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Shaun Connor

Backs Coach

Born20/11/1975 (41)
Place of BirthPontypool
Height173cm / 5' 8"
Weight87kg / 13st 9lbs
Member OfDragons
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Born and raised in Gwent Shaun is proud to be part of the coaching team of his home region. Shaun started his playing career with his home town club Abertillery before going on to represent Newport and Ebbw Vale. In 2001 he joined Neath where he played for 2 seasons before the inception of Regional rugby in 2003. Shaun went on to play 100 games for the Ospreys before joining the Dragons in 2008. 

 

In 2010 Shaun retired from professional rugby and took up a skills coach role with the Dragons and a player coach role with Pontypool, whilst also coaching the Dragons u18s in the regional championship. 

 

Shaun left the Dragons in 2012 to take up an academy coaching role with the Welsh Rugby Union, part of his role involving coaching the u18 national team, during this time he worked with a number of Dragons academy players, which highlighted the depth of emerging talent in the region and influenced his decision to return.

 
 
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