Brian Jones – President

At the recent Newport RFC shareholders general meeting Brian ‘BJ’ Jones was elected as the new President of Newport Rugby Football Club. Brian has been involved with the club since 1953 as a player, captain, coach, committee man, chairman and ambassador. He is ‘Mr Newport.’ Brian is still enthusiastically involved with the club on a daily basis and is a big part of the management team of the club. He and wife Jacqueline rarely miss a training session, let alone a game.

Will Godfrey spoke warmly about BJ’s involvement throughout his long association with the club and the recommendation of the President position was endorsed unanimously by those present.

At the same time, David Watkins was appointed an Honorary Life Member of the club to recognise his outstanding commitment both on and off the field since 1961.

Newport RFC are indebted to both of these role models for their huge commitment to the Black & Ambers over the years and look forward to their association continuing for many years to come.

TEAM P W D L PF PA PTS
Cardiff 9 9 0 0 225 119 41
Carmarthen Quins 8 6 0 2 206 147 28
Pontypridd 9 5 0 4 200 192 24
Aberavon 8 5 0 3 164 152 24
Rygbi Gogledd Cymru 1404 9 5 0 4 208 178 23
Llanelli 9 5 0 4 187 219 22
Merthyr 9 4 0 5 199 201 22
Llandovery 7 4 0 3 158 134 20
Newport 9 3 0 6 174 191 18
Swansea 9 3 0 6 140 159 17
Ebbw Vale 9 2 0 7 183 230 13
Bridgend Ravens 9 1 0 8 128 250 7