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18th September 2020
First live TV match for Orachrd Welsh Premier Women's League

Today (18 September) the Orchard Welsh Premier Women’s League (WPWL) has announced the fixtures for the upcoming 2020/21 season, with a first ever live TV match broadcast on the opening day. The derby between Cardiff City and Swansea City, last year’s champions, has been chosen for the first broadcast on the opening weekend of the […]

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14th September 2020
Dinas Powys FC take over responsibility of at the Murchfield

Dinas Powys FC have announced that they have taken over the responsibility of ground maintenance at the Murchfield. In a statement shared on social on media, the club said "We are pleased to announce that after months of negotiation, the Vale of Glamorgan Council have handed over the responsibility of ground maintenance at the Murchfield […]

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10th September 2020
Six Nations Rugby unveil Autumn Nations Cup 2020

Six Nations Rugby together with its constituent unions and federations has announced details of the Autumn Nations Cup – a completely new and innovative tournament that will take place over four weekends between November 13th and December 6th, 2020. The Autumn Nations Cup 2020 will be a unique eight-team competition, involving the Six Nations as […]

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4th September 2020
New autumn programme for tennis at Barry Athletic Tennis with free adult coaching offer

A new autumn of tennis is being launched by Barry Athletic Tennis Club to encourage more to take advantage of social-distance friendly sporting and keep fit opportunities provided by tennis. Suitable for all ages and abilities the Club wants to make it as easy as possible to enjoy a socially distant-friendly sport including free racquet […]

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28th August 2020
Barry Town United to start Cymru Premier Season at home against TNS

The fixtures for the 2020/21 Cymru Premier have been released, with Barry Town United starting their campaign at Jenner Park against TNS. The season will get underway on 12th September, with matches initially taking place without spectators as the Welsh Government continues its cautious approach towards the COVID-19 pandemic. Advertisement: The first round see's Barry […]

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28th August 2020
Barry Town UTD Post Supporter Update Ahead Of New Season

Barry Town United have posted an update to their website for their supporters, regarding the upcoming 20/21 JD Cymru Premier season. The team recently travelled to the Faroe Islands to face NSI Runavik in a Europa League clash that didn't go their way, and are now preparing for the fast approaching first fixture of the […]

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24th August 2020
Nationwide partners with the FA of Wales to help create mutually respectful society

Nationwide Building Society today makes a stand for a better society as it signs a three-year partnership to support The Football Association of Wales (FAW) Fair Play Award. This initiative reinforces the importance of mutual respect on and off the pitch, encouraging a reduction in on-field misconduct and promotes the FAW Fair Play Code across […]

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21st August 2020
Cardiff City to kick off their 2020/21 campaign at home against Sheffield

Cardiff City will kick-off their 2020/21 Sky Bet Championship campaign at home against Sheffield Wednesday on Saturday, September 12th, 2020. Neil Harris’ side will face off against the Owls, Nottingham Forest and Reading during the first month of the campaign. The Bluebirds are at home first for both the Severnside derby and South Wales derby […]

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20th August 2020
Barry face NSI Runavik in Europa League tie

Barry Town United are in the Faroe Islands tonight to take on NSI Runavik in a one-legged Europa League preliminary tie. The game - in conjunction with the latest Covid-19 restrictions - will be played behind closed doors. But, back home in Barry, the team clubhouse will be open and showing the game, which kicks […]

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18th August 2020
Barry Town UTD Europa League Game To Be Broadcast On Facebook Live

Barry Town United have confirmed that their Europa League fixture will be available for all supporters to watch on Facebook Live. The JD Cymru Premier team will be facing NSI Runavik on Thursday at 6pm in the Preliminary First Round of the Europa League. In a post on their social media, the club confirmed that […]

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17th August 2020
QUIZ: Can you name all of Barry Town's European opponents in their history?

Barry Town have played a total of 13 European ties but can you name all of their opponents? Advertisement: Hear the latest local sports updates with Craig, James and Luke - Saturday afternoons from 3pm to 6pm on Bro Radio.

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13th August 2020
Cardiff City sign Wales forward Kieffer Moore

Cardiff City have announced the signing of Wales front-man Kieffer Moore in a deal thought to be worth around £2m. Moore joins the Bluebirds from Wigan Athletic - who were recently relegated to League One and have went into administration. The forward scored 10 goals for Wigan this season and featured during Wales' Euro 2020 […]

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13th August 2020
2020/21 season dates confirmed across the EFL

The 2020/21 season dates across the Sky Bet EFL, Carabao Cup and the EFL Trophy have been confirmed, with the Carabao Cup officially kicking off the EFL season with an action-packed month of cup football to follow throughout September. The 2020/21 Sky Bet EFL fixture schedule will be released on Friday 21 August at 9am. […]

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10th August 2020
Barry Town To Face NSI Runavik in 2020/21 Europa League Preliminary Round

It has been confirmed that Barry Town United will face an away tie against NSÍ Runavík of the Faroe Islands in the one-legged preliminary round of the 2020/21 UEFA Europa on Thursday 20th August. Founded in 1957, NSÍ first played in Europe in 2003, before winning the Faroe Islands Premier League for the first time four […]

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3rd August 2020
Barry Town United "saddened" to hear of the death of former centre-half

Former Wales, Cardiff City and Barry Town United defender Keith Pontin has died aged 64. In a statement, Barry Town United said they were "saddened to hear of the death of our former centre-half Keith Pontin." In an obituary via the clubs website they said "Keith was much more than a centre half and earned […]

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3rd August 2020
Amy Williams signs for Barry Town Ladies

Barry Town Ladies have announced the second new signing of the summer for the Ladies First Team with the arrival of Amy Williams. Amy is a talented young player having previously represented Villa Dino and Tredegar in junior football as well as being part of the Wales national setup at Under 15 & Under 17 […]

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30th July 2020
Former Cardiff and Wales wing, Nigel Walker OBE, joins Cardiff Blues board

Cardiff Blues have today confirmed that former Cardiff and Wales Wing Nigel Walker OBE has joined the club as a new advisor to the board. The former Cardiff RFC and Wales wing begins his role with immediate effect, having forged a hugely impressive career since retiring from competitive sport in 1998. Walker, who famously switched […]

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29th July 2020
Barry Athletic Cricket's big hit for the NHS

Barry Athletic Cricket Club, one of Wales’ oldest cricket clubs, welcomed the beginning of their 130th cricket season with a T20 Macey cup game against South Wales Sri Lankans. At the start of proceedings, the club, with special guest Alun Cairns MP for the Vale of Glamorgan, announced an impressive £1,040.00 had been raised for […]

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28th July 2020
FAW announces new brand identity and title sponsors for Tier 3 of the men’s domestic game

The Football Association of Wales has today (28 July) announced a new brand identity and title sponsors for Tier 3 of the men’s domestic game.   Sixty-four clubs from across the country make up the regional divisions, under a new identity of the Ardal Leagues.   Ardal Southern includes Ardal SE and Ardal SW divisions, whilst Ardal Northern consists of the Ardal NE and Ardal NW divisions In the […]

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23rd July 2020
Cardiff City Stadium could play host to Barry Town's European qualifier

Barry Town United have confirmed that their preliminary round game in the Europa League next month will be played at Cardiff City Stadium, if the club are drawn as the home side. The side confirmed the news in a post on social media, which said, "This is the nearest ground that fully complies with Covid-19 […]

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16th July 2020
Barry Athletic Tennis Club Launches Summer Holiday Coaching

Barry Athletic Tennis Club is launching a new post-lockdown summer holiday tennis coaching programme including free coaching for adults. Catering for all ages and abilities the club wants to make it as easy as possible to enjoy a socially distant-friendly sport. New courses include Tennis for Kids, for new players aged seven to eleven. For […]

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10th July 2020
How Barry's Kyoshukin Karate Club Have Dealt With Lockdown

Despite a nationwide lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic, one club is hitting back hard to keep all of its members as close as ever.  BKKC (Barry Kyokushin Karate Club), founded in 1978, didn’t initially expect to be spending one of their busiest planned years, training together, whilst remaining in their own homes. After moving […]

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23rd June 2020
Cardiff City Phone in: The Podcast

Football is back and so is the Cardiff City Phone In, but both are different to usual. With Cardiff City playing infront of no fans, the Cardiff City Phone In team are unable to bring you a live show from studios at the Atrium in Cardiff. Instead the team will bring you a weekly podcast, […]

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22nd June 2020
Barry Athletic Tennis opens for socially-distant Tennis

Social distance-friendly tennis is being launched at Barry Athletic Tennis Club from today - with half price membership being offered. The move follows the announcement by the Welsh Government on the relaxation of lockdown rules. and is adopting guidelines by Tennis Wales, the ruling body for tennis in Wales, to ensure safety is paramount. Tennis […]

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22nd June 2020
Andrew Selby announces retirement aged 31

Barry based boxer Andrew Selby, a former Olympian and one of Wales' most decorated amateur boxers, has announced his retirement from the professional ranks aged 31. Selby won four successive British flyweight titles, countless Welsh titles, silver and bronze medals at the World Championships and twice won European Championship gold. The younger brother of former […]

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15th June 2020
Barry Town Utd Celebrate Their End Of Year Awards

Barry Town United celebrated the 2019/20 season over the weekend with their end of season awards. The club handed out awards to some of the stand out players and some of the best moments of the season. Winners included Evan Press, who came out on top in the "Champagne Moment" category, supported by Edgar's gift, […]

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14th June 2020
New contract for Barry boss Gavin Chesterfield

Barry Town United boss Gavin Chesterfield has signed a new two year contract with the club. Chesterfield, who joined the club back in 2007, has managed the team for 450 games and will continue as manager in his fourteenth season with the team. Over the past fourteen years, he has helped guide the club from […]

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12th June 2020
Barry Town UTD To Let Fans Choose Away Kit Colours

The JD Cymru Premier's Barry Town United are allowing fans to choose the colour of their Away strip, setting up a poll on their website offering the choice of Red or Black. This follows the club revealing their new home shirt for the upcoming season which gives supporters the chance to have their name, business, […]

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9th June 2020
Bluebirds’ remaining Sky Bet Championship schedule confirmed!

The EFL has today confirmed the revised fixture schedule for the remainder of the 2019/20 season, along with TV selections. The Bluebirds’ next two matches against Leeds United (H) and Preston North End (A) will both be broadcast live on Sky Sports. Cardiff City’s revised fixture list is as follows: June 2020 Advertisement: Sun 21 […]

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26th May 2020
New Coach and Director of Rugby appointed at Old Penarthians RFC

Old Penarthians RFC will begin the new season with a new head coach and director of Rugby. The announcement comes after coaches Simon Hurley and Anthony Davies told the club that they felt the time was right for them to stand down, to allow fresh blood to come into the club to take it to […]

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26th May 2020
Gavin Chesterfield To Host Zoom Call For Barry Town UTD Supporters

Barry Town United's Manager, Gavin Chesterfield, will tonight be hosting a Zoom call for supporters of the club. The manager, who has just seen his side finish fourth in the JD Cymru Premier, after the league was curtailed due to the Coronavirus pandemic, will be inviting fans to join him for a catch-up to discuss […]

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25th May 2020
Llantwit Major Milers Le Pouliguen Challenge

The Llantwit Major Milers have collectively taken on a 452 running challenge, to raise money for mental health charity Mind. The challenge was developed as part of the work by Llantwit Major Town Twinning society, to resurrect a link between the Town and Le Pouliguen in France. Efforts to progress visits to each other's towns […]

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19th May 2020
FAW confirm end of Domestic League Season

The Football Association of Wales (FAW) have confirmed the end of their domestic leagues, due to the coronavirus pandemic. The announcement confirms Gavin Chesterfields side have finished fourth in the JD Cymru Premier, securing a Europe League Qualifying spot and taking the nominated spot for the Welsh Cup, which has been abandoned. In a club […]

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13th May 2020
The Effect Of Coronavirus On Sport In The Vale

The Coronavirus has had a vast and wide reaching effect on society, bringing about a nationwide lockdown in the United Kingdom, which has lasted over two months, and causing the cancellation of events across the globe. One of the many areas which has felt the full force of the changes is the sporting world, with […]

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13th May 2020
Old Penarthians – Review of season 2019/20

It is now mid-May and the rugby season for Old Penarthians in Specsavers WRU National League Division 3 Central (B) would have been complete. The club have reviewed, what they call the strangest season on record: There would have been the usual discussions about games won, games lost, opportunities missed or perhaps taken and the […]

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12th May 2020
Mini, Junior and Youth Football season ended with immediate effect

Following a recommendation from the FAW’s Community Game Board, the FAW Board of Directors has ratified the curtailment of mini, junior and youth football leagues in Wales. Meanwhile, the FAW’s National League Board has also taken the same decision with the academy football leagues. Advertisement: As a result, this brings an end to the 2019/20 […]

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11th May 2020
CAVC Football Academy Captain Jack signs full scholarship with Casper College in the USA

Cardiff and Vale College Football Academy Captain Jack Pascoe has signed a full scholarship with Casper College in Wyoming, USA. After a successful two years of combining BTEC and football education Jack will be studying a Business Management degree while playing for the college’s new soccer team. The 18-year-old from Barry turned down other college […]

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30th April 2020
Wales Women's Team And Staff Donate Money To Foodbanks

The team and staff of the Cymru women's team have decided to donate money to foodbanks in Wales to support them through the Coronavirus pandemic. In a statement posted on Twitter, the team explained the decision: "In light of the COVID-19 crisis, which has changed the life of everyone across the world, the Cymru women's […]

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24th April 2020
Cardiff City First Team Players to take partial pay deferrals

Cardiff City have announced that a voluntary agreement has been reached between the club and its First Team Players to help maintain financial stability. In a statement on its website on Friday (24th April), the cub said that the agreement which comes during an unprecedented time of global economic concern, follows constructive discussions between the […]

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20th April 2020
ABP Barry Island 10k Postponed

Run 4 Wales has announced that this years ABP Barry Island 10k has been postponed, after closely following government guidance. In a message on its website on Monday, organisers said "We have been closely monitoring the situation surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak and the guidance issued by the Government, whilst making arrangements to ensure a safe […]

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