Ebbw Vale


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Ebbw Vale

(ĕb`o͞o), Welsh Glyn Ebwy, town (1981 pop. 24,422), Blaenau Gwent, SE Wales. A former coal-mining town, it is a retail and industrial center with steelworks and tin-plate factories. Labour politician Aneurin BevanBevan, Aneurin
, 1897–1960, British political leader. A coal miner and trade unionist, he served (1929–60) in Parliament as a member of the Labour party. As minister of health (1945–51) he administered and developed the National Health Service instituted by the
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Ebbw Vale

a town in S Wales, in Blaenau Gwent county borough: a former coal mining centre. Pop.: 18 558 (2001)
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But this was Ebbw Vale's day and Strange stretched their lead after a penalty try was awarded following a collapsed scrum on the Toulouse line.
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The Ebbw Vale centre ran in the try that put his men ahead, Byron Hayward converting and ensuring the visitors took the spoils.
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Although Ebbw Vale's fourth place in the league should have secured them a place, Henry and Pickering have insisted Cardiff must be allowed to elbow their way in because they have a squad packed with 19 internationals.
Ebbw Vale came out firing on all cylinders and Hayward kicked his second penalty before wing Ian Jeffries broke through to score, Hayward kicking the vital conversion.
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