County 1 Accrington 1

South Wales Argus:

5:08pm Saturday 25th October 2014

SUPER sub Joe Pigott earned a point for Newport County AFC with a 30-yard leveller to peg back  Accrington Stanley in front of 3,254 fans at Rodney Parade.

Lyn Jones: Dragons gifted victory to Falcons

South Wales Argus:

9:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

DIRECTOR of rugby Lyn Jones was left to lament Newport Gwent Dragons’ “Keystone Cops” moments that saw them waste a golden opportunity to take command of their European Rugby Challenge Cup group.

Dragons given a Bucharest caution

8:37pm Saturday 25th October 2014

NEWPORT Gwent Dragons have been given a warning that they won't have things all their own way in Romania after Stade Francais sneaked a victory in the snow and cold against Bucharest Wolves.

County v Accrington

South Wales Argus:

2:23pm Saturday 25th October 2014

FOLLOW all the action live from Rodney Parade as Newport County AFC host Accrington Stanley in League Two. Kick-off 3pm

MIKE FLYNN SAYS: Club must do more to attract fans

South Wales Argus:

11:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

IT’S been a great week on the pitch with two hard-fought 1-0 wins but the big talking point has been the attendance at Rodney Parade on Tuesday night.

Newport welcome back skipper for crunch Bedwas derby

9:11am Saturday 25th October 2014

NEWPORT will hope that Ollie Griffiths proves to be captain fantastic in their Principality Premiership derby with Bedwas this afternoon, writes Chris Kirwan.

Tovey to pull the strings for Keys in Penzance

South Wales Argus: Tovey to pull the strings for Keys in Penzance

7:49am Saturday 25th October 2014

CROSS Keys will hope that Jason Tovey can provide them with a passport to progress in the British and Irish Cup when he pulls the strings against Cornish Pirates tomorrow afternoon (kick-off 3pm), writes Chris Kirwan.

O'Connor: Fans can fire Exiles' promotion bid

South Wales Argus: Newport  County AFC v Southend United – Pictured is Newport County player Aaron O'Connor on the attack. (11777388)

6:36am Saturday 25th October 2014

STRIKER Aaron O’Connor has joined manager Justin Edinburgh in asking the Exiles’ stay away fans to get behind the club as he targets promotion this term.

Dragons 26 Newcastle 30

South Wales Argus: HARD YARDS: Rynard Landman carries for the Dragons  Pictures: MICHAEL EDEN

9:41pm Friday 24th October 2014

NEWPORT Gwent Dragons produced some Parisian style on home soil but were as generous in defence as they were enterprising in attack to go down 30-26 to Newcastle in the European Rugby Challenge Cup.

LIVE: Dragons v Newcastle

South Wales Argus: SUPERB PERFORMANCE: Dragons number eight Toby Faletau played his part in an excellent team display

6:40pm Friday 24th October 2014

UPDATES from Rodney Parade as Newport Gwent Dragons take on Newcastle in the European Rugby Challenge Cup.

Newbridge desperate for derby victory

2:48pm Friday 24th October 2014

NEWBRIDGE desperately need to break their duck when they welcome Gwent rivals Blackwood to the Welfare Ground in the Swalec Championship tomorrow afternoon.

County boss expects Byrne deal in 48 hours

South Wales Argus: Newport County versus Wimbledon AFC
PACE County's Mark Byrne (10834634)

11:58am Friday 24th October 2014

NEWPORT County boss Justin Edinburgh expects to announce a new deal for midfielder Mark Byrne within 48 hours, but he admits he’s sweating on the future of the Exiles’ other midweek match winner.

Newport aiming to avoid another sob story at Bedwas

South Wales Argus: BACK IN BLACK (AND AMBER): Captain and flanker Ollie Griffiths is set to return to the Newport line-up at Bedwas

10:00am Friday 24th October 2014

NEWPORT won't want to add another 'if only' to their growing collection when they head to Bedwas in the Principality Premiership tomorrow afternoon.

Plenty for Cross Keys to play for on return to Penzance

South Wales Argus: LEON ANDREWS KICKS CLEARS (11862958)

9:34am Friday 24th October 2014

WHEN Cross Keys last played the Cornish Pirates in Penzance there was very little riding on it for them.

LEWIS EVANS: Dragons have to repeat positive spirit of Paris against Falcons

South Wales Argus:

9:00am Friday 24th October 2014

THROUGHOUT this season I have been writing about how we have been working hard and making progress but rugby is a results business – and what better way to give our campaign a boost than by winning with a bonus point in France.

Poor crowds will affect us financially, warns Exiles boss

South Wales Argus: Newport County AFC versus Wycombe Wanderers
FANS Looking forward to the start of the season (9105094)

8:50am Friday 24th October 2014

MANAGER Justin Edinburgh says Newport County AFC will be affected financially if attendances at Rodney Parade don’t improve.

Lyn Jones: Dragons must go on the run against Newcastle

South Wales Argus: Hallam Amos lauches a counter attack (10572603)

8:32am Friday 24th October 2014

NEWPORT Gwent Dragons director of rugby Lyn Jones wants his charges to run wild when favourites against Newcastle this evening, just as they did when underdogs against Stade Francais in Paris.

James Thomas out to grasp Dragons opportunity

South Wales Argus: Dragons in Premiership Sevens. James Thomas escapes from the defence. (8633321)

6:09am Friday 24th October 2014

JAMES Thomas will attempt to grasp his unexpected chance when he lines up at lock for Newport Gwent Dragons against Newcastle this evening.

Newport boxer Adam Goldsmith in action in Merthyr

12:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

UNBEATEN Newport welterweight Adam Goldsmith is in action in Merthyr tonight against Cardiff-based Iraqi boxer Ameen Alkailany, writes Andrew Penman.

Kingsley Jones: Dragons must not waste our Paris hard work

South Wales Argus: KEEP IT UP: Kingsley Jones wants the same again

8:04pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

NEWPORT Gwent Dragons coach Kingsley Jones has warned his charges that smiles will swiftly turn to frowns if they fail to rise to the occasion again when Newcastle head to Rodney Parade this evening.

County swoop for Swansea's Curtis Obeng

South Wales Argus: JAMIE COLLINS AND CURTIS OBENG CHALLENGE FOR THE BALL (11874336)

6:01pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

NEWPORT County AFC are hopeful of receiving international clearance for Swansea City defender Curtis Obeng ahead of Saturday’s clash with Accrington Stanley.

Jamie Stephens relishing FA Cup clash with boyhood club

South Wales Argus: CUP DATE: Jamie Stephens

4:36pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

NEWPORT County AFC goalkeeper Jamie Stephens is relishing the prospect of facing his boyhood team Forest Green Rovers in the FA Cup on Saturday.

Exiles look to bring in another loan signing

South Wales Argus: Scott Tancock (11363046)

3:14pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

NEWPORT County AFC manager Justin Edinburgh hopes to boost his injury-ravaged squad with a new loan signing today.

Thomas gets the nod for Dragons crunch clash with Newcastle

South Wales Argus: Dragons in Premiership Sevens. James Thomas escapes from the defence. (8633321)

12:34pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

JAMES Thomas gets the nod to replace Wales lock Andrew Coombs for Newport Gwent Dragons against Newcastle tomorrow evening.

CHRIS KIRWAN: Davies' replacement will indicate Dragons' ambition

South Wales Argus: NEW ROLE: Gareth Davies is leaving Newport Gwent Dragons after being appointed as chairman of the WRU

10:11am Thursday 23rd October 2014

WELSH rugby's gain is Newport Gwent Dragons' loss now that Gareth Davies has been appointed as chairman of the WRU, and his departure leaves a vital decision to be made at Rodney Parade.

CHRIS KIRWAN: The much-maligned Challenge Cup can still be magic for the Dragons

South Wales Argus: BIG STAGE: Newport Gwent Dragons produced the goods at the magnificent, if sparsely populated, Stade Jean Bouin

10:05am Thursday 23rd October 2014

NEWPORT Gwent Dragons have never won anything. In fact, you can count the number of times they have even come close to christening their trophy cabinet on one hand.

Darren Jones fires warning to Exiles League Two rivals

South Wales Argus: CONFIDENT: County defender Darren Jones

9:19am Thursday 23rd October 2014

‘JUST watch us go when we start playing well,’ says Newport County AFC defender Darren Jones.

Lyn Jones: Dragons' Wales contingent will soon grow

South Wales Argus: BRIGHT TALENT: Teenage centre Jack Dixon is one of many exciting young players in the Dragons' ranks

8:32am Thursday 23rd October 2014

DIRECTOR of rugby Lyn Jones believes that Newport Gwent Dragons' poor start to the Guinness Pro12 harmed the international ambitions of a number of their players.

Hawkins: Minds are focused on the task against Dragons

8:24am Thursday 23rd October 2014

HOOKER Rob Hawkins says Newport Gwent Dragons' shock win in Paris has focused Newcastle minds ahead of tomorrow's trip to Rodney Parade, writes Chris Kirwan.

Dragons speedster Tom Prydie hopes to reap rewards of emergency move to midfield

South Wales Argus: Tom Prydie (10572694)

8:17am Thursday 23rd October 2014

TOM Prydie will continue to be centre of attention as Newport Gwent Dragons attempt to avoid coming a cropper against Newcastle in the European Rugby Challenge Cup tomorrow evening, writes Chris Kirwan.

Joe Day hints at County stay

South Wales Argus: STAR MAN: Joe Day is happy to extend his stay at Newport County

6:15am Thursday 23rd October 2014

GOALKEEPER Joe Day says he’d be open to making his move to Newport County AFC a permanent one after a string of match-winning performances.

Justin Edinburgh: Where are the 'missing' 1,100 fans?

South Wales Argus: Newport County AFC versus Wycombe Wanderers
FANS Looking forward to the start of the season (9105094)

8:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

NEWPORT County AFC manager Justin Edinburgh has called on the club’s ‘missing’ fans to turn up and roar the team on to a fifth straight home win on Saturday.

I would like a second chance, says Ched Evans

South Wales Argus: Sheffield United and Wales footballer Ched Evans Sunday July 31, 2011.  (8431777)

6:25pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

FORMER Wales striker Ched Evans has expressed his desire to return to football after serving half of a five-year sentence for rape.

I would have loved Bluebirds job, says Tony Pulis

South Wales Argus: TOP BOSS: Newport's Tony Pulis

5:10pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

NEWPORT’S Tony Pulis says he would have been interested in replacing Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as Cardiff City manager but never got the chance.

Woosnam threatens to quit after hall of fame snub

South Wales Argus:

1:55pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

WELSHMAN Ian Woosnam has threatened to walk away from golf after being snubbed once again for the golf hall of fame, writes Michael Pearlman.

Dragons eyeing move for Cardiff Blues lock Lou Reed

South Wales Argus: IN DEMAND: The Dragons are keeping an eye on Cardiff Blues lock Lou Reed

9:05am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

NEWPORT Gwent Dragons are keeping close tabs on Wales international Lou Reed as they prepare for the possibility of facing Newcastle with just one specialist lock.

Exiles boss hails 'fantastic' team spirit

South Wales Argus:

11:52pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

NEWPORT County AFC manager Justin Edinburgh praised the ‘fantastic’ team spirit of his injury-ravaged squad after a hard-fought 1-0 win over Southend United at Rodney Parade.

County 1 Southend 0

South Wales Argus:

9:50pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

JUST like at Dagenham on Saturday, Newport County AFC rode their luck and stole all three points to climb the League Two table.

County v Southend

South Wales Argus:

7:24pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

FOLLOW all the action live as Newport County AFC host Southend United in League Two. Kick-off 7.45pm

Gareth Davies to leave Dragons after being named WRU chairman

South Wales Argus: TV DEBATE: Newport Gwent Dragons chief executive Gareth Davies

7:04pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

NEWPORT Gwent Dragons will need to find a new chief executive after Gareth Davies was appointed as chairman of the Welsh Rugby Union.

Warren Gatland: Injury deprived Dragons teen Tyler Morgan a Wales call-up

South Wales Argus: ON THE CHARGE: Dragons speedster Tyler Morgan goes on the charge

2:41pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

WARREN Gatland has revealed that Newport Gwent Dragons teenager Tyler Morgan would have been included in the Wales squad for the autumn internationals were it not for a knee injury.

Prydie and Amos join Faletau in Wales squad

South Wales Argus: DESPERATE TO IMPRESS: Tom Prydie hopes to line up on the Dragons' right wing

11:12am Tuesday 21st October 2014

THREE Newport Gwent Dragons players have been called up to the Wales squad for the autumn internationals – but there is no place for tighthead Adam Jones.

Lee Byrne: It will be unacceptable if Dragons don't back up glorious night in Paris

South Wales Argus: HAPPY CAPTAIN: Lee Byrne was delighted with Newport Gwent Dragons' display at Stade Francais

9:04am Tuesday 21st October 2014

CAPTAIN Lee Byrne says it would be "unacceptable" if Newport Gwent Dragons waste their stunning away win against Stade Francais by losing to Newcastle at Rodney Parade on Friday.

Exiles ace Lee Minshull aims to KO the Shrimpers

South Wales Argus: FIGHTING SPIRIT: County midfielder Lee Minshull

8:58am Tuesday 21st October 2014

NEWPORT County AFC midfielder Lee Minshull hauled himself off the floor on Saturday as the Exiles won at Dagenham & Redbridge and he’s aiming to land a knockout blow on Southend United tonight.

MICHAEL PEARLMAN SAYS: Time for the rest of Britain to pity us poor England fans

South Wales Argus: File photo dated 11-10-2014 of England manager Roy Hodgson (left) and Raheem Sterling. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Wednesday October 15, 2014. Former Wales assistant coach Raymond Verheijen has labelled England manager Roy Hodgson as a 'dinos

8:21am Tuesday 21st October 2014

WE England fans used to pity you lot, with your heroic players like Ryan Giggs and your inability to ever reach a major tournament.

MICHAEL PEARLMAN SAYS: Authorities can't stop Ched Evans playing football, but the clubs should

South Wales Argus: File photo dated 17-03-2012 of Ched Evans, Sheffield United PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Saturday October 18, 2014. Sheffield United are "continuing to deliberate" on whether to re-sign convicted rapist Ched Evans in the light of media r

8:17am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A LOT has already been said and written about Chedwyn Michael Evans.

Kenny upsets the odds at the Winmau World Masters

6:21am Tuesday 21st October 2014

CWMBRAN darts player Nick Kenny caused a storm in Hull last weekend at the prestigious Winmau World Masters.

Jason Tovey suffers another passport mishap

South Wales Argus: Scarlets v Dragons Jason Tovey kick 3 points for the Dragons (11113725)

11:01am Monday 20th October 2014

NEWPORT Gwent Dragons enjoyed a night to remember in Paris on Saturday night but Jason Tovey wasn’t a part of it after another passport mishap – and this time he couldn’t blame his dog.

Play-offs are realistic, says County goal hero Chris Zebroski

South Wales Argus: WINNER: Chris Zebroski celebrates his goal at Dagenham on SaturdayPicture: JULIAN DAVIES

4:06pm Monday 20th October 2014

SATURDAY’S match winner Chris Zebroski is convinced he can fire Newport County AFC into the play-off positions this week.

Keys' rivals Cornish Pirates hit by points penalty in BIC

South Wales Argus: SWA CT 7.4.12CROSS KEYS V THE CORNISH PIRATES ROB NASH ON THE ATTACK (7589322)

4:52pm Monday 20th October 2014

CROSS Keys could end Cornish Pirates' hopes of making the British and Irish Cup quarter-finals on Sunday after the men from the Mennaye Field had their opening weekend win chalked off.







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