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27th March 2020
Health Board secure Principality Stadium as Field Hospital in plans for tackling Covid-19

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board has this evening announced they have secured the Principality Stadium, for use as a field hospital in plans for tackling Covid-19. The Principality Stadium will be turned into a 2,000-bed hospital to help deal with the coronavirus pandemic. The Welsh Rugby Union had made the stadium available for use […]

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23rd March 2020
Cymru football players detail wellbeing advice as FAW partner with Mental Health Charity Hafal

Cymru players have today joined Welsh mental health charity Hafal to make people aware of some simple steps to maintain wellbeing through the coming months. The COVID-19 outbreak is having a large impact on our daily lives, with many people required to self-isolate and everyone being asked to adhere to social distancing measures. The FAW […]

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19th March 2020
Cardiff City Legend, Peter Whittingham Has Died

Former Cardiff City player, Peter Whittingham has passed away aged 35. The midfielder spent more than a decade playing for the Bluebirds, with 413 appearances and 85 goals to his name. Tributes poured out on twitter with former teammate and fellow Cardiff legend posting: "Absolutely devastated to hear about my old teammate Whitts. What a […]

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18th March 2020
Barry Town Utd Offer Help To Those In Need

In a post on their Twitter account, Barry Town United have offered their assistance to those in need during these uncertain times. The tweet from the JD Cymru Premier League team said: " For all our older & at risk supporters we are here for you. The club continued: "If you need us to collect […]

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17th March 2020
Euros Postponed Until 2021

The European Football International Tournament has been postponed until 2021 as a result of the Coronavirus. It has been revealed by the Norwegian Football Association that the tournament due to start on the 12th June this year, will instead be played from the 11th June 2021. Wales were one of the countries scheduled to take […]

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16th March 2020
Barry club bowled over by cash boost

A Barry sports and social club has scored a strike, receiving £1,000 from a regional housebuilder to upgrade its skittle alley. Barry Island Sports and Social Club has received the donation through Persimmon Homes’ Community Champions scheme. Each month the housebuilder donates up to £1,000 to two groups or individuals in the local area. The […]

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13th March 2020
FAW Suspend Domestic Football Until 4th April

In a statement on their website the FAW have confirmed that they have suspended all domestic football until the 4th April. This decision comes on a busy day in sports as leagues across the world are reacting to the Coronavirus pandemic by cancelling or postponing all games in efforts to delay the spread of this […]

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13th March 2020
Wales v Scotland Cancelled

Wales' Six Nations match at home to Scotland on Saturday has been postponed because of the coronavirus outbreak. The two other round five scheduled games had already been postponed and no date has been confirmed to complete the 2020 Championship. The Welsh Rugby Union had insisted earlier on Friday the game would "go ahead as planned". […]

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13th March 2020
Cardiff Devils' Elite League Cancelled Due To Virus

Cardiff Devils' Ice Hockey League, The Elite League, has cancelled all matches for the rest of the season with immediate effect. A statement on the Devils' website says that league chiefs had hoped to go on as normal, following the government's advice yesterday which allowed sporting events to continue. However, since then, two teams in […]

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13th March 2020
Breaking: Premier League Fixtures Suspended Until April

This comes after a meeting between the sport's top chiefs on their approach to the Coronavirus pandemic, after Arsenal Head Coach, Mikel Arteta and Chelsea's Callum Hudson-Odoi both tested positive for Covid-19. All other English football leagues have followed suit, with Cardiff and Swansea City's "Championship" also on hold until April. It is understood that […]

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12th March 2020
Wales v USA match cancelled

The FAW has confirmed that the upcoming match between Wales v USA has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 outbreak. The US Soccer Federation have released a detailed document explaining the cancellation of matches in March and April, which includes Wales v USA on March 30 2020. Jonathan Ford, CEO of the FAW said: “We […]

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12th March 2020
Wales C Squad Announced - Contains 5 Barry Town Players

The Wales C squad to face England C at The Oval, Caernarfon, has been named and it contains five players from Barry Town United. The match, to be played on the 24th March at 7:45pm is the third time the two squads have faced each-other, with the previous games resulting in wins for England and […]

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11th March 2020
Vale farming family stress importance of protecting home food market

A farming family from South Wales has shared concerns about the future of farming with local MP Alun Cairns in light of the ongoing uncertainty on trade deals, food imports and the lack of frameworks in the UK. Gaynor and Rhodri Davies moved from West Wales in 1995 to Rosedew Farm, Llantwit Major, and have […]

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10th March 2020
Under 11's entertain in the muddy conditions

The last time Llantwit Major U11s played at home Warren Gatland was still Wales coach, the premier league was still close and the Recreation Ground pitches still had grass on them. Roll forward 5 months and with a Wales team struggling for wins and a premier league over Llantwit finally found themselves welcoming Pentyrch to […]

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9th March 2020
Vale Council awards £70,000 in Community Chest Grants

The Vale of Glamorgan Council has allocated more than £70,000 in Community Chest grants to sport and physical activity projects across the County. Over 8000 participants are expected to benefit from the funding, which will help 55 different schemes. Organisations were invited to apply for the money to contribute to the cost of coach and […]

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9th March 2020
Vale of Glamorgan Football League Round Up 7/3/20

Vale football returned after the enforced winter break following recent storms, with only a handful of games taking place at the weekend. AFC Rhoose booked their place in the last four of the esteemed Barry Cup as they edged past Tynewydd in a tough battle at Ceri Road. In Division One, second place BV closed […]

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9th March 2020
Clean sweep at mini tournament for U14s

Originally scheduled for the 15 December 2019, but called off due to a water logged pitch, then rescheduled twice more and cancelled again, this time due to Storms Ciara and Jorge, Llantwit Major U14 Tigers were finally this Sunday able to take part in the slightly delayed, Cambrian RFC Under 14s 2019/20 Christmas Tournament. Arranged […]

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26th February 2020
Sherman Theatre and National Dance Company Wales encourage Rugby Fans to get their shirts on for Dance

Rugby fans are being encouraged to get their shirts on to see National Dance Company Wales at Sherman Theatre (20 and 21 March, 7.30pm) as part of a new initiative to inspire new audiences to experience dance. National Dance Company Wales’ forthcoming show KIN, opens with a dance piece inspired by rugby, and the community […]

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26th February 2020
Poetry Competition for primary aged children launched in celebration of Euro 2020 qualification

In celebration of Cymru qualifying for their first consecutive Euro finals tournament, the Football Association of Wales and Literature Wales have joined to launch an exclusive Cymru Euro 2020 Poetry Competition. The competition invites the children of Wales to submit poems on the theme of Identity for a chance to win a host of fantastic […]

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25th February 2020
Wales Women announce Cymru v Estonia squad

Cymru manager Jayne Ludlow has named a 24-player squad to face Estonia for the women’s side’s first match in Wrexham since 2012. The squad was announced in a special video by girls involved in the FAW Trust’s Huddle scheme in north Wales. Details around how girls aged 5-12 can get involved in Huddle can be […]

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22nd February 2020
Report: Barry Town United 1-1 Caernarfon Town

Kayne McLaggon had his good shot pushed over the bar by the Caernarfon Town keeper. The resulting corner came to nothing. Mo Touray saw his shot curl agonisingly wide around 20 minutes in as the game stayed scoreless. Rhys Abbruzzese had two great chances denied once by a good save from the Caernarfon Town goalie […]

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22nd February 2020
Cardiff City: Factfile

Cardiff City Football Club is a professional football club based in Cardiff, Wales, who currently compete in the SkyBet Championship, which is the second tier of English football. They are one of only two non-English clubs to compete in any of England’s top four divisions alongside arch rivals Swansea City and now play their games […]

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20th February 2020
YMCA Barry Gymnastics Grading Success

YMCA Barry had a fantastic weekend at the South Central Grading Championships with twenty four gymnasts entering and all passing their grades. Each grade consists of a different criteria on each apparatus, Asymmetric Bars, Vault, Floor and Beam, as well as a Range & Conditioning routine to test their flexibility and strength. Grade 6 is […]

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20th February 2020
Cardiff and Vale College Rugby Academy and Cardiff Blues – working together to keep talent local

Cardiff and Vale College’s Rugby Academy is entering its fifth season, and the results it has achieved are starting to have a positive impact on sport in the region. A strong partnership with Cardiff Blues and its own Academy means that the next generation of rugby talent has no need to travel outside of the […]

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19th February 2020
Old Penarthians RFC pay tribute to Bill Whitaker

Unfortunately, Storm Dennis forced the cancellation of the Old Penarthians home fixture against Wattstown last weekend due to an unplayable surface at Cwrt-y-vil.  It is hoped that before the next home game in Division 3 South East Central (B) against Llandaff on 21st March the ground will have dried out sufficiently to allow matches to resume. […]

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18th February 2020
Jenner Park and St Cyres Schools show their support at show Racism the Red Card Event

Pupils from Jenner Park and St Cyres schools were recently joined by the leader and deputy leader of the Vale of Glamorgan Council for a workshop hosted in partnership with the charity, Show Racism the Red Card. Cllr Neil Moore and Cllr Lis Burnett took part in the morning session, which saw the youngsters discuss […]

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18th February 2020
Barry junior football club scores cash boost for new facilities

A junior football club in Barry is preparing to give its changing rooms a much-needed facelift, after receiving funding from a regional housebuilder. Barry Athletic Football Club has been handed £1,000 by Persimmon Homes East Wales through its Community Champions scheme. Each month the housebuilder donates up to £1,000 each to two groups or individuals […]

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18th February 2020
Nigel Owens offers to help rugby clubs devastated by Storm Dennis

Welsh Rugby referee Nigel Owens has offered to help Rugby clubs affected by flooding from Storm Dennis. On his Twitter account yesterday, Owens offered to give clubs signed jerseys for them to auction or raffle a signed jersey to help raise some funds. This comes as rugby pitches and clubhouse across South Wales were hit […]

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17th February 2020
Wales set to face Netherlands in final Euro preparation match

Cymru to face the Netherlands in final Euro preparation match Cymru will travel to the Rotterdam for their final preparation match before EURO 2020 against the Netherlands. This will be Ryan Giggs’ last opportunity to test his players before they fly to Baku for the final tournament. Both teams played each other in the run […]

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10th February 2020
Llantwit Major AFC turn around poor results

Llantwit Major AFC travelled to Undy Athletic on February 8 looking to turn around their poor results of late and they certainly achieved this in emphatic fashion with a well-deserved victory. In an evenly-balanced first half which remained goal-less at half time, Llantwit came alive in the second half with three well-taken goals, scored by […]

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10th February 2020
CAVC and Glamorgan Cricket’s Education and Cricket Academy hit the competition for six and become Welsh Colleges champions

Cardiff and Vale College and Glamorgan CC’s Education and Cricket Academy has won the Welsh Colleges Cricket 24s competition despite having never taken part in the contest before. The Academy hosted the competition at Glamorgan Cricket’s Sophia Gardens base. Two teams were entered – BTEC Sport Level 3 Year 1 and BTEC Sport Level 3 […]

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10th February 2020
Barry Town Vets Over 55s progress to cup final

Barry Over 55s, shorn of several key players, faced Swansea at a blustery Penyrheol Sports Centre, acutely aware that they would have to lose the game by four clear goals to allow their opponents to overtake them at the top of the Wales Veterans Over 55s Cup qualifying group and progress to the final. In a scrappy opening period, exacerbated by the strong wind, Swansea looked […]

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10th February 2020
Blood and Blacks back on track with bonus point win

The Llantwit Major First XV after surrendering their unbeaten run in the league in their last outing were back on form as they beat Treherbert at home 26-15, crossing for four tries to pick up a valuable bonus point. And they needed to be back on form as Treherbert after a spluttering start to their […]

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9th February 2020
Vale of Glamorgan Football League Round Up 8/2/20

In the Premier Division there was more twists and turns as this is proving to be the tightest title race for a few years. AFC Rhoose returned to the top of the league after a hard fought point against Penarth Town. In an entertaining 2-2 draw Penarth continued their recent return to form grabbing the […]

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6th February 2020
Cheltenham Festival Top Jockeys

Cheltenham Festival is a hugely prestigious event and despite the vast amount of prize money there is to be won, a price can not be put on the honour and pride that comes with winning any of the illustrious races. With 28 races taking places in total across the four-day event, there areplenty of opportunities […]

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4th February 2020
Disappointing performance for Llantwit Major AFC

Llantwit Major AFC welcomed Pontypridd Town to Windmill Lane and were looking to put last week’s disappointing defeat at home to Briton Ferry behind them. However, it was not to be as a thoroughly disappointing performance, by far their worst of the season, led to another defeat and drew Llantwit ever closer to the relegation […]

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4th February 2020
Deserved victory for Llantwit Major U14s

With pent up frustration from recent match cancellations coupled with not being able to train of late,  the U14 Tigers travelled enthusiastically to Llantrisant RFC this Sunday.  Like the visitors, Llantrisant are also struggling with numbers in this age group and having difficulties getting fixtures because of this, so the Tigers were delighted to provide […]

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4th February 2020
Old Penarthians Charitable Donation to Better Life Appeal

The Old Penarthians RFC recently presented a cheque for £1,000 to the Better Life Appeal based at University Hospital Llandough to help purchase equipment for the All Wales Adult Cystic Fibrosis Centre. Cystic fibrosis is the U.K.'s most common inherited life-threatening disease. It affects over 7,500 people in the UK and one person in 25 […]

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3rd February 2020
Vale of Glamorgan Football League Round Up 1/2/20

A few games fell foul to the weather this past Saturday but one league game and several cup games survived. Cwm Talwg are a team transformed and picked up a very impressive victory over in form Penarth Town B. Goals from Ethan Galsworthy, Sam Montgomery and Paul Eveleigh handed Talwg a 3-1 win and move them […]

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31st January 2020
First XV’s unbeaten run comes to a gloomy end as they implode at Llandaff

The Blood and Blacks incredible eleven game unbeaten run in the league, came to an abrupt end in a 15-14 loss to to a much improved Llandaff on Saturday. A misty gloomy afternoon greeted the players as they kicked off at the picturesque Bishops Field. Llantwit couldn’t have wished for a brighter start though as […]

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