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#161: Christmas Special

Season 6, Ep. 33

🎅🏻 Nadolig Llawen i chi gyd!🎅🏻

The pod team are taking a short Christmas break, but hope to be back just before New Year's Eve with a roundup of the matches against Wrecsam, Forest Green Rovers and Crewe.

But to keep you going over the festive period, our panel (Rhys, Jamie, Jack, Ian & Ed) got together for a bit of seasonal silliness. As well as some Newport County cracker jokes and carol puns, the panel were asked to build the perfect Frankenstein's monster from bits of County players - listen in and hear what they came up with.

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Our thanks as always to Tinty & The Bucket Hats for letting us use Discoland as our theme, and to you for listening. Have a lovely Christmas break, whatever you're doing, and be sure to keep it County.

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