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NEWPORT (PEMBS) RUGBY CLUB
HEADQUARTERS: CASTLE HOTEL BRIDGE STREET NEWPORT SA42 0TB Est. 1983
Newport R.F.C. was established in the summer of 1983 when a decision was made to form a senior rugby team in the town. From the first game against the Metropolitan Police XV, the club went from strength to strength, producing numerous talented individuals who have gone on to gain county and national honours.
The club gained W.R.U. Junior Union status in 1985 and past accolades include winning the Pembrokeshire junior section B league in 1990 and the Pembrokeshire junior union sevens title in 1989.
The rugby club moved to its current home in 1982 and where honoured when the legendary Lion and Welsh wing Gerald Davies came to open the new changing rooms.
Anyone who is interested in joining Newport R.F.C. as a committee member or player, is asked to contact Peter Smith on 01239 820684
Club Captain Will Kerr receiving the 2011-12 Junior Union League Cup
Newport R.F.C. currently runs a 1st XV in the Pembroke and District Seconds league.
Training is every Tuesday night at 7pm at the rugby pitch.