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​Super Rygbi Cymru – 2024/25 Season

​Super Rygbi Cymru – 2024/25 Season

Sunday 19th May 2024

​Super Rygbi Cymru – 2024/25 Season...

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​Pooler celebrate first season back at the top table of club rugby in Wales

​Pooler celebrate first season back at the top table of club rugby in Wales

Saturday 18th May 2024

​Pooler celebrate first season back at the top table of club rugby in Wales...

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Jones proud of achievement this season

Jones proud of achievement this season

Tuesday 30th April 2024

​Leighton Jones says the players can be “proud” of their achievements this season after guiding the club to a top-half finish on their return to the Indigo Premiership....

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Sweet: We're not far away

Sweet: We're not far away

Saturday 20th April 2024

​Ashley Sweet was full of praise for the team’s performance as they pushed Ebbw Vale all the way in a feisty Gwent Derby at the CiNER Glass Community Stadium....

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Thomas pleased to be back after long injury lay-off

Thomas pleased to be back after long injury lay-off

Sunday 07th April 2024

​Duan Thomas was delighted to be back on the field in a Pontypool jersey for the first time in 10 months in the victory over RGC 1404....

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Debut delight for winger Harry Jarvis

Debut delight for winger Harry Jarvis

Tuesday 02nd April 2024

​Harry Jarvis was delighted to finally make his Pontypool debut in the victory over Bridgend Ravens at Pontypool Park....

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Second-half control delights Jones

Second-half control delights Jones

Monday 01st April 2024

​Leighton Jones was pleased with how his side controlled the second half, which helped to deliver an important bonus-point victory over Brigend Ravens....

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Hat-trick hero Lloyd praises team's 'fight'

Hat-trick hero Lloyd praises team's 'fight'

Saturday 09th March 2024

​Morgan Lloyd praised the fighting spirit of the team as they recovered from a disappointing first half to claim a credible bonus point against table-topping Llandovery on a cold night at Pontypool Park....

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Tribute to Pooler great Roger Williams

Tribute to Pooler great Roger Williams

Tuesday 05th March 2024

It is with great sadness that Pontypool RFC learned of the passing last weekend of former second-row Roger Williams....

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Talywain & Abercarn play out curtain raiser

Talywain & Abercarn play out curtain raiser

Sunday 25th February 2024

​Friendship was in abundance at Pontypool Park last week when the visitors for our curtain raiser were Talywain RFC and Abercarn RFC....

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Sweet pleased to mark milestone with victory

Sweet pleased to mark milestone with victory

Sunday 18th February 2024

​Ashley Sweet was delighted to mark his 50th Pontypool appearance with a victory over Cardiff....

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West Mon advance to quarter finals

West Mon advance to quarter finals

Sunday 11th February 2024

Pontypool Park welcomed the players, coaches and families from West Monmouth Comprehensive and Whitchurch High School for a Year 10 last-16 Welsh Cup tie....

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Davies Connection Strengthens

Davies Connection Strengthens

Sunday 28th January 2024

​The trip to Sardis Road at the end of January 2024 will live long in the memory in the Davies household....

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Merthyr Fixture Postponed

Merthyr Fixture Postponed

Saturday 20th January 2024

This afternoon's Indigo Premiership fixture with Merthyr RFC has been postponed due to a frozen pitch due to the recent temperatures....

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Club Statement - Points deduction

Club Statement - Points deduction

Wednesday 17th January 2024

Pontypool RFC can confirm the club has been deducted 2 Indigo Premiership points for the 2023/24 season due to us not being able to safely field a team for our fixture, originally scheduled for 2nd December, against RGC....

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Club legend Malcolm Price has died

Club legend Malcolm Price has died

Sunday 07th January 2024

​It is with much sadness that Pontypool RFC has learned of the passing, after a long illness, of one of its all-time greats, Malcolm Price, aged 86....

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Sweet: We are still learning

Sweet: We are still learning

Sunday 07th January 2024

​Ashley Sweet insists the team is still learning on their return to the Indigo Premiership, despite the impressive run of results that has seen them challenging at the top end of the table....

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Jarvis delighted with 'dominant' victory

Jarvis delighted with 'dominant' victory

Monday 01st January 2024

​Matthew Jarvis was pleased to returning to winning ways with an impressive victory over Swansea in the Indigo Premiership....

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Jones: The best team won

Jones: The best team won

Sunday 24th December 2023

​Leighton Jones admitted Newport were worthy winners in the festive Gwent derby as Pooler struggled to execute their game plan....

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Pontypool sign Dan Hill

Pontypool sign Dan Hill

Sunday 17th December 2023

​Pontypool is pleased to announce the signing of forward Dan Hill....

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Club Statement - RGC fixture postponed

Club Statement - RGC fixture postponed

Wednesday 29th November 2023

Pontypool RFC are frustrated to announce that the scheduled Indigo Premiership match against RGC this coming Saturday afternoon has had to be postponed....

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Wakley admits Pooler were below par compared to usual standards

Wakley admits Pooler were below par compared to usual standards

Monday 27th November 2023

Nick Wakley was frank in his assessment of Saturday’s loss to Bridgend, admitting Pooler ‘just weren’t at the races’....

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Rosser and Kelleher-Griffiths off to South Africa

Rosser and Kelleher-Griffiths off to South Africa

Thursday 23rd November 2023

​Pontypool RFC would like to congratulate Ewan Rosser and Dylan Kelleher-Griffiths on their inclusion for the Dragon’s travelling squad to South Africa....

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Marcus Jones delighted with return to action

Marcus Jones delighted with return to action

Sunday 19th November 2023

​Marcus Jones was delighted to mark his return to the team with a try as Pontypool returned to winning ways against Neath....

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Jones: Plenty to learn from Llandovery defeat

Jones: Plenty to learn from Llandovery defeat

Sunday 12th November 2023

​Leighton Jones believes there is plenty for his players to learn from the defeat at Indigo Premiership champions Llandovery....

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Pontypool stars lead youth rugby session

Pontypool stars lead youth rugby session

Thursday 09th November 2023

​The Under14s at Conway Road were the participants down at the Park on a cold, wet October evening....

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Youngsters put through their paces

Youngsters put through their paces

Wednesday 08th November 2023

​Pontypool United U13s came to Pontypool Park eager for a session on tackle and jackal for the backs, which was undertaken by Deon Smith and Duan Thomas. ...

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Sweet: We are capable of digging deep

Sweet: We are capable of digging deep

Monday 06th November 2023

​Ashley Sweet believes the squad are always capable of pulling through when their backs are against the wall.
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Deon Smith hangs up boots due to medical advice

Deon Smith hangs up boots due to medical advice

Saturday 04th November 2023

​Deon Smith has had to hang up his boots after aggravating a shoulder issue....

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Jones praises 'tightest of squads'

Jones praises 'tightest of squads'

Saturday 04th November 2023

​Leighton Jones believes this team is one of the closest he has been involved in throughout his entire rugby career after seeing them battle to a hard-fought victory over Ebbw Vale....

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Humble Nove shares credit with teammates

Humble Nove shares credit with teammates

Monday 30th October 2023

​Match-winner Amosa Nove remained humble after his heroics earned Pontypool an impressive victory over Cardiff....

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Jones pleased to see team 'grind out' victory

Jones pleased to see team 'grind out' victory

Sunday 29th October 2023

​Leighton Jones praised the character of the team as they fought to come from behind to claim a dramatic victory over Cardiff....

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Club Statement - WRU Elite Domestic Competition (EDC)

Club Statement - WRU Elite Domestic Competition (EDC)

Friday 27th October 2023

​The deadline for the submission of expressions of interest in relation to participation in the EDC has now passed. Pontypool RFC can confirm that it has submitted the required expression of interest and will welcome any invitation to submit a form...

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Price 'loving life' at Pontypool

Price 'loving life' at Pontypool

Tuesday 24th October 2023

​Winger Walker Price has admitted he is loving life at Pontypool after scoring his second try for the club....

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Mixed feelings for Jones after Pontypridd victory

Mixed feelings for Jones after Pontypridd victory

Sunday 22nd October 2023

​Leighton Jones was pleased to see the good form continue with a bonus-point victory over Pontypridd but was left frustrated as errors and ill-discipline plagued his side....

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Rosser: We believed we could win

Rosser: We believed we could win

Tuesday 17th October 2023

​Ewan Rosser insisted the players were confident of securing a victory at The Wern, even when they were trailing in the final minutes....

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Jones praises bravery and commitment

Jones praises bravery and commitment

Saturday 14th October 2023

​Leighton Jones talked up the togetherness and fight in the squad as Pontypool’s never-say-die attitude saw them snatch a victory from Merthyr at The Wern....

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Youngsters go try crazy

Youngsters go try crazy

Thursday 05th October 2023

“I can only describe what I witnessed Saturday as one of the best tag rugby games I have seen”....

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Davies: We fear nobody

Davies: We fear nobody

Sunday 01st October 2023

​Pontypool do not fear anybody in the Indigo Premiership, according to back-row Callum Davies....

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Mixture of styles delights Jones

Mixture of styles delights Jones

Sunday 01st October 2023

​Leighton Jones was pleased to see his players able to mix it up as they secured a deserved bonus-point victory over Carmarthen Quins in the Indigo Premiership....

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Flanagan excited by scrum-half competition

Flanagan excited by scrum-half competition

Tuesday 26th September 2023

​It was a bittersweet day for scrum-half Matthew Flanagan as his Pontypool debut ended in defeat....

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Jones sees plenty of positives despite cup exit

Jones sees plenty of positives despite cup exit

Sunday 24th September 2023

​Leighton Jones was disappointed with an early cup exit at Aberavon but was still pleased with the performance his players put in....

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Moa: Victory at Aberavon is a confidence booster

Moa: Victory at Aberavon is a confidence booster

Sunday 17th September 2023

​Back-row Ben Moa says that winning away at 'a top-four club' like Aberavon will help confidence grow massively....

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Jarvis remains modest after penalty heroics

Jarvis remains modest after penalty heroics

Sunday 10th September 2023

​Match-winner Matthew Jarvis claimed he was simply doing his job after his excellent long-range penalty secured a battling victory over Swansea at Pontypool Park....

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Jones: Lessons to learn from Merthyr defeat

Jones: Lessons to learn from Merthyr defeat

Friday 25th August 2023

​Pontypool rounded off their pre-season campaign with a physical encounter with Merthyr under the lights at Pontypool Park....

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Pooler secure signing of scrum-half Flanagan

Pooler secure signing of scrum-half Flanagan

Thursday 17th August 2023

​Pontypool is pleased to welcome the arrival of scrum-half Matthew Flanagan from Ebbw Vale....

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Jones: We can take confidence from performance

Jones: We can take confidence from performance

Tuesday 15th August 2023

​Leighton Jones was pleased with the way his players battled as Pontypool began preparation for life in the Indigo Premiership with a trip to Sardis Road....

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Lewis happy to be back in action

Lewis happy to be back in action

Sunday 13th August 2023

​Pontypool visited Sardis Road for the first time in 11 years as they opened the pre-season account with a narrow defeat to Indigo Premiership rivals Pontypridd....

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BROCHURE CELEBRATING THE SUCCESS OF SEASON 2022-2023

BROCHURE CELEBRATING THE SUCCESS OF SEASON 2022-2023

Thursday 10th August 2023

​DOUBLE-WINNING INVINCIBLES...

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Match Day Pricing

Match Day Pricing

Tuesday 01st August 2023

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Former Pooler captain passes away

Former Pooler captain passes away

Tuesday 01st August 2023

It is with great sadness that Pontypool RFC has learned of the passing of former captain Clive Rowlands at the age of 85....

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​Pooler strengthen squad with eight new additions

​Pooler strengthen squad with eight new additions

Saturday 01st July 2023

Pontypool is pleased to welcome eight new players to the squad ahead of what is sure to be a challenging season back in the Indigo Premiership....

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​Pontypool confirm retained list

​Pontypool confirm retained list

Saturday 01st July 2023

Pontypool is pleased to confirm that 29 players have committed their futures to the club and will be part of the squad ahead of our return to the Indigo Premiership....

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​Matthews continues as club captain

​Matthews continues as club captain

Saturday 01st July 2023

Scott Matthews will continue as Pontypool RFC captain for the upcoming season....

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​Nick Wakley joins coaching set-up as Shaun Connor departs

​Nick Wakley joins coaching set-up as Shaun Connor departs

Saturday 01st July 2023

The Club is pleased to announce that all coaches have been retained for the upcoming season with the exception of Shaun Connor....

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​Jamie Hallam returns to the club

​Jamie Hallam returns to the club

Saturday 01st July 2023

We are sure all supporters will join us in welcoming back to the club Jamie Hallam as Club Secretary....

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​Club adopts premises as new clubhouse

​Club adopts premises as new clubhouse

Saturday 01st July 2023

The Club’s views on the commercial viability of a dedicated clubhouse are well documented.

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​Club announces partnership with kit supplier VX3

​Club announces partnership with kit supplier VX3

Saturday 01st July 2023

Pontypool RFC is excited to announce that it has signed a long-term partnership with VX3 as our official kit partner for the coming seasons....

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New season, new kit van

New season, new kit van

Saturday 01st July 2023

​Pontypool RFC is delighted to announce that Maben Vehicle Hire is providing the Club with a kit van to transport kit, equipment and medical supplies for the upcoming season in the Indigo Premiership....

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Pre-season taking shape

Pre-season taking shape

Wednesday 21st June 2023

​Plans are already well underway for the pre-season preparations as Pontypool prepare for a long-awaited return to the Indigo Premiership....

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Eight players to depart this summer

Eight players to depart this summer

Tuesday 20th June 2023

Pontypool RFC can confirm that eight players will depart the club this summer following the end of the 2022/23 WRU Admiral National Championship season....

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​Pooler Celebrate Historic Double-Winning Invincible Season at Parkway Hotel

​Pooler Celebrate Historic Double-Winning Invincible Season at Parkway Hotel

Tuesday 13th June 2023

​Pooler Celebrate Historic Double-Winning Invincible Season at Parkway Hotel...

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Club awarded Freedom of Torfaen

Club awarded Freedom of Torfaen

Tuesday 13th June 2023

Pontypool has been awarded the Freedom of Torfaen following a memorable double-winning season....

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Trio named in U20 World Cup squad

Trio named in U20 World Cup squad

Wednesday 07th June 2023

Interim Wales U20 head coach Mark Jones has included Sam Scarfe, Dylan Kelleher-Griffiths and Huw Anderson in his squad for this summer’s U20 World Cup....

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Trio earn Dragons contracts after impressive season of development

Trio earn Dragons contracts after impressive season of development

Sunday 28th May 2023

​Pontypool RFC is proud that the development of youngsters Sam Scarfe, Dylan Kelleher-Griffiths and Huw Anderson has been rewarded with Senior Academy contracts with the Dragons....

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West Mon secure Schools Cup treble

West Mon secure Schools Cup treble

Wednesday 24th May 2023

​A perfect sunny day at Pontypool Park for the Pontypool RFC Year 9 Schools Cup final brought a feast of running rugby from West Monmouth and Abersychan Schools....

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Jones delighted to play part in season run-in

Jones delighted to play part in season run-in

Wednesday 24th May 2023

​Marcus Jones revealed he was happy to be part of the end of season games as Pontypool sealed a historic unbeaten season in the WRU Admiral National Championship....

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Jones: Finally time to celebrate achievments

Jones: Finally time to celebrate achievments

Sunday 21st May 2023

​Head coach Leighton Jones admitted it was finally time to celebrate the achievements of the season after ending the campaign with a comprehensive victory over Ystalyfera....

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Connor 'not surprised' by Ystrad display

Connor 'not surprised' by Ystrad display

Thursday 18th May 2023

​Shaun Connor was not surprised by the performance that Ystrad Rhondda produced against Pontypool in the dramatic victory at Gelligaled Park on Tuesday evening....

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Langdon: That's why we do it

Langdon: That's why we do it

Wednesday 17th May 2023

​Moments like Tuesday’s last-gasp winner against Ystrad Rhondda is what players look for when they start playing rugby, according to match winner Dai Langdon....

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West Monmouth edge to Year 8 cup final victory

West Monmouth edge to Year 8 cup final victory

Monday 15th May 2023

The final of the Year 8 Schools Cup bore all the hallmarks of what Pooler are renowned for - forward grunt which in this case created the platform for some highly entertaining rugby at Pontypool Park....

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Jones lavishes praise on club 'environment'

Jones lavishes praise on club 'environment'

Sunday 14th May 2023

​Leighton Jones was full of praise for his coaches and players as they swept Cardiff Met aside to clinch the WRU Admiral National Championship title....

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Powell reveals secret to trademark runs

Powell reveals secret to trademark runs

Thursday 11th May 2023

Mathew Powell revealed the trick to his trademark jinking runs that Pontypool fans have become used to seeing often this season....

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Connor pleased to be back with Pontypool

Connor pleased to be back with Pontypool

Sunday 07th May 2023

​Shaun Connor was delighted to be back in the dugout as Pontypool capped their final home game of the season with an emphatic victory over Beddau....

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Pontypool announce Annual Presentation night

Pontypool announce Annual Presentation night

Thursday 04th May 2023

​The club is pleased to announce that the annual presentation evening will take place on Friday 9th June at the Parkway Hotel and Spa, NP44 3UW, at 7pm....

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Jones was prepared for 'tough' Narberth test

Jones was prepared for 'tough' Narberth test

Monday 01st May 2023

​Head coach Leighton Jones admitted he was ready for a “tough game” at Narberth....

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Matthews: Results are key

Matthews: Results are key

Monday 01st May 2023

​Captain Scott Matthews believes it’s all about results over performance at this stage of the season....

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Lloyd: Cup triumph is whole club success

Lloyd: Cup triumph is whole club success

Tuesday 25th April 2023

​Peter Lloyd insists everyone connected to the club played their part in the WRU Championship Cup final victory over Ystrad Rhondda at the Principality Stadium on Sunday....

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Herbert: Togetherness carries us through

Herbert: Togetherness carries us through

Tuesday 18th April 2023

​Mike Herbert insists you can never write Pontypool off after they came from behind to beat Bargoed at Bargoed Park....

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Langdon happy with second-half comeback

Langdon happy with second-half comeback

Sunday 16th April 2023

​Pontypool had to come from behind to claim a third win of the season against Bargoed in the WRU Admiral National Championship....

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Pontypool welcome American friends

Pontypool welcome American friends

Thursday 13th April 2023

Pontypool RFC recently played hosts to some friends across the pond....

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Tickets for cup final to go on sale

Tickets for cup final to go on sale

Tuesday 11th April 2023

We are delighted to confirm ticketing details for our upcoming trip to the Principality Stadium. Tickets will go on sale on the club website at 10:00am on Wednesday 12 April....

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Jones delighted to make cup final

Jones delighted to make cup final

Tuesday 04th April 2023

​Leighton Jones admitted that Pontypool weren’t at their best against Neath in the semi-final of the WRU Championship Cup but praised the togetherness of the squad as they dug in deep to secure their place in Cardiff in a few weeks’ tim...

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Roles reversed as Jarvis boots Pooler into final

Roles reversed as Jarvis boots Pooler into final

Sunday 02nd April 2023

​Four years ago, Matthew Jarvis kicked a last-minute penalty in Ebbw Vale that denied Pontypool a place in the WRU National Cup final, at the expense of Merthyr....

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Pontypool call was final piece of puzzle for new boy Randall

Pontypool call was final piece of puzzle for new boy Randall

Monday 27th March 2023

​There was a new face in the team against TATA Steel RFC.
Lance Randall came into the second row for his debut, partnering Ashley Sweet who he spent time with playing at Ebbw Vale RFC....

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Anderson pleased with development at Pontypool

Anderson pleased with development at Pontypool

Sunday 26th March 2023

​Huw Anderson is pleased with the exposure he has been given at Pontypool this season and is hoping to build on what has been a promising start to his senior rugby career....

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Mixed emotions for Hughes on return from injury

Mixed emotions for Hughes on return from injury

Sunday 26th March 2023

​Darren Hughes revealed he was both “excited and nervous” ahead of his return to action against TATA Steel RFC....

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Jones applauds TATA Steel performance

Jones applauds TATA Steel performance

Wednesday 22nd March 2023

​Leighton Jones was full of praise for TATA Steel as they “never took a backward step” and gave Pontypool a number of problems in their encounter at the Margam Sports Ground....

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Dylan Kelleher-Griffiths reveals what life is like on international duty

Dylan Kelleher-Griffiths reveals what life is like on international duty

Monday 20th March 2023

​While Pontypool have been playing for points in the WRU Admiral National Championship and marching into the last four of the WRU Championship Cup, young prop Dylan Kelleher-Griffiths has been representing Wales at the U20 Six Nations....

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Betts happy for chance to reach 50 milestone

Betts happy for chance to reach 50 milestone

Sunday 19th March 2023

​Gareth Betts admitted it was nice to reach 50 appearances for Pontypool after his surprise inclusion against TATA Steel RFC on Friday night....

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Captain's Column: March

Captain's Column: March

Sunday 12th March 2023

​We caught up with club captain Scott Matthews on the club’s recent form, the mood in the camp and the secret behind his highest try-scoring season to date....

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Sweet: We fight for each other

Sweet: We fight for each other

Friday 10th March 2023

​Ashley Sweet has spoken of the togetherness within the squad and how they band together when the going gets tough....

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Connor praises Pooler's powerful pack

Connor praises Pooler's powerful pack

Sunday 05th March 2023

Shaun Connor believes the forward pack were influential as Pontypool bagged a bonus-point victory over Trebanos, playing with 14 men for over 50 minutes....

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Scarfe pleased with personal development

Scarfe pleased with personal development

Thursday 23rd February 2023

​Sam Scarfe is pleased with what he has learned in his time at Pontypool that has led him to lining up for Wales against England in the U20 Six Nations....

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Jones not looking too far ahead

Jones not looking too far ahead

Wednesday 22nd February 2023

​The players and coaches are not taking anything for granted insists head coach Leighton Jones despite securing a hard-fought victory against Neath RFC in the top-of-the-table clash....

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Jones applauds 'best support in the country'

Jones applauds 'best support in the country'

Saturday 18th February 2023

​Leighton Jones heaped praise on the supporters as they once again travelled in their droves to help inspire the team to a morale-boosting victory over title rivals Neath RFC at The Gnoll....

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Darren Hughes closing in on rugby return

Darren Hughes closing in on rugby return

Tuesday 14th February 2023

​Darren Hughes is eyeing a return to action in the next few weeks following a long absence due to injury....

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Jarvis pleased with improved second-half display

Jarvis pleased with improved second-half display

Sunday 12th February 2023

​Matthew Jarvis feels Pooler added a clinical edge to their finishing in the second half as they enjoyed a bonus-point victory over Narberth RFC in the WRU Admiral National Championship....

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Mixed feelings for Jones after game of two halves

Mixed feelings for Jones after game of two halves

Tuesday 07th February 2023

​Leighton Jones was delighted with the first-half performance against Cross Keys RFC but admitted he was left frustrated by the display after the break....

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Lloyd hoping for more evening games

Lloyd hoping for more evening games

Sunday 05th February 2023

​Peter Lloyd relished the chance to play on a Friday night under the lights at Pontypool Park and is hoping to do it again soon....

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Jones: International selection 'great' for duo

Jones: International selection 'great' for duo

Saturday 04th February 2023

​Leighton Jones was delighted for young duo Dylan Kelleher-Griffiths and Sam Scarfe as they both represented Wales in their U20 Six Nations opener in Colwyn Bay last night....

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Lewis looking to continue building momentum

Lewis looking to continue building momentum

Sunday 29th January 2023

​Pat Lewis believes the momentum gained rom the cup victory over Bargoed will help spur Pontypool on over the next block of fixtures....

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Jones applauds squad's qualities

Jones applauds squad's qualities

Saturday 28th January 2023

​Leighton Jones once again praised the fitness and competitiveness of the squad as a late surge saw Pontypool RFC come from behind to secure a hard-fought victory over Bargoed RFC and progress to the last four of the WRU Championship Cup....

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Bargoed cup tie postponed

Bargoed cup tie postponed

Saturday 21st January 2023

​Today's WRU Championship Cup fixture at Bargoed RFC has been postponed due to a frozen pitch. ...

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Powell couldn't wait to get going again

Powell couldn't wait to get going again

Tuesday 17th January 2023

​Winger Mathew Powell was pleased to get back into the action in the win over Maesteg Harlequins RFC after six weeks away from the field....

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Captain's Column: January

Captain's Column: January

Wednesday 11th January 2023

We caught up with club captain Scott Matthews to find out how it felt to return to the pitch after a five-week break and look back at the final couple of fixtures of 2022....

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Davies was confident of clinching bonus point

Davies was confident of clinching bonus point

Tuesday 10th January 2023

​Callum Davies always felt Pontypool RFC would find a way to pick up the bonus point in the second half against Cardiff Met RFC....

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Jones pleased to secure win on rugby return

Jones pleased to secure win on rugby return

Saturday 07th January 2023

It was result over performance against Cardiff Met RFC for head coach Leighton Jones as Pontypool RFC marked their return to action with a battling victory....

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Pooler's trip to Beddau postponed

Pooler's trip to Beddau postponed

Friday 16th December 2022

Tomorrow's WRU Admiral National Championship fixture at Beddau RFC has been postponed due to the freezing weather conditions we have been experiencing recently. ...

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Rosser pleased to finally get on the scoresheet

Rosser pleased to finally get on the scoresheet

Monday 05th December 2022

​Ewan Rosser was delighted to break his try-scoring “drought” with superb hat-trick in comfortable victory over Gwent rivals Bedwas RFC in the WRU Admiral National Championship....

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Jones pleased with win but admits to frustrations

Jones pleased with win but admits to frustrations

Sunday 04th December 2022

​Pontypool RFC continued their perfect league record with a bonus-point victory over Bedwas RFC, however, head coach Leighton Jones insists there are still plenty of areas to improve on....

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Scrum-half Jones joins up with Pooler

Scrum-half Jones joins up with Pooler

Friday 02nd December 2022

​Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce the signing of scrum-half Dai Jones....

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Smith praises "special" teammates

Smith praises "special" teammates

Tuesday 15th November 2022

​Deon Smith hailed his teammates as “a special group” after their stunning comeback against promotion and title rivals Bargoed RFC at Pontypool Park....

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Jones praises fitness of squad in Pooler comeback

Jones praises fitness of squad in Pooler comeback

Sunday 13th November 2022

​Leighton Jones credited the fitness of the squad as Pontypool RFC came from behind to secure a remarkable comeback victory over Bargoed RFC in the WRU Admiral National Championship....

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Captain's Column: November

Captain's Column: November

Thursday 10th November 2022

​We caught up with club captain Scott Matthews as he discussed his start to the season, his return to action and the upcoming clash against title rivals Bargoed RFC....

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Pontypool draw Bargoed in cup quarter-final

Pontypool draw Bargoed in cup quarter-final

Wednesday 09th November 2022

​Pontypool RFC will travel to Bargoed RFC in the quarter-finals of the WRU Championship Cup early next year....

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Much-improved performance delights Jones

Much-improved performance delights Jones

Thursday 03rd November 2022

​Leighton Jones was pleased with the response from his players as they swept Glamorgan Wanderers RFC aside in the WRU Admiral National Championship....

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Lewis pleased to mark milestone with victory

Lewis pleased to mark milestone with victory

Saturday 29th October 2022

​It was a memorable weekend for centre Pat Lewis as he marked his 50th appearance with a try as Pontypool RFC ran riot at the Memorial Ground....

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Matthews reveals mixed feelings from victory

Matthews reveals mixed feelings from victory

Tuesday 25th October 2022

​Scott Matthews lamented a frustrating display from Pontypool but was pleased with the character shown to dig in and grind out a victory over Ystrad Rhondda RFC....

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Jones: The best team lost

Jones: The best team lost

Sunday 23rd October 2022

Leighton Jones feels his side were lucky to claim victory over a spirited and organised Ystrad Rhondda RFC in the WRU Admiral National Championship yesterday....

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Matthews delighted to make injury return

Matthews delighted to make injury return

Tuesday 18th October 2022

​Club captain Scott Matthews was delighted to be back among the action as he made his return from injury against Narberth RFC in the WRU Championship Cup....

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Jones pleased with display in strong winds

Jones pleased with display in strong winds

Sunday 16th October 2022

​Leighton Jones complimented his team’s performance and tactical nous as they battled the strong winds as well as a spirited Narberth RFC in the opening round of the WRU Championship Cup....

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Herbert hoping to finally clinch promotion this season

Herbert hoping to finally clinch promotion this season

Tuesday 11th October 2022

​Mike Herbert is hoping this is the year that Pontypool RFC finally achieve promotion to the Indigo Premiership....

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Dai Langdon delighted with debut display

Dai Langdon delighted with debut display

Sunday 02nd October 2022

​Dai Langdon described his debut as “the perfect day” as he played his part in a big win over Trebanos RFC in the WRU Admiral National Championship....

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Leighton Jones pleased with quality of squad depth

Leighton Jones pleased with quality of squad depth

Sunday 02nd October 2022

​Leighton Jones praised the quality of his squad after cruising to a big victory over Trebanos RFC despite making 10 changes....

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Smith: Standards are high this year

Smith: Standards are high this year

Monday 26th September 2022

​Deon Smith has enjoyed an excellent start to his Pontypool RFC career with three tries in as many games at the start of the WRU Admiral National Championship campaign....

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Jones praises character but eyes improvement

Jones praises character but eyes improvement

Saturday 24th September 2022

​Leighton Jones was critical of Pontypool RFC’s discipline but praised his players for their character to grind out a victory over promotion rivals Neath RFC....

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Eddie Butler in players' thoughts during Gwent derby

Eddie Butler in players' thoughts during Gwent derby

Wednesday 21st September 2022

​Matthew Jarvis revealed that the late great Eddie Butler was in the players’ thoughts ahead of the big Gwent derby victory over Cross Keys RFC at the weekend....

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Ben Jeffreys to stand down as Pontypool RFC chief executive officer

Ben Jeffreys to stand down as Pontypool RFC chief executive officer

Tuesday 20th September 2022

Pontypool RFC today announces that Ben Jeffreys will stand down as the club’s chief executive officer at the end of September....

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Jones demands attacking improvement

Jones demands attacking improvement

Sunday 18th September 2022

​Leighton Jones called for more clinical finishing despite hitting eight tries in a dominant victory over Cross Keys in the Gwent derby....

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Pontypool RFC mourns the loss of Eddie Butler

Pontypool RFC mourns the loss of Eddie Butler

Thursday 15th September 2022

​Pontypool RFC is devastated to learn of the passing of Eddie Butler....

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Babos delighted with debut display

Babos delighted with debut display

Tuesday 06th September 2022

​Dan Babos couldn’t hide his delight with how his Pontypool RFC debut turned in the WRU Admiral National Championship opener at Maesteg Harlequins RFC....

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Pontypool to hold swabbing event with DKMS for Ethan Davies

Pontypool to hold swabbing event with DKMS for Ethan Davies

Tuesday 06th September 2022

​Pontypool RFC will be holding a swabbing event, with blood cancer charity DKMS, for full-back Ethan Davies....

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Jones feels 'new buzz' at club this season

Jones feels 'new buzz' at club this season

Sunday 04th September 2022

​Leighton Jones admitted there is a “new buzz” around the team after opening the new WRU Admiral National Championship season in style with a thumping 50-3 victory at Maesteg Harlequins RFC....

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Gareth Betts is latest addition to management team

Gareth Betts is latest addition to management team

Wednesday 31st August 2022

​Pontypool RFC has moved to bolster the management team with the appointment of Gareth Betts....

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Please help Ethan Davies by becoming a DKMS donor today

Please help Ethan Davies by becoming a DKMS donor today

Wednesday 24th August 2022

Pontypool RFC is urgently calling on supporters aged 17-55 who are in general good health to register to become a blood stem cell donor with DKMS following Ethan Davies’ courageous announcement that he has been diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lympho...

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Babos pleased to get more minutes under his belt

Babos pleased to get more minutes under his belt

Sunday 14th August 2022

​Scrum-half Dan Babos feels he is settling in well after getting another run-out in the comeback victory over Llandovery RFC on Saturday....

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Connor delighted with character in Llandovery comeback

Connor delighted with character in Llandovery comeback

Saturday 13th August 2022

Shaun Connor was pleased to see the energy and character that his players showed as they fought back to claim a thrilling victory at Llandovery RFC....

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Jones pleased with performance in opening friendly

Jones pleased with performance in opening friendly

Sunday 07th August 2022

​Leighton Jones was delighted to see how quickly his squad has gelled after a thumping start to pre-season with a commanding victory at Dings Crusaders RFC....

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Young trio sign development deals with Pontypool

Young trio sign development deals with Pontypool

Friday 05th August 2022

​Pontypool RFC is pleased to confirm the signing of a group of young stars on development deals....

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Callum Davies returns to reinforce Pooler back row

Callum Davies returns to reinforce Pooler back row

Tuesday 02nd August 2022

​Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce the return of experienced back row Callum Davies from WRU Admiral National Championship rivals Bargoed RFC....

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Pooler drawn against Narberth in revamped WRU Championship Cup

Pooler drawn against Narberth in revamped WRU Championship Cup

Tuesday 19th July 2022

​Pontypool RFC has been drawn against Narberth RFC in the opening round of the WRU Championship Cup....

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Pontypool bring in teenage prop Dylan Kelleher-Griffiths

Pontypool bring in teenage prop Dylan Kelleher-Griffiths

Friday 15th July 2022

​Teenager Dylan Kelleher-Griffiths has joined Pontypool RFC for the upcoming season from Dragons RFC....

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Pontypool welcome addition of Kelvyn Williams

Pontypool welcome addition of Kelvyn Williams

Wednesday 13th July 2022

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce the signing of Kelvyn Williams from Indigo Premiership outfit Merthyr RFC....

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Pooler strengthen backs with addition of versatile David Langdon

Pooler strengthen backs with addition of versatile David Langdon

Monday 11th July 2022

​Pontypool RFC is pleased to add outside-half David Langdon to the squad as the fifth signing of the summer following his exit from WRU Admiral National Championship rivals Neath RFC....

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Pontypool bolster front row with arrival of Tom Piper

Pontypool bolster front row with arrival of Tom Piper

Sunday 10th July 2022

​Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce prop Tom Piper as the latest summer signing, from Indigo Premiership runners-up Newport RFC....

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Mathew Powell completes permanent move to Pontypool

Mathew Powell completes permanent move to Pontypool

Friday 08th July 2022

​Pontypool RFC is pleased to confirm the signing of Newport RFC winger Mathew Powell, who featured for the club at the back end of last season....

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Pooler boost attacking power with Deon Smith

Pooler boost attacking power with Deon Smith

Wednesday 06th July 2022

​Pontypool RFC is delighted to announce the signing of winger Deon Smith, who will add real firepower to an already potent attacking force....

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Dan Babos becomes first signing of the summer

Dan Babos becomes first signing of the summer

Monday 04th July 2022

​Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce the signing of scrum-half Dan Babos from Dragons Rugby as the club’s first signing ahead of the WRU Admiral National Championship 2022/23 season....

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Season ticket arrangements and pricing structure for 2022-2023 season announced

Season ticket arrangements and pricing structure for 2022-2023 season announced

Thursday 30th June 2022

​Pontypool RFC is pleased to confirm arrangements and the pricing structure for season tickets and match day tickets for the 2022-2023 WRU Admiral National Championship season....

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Pontypool release pre-season friendlies schedule ahead of 2022-2023 campaign

Pontypool release pre-season friendlies schedule ahead of 2022-2023 campaign

Monday 27th June 2022

​Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce the club’s pre-season friendlies schedule in preparation for the 2022-2023 WRU National Championship season....

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Roberts returns to Pontypool to join management team

Roberts returns to Pontypool to join management team

Sunday 29th May 2022

​Pontypool RFC is pleased to welcome former Pontypool RFC scrum-half Lewis Roberts back to the club as Rugby Operations Manager....

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Connor named as club's new backs coach

Connor named as club's new backs coach

Saturday 28th May 2022

​Pontypool RFC is pleased to welcome former outside-half Shaun Connor back to the club as backs coach....

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Pontypool join partnership to aid local rugby development

Pontypool join partnership to aid local rugby development

Thursday 26th May 2022

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce a new strategic partnership with Coleg Gwent and Torfaen Leisure Trust that will provide Torfaen students with the opportunity to experience professional rugby development alongside full-time study as part of an i...

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Leighton Jones signs new deal with Pontypool

Leighton Jones signs new deal with Pontypool

Friday 06th May 2022

​Pontypool RFC is delighted to announce that Leighton Jones has signed a new deal with the club....

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Pontypool RFC's 2021-2022 season concludes prematurely

Pontypool RFC's 2021-2022 season concludes prematurely

Tuesday 03rd May 2022

​Pontypool RFC can confirm that the club’s 2021-2022 WRU National Championship campaign has concluded prematurely, meaning the quest for a fourth successive title has been stripped away through no fault of our own....

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First-half performance delights Matthews

First-half performance delights Matthews

Monday 02nd May 2022

​Scott Matthews was pleased with a dominant first-half display against Cardiff Met RFC but was frustrated as loose kicking allowed the Archers back into the game after the break....

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Pontypool to host Dragons Cup Finals weekend

Pontypool to host Dragons Cup Finals weekend

Sunday 01st May 2022

​Pontypool RFC is pleased to be hosting the Dragons Cup Finals weekend at Pontypool Park for the very first time....

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Jones pleased to pick up bonus-point win at difficult Cardiff Met RFC

Jones pleased to pick up bonus-point win at difficult Cardiff Met RFC

Saturday 30th April 2022

Leighton Jones was delighted to pick up maximum points in the capital after coming up against a spirited and energetic Cardiff Met RFC at a sunshine-filled Cyncoed Campus....

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Jeffreys: Work behind the scenes will pay dividends

Jeffreys: Work behind the scenes will pay dividends

Tuesday 19th April 2022

Pontypool RFC Chief Executive Officer Ben Jeffreys is feeling optimistic that recent changes made within the club will help propel their promotion bid next season....

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Jones happy to see players put new tactics to practice

Jones happy to see players put new tactics to practice

Saturday 16th April 2022

​Leighton Jones was pleased with the style of rugby Pontypool RFC produced as they claimed bragging rights in the derby against Cross Keys RFC....

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Price praises team performance against Bedwas

Price praises team performance against Bedwas

Saturday 09th April 2022

​Garin Price was at the double as Pontypool RFC recorded an impressive victory over Bedwas RFC and the lock showered praise on his teammates as they got back to winning ways....

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Second-half showing pleases Quick

Second-half showing pleases Quick

Saturday 09th April 2022

​Andrew Quick was delighted with the second-half display as Pontypool RFC bounced back from disappointment last weekend to secure a deserved victory against Bedwas RFC in the WRU Admiral National Championship....

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Club Statement: Gareth Rusby-Davies and Jamie Hallam

Club Statement: Gareth Rusby-Davies and Jamie Hallam

Tuesday 05th April 2022

Pontypool RFC can confirm that the club has mutually agreed to part company with Gareth Rusby-Davies and Jamie Hallam with immediate effect....

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Jones: It was not acceptable

Jones: It was not acceptable

Saturday 02nd April 2022

​Leighton Jones did not hold back in his criticism of himself and his players as Pontypool RFC were beaten at league leaders Bargoed RFC....

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National Championship playoff cancelled by WRU

National Championship playoff cancelled by WRU

Tuesday 29th March 2022

​Pontypool RFC can confirm that the club has been informed that the WRU Admiral National Championship end of season playoffs have been cancelled by the Welsh Rugby Union's Competitions Committee....

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Jones not looking too far ahead

Jones not looking too far ahead

Saturday 26th March 2022

​Leighton Jones insists he is taking games “week by week” following Pontypool RFC’s dominant victory over Ystrad Rhondda RFC in the WRU Admiral National Championship....

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Captain's Column

Captain's Column

Monday 21st March 2022

With the fixture list providing a long run of fixtures for the coming weeks, we thought it was the perfect time to catch up with captain Scott Matthews.

In his first column of the year the skipper expressed his frustrations at not being able to pl...

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Lewis looking to make up for the lost time

Lewis looking to make up for the lost time

Saturday 19th March 2022

​Wing wizard Lloyd Lewis is looking to build some momentum as Pontypool RFC face a hectic fixture schedule for the first time this season....

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Herbert thrilled to be back in action

Herbert thrilled to be back in action

Tuesday 15th March 2022

​Mike Herbert was delighted to be back out on the pitch as he returned to the team to help Pontypool RFC complete a second-half comeback against Trebanos RFC in the WRU Admiral National Championship....

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Tough start did not surprise Jones

Tough start did not surprise Jones

Saturday 12th March 2022

Leighton Jones was not surprised by the tough start against Trebanos RFC following a six-week period without a game for Pontypool RFC....

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Pontypool RFC to donate ticket and programme sales to DEC Ukraine appeal

Pontypool RFC to donate ticket and programme sales to DEC Ukraine appeal

Thursday 10th March 2022

Following the devastating events unfolding in Ukraine, Pontypool RFC can today announce that the club will donate all match ticket and programme sales from Saturday’s WRU National Championship fixture versus Trebanos RFC to the Disasters Emerge...

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Lewis: I'll play anywhere for Pontypool RFC

Lewis: I'll play anywhere for Pontypool RFC

Monday 31st January 2022

​Pat Lewis is willing to play in any position for Pontypool RFC after moving to the wing and bagging the opening try in Saturday’s victory at Narberth RFC....

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Plenty to work on for Jones after Pooler edge past Narberth

Plenty to work on for Jones after Pooler edge past Narberth

Sunday 30th January 2022

​Leighton Jones was pleased to see his side grind their way to victory at Narberth but insisted there were plenty of things to work on....

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Ieuan Jones hoping to build momentum after postponements

Ieuan Jones hoping to build momentum after postponements

Monday 24th January 2022

​Ieuan Jones felt the win over Glamorgan Wanderers RFC was important for building momentum following the frustrating stop-start nature to the season....

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Wanderers impress Jones in big Pooler victory

Wanderers impress Jones in big Pooler victory

Sunday 23rd January 2022

​Leighton Jones was pleased to see Pontypool RFC pick up maximum points following a seven-week absence but reserved plenty of praise for visitors Glamorgan Wanderers RFC....

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Club Statement: Welsh Government Announcement

Club Statement: Welsh Government Announcement

Friday 14th January 2022

​Pontypool RFC acknowledges today's announcement from Welsh Government that crowds will be able to return to sporting events from 21st January 2022. ...

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Cardiff Met RFC v Pontypool RFC postponed

Cardiff Met RFC v Pontypool RFC postponed

Monday 03rd January 2022

​Pontypool RFC regrets to inform that the club's WRU Admiral National Championship fixture versus Cardiff Met RFC has been postponed....

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Club statement: Welsh Government announcement

Club statement: Welsh Government announcement

Tuesday 21st December 2021

​Pontypool RFC acknowledges today’s announcement from Welsh Government that sporting events will be played behind closed doors from Boxing Day in Wales until further notice....

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Pontypool RFC v Beddau RFC postponed

Pontypool RFC v Beddau RFC postponed

Friday 17th December 2021

​Pontypool RFC regrets to inform that this weekend's WRU National Championship fixture versus Beddau RFC has been postponed....

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Jarvis pleased with performance on debut

Jarvis pleased with performance on debut

Friday 10th December 2021

​Matthew Jarvis was pleased with the team’s performance as he made his long-awaited debut for Pontypool RFC in front of a packed out The Ray Prosser Stand....

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Ystalyfera RFC v Pontypool RFC postponed

Ystalyfera RFC v Pontypool RFC postponed

Thursday 09th December 2021

Pontypool RFC regrets to inform that this weekend's WRU National Championship fixture versus Ystalyfera RFC has been postponed....

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Club statement: 2022-2023 season structure

Club statement: 2022-2023 season structure

Monday 06th December 2021

​Pontypool RFC welcomes today’s announcement from the Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) that the 2022-2023 season will include the opportunity to gain promotion to the WRU Indigo Premiership....

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Jones pleased with players' reaction

Jones pleased with players' reaction

Sunday 05th December 2021

​Head coach Leighton Jones felt his side took “a big step towards the style we want to play” as they swept TATA Steel RFC aside at Pontypool Park....

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Club statement: Tom Hancock

Club statement: Tom Hancock

Tuesday 30th November 2021

Pontypool RFC can confirm that the club and Tom Hancock have mutually agreed to part company with immediate effect....

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Pooler bring in Scott Evans and Ross Jones to strengthen front row

Pooler bring in Scott Evans and Ross Jones to strengthen front row

Thursday 25th November 2021

​Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce the double signing of Scott Evans and Ross Jones to help strengthen the front row as the club look to build on the opening day win in the WRU Admiral National Championship....

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The Captain's Column

The Captain's Column

Tuesday 23rd November 2021

It was obviously a really epic day. It was good to be back at the Park. We wouldn’t want to be anywhere else than the Park on the first day back....

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Jarvis eager to return after freak injury

Jarvis eager to return after freak injury

Saturday 20th November 2021

​Matthew Jarvis signed for Pontypool RFC in August but on the opening day of the WRU Admiral National Championship, he spent the game in the dugout rather than on the field....

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Jones pleased that Pooler show no cause for concern

Jones pleased that Pooler show no cause for concern

Sunday 14th November 2021

​Leighton Jones was pleased to see Pontypool RFC put to bed any worries they may have had about being “undercooked” with a thumping six-try win over Maesteg Harlequins RFC at Pontypool Park....

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The Captain's Column

The Captain's Column

Thursday 11th November 2021

​We sat down with club captain Scott Matthews ahead of the new season to discuss what has happened over the last two years....

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POOLER EXCITED FOR RETURN OF SUPPORTERS TO NEW-LOOK Pontypool Park

POOLER EXCITED FOR RETURN OF SUPPORTERS TO NEW-LOOK Pontypool Park

Saturday 06th November 2021

​Pontypool RFC are excited to be welcoming supporters back to Pontypool Park next week for the first time in nearly two years....

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PLENTY OF POSITIVES FOR JONES TO TAKE FROM FRIENDLY DEFEAT

PLENTY OF POSITIVES FOR JONES TO TAKE FROM FRIENDLY DEFEAT

Wednesday 20th October 2021

​Pontypool RFC head coach Leighton Jones insists they are plenty of positives to take from Sunday’s friendly defeat to Bristol Bears A....

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MATCH PREVIEW | PRE-SEASON DISRUPTION LEADS TO INJURIES AHEAD OF BRISTOL BEARS A FRIENDLY

MATCH PREVIEW | PRE-SEASON DISRUPTION LEADS TO INJURIES AHEAD OF BRISTOL BEARS A FRIENDLY

Saturday 16th October 2021

​Pontypool RFC head coach Leighton Jones has been left frustrated after pre-season disruption has led to a raft of injuries in the squad....

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POOLER BOLSTER BACK ROW WITH SIGNING OF CAMERON REGAN FROM EBBW VALE

POOLER BOLSTER BACK ROW WITH SIGNING OF CAMERON REGAN FROM EBBW VALE

Friday 15th October 2021

​Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce the signing of Cameron Regan from Ebbw Vale RFC to strengthen the back row ahead of the 2021-22 WRU Specsavers National Championship season, which gets underway next month....

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Pooler to play Bristol Bears A in pre-season friendly

Pooler to play Bristol Bears A in pre-season friendly

Wednesday 13th October 2021

Pontypool RFC is pleased to confirm that the club will play Bristol Bears A in a pre-season friendly this Sunday....

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Aaron Coundley to retire after illustrious playing career

Aaron Coundley to retire after illustrious playing career

Saturday 09th October 2021

It is with deep regret that Pontypool RFC today announces the retirement of loosehead prop, Aaron Coundley....

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Club statement: training access for supporters

Club statement: training access for supporters

Friday 08th October 2021

​Pontypool RFC is pleased to confirm that the club will once again permit for supporters to attend training sessions as of next week....

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Pooler conclude recruitment drive with the signing of Super League title winner, Ben Flower

Pooler conclude recruitment drive with the signing of Super League title winner, Ben Flower

Monday 27th September 2021

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce the signing of Ben Flower ahead of the 2021-2022 WRU Specsavers National Championship season....

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Pooler strengthen backs with the signing of Wales Sevens prospect, Jay Jones

Pooler strengthen backs with the signing of Wales Sevens prospect, Jay Jones

Sunday 26th September 2021

​Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce the signing of Jay Jones, who arrives at the club from the Wales International Sevens team ahead of the 2021-2022 season....

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Pooler looks to the future with the signing of Dragons Academy back row, Sam Scarfe

Pooler looks to the future with the signing of Dragons Academy back row, Sam Scarfe

Saturday 25th September 2021

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce the signing of Dragons Academy back row, Sam Scarfe, as the club continues to prepare for the return of league rugby....

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Adam Brown returns to Pontypool RFC in dual physiotherapy and player role

Adam Brown returns to Pontypool RFC in dual physiotherapy and player role

Friday 24th September 2021

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce the appointment of Adam Brown as the club’s co-lead physiotherapist. Brown, who qualified as a physiotherapist in 2010, will also provide second-row cover for the squad after a considerable playing career in...

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Club Statement: 2021-2022 Season Tickets

Club Statement: 2021-2022 Season Tickets

Saturday 18th September 2021

​After careful consideration, Pontypool RFC regrets to inform supporters that the club has opted not to sell season tickets for the 2021-2022 WRU Specsavers National Championship season....

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2021-2022 WRU National Championship fixtures released

2021-2022 WRU National Championship fixtures released

Friday 10th September 2021

​Pontypool RFC can confirm the club has today been issued with fixtures for the 2021-2022 WRU Specsavers National Championship season by the Welsh Rugby Union....

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DON PROSSER

DON PROSSER

Sunday 05th September 2021

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Club Statement: 2021-2022 season

Club Statement: 2021-2022 season

Monday 30th August 2021

Further to last week’s announcement from the Welsh Rugby Union that the 2021-2022 season will not feature promotion or relegation, Pontypool RFC can confirm that the club is committed to competing for the WRU National Championship title next se...

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Club Statement: Welsh Rugby Union

Club Statement: Welsh Rugby Union

Thursday 26th August 2021

​It is with immense frustration and disappointment that Pontypool RFC can today confirm that the club has been informed by the Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) that there will be no promotion or relegation during the 2021-2022 season....

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Pooler sign Garin Price from Newport RFC to strengthen back row

Pooler sign Garin Price from Newport RFC to strengthen back row

Thursday 26th August 2021

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce the signing of Garin Price from Newport RFC, as the club continues to strengthen its squad ahead of next season....

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Pooler secure signing of Mike hale to complete scrum-half line up

Pooler secure signing of Mike hale to complete scrum-half line up

Wednesday 25th August 2021

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce the signing of Mike Hale, as the scrum-half returns to Wales after completing a Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management degree at the University of the West of England....

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Pooler add to front row options as Ben Uphill joins from Neath RFC

Pooler add to front row options as Ben Uphill joins from Neath RFC

Tuesday 24th August 2021

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce the signing of Ben Uphill from Neath RFC, as the club strengthens its front-row options ahead of next season....

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Pooler strengthen front row with the signing of Cardiff RFC prop, Peter Lloyd

Pooler strengthen front row with the signing of Cardiff RFC prop, Peter Lloyd

Monday 23rd August 2021

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce the signing of Peter Lloyd, as the club strengthens its front row options in preparation for the forthcoming league campaign....

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Pooler strengthen second row with the signing of Ebbw Vale captain, Ashley Sweet

Pooler strengthen second row with the signing of Ebbw Vale captain, Ashley Sweet

Sunday 22nd August 2021

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce the signing of Ashley Sweet from Ebbw Vale RFC, as the club looks to build on a strong showing in the truncated 2019-2020 season....

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Ethan Davies returns to Pontypool RFC following stellar Wales Sevens career

Ethan Davies returns to Pontypool RFC following stellar Wales Sevens career

Saturday 21st August 2021

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce the signing of Ethan Davies, who joins the club from the Wales International Sevens set-up, ahead of next season....

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Pontypool RFC bolsters backs division with the signing Matthew Jarvis

Pontypool RFC bolsters backs division with the signing Matthew Jarvis

Friday 20th August 2021

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce the signing of established WRU Indigo Premiership back, Matthew Jarvis from Merthyr RFC, ahead of next season....

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Scott Matthews to lead Pontypool RFC into new season as club captain

Scott Matthews to lead Pontypool RFC into new season as club captain

Thursday 19th August 2021

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce the re-appointment of flanker, Scott Matthews, as the club’s captain next season. It will be Matthews' second campaign in the role, after succeeding Rob Nash in the summer of 2019....

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Pontypool RFC bolster coaching team by appointing Rhys Clarke as skills coach

Pontypool RFC bolster coaching team by appointing Rhys Clarke as skills coach

Wednesday 18th August 2021

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce the appointment of Rhys Clarke to the club’s coaching team as skills coach, ahead of preparations for the forthcoming league campaign....

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Pontypool RFC retain entire coaching and management staff ahead of next season

Pontypool RFC retain entire coaching and management staff ahead of next season

Tuesday 17th August 2021

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce the complete retention of the club's coaching and management staff ahead of next season....

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Pontypool RFC retain 24 members of the playing squad from the 2019-2020 season

Pontypool RFC retain 24 members of the playing squad from the 2019-2020 season

Monday 16th August 2021

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce that 24 players from the squad that extended the club's exceptional unbeaten run in the WRU Specsavers National Championship to 63 games and finished the abbreviated 2019-2020 season top of the division, will rema...

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Pontypool RFC to return to full team training during first week of September 2021

Pontypool RFC to return to full team training during first week of September 2021

Sunday 15th August 2021

​It is with immense delight that Pontypool RFC today announces that the club will return to full team training on 2nd September 2021....

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Welsh Rugby Union cancel 2020-2021 league season

Welsh Rugby Union cancel 2020-2021 league season

Friday 18th December 2020

​It is with regret that Pontypool RFC announces that the club has been notified by the Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) that the 2020-2021 season will not take place and no league rugby will be played this season....

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Club update from Pontypool RFC CEO, Ben Jeffreys

Club update from Pontypool RFC CEO, Ben Jeffreys

Thursday 10th December 2020

Pontypool RFC’s chief executive officer, Ben Jeffreys, addresses the questions that were sent ahead of the Facebook live Q&A that was cancelled following the sad passing of legendary club figure, Ray Prosser....

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Funeral webcast details ahead of Ray Prosser's funeral

Funeral webcast details ahead of Ray Prosser's funeral

Monday 07th December 2020

The family of Ray Prosser have kindly provided the webcast details for those who wish to watch the service live from Gwent Crematorium at 2:30pm...

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Statement from the family of Pontypool RFC legend, Ray Prosser

Statement from the family of Pontypool RFC legend, Ray Prosser

Wednesday 02nd December 2020

Thank you to all the people who’ve been paying their respects since Ray’s passing. We are truly grateful for all the tributes, which have kept us going at a difficult time for us as a family....

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Re-development of 'The Ray Prosser Stand' at Pontypool Park commences

Re-development of 'The Ray Prosser Stand' at Pontypool Park commences

Tuesday 24th November 2020

​Pontypool RFC is delighted to announce that the second phase of the club’s ambitious plans to re-develop Pontypool Park will commence this week....

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Pontypool Park grandstand to be named 'The Ray Prosser Stand' in honour of club legend

Pontypool Park grandstand to be named 'The Ray Prosser Stand' in honour of club legend

Monday 23rd November 2020

​It is with immense pride that Pontypool RFC today announces that the grandstand at the club’s historic home of Pontypool Park will be named ‘The Ray Prosser Stand’ in honour of the club legend who sadly passed away on Sunday at t...

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Peter and Ben Jeffreys pay tribute to Pooler legend, Ray Prosser

Peter and Ben Jeffreys pay tribute to Pooler legend, Ray Prosser

Monday 23rd November 2020

​I’m sure we speak for everybody connected to Pontypool RFC when we say the passing of Ray Prosser is a truly devastating loss to both the club and wider community....

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Pontypool RFC mourns the passing of club legend, Ray Prosser

Pontypool RFC mourns the passing of club legend, Ray Prosser

Sunday 22nd November 2020

​It is with immense sadness and devastation that Pontypool RFC today can confirm the passing of the legendary Ray Prosser....

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Latest COVID-19 update from Pontypool RFC CEO, Ben Jeffreys

Latest COVID-19 update from Pontypool RFC CEO, Ben Jeffreys

Friday 06th November 2020

It’s going to be a long winter and we have to be realistic about what our priorities should be. For now, rugby is not top of the agenda....

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Legendary Pontypool RFC volunteer, Pat Shepphard, passes away

Legendary Pontypool RFC volunteer, Pat Shepphard, passes away

Wednesday 30th September 2020

It is with immense shock and sadness that Pontypool RFC today announces the passing of legendary club volunteer and supporter, Pat Shepphard....

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Update from Pontypool RFC CEO, Ben Jeffreys

Update from Pontypool RFC CEO, Ben Jeffreys

Sunday 13th September 2020

In ordinary circumstances, this weekend would have heralded the start of the 2020-2021 season. This would have also been mine and Dad’s tenth season leading Pontypool RFC since we took over the running of the club in 2012....

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Latest update from Pontypool RFC CEO, Ben Jeffreys

Latest update from Pontypool RFC CEO, Ben Jeffreys

Wednesday 12th August 2020

Further news from Pontypool RFC's chief executive officer, Ben Jeffreys, on how the club is navigating through the COVID-19 pandemic....

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Club update from Pontypool RFC CEO, Ben Jeffreys

Club update from Pontypool RFC CEO, Ben Jeffreys

Thursday 23rd July 2020

The latest update from Pontypool RFC CEO, Ben Jeffreys, on how the club is navigating through the COVID-19 pandemic....

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COVID-19 update from Pontypool RFC CEO, Ben Jeffreys

COVID-19 update from Pontypool RFC CEO, Ben Jeffreys

Monday 15th June 2020

Following the Welsh Rugby Union’s first ‘Return to Play’ webinar held this evening, I feel compelled to provide you with a further update on how we’re navigating Pontypool RFC through the COVID-19 pandemic....

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Update from Pontypool RFC CEO, Ben Jeffreys

Update from Pontypool RFC CEO, Ben Jeffreys

Saturday 30th May 2020

A further update from Pontypool RFC Chief Executive Officer, Ben Jeffreys, on how the club is navigating through the COVID-19 pandemic....

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End of season message from Peter and Ben Jeffreys

End of season message from Peter and Ben Jeffreys

Sunday 22nd March 2020

​Customarily, our end of season message to you is written in the month of May. But this is no ordinary end of season message and these are most certainly no ordinary times we live in....

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Club Statement: COVID-19

Club Statement: COVID-19

Friday 20th March 2020

​Pontypool RFC can confirm that the club has been notified by the Welsh Rugby Union of the cancelation of the 2019-2020 Specsavers National Championship season....

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Ben Jeffreys to take leave of absence as Pooler CEO to receive treatment for depression

Ben Jeffreys to take leave of absence as Pooler CEO to receive treatment for depression

Friday 06th March 2020

​Pontypool RFC is saddened to confirm that Ben Jeffreys is to take a temporary leave of absence as the club’s Chief Executive Officer to receive inpatient hospital treatment for depression....

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Lewis relishes Friday night showdown with Bedwas RFC

Lewis relishes Friday night showdown with Bedwas RFC

Thursday 30th January 2020

Pontypool RFC winger, Lloyd Lewis, says the club will take the game to Bedwas RFC, when the two teams meet at Pontypool Park on Friday night. The fixture, the first time the two teams will have met since January 2016, comes just six days after the cl...

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Pooler head coach, Leighton Jones, discharged from hospital

Pooler head coach, Leighton Jones, discharged from hospital

Tuesday 28th January 2020

Pontypool RFC is pleased to confirm that the club’s head coach, Leighton Jones, has today been discharged from hospital and will continue to recover at home over the coming days....

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Pooler swoop to bring in back, Lewis Barnett, ahead of cup quarter-final

Pooler swoop to bring in back, Lewis Barnett, ahead of cup quarter-final

Friday 24th January 2020

​Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce the signing of Lewis Barnett from Penallta RFC, as the club prepare to face Carmarthen Quins in the quarter-finals of the WRU National Cup....

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Club Statement: Leighton Jones

Club Statement: Leighton Jones

Thursday 23rd January 2020

Pontypool RFC is saddened to share that the club’s head coach, Leighton Jones, has been admitted to a local hospital after suddenly falling ill yesterday afternoon....

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Walsh looks forward to an exciting end to the month

Walsh looks forward to an exciting end to the month

Wednesday 22nd January 2020

​Pontypool RFC full-back, Geraint Walsh, believes the squad are ready for an exciting end to the month, as the club prepare to host Carmarthen Quins RFC and Bedwas RFC at Pontypool Park, writes Andrew Deering....

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Scott Matthews column

Scott Matthews column

Friday 10th January 2020

​Last weekend we were pleased to claim a 62-14 victory over a Beddau side that kept playing right up until the final whistle. There were a number of pleasing aspects to a performance that was made possible by a good training week....

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Pooler selects Scott Matthews as new club captain for crucial Championship season

Pooler selects Scott Matthews as new club captain for crucial Championship season

Friday 06th September 2019

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce that Scott Matthews has been chosen as Pooler's new club captain ahead of what will be a pivotal 2019-2020 WRU Specsavers Championship season....

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SOUVENIR BROCHURE 2018-2019 £6.00 each

SOUVENIR BROCHURE 2018-2019 £6.00 each

Tuesday 03rd September 2019

Review of Season compiled by Ray Ruddick....

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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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Pooler recruit young lock, Luke Fleming-Jones

Pooler recruit young lock, Luke Fleming-Jones

Thursday 22nd August 2019

​PONTYPOOL, South Wales, 22nd August 2019 - Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce the signing of Luke Fleming-Jones from Usk RFC as the club prepare for the start of the 2019-2020 Specsavers Championship campaign....

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Pooler add depth to their back division with the signing of centre, Duan Thomas

Pooler add depth to their back division with the signing of centre, Duan Thomas

Wednesday 21st August 2019

​PONTYPOOL, South Wales, 21st August 2019 - Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce the signing of Duan Thomas from the Dragons Academy, with the start of the 2019-2020 WRU Specsavers Championship now just weeks away....

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Former Pooler Secretary, Colin Tuckwell, sadly passes away

Former Pooler Secretary, Colin Tuckwell, sadly passes away

Sunday 14th July 2019

​Pontypool RFC is saddened to learn of the passing of our former Secretary and 2016 Clubman of the Year, Colin Tuckwell....

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Job Vacancy: Lead Physiotherapist

Job Vacancy: Lead Physiotherapist

Thursday 11th July 2019

Closing Date: Friday 26th July 2019

Pontypool RFC has an exciting opportunity for an experienced physiotherapist to join our well-established and dynamic medical team for the 2019-2020 season. ...

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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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Club Dinner and Presentation Evening

Club Dinner and Presentation Evening

Sunday 09th June 2019

Pooler celebrated another invincible league 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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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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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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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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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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Pontypool Park to host second edition of Pontypool RFC Schools Cup

Pontypool Park to host second edition of Pontypool RFC Schools Cup

Wednesday 24th April 2019

​Next month, Pontypool Park will once again play host to the finals of the Pontypool RFC Schools Cup. The 2017-2018 season, which marked the first year of the competition, saw Year 8 teams from high schools across Torfaen take part, as the club str...

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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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Date and venue set for Pooler's WRU National Cup semi-final

Date and venue set for Pooler's WRU National Cup semi-final

Thursday 28th March 2019

Pontypool RFC is pleased to confirm that the club’s WRU National Cup semi-final tie versus Merthyr RFC will take place on Saturday 6th April 2019 at Ebbw Vale RFC....

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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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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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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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Pontypool RFC v Bedlinog RFC postponed

Pontypool RFC v Bedlinog RFC postponed

Friday 01st February 2019

Following significant snowfall last night and with a further frost expected overnight, Pontypool RFC and Bedlinog RFC have agreed to an early postponement of Saturday's WRU National Championship fixture at Pontypool Park....

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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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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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Pontypool RFC calls for public consultation backing from supporters

Pontypool RFC calls for public consultation backing from supporters

Saturday 12th January 2019

Pontypool RFC is calling on all supporters to back send comments of support to help keep the club at Pontypool Park, as the public consultation phase begins....

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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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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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Club Statement: Neath RFC fixture (National Cup)

Club Statement: Neath RFC fixture (National Cup)

Thursday 03rd January 2019

​Pontypool RFC has today received correspondence from Mike Cuddy, who has formally confirmed that Neath RFC is unable to fulfil Saturday's WRU National Cup round 1 fixture at Pontypool Park....

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

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

Tuesday 18th September 2018

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

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Draw for 2018-2019 Pontypool RFC Cup made

Draw for 2018-2019 Pontypool RFC Cup made

Monday 17th September 2018

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

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Hussey joins exclusive group as Pooler look to hit top form

Hussey joins exclusive group as Pooler look to hit top form

Friday 14th September 2018

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

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Jones appointed head coach of Pontypool Schools Under-15s

Jones appointed head coach of Pontypool Schools Under-15s

Wednesday 12th September 2018

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

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Price makes his Pontypool Park stay permanent

Price makes his Pontypool Park stay permanent

Tuesday 11th September 2018

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

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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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Clarke building the Pooler stars of tomorrow through community initiative

Clarke building the Pooler stars of tomorrow through community initiative

Tuesday 21st August 2018

Tony Clarke may hail from and have played all of his rugby in the Rhondda, but he has a special place in his heart for Gwent rugby and Pontypool RFC in particular. ...

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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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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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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 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 re-introduces original crest to mark the beginning of the club’s 150th anniversary

Pontypool RFC re-introduces original crest to mark the beginning of the club’s 150th anniversary

Friday 01st June 2018

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce the permanent return of the club’s original crest, marking the beginning of a season-long celebration of the club’s 150th anniversary....

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Pontypool RFC appoints Tom Hancock as head of rugby analysis for Premiership defining season

Pontypool RFC appoints Tom Hancock as head of rugby analysis for Premiership defining season

Sunday 27th May 2018

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce that the club has appointed Tom Hancock as head of rugby analysis for the 2018-2019 season, where Pooler will be vying to earn promotion back to the Principality Premiership....

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Pontypool RFC retain entire coaching and support staff for vital promotion push

Pontypool RFC retain entire coaching and support staff for vital promotion push

Saturday 26th May 2018

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce that the club's entire coaching and support staff have all signed contract extensions to remain in their respective positions for the 2018-2019 season....

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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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Leighton Jones signs contract extension to remain as Pontypool RFC head coach until 2022

Leighton Jones signs contract extension to remain as Pontypool RFC head coach until 2022

Friday 04th May 2018

Pontypool RFC is delighted to announce that Leighton Jones has penned a new deal that will see him continue to serve as the club’s head coach until 2022....

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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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Pontypool RFC statement regarding proposed Principality Premiership restructuring

Pontypool RFC statement regarding proposed Principality Premiership restructuring

Wednesday 28th March 2018

​Following on from recent media speculation, Pontypool RFC wishes to clarify its position regarding the forthcoming restructuring of the Principality Premiership and National Championship divisions as part of a wide-ranging review spearheaded by th...

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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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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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Pooler CEO issues open letter to WRU Board of Directors following decision to not support reforms

Pooler CEO issues open letter to WRU Board of Directors following decision to not support reforms

Thursday 08th March 2018

Following the WRU's failure to support governance reforms tabled by its Chairman, Pontypool RFC's Chief Executive Officer has issued an following open letter to its Board of Directors....

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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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Merthyr RFC v Pontypool RFC postponed

Merthyr RFC v Pontypool RFC postponed

Friday 02nd March 2018

​As a result of significant snowfall experienced over the past 24 hours and with further severe weather expected to impact South Wales throughout Friday, Pontypool RFC regrets to inform that the club’s WRU National Cup quarter-final contest v...

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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 play friendly against Maesteg Harlequins RFC

Pooler to play friendly against Maesteg Harlequins RFC

Wednesday 07th February 2018

Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce that the club has arranged to play a friendly fixture versus WRU National League 1 West table toppers, Maesteg Harlequins 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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Statement from Pontypool RFC following controversial Narberth RFC match postponement

Statement from Pontypool RFC following controversial Narberth RFC match postponement

Sunday 21st January 2018

Statement from Pontypool RFC chief executive officer, following Narberth RFC's controversial decision to postpone yesterday's WRU National Championship match....

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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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Pontypool RFC v Torfaen XV to raise funds for Scott Bessant's Fighting Fund

Pontypool RFC v Torfaen XV to raise funds for Scott Bessant's Fighting Fund

Monday 20th November 2017

​Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce that all proceeds raised from Friday's forthcoming friendly fixture versus a specially selected Torfaen XV team will be donated to 'Scott Bessant's Fighting Fund'....

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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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#PoolerArmy - have your say on ending ring-fencing of the Principality Premiership division

#PoolerArmy - have your say on ending ring-fencing of the Principality Premiership division

Monday 13th November 2017

The Welsh Rugby Union is conducting a review of its performance competition structure and is seeking the input of club rugby supporters....

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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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Applications for Wales’ 2017 Autumn Series tickets open

Applications for Wales’ 2017 Autumn Series tickets open

Monday 24th July 2017

​Pontypool RFC is pleased to announce that applications can now be made to the club to purchase tickets for Wales’ 2017 Under Armour Series held at the Principality Stadium....

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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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Lifelong Pooler supporter, Charlie Stokes, sadly passes away

Lifelong Pooler supporter, Charlie Stokes, sadly passes away

Friday 21st July 2017

​Pontypool RFC is saddened to learn of the passing of lifelong club supporter, Charlie Stokes....

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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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