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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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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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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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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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Pontypool RFC responds to Torfaen County Borough Council statement

Pontypool RFC responds to Torfaen County Borough Council statement

Wednesday 18th July 2018

​Pontypool RFC is disappointed with the contents of the statement issued yesterday evening by Torfaen County Borough Council and wishes to correct a number of inaccuracies contained within it....

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Pontypool RFC to leave Pontypool Park after Torfaen Council talks break down

Pontypool RFC to leave Pontypool Park after Torfaen Council talks break down

Tuesday 17th July 2018

It is with deep sadness and frustration that Pontypool RFC today announces its intention to leave Pontypool Park – the club’s home since 1945 - after prolonged negotiations with Torfaen County Borough Council broke down....

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Club Statement: Pontypool Park

Club Statement: Pontypool Park

Thursday 12th July 2018

Pontypool RFC has called an urgent supporters’ meeting, where the club will make an announcement regarding its immediate and long-term future at Pontypool Park....

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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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Pontypool RFC v Carmarthen Quins RFC - pitch update

Pontypool RFC v Carmarthen Quins RFC - pitch update

Thursday 25th January 2018

Due to the significant rainfall experienced at Pontypool Park in recent days, Pontypool RFC will perform a pitch inspection in the presence of a WRU Level 3 qualified referee at 9am on Saturday morning to determine whether the club's WRU National Cup...

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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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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 statement on Pontypool Park fire

Pontypool RFC statement on Pontypool Park fire

Monday 10th October 2016

Pontypool RFC chief executive officer, Ben Jeffreys, has issued a statement following yesterday's stand fire at Pontypool Park....

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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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Torfaen Council install CCTV at Pontypool Park

Torfaen Council install CCTV at Pontypool Park

Friday 16th May 2014

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce that Torfaen County Borough Council has provided the club with a CCTV system to help deter antisocial behaviour at the club’s sports ground in Pontypool Park. ...

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Pontypool RFC statement on Pontypool Park future

Pontypool RFC statement on Pontypool Park future

Thursday 06th February 2014

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce that the club has entered into formal discussions with Torfaen County Borough Council with regards to ensuring a viable future for the relationship between Pontypool Park and Pontypool RFC.
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Extensive renovations to Pontypool Park commences

Extensive renovations to Pontypool Park commences

Friday 13th December 2013

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce that major renovations to the facilities at Pontypool Park have commenced, in preparation for the 2013/2014 season....

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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…