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Coleg Gwent student moves into rugby premiership league

Coleg Gwent student moves into rugby premiership league

Rugby player Joel Harries has hung up his rugby boots at Blaenau Gwent Learning Zone and signed a contract with Premiership side Ebbw Vale RFC.
Joel, who took his A Levels at Coleg Gwent this year, played rugby for Blaenau Gwent Learning Zone for the last two seasons, and also represented the Dragons 18s and Wales Under 20s playing as loosehead prop 
He has recently signed a contract for premiership side Ebbw Vale for the 2017-18 season through the college pathway and club partnership with WRU Hub officer Martyn Cooke who is based at Coleg Gwent. 
Along with his semi-professional contract at Ebbw Vale RFC Joel is now studying for a BSc (Hons) degree in Sport Conditioning, Rehabilitation and Massage at Cardiff Metropolitan University.
Pictured: Blaenau Gwent Learning Zone Campus Director John Sexton, Joel Harries and Martyn Cooke, WRU Hub Officer. 
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