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Portsmouth 0 County 1

Free Press Series:

5:08pm Saturday 30th August 2014

A LATE free-kick from substitute Andy Sandell earned Newport County AFC a shock three points at Portsmouth – their first win of the League Two campaign.

LIVE: Portsmouth v County

Free Press Series: OFF THE MARK: Shaun Jeffers, left, celebrates with Kevin Feely at ReadingPicture: Andrew Orchard sports photography

2:26pm Saturday 30th August 2014

FOLLOW all the action live from Fratton Park as Portsmouth host Newport County AFC in League Two. Kick-off 3pm

County 1 Burton 1

Free Press Series:

5:02pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

NEWPORT County AFC earned their first point of the League Two season with a 1-1 draw at home to high flying Burton Albion.

LIVE: County v Burton

Free Press Series: Newport County signing Darren Jones  (6383352)

2:35pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

FOLLOW all the action live from Rodney Parade as Newport County AFC host Burton Albion in League Two. Kick-off 3pm

Morecambe 3 County 2

Free Press Series:

5:03pm Saturday 16th August 2014

NEWPORT County AFC threw away a commanding position to lose 3-2 at bogey side Morecambe with Kevin Ellison once again a thorn in the side of the Exiles.

LIVE: Morecambe v County

Free Press Series:

2:20pm Saturday 16th August 2014

FOLLOW all the action live as Newport County AFC take on Morecambe at the Globe Arena in League Two. Kick-off 3pm

Sally at the Peake of her powers to win silver

Free Press Series:

11:32pm Saturday 2nd August 2014

WELSH pole vaulter Sally Peake claimed the first Glasgow 2014 medal for Welsh Athletics on a soaking wet final night of action at Hampden Park.

Newport's Mica Moore and relay girls delighted with Welsh record

Free Press Series:

10:06pm Saturday 2nd August 2014

THE Welsh women’s 4x100m relay squad, featuring Newport sprinter Mica Moore, declared themselves over the moon to set a new national record in their Glasgow 2014 final.

Newport 1500m runner off on his travels after Glasgow 2014

Free Press Series:

8:32pm Saturday 2nd August 2014

NEWPORT 1500m Chris Gowell will look to build on his encouraging Glasgow 2014 campaign, but only after spending a month in a hut on the other side of the world.

Final countdown for Newport 1500m runner in Glasgow

Free Press Series:

10:15pm Friday 1st August 2014

NEWPORT middle distance runner Chris Gowell spoke of his delight after making the 1500m final and promised to go for glory in Glasgow tomorrow.

Joe Cordina 'absolutely gutted' by semi-final defeat

Free Press Series:

10:00pm Friday 1st August 2014

ST JOSEPH’S star Joe Cordina lost a golden chance of success at Glasgow 2014 and declared himself ‘gutted’ to have to settle for bronze.

Bargoed boxer Lauren Price happy with historic bronze

Free Press Series:

7:47pm Friday 1st August 2014

BARGOED’S Lauren Price has won bronze in Glasgow – the first Welsh woman boxer to win a medal at a Commonwealth Games.

Team Wales appeal against Sean McGoldrick decision fails

Free Press Series:

4:09pm Friday 1st August 2014

TEAM Wales have failed in an appeal against the decision that led to Sean McGoldrick's loss in the boxing semi-finals this afternoon.

Bronze for Sean McGoldrick after unlucky defeat

Free Press Series:

2:30pm Friday 1st August 2014

NEWPORT boxer Sean McGoldrick’s dream of making history at Glasgow 2014 is over.

My boys can win gold, says St Joes coach Tony Borg

Free Press Series: GOING FOR GOLD: Newport's Sean McGoldrick in action against South Africa's Ayabonga Sonjica

9:30am Friday 1st August 2014

ST JOSEPH’S boxing trainer Tony Borg has backed his star pupils Sean McGoldrick and Joe Cordina to win gold at Glasgow 2014 this weekend.

Day of near misses for Team Wales in Glasgow

Free Press Series:

8:58pm Thursday 31st July 2014

GWENT squash pair Scott Fitzgerald and Dave Haley are out of the men’s doubles at Glasgow 2014 after losing in the last 16.

Bronze for Geraint Thomas just days after Tour de France

Free Press Series:

4:16pm Thursday 31st July 2014

WELSH cycling star Geraint Thomas showed all his strength and resilience to win bronze in the Glasgow 2014 time trial just four days after completing the Tour de France.

Bargoed boxer gets a kick out of historic medal

Free Press Series: MEDAL: Bargoed boxer Lauren Price, right, in dominant action against Australia's Kaye Scott

10:20pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

HISTORY-MAKER Lauren Price says becoming the first Welsh woman to win a boxing medal at the Commonwealth Games justifies her decision to give up international football.

Joy for Gwent squash pair and lawn bowls stars in Glasgow

Free Press Series:

8:10pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

ALL-GWENT squash doubles pairing Scott Fitzgerald and Dave Haley enjoyed a comfortable win over Trinidad & Tobago in their pool D match.

Sean McGoldrick secures another medal for Team Wales

Free Press Series: MEDAL IN THE BAG: Newport's Sean McGoldrick celebrates his win against South Africa's Ayabonga Sonjica

2:41pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

NEWPORT boxer Sean McGoldrick is a double Commonwealth Games medallist at the age of 22 after his quarter-final victory at Glasgow 2014.

Bargoed boxer Lauren Price fights for a medal tonight

Free Press Series:

2:03pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

BARGOED boxer Lauren Price made history yesterday as she and Charlene Jones became the first female fighters to compete for Wales at a Commonwealth Games.

Medal in the bag, but Joe Cordina wants gold

Free Press Series: VICTORY: St Joseph's boxer Joe Cordina, left, on his way to a comfortable win over New Zealand's Chad Milnes in Glasgow

7:37pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

ST JOSEPH’S boxer Joe Cordina has guaranteed himself at least a Commonwealth Games bronze medal but he’s vowed to fight all the way for gold in Glasgow.

First ever Commonwealth Games wrestling medal for Team Wales

Free Press Series: Wales' Craig Pilling celebrates his victory in the Bronze Medal Match in the FS 57kg wrestling  Category at the SECC, during the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday July 29, 2014. See PA story COMMONWEALT

6:02pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

HE MAY speak with a broad Bolton accent but Craig Pilling has won the first ever Commonwealth Games wrestling medal for Wales.

Victory for Welsh boxing history-maker

Free Press Series:

5:18pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

CHARLENE Jones made history in Glasgow as the first woman to represent Team Wales in the boxing ring at a Commonwealth Games, writes Andrew Penman.

Newport boxer Sean McGoldrick still on course for Games history

Free Press Series:

5:14pm Monday 28th July 2014

NEWPORT boxer Sean McGoldrick is just one win away from a medal at Glasgow 2014 and three victories from making Commonwealth Games history.

Captain Aled Davies so proud of Glasgow 2014 team after 'rocky start'

Free Press Series: SILVER: Wales Aled Davies during the men's para-sport discus F42/F44 competition at Hampden Park

2:09pm Monday 28th July 2014

WELSH captain Aled Davies put aside his personal pain at missing out on gold to praise the way his team has bounced back from a troubled start to Glasgow 2014.

More medals already for Team Wales on day five

Free Press Series:

12:23pm Monday 28th July 2014

TEAM Wales stars took the nation’s Glasgow 2014 medal tally to 20 this morning with a silver for team captain Aled Davies and a bronze in the lawn bowls.

Becky James targets Rio 2016 after cancer scare

Free Press Series: RIO TARGET: World champion Becky James was ruled out of Commonwealth Games after cancer scare

9:20am Monday 28th July 2014

DOUBLE world champion cyclist Becky James is determined to bounce back from a cancer scare that ruled her out of Glasgow 2014 and she’s already targeting Rio 2016.

Brilliant Barker just misses out on gold on the track

Free Press Series: TEAM GB STARS: Wales' Elinor Barker, left, with winner Laura Trott, centre, and bronze medallist Katie Archibald

7:09pm Sunday 27th July 2014

WELSH teenager Elinor Barker won her second medal of the Commonwealth Games, just missing out on gold in a sprint to the line with Olympic champion Laura Trott.

St Joes boxer Joe Cordina one win from a medal

Free Press Series:

4:02pm Sunday 27th July 2014

ST JOSEPH’S boxer Joe Cordina is just one win away from a medal after his second victory in two days at Glasgow 2014.

I can retire happy, says Newport bronze winner

Free Press Series:

9:31pm Saturday 26th July 2014

NEWPORT judoka Mark Shaw says he can retire a happy man after claiming an unexpected bronze medal at Glasgow 2014.

Gold a dream come true for Welsh judoka

Free Press Series:

7:53pm Saturday 26th July 2014

WELSH judoka Natalie Powell fulfilled a childhood dream by beating England’s Gemma Gibbons to win the 78kg gold medal at Glasgow 2014.

Frankie Jones' dad so proud of golden girl

Free Press Series:

6:27pm Saturday 26th July 2014

THE Pontypool father of gymnast Frankie Jones described her Commonwealth Games performance as "wonderful" after watching his daughter win a gold and five silvers.

I'm never doing this again, says bronze winner Michaela Breeze

Free Press Series:

6:16pm Saturday 26th July 2014

WELSH weightlifter Michaela Breeze won bronze in the women's 58kg weightlifting at the Clyde Auditorium on what is likely to be her final Commonwealth Games appearance.

Bronze for Welsh cyclist Elinor Barker

Free Press Series:

6:06pm Saturday 26th July 2014

TEAM Wales cyclist Elinor Barker battled her way out of the pack to win Commonwealth Games bronze in the women’s 10km scratch race.

Fabulous Frankie Jones bows out a golden girl

Free Press Series:

2:07pm Saturday 26th July 2014

GOLDEN girl Frankie Jones "danced her heart out" to win her first Commonwealth Games title in her last ever competitive rhythmic gymnastics routine in.

Victory for St Joseph's boxer Joe Cordina

Free Press Series:

1:55pm Saturday 26th July 2014

WELSH boxing got a much-needed boost for their Glasgow 2014 campaign as Joe Cordina beat England’s Pat McCormack in their first round clash.

Wales boxing star Andrew Selby suffers shock defeat

Free Press Series: GUM PROBLEMS: Wales' Andrew Selby, left, is cautioned by the referee for losing his gumshield against Scotland's Reece McFadden

8:06pm Friday 25th July 2014

ST JOSEPH’S star Andrew Selby suffered a shock first round defeat in another hammer blow for the Team Wales boxing squad at Glasgow 2014.

Newport shooter Elena Allen win's Gwent's first medal in Glasgow

Free Press Series: BOWING OUT: Newport's Elena Allen

5:03pm Friday 25th July 2014

NEWPORT shooter Elena Allen has won Gwent’s first medal at Glasgow 2014, taking silver in the women's skeet final.

Gwent firm at centre of Rhys Williams case

Free Press Series:

4:54pm Friday 25th July 2014

A GWENT sports nutrition company is co-operating with Rhys Williams to see whether any of its products are responsible for his failed drugs test.

Welsh cyclist Owain Doull races for bronze this afternoon

Free Press Series:

3:35pm Friday 25th July 2014

TEAM Wales cyclist Owain Doull hopes to win a first Welsh medal in the velodrome at Glasgow 2014 this afternoon.

We need three wins now, admits netball captain Suzy Drane

Free Press Series:

1:17pm Friday 25th July 2014

WALES netball captain Suzy Drane admitted she was disappointed with a crushing defeat to England but she says her side is still on target to meet their Glasgow goals.

No drug problem in Welsh athletics, says chief executive

Free Press Series:

12:48pm Friday 25th July 2014

WELSH athletics chief executive Matt Newman insists that there is not a drug problem in the sport in Wales.

Welsh boxers ready to rumble in Glasgow

Free Press Series:

12:23pm Friday 25th July 2014

TEAM Wales’ boxers are ready to get their competition under way today after learning who they will face in their opening bouts of the Commonwealth Games at the official draw.

Wales' Rhys Williams out of Commonwealth Games

Free Press Series:

11:28am Friday 25th July 2014

WELSH hurdler Rhys Williams is out of the Commonwealth Games on a doping charge.

Late hockey call-up Sophie Clayton plays in front of Queen

Free Press Series:

9:06am Friday 25th July 2014

LESS than 48 hours after receiving an emergency call-up to the Wales women’s hockey team, Newport’s Sophie Clayton was playing in front of the Queen yesterday.

Andrew Penman's notes from the Games

Free Press Series:

8:48am Friday 25th July 2014

THE opening ceremony was a spectacular start to the Games and generally well received but one man who snubbed the Queen and Rod Stewart was Welsh medal hope Dai Greene.

Gymnasts claim first medal for Team Wales

Free Press Series:

11:31pm Thursday 24th July 2014

TEAM Wales has its first medals at Glasgow 2014 after the women’s rhythmic gymnastics team claimed silver.

Error costs Rachel James a medal at Glasgow 2014

Free Press Series: SIXTH: Rhiannon Henry and Abergavenny's Rachel James in the women's para-sport sprint B tandem at the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome

6:23pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A SIMPLE matter of arithmetic let down Abergavenny’s Rachel James as she missed out on a medal in a disappointing day for Wales in the velodrome.

Gwent trio feature as Wales are edged out by England

Free Press Series:

1:54pm Thursday 24th July 2014

WALES women’s hockey captain Abi Welsford was pleased with her side’s defensive display in their opening game defeat to England.


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