Pooler CEO, Ben Jeffreys, following Principality Premiership play-off announcement

Message from Pooler CEO, Ben Jeffreys, following Principality Premiership play-off announcement

Tuesday 07th May 2019

Since today’s announcement was made regarding the date and venue of Pontypool RFC’s crucial Principality Premiership play-off, we have observed a number of supporters expression concern about not being able to make the match due to logist...

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Jones sets out Pooler's priorities

Jones sets out Pooler's priorities

Tuesday 23rd April 2019

​Pontypool RFC player-coach Matthew Jones believes the club produced a much improved performance away to Bedlinog RFC last Saturday, as Pooler set a new record for consecutive victories in the WRU National Championship. The Championship champions p...

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Lewis looks for improvement from Pooler ahead of Bedlinog away day

Lewis looks for improvement from Pooler ahead of Bedlinog away day

Thursday 18th April 2019

Although we recorded a 38-21 victory over Bedlinog RFC last Saturday, the general consensus within the squad was that the performance wasn't good enough. Standards did drop off during the game but I would like to think that is a rare occurrence for u...

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Hughes refocuses ahead of a trip to the capital

Hughes refocuses ahead of a trip to the capital

Friday 29th March 2019

​The club's National Cup quarter-final at home to Bridgend Ravens last Saturday was a brilliant occasion and showcased what club rugby in Wales can still bring to the table. To play in front of a crowd of over 1,200 spectators is something you don'...

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Quick looks ahead to the challenge of a 'quality' Bridgend Ravens side in the National Cup

Quick looks ahead to the challenge of a 'quality' Bridgend Ravens side in the National Cup

Wednesday 20th March 2019

​Ever since the draw for the WRU National Cup quarter-finals was made in January, I think every Pontypool supporter would have had our last eight tie against Bridgend Ravens circled on the calendar. It is our third consecutive appearance in the las...

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Lewis backs Pooler to kick on as Jones prepares for Maesteg homecoming

Lewis backs Pooler to kick on as Jones prepares for Maesteg homecoming

Friday 01st March 2019

​Pontypool RFC fly-half Matthew Lewis says the club is ready to kick on ahead of the end of season run in. The stand-off, 20, believes the club's supporters will see a greater intensity from the team over the next couple of months, as the squad cha...

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Lampitt aims to hit top form ahead of end of season run in

Lampitt aims to hit top form ahead of end of season run in

Tuesday 26th February 2019

​As February draws to a close, it comes with the realisation that we are rapidly approaching the business end of the season. We have seven league games left to play and a National Cup quarter-final to contest. These are the times of the season that...

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Watkins targets Pooler return as the club enters a crucial stage of the season

Watkins targets Pooler return as the club enters a crucial stage of the season

Friday 08th February 2019

​The opening months of the season were positive for me personally. I played in six of the club's first seven games before fracturing and popping my ribs away to Newcastle Emlyn in October. The injury was frustrating as I felt I was in good form and...

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Dyer pleased with Narberth victory as Pooler prepare for National Cup

Dyer pleased with Narberth victory as Pooler prepare for National Cup

Wednesday 23rd January 2019

The club's 18-16 victory over Narberth last weekend was pleasing on a number of levels. The West Wales side have always been one of our toughest opponents in the WRU National Championship, especially at the Lewis Lloyd Ground and Saturday was no diff...

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Price eager to get 2019 underway as Pooler prepare to head west

Price eager to get 2019 underway as Pooler prepare to head west

Friday 18th January 2019

The club will finally play its first game of 2019 this weekend and as a squad, we are raring to go. Due to a game cancellation and postponement, the club has not played for a month but we couldn't have asked for a better fixture for our first one bac...

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Attwell takes pride from special 2018

Attwell takes pride from special 2018

Friday 11th January 2019

​Looking back on 2018, I think everyone involved with the club can be extremely proud of what was achieved. To finish the calendar year unbeaten in the WRU National Championship is something special....

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Jones relishes start of National Cup campaign

Jones relishes start of National Cup campaign

Thursday 10th January 2019

​Pontypool RFC head coach Leighton Jones is looking forward to getting the club's National Cup campaign underway after being drawn away to Cross Keys RFC in the second round of the competition....

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Drake and Pooler look to make history as 2018 draws to a close

Drake and Pooler look to make history as 2018 draws to a close

Thursday 20th December 2018

​Last weekend's fixture against Beddau RFC was played in conditions that don't come along all that often. The rain was fairly relentless at Pontypool Park, but I know the boys were proud to produce the sort of dominant performance that saw us recor...

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From Paris to Pontypool - How Andrew Quick became Pooler's defence coach

From Paris to Pontypool - How Andrew Quick became Pooler's defence coach

Friday 14th December 2018

​What links the football tournament Euro 2016 and Pontypool RFC?...No idea? You would be forgiven for not knowing. During a summer when the Welsh football team would enthrall a nation on their way to the semi-finals of their first major tournament ...

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Player Column: Rhodri Usher

Player Column: Rhodri Usher

Thursday 22nd November 2018

I ​feel extremely fortunate to be able to call myself a semi-professional rugby player. Growing up I aspired to make the most of my abilities and enjoy my rugby at whatever level I found myself....

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Pooler bolster front row options with the signing of Neath RFC hooker, Darren Hughes

Pooler bolster front row options with the signing of Neath RFC hooker, Darren Hughes

Thursday 15th November 2018

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce the signing of Darren Hughes from Neath RFC, in a move that will bolster the club’s front row options heading into the second half of one of the most important seasons in Welsh club rugby history....

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Head Coach Column: Leighton Jones

Head Coach Column: Leighton Jones

Friday 09th November 2018

​We will play just two games in November due to Wales' Autumn internationals and it's a period we need to manage carefully. There are pros and cons to the period, but we are very much treating it with a glass half full mentality....

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Mahoney aims to kick on ahead of pivotal season

Mahoney aims to kick on ahead of pivotal season

Friday 31st August 2018

PONTYPOOL, South Wales, 31st August 2018 - By the time the referee blows his whistle to signal the start of Ystrad Rhondda RFC versus Pontypool RFC at Tyntyla Road on Saturday 1st September, 19 weeks would have passed since Pooler defeated Narberth R...

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Player Spotlight: Clayton Gullis

Player Spotlight: Clayton Gullis

Wednesday 08th August 2018

Since making his debut for Pontypool RFC in September 2012, Clayton Gullis has become one of the more recognisable faces around the Pontypool and Torfaen area. Whether it's walking his British bulldog, Monty, through Pontypool Park, shopping in the l...

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Pooler bolster back-row options with acquisition of Keys’ captain, Scott Matthews

Pooler bolster back-row options with acquisition of Keys’ captain, Scott Matthews

Sunday 22nd July 2018

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce the signing of Scott Matthews from Cross Keys RFC for the club's crucial 2018-2019 WRU National Championship campaign....

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Pooler to sport 1983 Schweppes Cup winning replica jersey to celebrate 150th anniversary

Pooler to sport 1983 Schweppes Cup winning replica jersey to celebrate 150th anniversary

Friday 29th June 2018

Pontypool RFC is proud to unveil the club’s special commemorative jersey that will feature for the majority of fixtures throughout the pivotal 2018-2019 season, where last season’s National Championship ‘Invincibles’ will be s...

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Pontypool release pre-season friendlies schedule ahead of pivotal league campaign

Pontypool release pre-season friendlies schedule ahead of pivotal league campaign

Friday 22nd June 2018

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce the club’s pre-season friendlies schedule in preparation for the pivotal 2018-2019 WRU National Championship season....

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Pooler bolsters youth division with Tomas Bainton and Talywain product, Luke Basham

Pooler bolsters youth division with Tomas Bainton and Talywain product, Luke Basham

Thursday 21st June 2018

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce the signings of Tomas Bainton from Newbridge RFC and Luke Basham from Talywain RFC for the 2018-2019 WRU National Championship campaign....

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Pooler rewards powerful Dragons Academy product, Mahoney, with first club contract

Pooler rewards powerful Dragons Academy product, Mahoney, with first club contract

Wednesday 20th June 2018

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce the signing of Joel Mahoney from the Dragons Academy for the club’s 2018-2019 WRU National Championship campaign....

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Pooler reinforces backs options with the addition of Bargoed RFC’s Matthew Lewis

Pooler reinforces backs options with the addition of Bargoed RFC’s Matthew Lewis

Tuesday 19th June 2018

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce the signing of Matthew Lewis from the Dragons Academy for the club’s crucial 2018-2019 WRU National Championship campaign....

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Pooler strengthen backs division with ball-carrying centre, James Hussey

Pooler strengthen backs division with ball-carrying centre, James Hussey

Monday 18th June 2018

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce the signing of James Hussey from Bournville RFC for the club’s 2018-2019 WRU National Championship campaign. ...

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Pooler add power and pace to backs division with the addition of Pontypridd RFC’s Geraint Walsh

Pooler add power and pace to backs division with the addition of Pontypridd RFC’s Geraint Walsh

Sunday 17th June 2018

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce the signing of full-back, Geraint Walsh, from Pontypridd RFC for the 2018-2019 WRU National Championship campaign. ...

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Pooler sign Wales 7s standout, Lloyd Lewis, ahead of crunch National Championship campaign

Pooler sign Wales 7s standout, Lloyd Lewis, ahead of crunch National Championship campaign

Saturday 16th June 2018

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce the signing of Lloyd Lewis from the Dragons Academy for the club’s pivotal 2018-2019 WRU National Championship campaign. ...

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 Pooler sign experienced second-row, Danny Hodge, ahead of Premiership promotion push

Pooler sign experienced second-row, Danny Hodge, ahead of Premiership promotion push

Friday 15th June 2018

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce the signing of Danny Hodge from Old Redcliffians for the club’s crucial 2018-2019 WRU National Championship campaign....

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Pontypool RFC retain 30 ‘Invincible’ squad members for Premiership promotion push

Pontypool RFC retain 30 ‘Invincible’ squad members for Premiership promotion push

Friday 25th May 2018

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce that 30 players from the squad that recorded an unbeaten WRU National Championship campaign this year, will remain at Pontypool Park for the club’s push to earn promotion back to the Principality Premiership...

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Luckwell relishing underdog tag ahead of National Cup clash versus Merthyr RFC

Luckwell relishing underdog tag ahead of National Cup clash versus Merthyr RFC

Monday 19th March 2018

Pontypool RFC head into their WRU National Cup quarter-final encounter with Merthyr RFC tomorrow, cast in the unfamiliar role of the underdog. ...

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Open letter from Pontypool RFC CEO to mark fifth anniversary of club ownership

Open letter from Pontypool RFC CEO to mark fifth anniversary of club ownership

Sunday 10th December 2017

Pontypool RFC chief executive officer, Ben Jeffreys, has issued an open letter to the Pooler Army to mark five years since the Jeffreys family took ownership of the club....

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Pooler awarded WRU A Licence for 2017-2018 season

Pooler awarded WRU A Licence for 2017-2018 season

Wednesday 15th November 2017

​Pontypool RFC is delighted to announce that the Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) has granted the club an A Licence for the 2017-2018 season....

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Rob Nash and Dan Robinson to share captaining duties for Pooler's Championship title defence

Rob Nash and Dan Robinson to share captaining duties for Pooler's Championship title defence

Wednesday 30th August 2017

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce that Rob Nash and Dan Robinson will serve as the club’s captain and vice-captain, respectively, for the 2017-2018 WRU National Championship campaign....

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Things to look out for at Pontypool RFC v Llanelli RFC this Saturday

Things to look out for at Pontypool RFC v Llanelli RFC this Saturday

Thursday 17th August 2017

Pooler welcome Llanelli RFC to Pontypool Park for the club's second pre-season friendly in preparation for the 2017-2018 campaign, but there are a couple of things to keep an eye on off the field as well....

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Pontypool RFC add physical edge to backs division with Bargoed centre, Prothero

Pontypool RFC add physical edge to backs division with Bargoed centre, Prothero

Monday 24th July 2017

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

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Pontypool RFC to enter team in Talywain RFC Sevens competition

Pontypool RFC to enter team in Talywain RFC Sevens competition

Saturday 22nd July 2017

​Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce that the club will enter a team in the 2017 Talywain RFC Sevens competition....

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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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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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Dragons standout, Max Williams, re-allocated to Ebbw Vale RFC

Dragons standout, Max Williams, re-allocated to Ebbw Vale RFC

Friday 21st October 2016

Pontypool RFC today announces that Newport Gwent Dragons Academy standout, Max Williams, has been re-allocated to defending Principality Premiership champions - Ebbw Vale RFC - after impressing during his stint at Pooler this season....

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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 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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Kieran Meek joins Pooler to strengthen backs department for 2016/17 SSE SWALEC Championship campaign

Kieran Meek joins Pooler to strengthen backs department for 2016/17 SSE SWALEC Championship campaign

Tuesday 26th July 2016

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce that Kieran Meek has joined the club for the 2016/17 SSE SWALEC Championship campaign....

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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 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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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 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 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 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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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 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 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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Pooler make seven new squad acquisitions

Pooler make seven new squad acquisitions

Tuesday 25th June 2013

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce that the club has signed seven new squad players for the 2013/2014 season....

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Pooler commence pre-season training ahead of 2013/2014 campaign

Pooler commence pre-season training ahead of 2013/2014 campaign

Monday 24th June 2013

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce that pre-season training in preparation for the 2013/2014 season will commence on Tuesday 25th June, 2013....

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Pooler retain 23 players for 2013/2014 Championship campaign

Pooler retain 23 players for 2013/2014 Championship campaign

Thursday 13th June 2013

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce that 23 players from the squad that won six of the club’s final seven 2012/2013 SWALEC Championship fixtures have re-signed for the 2013/2014 season....

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Luke Dyckhoff retains captaincy for 2013/14 Championship campaign

Luke Dyckhoff retains captaincy for 2013/14 Championship campaign

Tuesday 11th June 2013

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce that Luke Dyckhoff will remain as Club Captain for the 2013/2014 season....

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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…