Along with rugby people all over Wales and beyond, we at Ebbw Vale RFC was deeply saddened to hear the news last weekend of the tragic and untimely death of Welsh rugby international, Elli Norkett. Many older Ebbw Vale supporters will recall that Elli’s father, Kim, played at scrum half for us in the mid 1980s, as well as representing Breconshire on many occasions.
Elli’s death represents a sad loss for everyone who knew, loved and admired this talented young woman, described by her friend and team-mate, Shona Powell-Hughes, as, “A unique and irreplaceable character that could light up any room she walked into with just her smile – a smile which made you smile”.
We send our heartfelt condolences to Elli’s family.
LATEST NEWSEbbw Vale v Llanelli Postponed
Ebbw Vale RFC can confirm that our Indigo Welsh Premiership fixture against Llanelli RFC on Saturday 15th of January at the CiNER Glass Community stadium Eugene Cross Park has been postponed. The decision has been made following the changing landscape of the public health situation relating to the Omicron variant of Corona Virus, and the […]Read More