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pierre
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Posted - 30/11/2011 :  20:55:13  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
More thanks to the kindness of Dalex41

Again people, names if you have them please

School XV 1957-58


TCGS Athletics Team c 52-53


TCGS Chess Team


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jessiemae2005
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Posted - 11/11/2012 :  10:28:30 Link directly to this reply  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Rugby team back row l/r ?,John Truelove,Michael O'Leary,Ron James,?,?,?,?,John Prosser
front row l/r Ron Harries,?,Roger Giles,John Yandle,'Shaffer' Evans,Don Davies,?,Ken Coleman

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Daleks
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Posted - 11/11/2012 :  12:33:10 Link directly to this reply  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hi John,

Standing (L to R) :- Jeff. Matthews;John Truelove;Michael O'Leary;Ron James;Roger Evans;John Tompkins;Barry Thomas;Keith Evans;John Prosser.
Seated(LtoR) :- Ron Harris (Games teacher);David Williams;Roger Giles;John Yandle (Capt.);John Evans;Don Davies;Michael Thomas;D.J.Davies (Headmaster).

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Rugby team back row l/r ?,John Truelove,Michael O'Leary,Ron James,?,?,?,?,John Prosser
front row l/r Ron Harries,?,Roger Giles,John Yandle,'Shaffer' Evans,Don Davies,?,Ken Coleman

Jaytee


Edited by - Daleks on 11/11/2012 12:35:36
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trefilboy
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Posted - 11/11/2012 :  17:28:43 Link directly to this reply  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
My cousin Brian Perkins from Garnddu and Penrhyn Farms Trefil, is the first student left front row of the Athletics team. Brain later went on to win a number of Welsh medals for running.

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joyce
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Posted - 19/11/2012 :  16:16:18 Link directly to this reply  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
In the photo of the chess team, the teacher second from the left in the front row is Ted Edwatds, and third from the left is Mr Dye ( known as Dicky Dye.)

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milkman
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Posted - 20/11/2012 :  14:18:13 Link directly to this reply  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
To add to Joyce's names for chess team-
L -> R front row- Allan Prosser, Big Ben, W H James (senior master),Dickie Dye, Ike Davies (physics, nk.)
Allan is the cousin of Phil Prosser, the photographer.

Athletics team
Front row,
Tidswell, headmaster, nk, Dai Harrhy, Rowland (Mock) Morgan, Malcolm (Maxie) Gunning, Jim Meyrick, Coleman (PT master)
2nd row- nk, John (Shaffer) Evans, Allan Prosser, Roger Giles
Back Row- Philip White, nk, Paul Iles?, Brian Whipp?, nk
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susanaward
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Posted - 10/10/2013 :  17:02:34 Link directly to this reply  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
To further add to Joyce's names for the Chess team:
Brian Whipp is third from the left in the back row

And for the Athletics team:
Back Row- Philip White, nk, Paul Iles?, Brian Whipp, nk

Brian was twice Monmouthshire Schools shot-put champion and was also Welsh Amateur Athletic Association champion for the high hurdles and decathlon. He also represented Tredegar in the Welsh Table Tennis league.
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