It was with a great deal of sadness that we learned of the death of Will Skyrme, a fine prop forward who joined us in 1973 from Gwernyfed RFC – one of many great Breconshire players to have done so over the years.
Will played in the red, green and white of Ebbw Vale for six years and, in that time, propped against some of the best in Britain. He was devoted to Gwernyfed, a club with a very strong connection with Ebbw Vale. We send our condolences to Will’s family and friends, and to everyone at Gwernyfed RFC.
The funeral service will take place this Friday at 1pm at Llanfilo Church, in the village of Llanfilo, Brecon, Powys LD3 0RD.
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It was with great sadness that we learned, from his son Kim, that Jack Lawrence, our scrum-half of the early 50s, has died aged 92. Club scribe and historian, the inimitable Roy ‘Rel’ Lewis, remembers him well, and said, “Jack Lawrence was one of our greatest scrum-halves and an important member of the Ebbw Vale […]Read More