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​Pooler strengthens back-row options with the signing of Ieuan Jones

​Pooler strengthens back-row options with the signing of Ieuan Jones

Sunday 01st September 2019

PONTYPOOL, South Wales, 1st September 2019 - Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce the signing of Ieuan Jones from Cross Keys RFC, with the start of the 2019-2020 WRU Specsavers Championship now under a week away....

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Pooler recruit talented local flanker, Adam Stratton

Pooler recruit talented local flanker, Adam Stratton

Friday 30th August 2019

​PONTYPOOL, South Wales, 30th August 2019 - Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce the signing of Adam Stratton from Pontypool United RFC, with the start of the 2019-2020 WRU Specsavers Championship now moving into view....

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Pooler add fly-half, Richard Powell, to their squad ahead of promotion push

Pooler add fly-half, Richard Powell, to their squad ahead of promotion push

Sunday 25th August 2019

PONTYPOOL, South Wales, 25th August 2019 - Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce the signing of Richard Powell from Merthyr RFC, as the club edges closer to the start of the 2019-2020 WRU Specsavers Championship campaign....

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‘Pontypool RFC: One Game’ to premiere at Parkway Hotel & Spa

‘Pontypool RFC: One Game’ to premiere at Parkway Hotel & Spa

Friday 23rd August 2019

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce that the club’s highly anticipated documentary - ‘Pontypool RFC: One Game’ – will premiere at the Parkway Hotel & Spa on 4th September 2019....

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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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2019-2020 early bird season tickets now available to purchase

2019-2020 early bird season tickets now available to purchase

Friday 31st May 2019

​Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce that early-bird season tickets are now available to purchase for the 2019-2020 WRU National Championship season....

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Voting now open for the 2018-2019 Supporters' Player of the Season award

Voting now open for the 2018-2019 Supporters' Player of the Season award

Friday 24th May 2019

It's that time of the year once again, where the Pooler Army get to vote for their 2018-2019 Pontypool RFC Supporters' Player of the Season....

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Pooler to host live Q&A session with CEO on Facebook this Thursday

Pooler to host live Q&A session with CEO on Facebook this Thursday

Tuesday 21st May 2019

​Following on from the events of last Friday in Aberavon, we appreciate that the #PoolerArmy will have plenty of questions about how the club plans to respond and prepare for next 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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Details for Principality Premiership play-off released by Welsh Rugby Union

Details for Principality Premiership play-off released by Welsh Rugby Union

Monday 13th May 2019

Pontypool RFC has today received details for Friday's Principality Premiership play-off match from the Welsh Rugby Union....

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Pooler to provide FREE coach transportation to Principality Premiership play-off clash in Aberavon

Pooler to provide FREE coach transportation to Principality Premiership play-off clash in Aberavon

Wednesday 08th May 2019

​To ensure every member of the #PoolerArmy is able to make the crucial Principality Premiership play-off match on Friday 17th May 2019, Pontypool RFC is to provide free coach transportation for supporters attending the big game at the Talbot Athlet...

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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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Date and venue for Principality Premiership play-off announced

Date and venue for Principality Premiership play-off announced

Tuesday 07th May 2019

​Pontypool RFC today announces that the club's crucial Principality Premiership play-off fixture will take place on Friday 17th May 2019 at Aberavon RFC....

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Pooler to provide free coach transportation for WRU National Cup semi-final tie

Pooler to provide free coach transportation for WRU National Cup semi-final tie

Sunday 31st March 2019

​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 semi-final tie versus Merthyr RFC at Eugene Cross Park in Ebbw V...

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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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Pontypool RFC submits full planning application to Torfaen County Borough Council

Pontypool RFC submits full planning application to Torfaen County Borough Council

Friday 15th February 2019

​Pontypool RFC is pleased to confirm that the club has submitted a full planning application to Torfaen County Borough Council in respect of plans to make wholesale improvements to Pontypool Park – its historic home of over 70 years....

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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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POOLER TO PROVIDE FREE COACH TRANSPORTATION TO CROSS KEYS FOR SECOND ROUND CUP TIE

POOLER TO PROVIDE FREE COACH TRANSPORTATION TO CROSS KEYS FOR SECOND ROUND CUP TIE

Sunday 13th January 2019

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 second round tie versus Cross Keys RFC....

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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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Pontypool RFC and Torfaen County Borough Council joint statement: Pontypool Park

Pontypool RFC and Torfaen County Borough Council joint statement: Pontypool Park

Wednesday 09th January 2019

Pontypool RFC and Torfaen County Borough Council are pleased to announce that significant progress has been made in overcoming the legal steps required to secure the club’s long-term future at Pontypool Park....

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Pooler to host club greats in 150th year celebration dinner

Pooler to host club greats in 150th year celebration dinner

Monday 17th December 2018

Pontypool RFC is delighted to announce that the club will host a special gala dinner to celebrate its proud 150th anniversary in February 2019....

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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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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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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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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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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 RFC CEO addresses 'Pooler Army' after historic saeson

Pontypool RFC CEO addresses 'Pooler Army' after historic saeson

Tuesday 01st May 2018

Pontypool RFC chief executive officer, Ben Jeffreys, addresses the 'Pooler Army' following the club's history making campaign....

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Only four tickets remain for Pooler's end of season celebration dinner

Only four tickets remain for Pooler's end of season celebration dinner

Wednesday 25th April 2018

Due to exceptional demand, only four tickets remain on sale for Pontypool RFC's end of season presentation dinner, which will be held at the Parkway Hotel and Spa on Friday 11th May 2018....

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Pooler to host special National Championship trophy celebration tomorrow evening

Pooler to host special National Championship trophy celebration tomorrow evening

Monday 23rd April 2018

​Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce that the club will host a special WRU National Championship trophy celebration event tomorrow evening to celebrate the club’s outstanding 2017-2018 campaign....

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Applications for Wales' 2018 Autumn Series tickets now open

Applications for Wales' 2018 Autumn Series tickets now open

Wednesday 11th April 2018

​Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce that applications can now be made to the club to purchase tickets for Wales’ 2018 Under Armour Series held at the Principality Stadium....

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Pooler to provide free coach transportation to Narberth RFC for Championship trophy celebrations

Pooler to provide free coach transportation to Narberth RFC for Championship trophy celebrations

Monday 09th April 2018

As a display of gratitude for the #PoolerArmy's incredible support this season, Pontypool RFC is to provide free coach transportation for supporters attending the club's final match of the 2017-2018 season, versus Narberth RFC on 21st April 2018....

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Tickets now on sale for Pontypool RFC's end of season celebration dinner

Tickets now on sale for Pontypool RFC's end of season celebration dinner

Monday 26th March 2018

​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 11th May 2018....

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Pontypool RFC CEO thanks #PoolerArmy for their support during incredible WRU National Cup run

Pontypool RFC CEO thanks #PoolerArmy for their support during incredible WRU National Cup run

Wednesday 21st March 2018

Pontypool RFC's chief executive officer, Ben Jeffreys, has issue a message of thanks to the #PoolerArmy for their support during the club's incredible WRU National Cup run....

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Pooler announce amended shuttle bus collection details for National Cup clash versus Merthyr RFC

Pooler announce amended shuttle bus collection details for National Cup clash versus Merthyr RFC

Tuesday 06th March 2018

Pontypool RFC is pleased to provide the following amended logistical information to supporters utilising the free shuttle bus service for the club's WRU National Cup quarter-final encounter versus Merthyr RFC, which will now take place at 7:15pm on T...

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Pooler announce coach collection details for National Cup clash versus Merthyr RFC

Pooler announce coach collection details for National Cup clash versus Merthyr RFC

Tuesday 27th February 2018

Pontypool RFC is pleased to provide the following logistical information to supporters utilising the free coach transportation provided by the club for Saturday’s WRU National Cup quarter-final encounter versus Merthyr RFC....

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Pooler to provide free coach transportation to Merthyr RFC National Cup quarter-final

Pooler to provide free coach transportation to Merthyr RFC National Cup quarter-final

Tuesday 30th January 2018

To show our appreciation for the incredible support from the #PoolerArmy during last Saturday's WRU National Cup triumph over Carmarthen Quins RFC, Pontypool RFC is to provide free coach transportation for supporters attending the club's quarter-fina...

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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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Pooler supporter takes on new club role as Writer in Residence

Pooler supporter takes on new club role as Writer in Residence

Tuesday 19th December 2017

Pontypool RFC supporter Kathryn Eastman is taking on a new role as Writer in Residence from January 2018 to tie in with the club’s 150th anniversary....

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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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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…