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.

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.

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


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.

Richie Rees: Dragons rewarded for taking risks in Paris

South Wales Argus: Richie Rees (10572625)

3:14pm Monday 20th October 2014

RICHIE Rees has hailed Newport Gwent Dragons' expansive approach for giving their season a shot in the arm in Paris.

Gareth Bale injury a worry for Wales boss

South Wales Argus: INJURY: Wales' Gareth Bale was targeted for some heavy treatment by Cyprus last week

12:49pm Monday 20th October 2014

WALES star Gareth Bale has been ruled out of Real Madrid’s Champions League clash with Liverpool on Wednesday with an injury picked up on international duty.

Three Welsh medals at European Championships

South Wales Argus: GOLD: Wales Ciara Horne, seen here in action at the Commonwealth Games, helped Britain win the European women's team pursuit title

12:08pm Monday 20th October 2014

THREE Welsh cyclists came home with medals after representing Great Britain in the UEC Elite Track European Championships in Guadeloupe last week.

Abergavenny triumphs again at Welsh Cycling Awards

South Wales Argus:

11:17am Monday 20th October 2014

ABERGAVENNY confirmed its status as the capital of Welsh cycling with three prizes at the 2014 USN Welsh Cycling Awards.

County boss ready to get busy in the transfer market again

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

9:26am Monday 20th October 2014

NEWPORT County AFC manager Justin Edinburgh may be forced back into the emergency loan market to replace Robbie Willmott and he’s determined to make Joe Day a permanent fixture at Rodney Parade.

Lyn Jones: Dragons must not waste Paris heroics with defeat to Falcons

South Wales Argus: ALL SMILES: Newport Gwent Dragons celebrate after Nic Cudd's bonus point score

7:54am Monday 20th October 2014

NEWPORT Gwent Dragons director of rugby Lyn Jones was a proud man after seeing his players stun Stade Francais on their own patch – but has urged them not to waste their heroic efforts by slipping up against Newcastle.

Inspiring win gives Dragons reason to dream in Europe

South Wales Argus: TRY TIME: Richie Rees snipes over for the Dragons' opener

5:34pm Sunday 19th October 2014

NEWPORT Gwent Dragons would have been content to leave Paris with a losing bonus point but instead they can allow themselves to dream of the quarter-finals of the European Rugby Challenge Cup after the most incredible of victories.

WRU mourns Gallacher

5:06pm Sunday 19th October 2014

The Welsh Rugby Union has paid tribute to former Scarlets chief executive Stuart Gallacher, who has died at the age of 68.

County finally up and running on the road

South Wales Argus: Newport CountyÕs Aaron OÕConnor,  Mike Flynn and the rest of the team celebrate in front of the away supporters. (11645807)

4:11pm Sunday 19th October 2014

IT WAS all about Slade in the Welsh capital on Saturday but it was also a pretty Sweet afternoon for Newport County AFC in the English capital.

Blinding score from Cross Keys hero Leon Andrews

South Wales Argus: Cross Keys RFC v Doncaster Knights in the British & Irish Cup Competition.  Pictured is Cross Keys Captain Leon Andrews on his way to scoring the opening try. (11363273)

3:56pm Sunday 19th October 2014

Bedford 22 Cross Keys 23

Vale clinch dramatic victory at Rodney Parade

South Wales Argus: Newport versus Ebbw 
BALL AWAY Newport scrum-half Owen Davies serves his backs (11640548)

2:37pm Sunday 19th October 2014


Exiles boss delighted with 'lucky' win after Robbie Willmott blow

South Wales Argus: Gloucester City versus Newport County (pre-season friendly)
FINE BALANCE Newport County's Robbie Willmott  (8396840)

11:26pm Saturday 18th October 2014

NEWPORT County AFC manager Justin Edinburgh admitted his side were fortunate to beat Dagenham & Redbridge on a day that he was once again left cursing his bad luck with injuries.

Stade Francais 22 Dragons 38

South Wales Argus:

9:38pm Saturday 18th October 2014

NEWPORT Gwent Dragons started their European Challenge Cup campaign in stunning fashion by not just beating Stade Francais in Paris but hammering them.

Dagenham 0 County 1

South Wales Argus:

5:04pm Saturday 18th October 2014

A LAST-MINUTE winner from Chris Zebroski saw Newport County AFC take all three points against ten-man Dagenham & Redbridge.

Dagenham v County

South Wales Argus:

2:33pm Saturday 18th October 2014

FOLLOW all the action live from the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham Stadium as Dagenham & Redbridge host Newport County AFC in League Two. Kick-off 3pm

Stade Francais the litmus test for Dragons' improving pack - Lloyd Fairbrother

South Wales Argus: HUGE TEST: Lloyd Fairbrother and the Newport Gwent Dragons tight five are ready to lock horns with Stade Francais

10:02am Saturday 18th October 2014

NEWPORT Gwent Dragons' much-improved set piece has been one of the plus points in a chastening season but their tight five face the ultimate test in Paris this evening.

Steffan Jones hoping to come out on top in Cross Keys reunion

South Wales Argus: Crosskeys v Bridgend - Steffan Jones powers forwards (1824529)

9:17am Saturday 18th October 2014

STEFFAN Jones played a huge role in helping Cross Keys to the final of the British and Irish Cup two years ago but this afternoon the fly-half will attempt to put the boot into the Pandy Park side.

Red card won't change my game, says Andrew Hughes

South Wales Argus:

8:20am Saturday 18th October 2014

NEWPORT County AFC defender Andrew Hughes says his red card at Shrewsbury Town and subsequent three-game ban won’t change the way he plays the game.

Dragons out to 'express themselves' in crunch Paris opener

South Wales Argus: Tom Prydie is tackled by Peter Horne (10572794)

8:17am Saturday 18th October 2014

NEWPORT Gwent Dragons intend to fight fire with fire when they open their European Rugby Challenge Cup campaign against Stade Francais in Paris tonight.

MIKE FLYNN SAYS: A brilliant week for club and country

South Wales Argus: ON THE ROAD: Max Porter is keen to get away from the Rodney Parade pitch problems

7:03am Saturday 18th October 2014

IT’S been a great week if you are a fan of Wales and I’ve enjoyed myself immensely.

Gwent pair look to climb out of Championship drop zone

6:40am Saturday 18th October 2014

THE Swalec Championship table doesn't make pretty reading for Newbridge and Blackwood at the moment but the Gwent pair know that things can turn around swiftly in a fiercely-contested league.

Cwmbran Celtic lose tribunal over Welsh League demotion

5:51pm Friday 17th October 2014

CWMBRAN Celtic have lost their Sport Arbitration tribunal to appeal their demotion in the Welsh League, writes Michael Pearlman.

We've got cutting edge to beat Daggers, says County boss

South Wales Argus:

2:52pm Friday 17th October 2014

NEWPORT County AFC manager Justin Edinburgh is targeting a second away win of the League Two season at Dagenham & Redbridge tomorrow.

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