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14th April 2021
Penarth Athletic Club Hails Coronavirus Pandemic As”The Making Of Them”

The Coronavirus pandemic has been a bleak and all-consuming cloud over society and the lives of people in Wales and across most of the world for over a year now, but as humanity begins to, hopefully, find a path towards the light, and the sunshine begins to part the clouds, Penarth Athletic Club has managed […]

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14th April 2021
Just The 28 Medals For Table Tennis Legend George Evans

There are not many people in the world that can say they’ve spent their life travelling the world playing table-tennis, but George Evans, of Rhoose Point, is one. Evans, who turns 86 next month, has competed in China and North Korea, as well as places closer to home like Hungary and Germany. Of course, these […]

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13th April 2021
Llantwit Major RFC Looking To Create Steering Group For Ambitious Clubhouse Project

Llantwit Major RFC is looking to create a steering group to help them realise their plans for an ambitious, new and modern clubhouse to support the local community and generate much-needed revenue for the club. The plans for the new build, located on the site of the existing rugby club and first proposed five years […]

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31st March 2021
JD Welsh Cup Cancelled For 20/21 Season

The FAW has announced that the JD Welsh Cup has been cancelled for the 2020/21 season after making the decision that the ongoing public health crisis has made it impossible to complete. The Football Association of Wales National Cup Board made the decision due to the ongoing Alert Level 4 status in the country, meaning […]

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12th February 2021
Barry Town United Supporters Urged To Save Lives In “Blood Sweat & Cheers” Campaign

Barry Town United fans are being urged to help saves lives by donating blood in a new campaign in partnership between the Welsh Blood Service and Welsh football. The Welsh Blood Service has partnered with the FAW’s JD Cymru Leagues and Orchard Welsh Premier Women’s League to launch a brand-new campaign to encourage football fans […]

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10th February 2021
Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney complete takeover of non-league Wrexham

Two Hollywood stars have completed their takeover of non-league football club Wrexham. Deadpool actor Ryan Reynolds and It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia creator Rob McElhenney have taken 100% control of the Welsh club from the Wrexham Supporters Trust (WST), months after the bid was approved by fans. The pair have also invested £2m into the club as part of […]

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8th February 2021
Rugby fans share Principality Stadium memories

Principality Building Society is running a competition to find Welsh rugby fans’ best memories and unique stories from more than 20 years of games at the Principality (formerly Millennium) stadium. The building society has brought together a panel of judges, which includes Welsh rugby legend Shane Williams – who along with his fellow judges, will […]

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5th February 2021
FAW Confirm Plans For Return To Play In JD Cymru Premier

The Football Association of Wales has released the proposed date for the resumption of the JD Cymru Premier as part of their “Return To Play” programme. The league, along with the JD North and South and Women’s Orchard League, was postponed upon the implementation of Alert Level 4 in Wales, but now the National League […]

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31st January 2021
Barry Town United Sign Goalkeeper From Carmarthen

JD Cymru Premier side, Barry Town United have signed veteran goalkeeper, Lee Idzi from Camarthen Town. Idzi, 32, ends a 6-year stint at Richmond Park, following the Old Gold’s relegation from the Welsh top flight last year. The veteran keeper has made 394 top-flight appearances in total, previously playing for Bangor City, where he was […]

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5th January 2021
JD Cymru Leagues Confirm Fixture Postponement

The JD Cymru leagues have confirmed today that all fixtures will be postponed until 22/01/21, with further news to follow after the Welsh Government update this Friday. Wales is currently in a nationwide lockdown which came into place just before Christmas, with a one-day lifting of restrictions for Christmas day itself. Advertisement: Following the announcement […]

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12th December 2020
Cardiff Too Tough For Taffs Well In Nathaniel MG Cup

Cardiff City have secured their place in the Nathaniel MG Cup Second Round, after goals from Kieran Evans and Isaak Davies were enough to see off Cymru South side, Taffs Well, at USW Park.  After a 12-year absence from playing in Welsh domestic tournaments, Cardiff City and Newport County have both entered this year’s Nathaniel […]

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8th December 2020
Barry Athletic FC and Barry Town United announced as Platinum Accredited Clubs

Barry Athletic FC and Barry Town United have been announced as two of twenty three Platinum accredited clubs by the FAWTrust, whilst five other Vale teams have been accredited as Silver and Bronze clubs. It comes as the FAW Trust says “Junior football clubs, across Wales, have worked tirelessly in 2020 to improve standards and […]

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27th November 2020
Welsh Blood Service teams up with FAW’s Cymru Leagues & WPWL urging supporters to save lives

The Welsh Blood Service has partnered with the FAW’s JD Cymru Leagues and Orchard Welsh Premier Women’s League to launch a brand-new campaign to encourage domestic football fans to donate blood.  Through its ‘Blood, Sweat and Cheers’ campaign, clubs are being encouraged by the Welsh Blood Service to engage with their supporters and local communities […]

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22nd November 2020
Barry Town United Launch ‘Share a Smile This Christmas’ Campaign

Barry Town United have launched a campaign to raise money to buy toys for The Vale Of Glamorgan Council’s Big Wrap Initiative. The “Share a Smile This Christmas” campaign will see first-team squad members of the JD Cymru Premier team donate a percentage of their wage while carrying out other activities such as auctions and […]

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22nd November 2020
Clubs Across Wales Able To Welcome Supporters Back To Watch The Rugby

Community clubs across Wales have been able to welcome fans back through the doors to watch Wales in their Autumn international fixtures, including their victory over Georgia yesterday. Many clubs have spent a vast portion of the year closed, with the storms in the early part of the year causing havoc for some, while Coronavirus […]

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20th November 2020
Cymru Leagues receive vital National Lottery funding as part of unique partnership

The Football Association of Wales (FAW) is pleased to announce that all 44 Cymru Leagues clubs are set to receive financial support as part of a unique partnership with The National Lottery. The financial package – established by the FAW and The National Lottery and facilitated by the UK Government – will see clubs in the JD Cymru […]

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3rd November 2020
Ryan Giggs Arrested On Suspicion Of Assaulting His Girlfriend

Cymru Football Manager,Ryan Giggs, was arrested and questioned on Sunday on the suspicion of Actual Bodily Harm (ABH) and Assault. Police were called to the Manchester home of the former Manchester United star Giggs after reports of a disturbance. A representative for Greater Manchester Police said: “Police were called at 10:05pm on Sunday to reports […]

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24th October 2020
Cymru Comfortable In Important Faroe Islands Clash

Cymru’s women cruised to a 4-0 victory over bottom of the table outfit, Faroe Islands, in an important game on their quest to qualify for Euro 2021. After a string of early chances and near misses, the side lead by Manager, Jayne Ludlow, broke the deadlock just after the half hour mark, when Helen Ward, […]

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23rd October 2020
Cymru To Face USA In Rescheduled Friendly

The Welsh FA have announced that Cymru are to face the USA in a rescheduled friendly fixture on the 12th November. Ryan Giggs’ side were originally supposed to face the North American outfit in March, but the meeting had to be cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic. The game, which will see the two sides […]

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17th October 2020
Sporting Memories Foundation Launch Sporting Memories Club Online Meetings

The Sporting Memories Foundation has launched a new, online “Sporting Memories Club” for older adults in the Vale who enjoy talking about sport, to connect with each other. The club, which is for residents of the Vale aged 50+, will be holding online meetings where participants will be able to chat about sport with one-another. […]

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16th October 2020
Sam Bowen joins Barry Town on loan from Cardiff City

Barry Town United have to confirmed the signing of midfielder Sam Bowen on loan from Cardiff City. Son of former Bluebirds forward Jason, Sam has been in the Championship club’s academy since the age of six and first came to the attention of supporters four years ago when he scored from the half-way line for […]

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29th September 2020
FAW announces historic move to ban smoking on the side-lines of children’s football games in Wales

Wales is to become the first country in the UK to see smoking banned on the side-lines of children’s football games in a historic move by the Football Association of Wales (FAW) and FAW Trust. The decision by the FAW to introduce a no smoking policy on the side-lines of its small-sided, children’s football games […]

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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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