Newport RFC are pleased to announce that Rhys Jenkins will captain the side for a second successive season. The talented back row forward who can play in any of the three positions is a natural leader and well respected throughout the squad.
The 28 year old was born and bred in Newport and is now in his eighth season in black and amber after amassing 120 games and 9 tries. A firm favourite with the fans this appointment is sure to be welcomed.
Rhys makes his first appearance of the season on Saturday when he captains Newport in a pre season friendly match away at Newbridge. Kick off is at 14:30.