Caldicot RFC 20 Monmouth RFC 19

Free Press Series: Pics (C) Huw John Photography, Cardiff. MANDATORY BYLINE - HUW JOHNCaldicot Youth RFC players are in a new match kit this season thanks to a generous donation by leading housebuilder Taylor Wimpey. (On image 1 players are l-r: Shane Stephens, Jac Richards

3:34pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

HAVING beaten New Tredegar last week, Monmouth hoped to go one better last Saturday away at Caldicot and by half-time they were holding their own with five kicks from the back-on-form Ricketts and a Dewi Lane try, to two tries against, and that with four of their strongest forwards absent.

Cwmbran man sets world record marathon time for chain mail run

Free Press Series: WORLD-RECORD HOLDER: Mike Dodd

3:11pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

TORFAEN runners were among those taking on Sunday's London Marathon including a Cwmbran man who set a new Guinness World Record.

Underwood get revenge on Severn Tunnel

Free Press Series: TACKLED: Tom Atkins is brought down by Underwood's James May.

3:06pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

East Gwent Senior League

RUGBY: Abergavenny 7 Blaenavon 12

2:28pm Monday 7th April 2014

THIS was a must-win game for Blaenavon to stay top of the league and it took just two minutes for them to show their intent, when second row Billings broke down field, only to be held up five metres from the Abergavenny line.

AC Pontytmister 0 Blaenavon Blues 5

2:06pm Monday 7th April 2014

BLUES manager Ryan Durham, without first choice mid fielders Mike Waite, Jamie Brankley and Marc Browning, gave a rare opportunity to second teamer Terry Jones who did not let his manager down and had a sound game in the centre of midfield.

Shirenewton School make tae kwon-do grade

Free Press Series: LITTLE BELTERS: Young students from the Shirenewton School of Tae Kwon-Do

2:18pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

PUPILS from the Shirenewton School of tae kwon- do recently attended their colour belt grading ceremony in Monmouth.

Tour of Britain coming to Monmouthshire

3:21pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

THE 2014 Tour of Britain will include a summit finish in Monmouthshire it has been announced.

Severn Tunnel seal place in semi-final

Free Press Series: EARLY LEAD: Underwood striker Keiron Gettings (yellow shirt) hooks the ball home to put his team 2-1 ahead against Severn Tunnel.

3:16pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

SEVERN Tunnel twice came back from being behind to Underwood B to book their place in the semi-finals of the Benevolent Cup and to please their manager.

Nantyglo 29 Monmouth 15

2:19pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

MONMOUTH lost to Nantyglo 29-15 at the weekend with the hosts scoring four tries and a bonus point.

Kingfisher win takes them to second in league

2:14pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

Monmouth Town 3 Caerau Ely 0

Coach laments Caldicot Castle display

Free Press Series: SCORE: Matthew Divers lays on the winning goal scored by Dean Corbett

5:10pm Tuesday 25th March 2014

CALDICOT Castle were accused of being “like Jekyll and Hyde” after they lost 2-1 at home to Thornwell Red & White last Saturday.

Kingfishers let down by conceding sloppy goals

5:04pm Tuesday 25th March 2014

Monmouth Town 2 West End 2

Mathern boss angry at ‘lazy’ players

9:03am Wednesday 19th March 2014

East Gwent Senior League Division 2

Chepstow Harriers take gold

Free Press Series: WINNERS: The winning vet 35 team (from left) Kath Matthews, Helen Duffield and Jane Horler

4:15pm Tuesday 18th March 2014

CHEPSTOW Harriers scored another double when two of the club's women's teams took gold at the Welsh Road Relay Championships at the weekend.

Mac the knife puts Monmouth Town on top

Free Press Series: Monmouth Town FC v Cambrian Clydach FC – Pictured is Monmouth player No 10 Dan Macdonald taking a free kick. (4633198)

4:00pm Tuesday 18th March 2014

Monmouth Town 3 Cambrian & Clydach Vale 1

Appeal to keep Chepstow horse raises £750

4:33pm Wednesday 5th February 2014

THE CHEPSTOW owner of an international-winning horse who faces the prospect of losing both him and his rider unless a syndicate can be found has raised £750 since launching an appeal last week.

Podium place for Abergavenny's Becky James

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4:09pm Wednesday 5th February 2014

ABERGAVENNY cyclist Becky James won the women’s keirin at round four of the Revolution Series in Manchester on Saturday.

Double win for Chepstow Harriers

Free Press Series: DOUBLE WIN: The Harriers before the race

3:10pm Wednesday 5th February 2014

IT WAS a double win for Chepstow Harriers at the fourth Leisure Centre League Cross Country

Caldicot Castle B 1 Underwood Athletic A 13

Free Press Series: GOAL: Josh Downing scores with a diving header

3:08pm Wednesday 5th February 2014

TITLE-CHASING Underwood were stung into action after going a goal behind to their division two hosts at the leisure centre on Saturday.

Win for Monmouth Druids

4:57pm Tuesday 14th January 2014

THE quarter final of the Ivor Jones Cup was the challenge for Monmouth Druids on Chippenham Mead against Blaenavon Forgeside RFC.

Undy 0 Underwood 4

Free Press Series: Undy 0 Underwood 4

4:55pm Tuesday 14th January 2014

UNDERWOOD took over at the top of Division 1 thanks to a 4-0 victory at Undy and former leaders Sudbrook CC’s match at Rockfield Rovers being called off.

Cardiff Met 1 Chepstow Town 2

Free Press Series: LATE WIN: Chepstow Town lost their keeper Gareth Wesson through injury but still won 2-1 at Cardiff Metropolitan University

3:42pm Wednesday 8th January 2014

Welsh League Division 2

Chepstow Harriers take title in Kymin fell race

Free Press Series: WINNERS: Chepstow Harriers had 31 finishers in the race

2:49pm Wednesday 8th January 2014

CHEPSTOW Harriers got off to a great 2014 beating Cardiff running club Les Croupiers at the Kymin fell race.

Penybont FC 4 Monmouth Town 2

2:46pm Wednesday 8th January 2014

Penybont FC 4 Monmouth Town 2

Former County star Julian Alsop signs for Monmouth

Free Press Series: NEW CLUB: Former Newport player Julian Alsop has been signed by Monmouth Town

2:41pm Wednesday 8th January 2014

MONMOUTH Town have confirmed the signing of former Cheltenham, Newport and Swansea City striker Julian Alsop until the end of the season.

Owner targets Welsh Grand National win

1:46pm Tuesday 17th December 2013

WELSH owner Dai Walters has revealed his ambition to win this year’s £100,000 Coral Welsh Grand National at Chepstow with the Richard Lee-trained Mountainous.

Monmouth Town 2 Taffs Well 0

11:42am Tuesday 17th December 2013

MONMOUTH Town’s Kingfishers claimed an important scalp in their own challenge for league honours as they comfortably saw off table topping Taffs Well at the Sportsground last Saturday with second half goals from Ben Evans and Dan MacDonald. The gusty conditions made life a little more difficult for the players and clearly influenced the key action areas which in the first half were much more toward the Town goal, Taffs however, although skilful and busy on occasions created very little with their territorial advantage . Simon Prangley , a summer target for eh Kingfishers showed some deft skills but was well marshalled by Dan Clare while skipper Alderdice was putting g in a man of the match performance. Going forward although the Town were still missing the suspended Elliot Ford they had more than enough threat with Evans, Harrhy and MacDonald and Sam Palmer showing more confidence than he has of ;late. Neither 'keeper was unduly worried through the half and the match was shaping into a great game of football rather than a game of great football.

Caldicot Castle 7 Pontnewydd United 2

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11:31am Tuesday 17th December 2013

CHRISTMAS came early for Caldicot Castle on Saturday as promotion rivals Pontnewydd United gift-wrapped three valuable points.

Clydach Wasps 2 Blaenavon Blues 4

11:27am Tuesday 17th December 2013

Blues manager Ryan Durham brought Alex Bull in to the side for the suspended Brad Jones and Chris Jones for keeper Lee Jones who was ill.

New Panteg 20 Machen 17

4:29pm Tuesday 10th December 2013

Division 5 South East Bowl Round 2

Junior Monmouth rowers set the pace

Free Press Series: WINNERS: Haberdashers' winning junior girls four.

9:29am Tuesday 10th December 2013

A RECORD 219 boats launched out for the Monmouth Winter Head of the River as the town's junior rowers set the pace against the clock over the 2,200 metre downstream course.

RUGBY: Monmouth 22 - Caldicot 20

4:56pm Monday 9th December 2013

Division 4 South East

Mathern FC 5 - Whiteheads United 0

Free Press Series: IN ACTION: Richard Wood scored twice to help boost Mathern to the top of Division Three. Picture by Bob Cypher/Going2Press

4:43pm Monday 9th December 2013

Gwent County League Division 3

East Gwent Senior League Round-up

4:12pm Monday 9th December 2013

East Gwent Senior League Round-up

Sudbrook CC 'A' 4 Underwood 'A' 2

Free Press Series: OUCH: Underwood defender Jamie Green takes the full force of goalkeeper Justin Bidgood’s punch with Sudbrook’s Matthew Phillips challenging. Picture by Bob Cypher/Going2Press

4:12pm Monday 9th December 2013

East Gwent Senior League Division 1

Monmouth's Hallam Amos poised for Oz clash

Free Press Series: Newport Gwent Dragons star Hallam Amos plays in his opening Test tonight, making his bow for Wales against Tonga at the Millennium Stadium on the wing at the tender age of 19 years and two months.  Amos breaks clear of his 22 but quickly surrounded by the

3:08pm Wednesday 27th November 2013

HALLAM Amos was preparing for the LV= Cup with Newport Gwent Dragons at the start of November. This week he will be trying to earn a spot in the Wales matchday squad that will try and end their Australian hoodoo.

Chepstow Harriers stage race in the dark

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1:59pm Wednesday 27th November 2013

ON THURSDAY, 33 Chepstow Harriers and friends donned head-torches and studded shoes for a six-mile off-road run in the Forest of Dean at night.

Double trouble for Severn Tunnel

1:03pm Wednesday 27th November 2013

East Gwent Senior League

Croesyceilliog 0 Chepstow Town 3

12:56pm Wednesday 27th November 2013

Welsh League Division Two

Mathern 5 Rhymney FC 3

Free Press Series: Mathern’s Wayne Duffield scores from the spot to reduce the arrears

11:56am Monday 18th November 2013

FOUR goals in a blistering 20-minute second-half spell brought Mathern back from the brink of home defeat on Saturday.

East Gwent Senior League roundup

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11:50am Monday 18th November 2013

LEADERS Mathern dropped their first points of the season when they drew 2-2 against a Thornwell Red & White team bristling with Gwent County League players.

Monmouth Town 5 Tata Steel 1

Free Press Series: Monmouth Town 5 Tata Steel 1  (2547633)

11:43am Monday 18th November 2013

WHEN the visiting goalkeeper is named Man of the Match after letting ion five goals you know that this could have been much, much worse for the Tata Steelmen from Port Talbot.

Monmouth toil but fall short

3:55pm Thursday 17th October 2013

Monmouth 20 - Chepstow 25

Mathern 11 Devauden Green 0

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3:49pm Thursday 17th October 2013

LEADERS Mathern opened a seven-point lead with a game in hand over second-placed Severn Tunnel B with an 11-0 demolition of Devauden Green.

Newcastle Emlyn 1 Chepstow Town 2

3:47pm Thursday 17th October 2013

JASON Thorn booked Town’s place in the next round with an extra-time winner at Newcastle Emlyn.

Tintern Abbey 2 Underwood 1

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4:04pm Tuesday 1st October 2013

IT was billed as the clash of the Golden Boots as Tintern Abbey hosted Division 1 leaders Underwood on Saturday.

Caldicot snatch the spoils in derby encounter

Free Press Series: Chepstow and Caldicot battle for the ball

12:01pm Tuesday 24th September 2013

Caldicot 29 Chepstow 20

It’s live and let die as Bond fades away

Free Press Series: Liam Bond all smiles as he walks off 13 (988788)

4:59pm Friday 6th September 2013

Chepstow’s Liam Bond did end up as the top Welshman in the field, but it’s hard to believe he wasn’t disappointed to see his tournament fade away so dramatically in the Wales Open.

Llanarth CC v Ton Pentre CC

4:57pm Friday 6th September 2013

Title winning Llanarth, sponsored by RDB Isaac Dental Practioners of Monmouth, failed in their attempt to complete an unbeaten season when they slipped to a final day defeat to promotion chasing Ton Pentre, after a lacklustre batting display.

Panteg on brink of title success after inching past Sudbrook

Free Press Series: FP_BH_PANTEG v CHEPSTOW_3  24.8.13 Akhtar Balouch, batting for Panteg. He scored 84 not-out, a major contribution to the team's winning total of 177 for 6. Picture by Bill Hart. (951366)

12:01pm Tuesday 27th August 2013

PANTEG won a tense and closely contested game against Sudbrook at the Deepweir and are now virtually assured of winning Division One of the Glamorgan and Monmouthshire Cricket League and earn a place in the South Wales Premier League.








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