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Caernarfon Town Ladies 2 - Llanyrafon Ladies 0

Free Press Series: IN PLAY: Ffion Llewellyn has a shot on goal.

2:33pm Monday 7th April 2014

LLANYRAFON Ladies can hold their heads high after finishing as FAW under-16s cup runners up.

Baugh strikes to give Cwmbran Celtic victory

4:38pm Tuesday 18th March 2014

Cwmbran Celtic 2-1 Aberdare Town

Bates stars in Cwmbran cup triumph

Free Press Series: WINNERS: The Cwmbran RFC u12s team with player of the tournament Will Reed at the front with the trophy

4:22pm Tuesday 18th March 2014

CWMBRAN RFC U12s returned as champions when they travelled to St. Peter’s RFC Cardiff for their u11s/u12s tournament.

Pontypool RFC boss given role with Dragons

Free Press Series: Ben Jeffreys is the Corporate Director of Pontypool RFC and has just started a similar position with the Dragons (4098196)

10:01am Wednesday 19th February 2014

PONTYPOOL RFC corporate director Ben Jeffreys has been taken on in a marketing capacity by Newport Gwent Dragons to “enhance the Dragons brand”.

TV channel Al Jazeera covers Pontypool RFC campaign

3:31pm Wednesday 5th February 2014

PONTYPOOL RFC reached global heights last week when Middle East broadcaster Al Jazeera picked up on its campaign to resurrect the much marginalised club game in Wales.

Torfaen Tigers feel cup pain

Free Press Series: CHARGE: The Tigers attack in what proved a bruising affair. Photo: Bryn Priddle

3:15pm Wednesday 5th February 2014

TORFAEN Tigers put in a valiant display in their Tetley Challenge Cup debut on Saturday, but in the end it was South West London Chargers who roared to victory in Chiswick.

Caerphilly 14 Croesyceiliog 16

3:39pm Wednesday 29th January 2014

CROESY travelled to Caerphilly having not played a competitive game for five weeks due to the recent poor weather.

LADIES FOOTBALL: Cwmbran Celtic 18-0 Cascade

3:21pm Wednesday 29th January 2014

With the ladies only managing to have played once since the beginning of December, the club did everything possible to get them a game.

Monmouth 5 Cwmbran 0

Free Press Series: (3648847)

3:10pm Wednesday 29th January 2014

Welsh Rugby Union Division Four East

Crunch time for Pontypool RFC – coach

Free Press Series: Crunch time for Pontypool RFC – coach

3:09pm Wednesday 29th January 2014

PONTYPOOL RFC coach Mike Hook has called it “make or break time” for the club’s season, after a disappointing defeat at struggling Bonymaen on Saturday.

Pontypool RFC happy to claim draw

10:02am Wednesday 15th January 2014

BRIDGEND ATHLETIC 14 PONTYPOOL 14

Torfaen Tigers to discover who they will draw

2:35pm Wednesday 8th January 2014

TORFAEN Tigers will know who they are playing in the first round of the Tetley's Challenge Cup when the first round draw takes place today.

Narrow loss for Pooler

Free Press Series: LOSS: The sending off of Ryan Thomas made Pooler's job more difficult

2:33pm Wednesday 8th January 2014

PONTYPOOL welcomed traditional rivals and near neighbours Newbridge for a first round tie in the SWALEC WRU Cup.

U12S RUGBY: Cwmbran 32 St Peters 7

12:11pm Tuesday 17th December 2013

CWMBRAN RFC Under 12s travelled to St Peters RFC, Cardiff a team that Cwmbran had not played before.

Newbridge 17 Pontypool 19

11:08am Tuesday 17th December 2013

Newbridge 17 Pontypool 19

New leaders Undy ride luck to beat Underwood

12:52pm Wednesday 27th November 2013

East Gwent Senior League

Impressive Mathern are on the up

Free Press Series: (2668775)

12:52pm Wednesday 27th November 2013

Gwent County League Division Three

Pontypool Park hosts first league run

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4:01pm Tuesday 19th November 2013

Pontypool Runners host the first Gwent Leisure Centre League cross country race for the 2013/2014 season.

Man of the match Toby Faletau hails teammates

Free Press Series: RUGBYU Wales 160068 (2538154)

12:04pm Tuesday 19th November 2013

TOBY Faletau was the star of the show as Wales crushed Argentina.

Cwmbran U12s excel to win their own tournament

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12:04pm Tuesday 19th November 2013

CWMBRAN RFC Under 12s welcomed Rhymney, Newbridge, Aberdare and Pontypridd to take part in their under 12s tournament.

Blaenavon Blues 1 Abercarn United 1

11:28am Tuesday 19th November 2013

BLUES entertained Abercarn United who were one point and two places below them in the league.

Pontypool Utd too strong for Forgeside

11:18am Tuesday 19th November 2013

FORGESIDE Under 7s and Under 8s hosted Pontypool Utd on Sunday and lost both games.

Pontypool 31 Abertillery/Blaenau Gwent RFC 13

Free Press Series: Headline

10:54am Tuesday 19th November 2013

PONTYPOOL hosted Abertillery/Blaenau Gwent RFC at Pontypool Park on Friday evening in an entertaining friendly match with both teams trying out new players.

Blaenavon Blues 3 Pontnewydd United 2

4:27pm Thursday 17th October 2013

Manager Ryan Durham took the opportunity to play some of his fringe players in this County Challenge Cup fixture against third division newcomers Pontnewydd United.

Young Argentinian rugby players come to Pontypool

Free Press Series: SONY DSC (1619416) St Alban's RC School, Pontypool (in blue), take on Cardinal Newman College, Buenos Aires, at Pontypool Park.

4:05pm Thursday 17th October 2013

Cardinal Newman College Buenos Aires Argentina were in Torfaen this week. One hundred Rugby Players spent two days in our little corner of Wales to play four games.

Pooler fightback falls short after poor start in derby clash

Free Press Series: Ben Sparks steps his way out of trouble (1586480)

4:04pm Thursday 17th October 2013

Pontypool 13 Ebbw Vale 19

Pride at performance up north - Pontypool RFC captain

Free Press Series: Pontypool RFC Captain's Column

3:01pm Wednesday 9th October 2013

AFTER the efforts of last weekend, I have to say I was left feeling hugely privileged and proud.

Live Live: RGC1404 v Pontypool

Free Press Series: Pontypool RFC court bid fails to stop relegation

12:32pm Saturday 5th October 2013

Live coverage of Pontypool's trip to North Wales to play RGC1404

Greenfield back for Pontypool to face Bonymaen

Free Press Series: Pontypool RFC court bid fails to stop relegation

4:21pm Friday 27th September 2013

ANOTHER week, another shock return in the Pontypool front row, this time with loose-head James Greenfield returning just weeks after acrimoniously quitting Pontypool park for Newport.

Chepstow and District Darts League sign summer season

5:42pm Monday 23rd September 2013

Chepstow and District Darts League signed off their summer season with finals night on Saturday September 21 at the Burnt Barn Club.

LIVE: Llanharan v Pontypool

Free Press Series: Pontypool RFC court bid fails to stop relegation

12:32pm Saturday 21st September 2013

Live coverage from the Dairy Field as Pontypool look to maintain their 100% start to the season.

Skipper out of Llanharan trip

Free Press Series: Pontypool RFC court bid fails to stop relegation

11:12am Friday 20th September 2013

PONTYPOOL will look to maintain their 100% start to the season on Saturday without club captain Luke Dyckhoff and influential centre Ashley Norton.

"We made slightly harder work of Saturday than we ought to have" - Captain's Column

Free Press Series: Pontypool RFC Captain's Column

10:50am Tuesday 17th September 2013

Pontypool captain Luke Dyckhoff brings you his weekly view from the club.

Pontypool fightback to maintain 100% start to the season

Free Press Series: Ben Sparks passes to full-back Josh Hurley during Pooler's 31-24 win over Bridgend Athletic

11:01am Monday 16th September 2013

Pooler staged a dramatic second-half comeback against Bridgend Athletic to maintain their perfect start to the new season.

LIVE: Pontypool vs Bridgend Athletic

1:19pm Saturday 14th September 2013

Live coverage from Pontypool Park for Pooler's opening home game of the new season.

Former captain Jamie Jeune back for Pooler

12:37pm Saturday 14th September 2013

Jamie Jeune back on the bench against Bridgend Athletic.

Hook happy to have made Pooler home

Free Press Series: Pontypool head coach Mike Hook is looking forward to the new season

9:12am Saturday 14th September 2013

Part of our special pre-season supplement, the Free Press sits down with head coach Mike Hook to chat about his career.

Pontypool RFC Captain's Column

Free Press Series: Pontypool RFC Captain's Column

1:04pm Wednesday 11th September 2013

Captain’s Column

Pontypool start with stunning six try win at Beddau

10:06am Sunday 8th September 2013

 

Blaenavon Blues maintain their 100 percent start to the new season

3:01pm Monday 26th August 2013

Pentwynmawr Athletic 0-4 Blaenavon Blues

Race defeat visiting Mathern

12:00pm Monday 26th August 2013

On Saturday the clubs' 1st XI made the trip to League newcomers Mathern FC.

Panteg's convincing win over Crickhowell

10:01am Monday 26th August 2013

After last weeks 32 - 3 victory at Whiteheads, New Panteg continued their pre-season preparations with a comprehensive 43 - 5 home win over a spirited Crickhowell team. Despite going down to an early try from a powerful driving maul, New Panteg were soon in the ascendancy through their pacey backs. Winger Lewis Hinwood galloped over for two tries before opposite wing man Joe Richardson scored a try of his own. Numerous changes were made throughout the game by the hosts but this did nothing to stem the tide of tries. Replacement scrum half Rhys Gunter powered over for two tries before Tom Haynes secured a brace at the death.

Cwmffrwdoer smash opposition 10-1

9:01am Monday 26th August 2013

Gwent County Division Two leaders Cwmffrwdoer Sports Club followed up last Tuesdays impressive 4-2 away win at Spencer Boys Club Newport, with another superb display when they crushed Lucas Cwmbran 10-1 at home on Saturday.

Pontypool legend Leighton Jones excited by his return as a coach

Free Press Series: PONTYPOOL'S LEIGHTON JONES SEEN LEAVING THE FIELD WITH A BLOOD INJURY IN HIS PLAYING DAYS

12:02pm Tuesday 20th August 2013

HE was a club legend as a player, in part thanks to his thunderous performances in helping lead Pooler back to the top flight the last time they fell into the second tier.

Grey leads Monmouth's five wicket victory

4:18pm Monday 19th August 2013

Ponthir 187-7

Blaenavon RFC win first friendly against Abertillery

2:49pm Monday 19th August 2013

Blaenavon 14 - Abertillery 12

Pontypool RFC add three more to squad

11:22am Monday 19th August 2013

PONTYPOOL confirmed the signings last week of outside-half Matt O’Brien, second-row Adam Banfield , back-row Ben Sparks as well as a return to the club for winger Chirs Lang.

New outside-half Niall Martin looking to rebuild at Pontypool

Free Press Series: Pontypool's new fly-half, Niall Martin, playing for Newport

11:45am Saturday 17th August 2013

PONTYPOOL’S new outside-half Niall Martin has come back to Wales to try and kick-start his career.

Panteg bid for Welsh Cup glory

4:47pm Friday 16th August 2013

PANTEG play their first Gwalia Welsh Cup final when they take on Llandudno at the Swalec Stadium tomorrow afternoon.

Scarlets Gareth Maule delighted to be staying out West

Free Press Series: Pontypool born Scarlets centre Gareth Maule in action agaist Leinster last season

4:55pm Friday 16th August 2013

It’s been a big Summer for Pontypool’s Gareth Maule. The centre saw his mate George North leave the Scarlets, missed out on Wales’ tour of Japan, and had to deal with his own contract situation. Here the likeable 12 talks to Will Bain about his new deal, the new season and Rhys Priestland’s new physique.








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