Newport County has officially signed Jac Norris to his first professional contract, marking a significant milestone in the young midfielder’s career. Norris, who joined the club from Cwmbran Celtic’s youth set-up in 2021, has impressed with his performances in the academy and earned his first team debut against Grimsby Town in April.

At just 17 years old, Norris has shown great promise on the field, making three senior appearances last season and playing a key role in the Under 18s’ success in the FAW Youth Cup. His dedication and hard work have paid off with the signing of a two-year deal with Newport County.

In his statement following the contract signing, Norris expressed his excitement and gratitude for the opportunity. Reflecting on his journey so far, he acknowledged the challenges he faced, including injuries during pre-season, but emphasized his determination to make a significant impact with the first team in the upcoming season.

Academy manager Luke Hussey commended Norris for his commitment and talent, highlighting his technical skills and bravery on the pitch. He expressed confidence in Norris’s potential to become a top player and praised his progress since transitioning to the first team towards the end of the previous season.

Looking ahead, both Norris and the Newport County coaching staff are optimistic about the young midfielder’s future with the club. With a strong work ethic, a positive attitude, and a desire to make a difference on the field, Norris is poised to continue his development and contribute significantly to the team’s success in the upcoming season. Fans can look forward to seeing Norris’s growth and impact as he embarks on this exciting new chapter in his professional career.