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South Wales Argus: Newport County v Wycombe Wanderers
First half shot from Christian Jolley (5376447)

1:18pm Friday 18th April 2014

FOLLOW all the action live from The Cherry Red Records Stadium in Kingston-upon-Thames as AFC Wimbledon host Newport County AFC in League Two. Kick-off 3pm

Dragons go for Burton against Ospreys

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OSPREYS V DRAGONS
FRIDAY OCTOBER 25th 2013
Kristopher Burton kicks for territory as the Ospreys put pressure on the Dragons. (1786281)

12:12pm Friday 18th April 2014

NEWPORT Gwent Dragons have brought Kris Burton in from the cold to start their Judgement Day clash against the Ospreys at the Millennium Stadium.

Championship safety within Blackwood's grasp

10:37am Friday 18th April 2014

BLACKWOOD will take a huge step towards securing their Championship status if they beat Tata Steel at Glan-yr-Afon Park tomorrow, writes Chris Kirwan.

Keys look to inch closer to playoffs with Newport win

South Wales Argus: Newport RFC versus Cross Keys
SIDESTEP Newports Geraint O'Driscoll (5047657)

10:02am Friday 18th April 2014

CROSS Keys could avoid a nervy last day in their push for the Premiership playoffs if they can send Newport packing at Pandy Park tomorrow afternoon.

Robbie Willmott delighted to welcome Luton back to the Football League

South Wales Argus: EX-HATTER: Newport County’s Robbie Willmott is looking forward to facing his old club Luton next season

9:47am Friday 18th April 2014

A QUARTET of former AFC Wimbledon stars are all relishing facing their old club today with Newport County AFC but Robbie Willmott is already looking ahead to next season and facing Luton Town once again.

Wales lock Alun Wyn Jones wary of wounded Dragons

South Wales Argus: SORT....
OSPREYS V DRAGONS
FRIDAY OCTOBER 25th 2013
Alun Wyn Jones is brought down after a powerful run. (1786305)

9:17am Friday 18th April 2014

ALUN Wyn Jones is wary of a proud Newport Gwent Dragons side putting a spanner in the works of the Ospreys' push for the playoffs, writes Chris Kirwan.

Dragons boss demands his charges impress against Wales' best

South Wales Argus: SWA MIKE LEWIS 5 8 13 REPORTER SPORT
GWENT DRAGONS COACH LYN JONES (3113108)

8:57am Friday 18th April 2014

NEWPORT Gwent Dragons boss Lyn Jones has called on his charges to show that they have made progress this season by impressing against the standard bearers for Welsh rugby, writes Chris Kirwan.

I've got nothing to prove to Wimbledon, says Christian Jolley

South Wales Argus: We need a goalscorer, says Exiles boss Justin Edinburgh

8:16am Friday 18th April 2014

CHRISTIAN Jolley insists he has nothing to prove to the club that deemed him not good enough for League Two as Newport County AFC head to AFC Wimbledon today.

John Aldridge is County's 'best ever'

South Wales Argus: HERO: John Aldridge in action for Newport County in 1983

3:31pm Thursday 17th April 2014

JOHN Aldridge has been voted the best player ever to represent Newport County in a special Football League poll.

Maccarinelli set for shock rematch in world title bid

South Wales Argus: In this picture taken Saturday  April 5, 2014, German  WBA  light heavyweight boxer Juergen Braehmer, left,  lands a punch on  Enzo Maccarinelli of Wales  in Rostock, northeastern Germany.  Juergen Braehmer of Germany defeated Enzo Maccarinelli of Wales b

3:11pm Thursday 17th April 2014

ENZO Maccarinelli is being lined-up for another shock crack at Juergen Braehmer’s WBA world light heavyweight title, the Argus can exclusively reveal.

Exiles and Dons an example to others, says Justin Edinburgh

South Wales Argus: DEFEAT: County boss Justin Edinburgh

10:47am Thursday 17th April 2014

NEWPORT County AFC manager Justin Edinburgh says tomorrow’s League Two clash with AFC Wimbledon can be an inspiration to any side that falls on hard times, writes Andrew Penman.

Dragons back Lewis Robling pen Jersey deal

South Wales Argus: BATH TIME: Lewis Robling and the Dragons head to the Rec in the LV= Cup on Saturday

10:23am Thursday 17th April 2014

NEWPORT Gwent Dragons fly-half/centre Lewis Robling has signed for English Championship outfit Jersey.

CHRIS KIRWAN: History repeating for Dragons ahead of Millennium Stadium date

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Dragons v Scarlets Judgement Day 2013
Pat Leach (2231467)

10:07am Thursday 17th April 2014

FORGET Judgement Day, it's more like Groundhog Day for Newport Gwent Dragons ahead of this weekend's Millennium Stadium double-header.

CHRIS KIRWAN: Dragons' lack of 'possibles' won't be missed by regional rivals amid WRU wrangling

South Wales Argus: Newport Gwent Dragons versus Connacht
POWER RUN Dragon Jack Dixon (4803815)

10:02am Thursday 17th April 2014

JUDGEMENT Day is supposed to pit rivals for the Wales squad against each other in front of a big crowd at a Test venue.

I want to stay on Parade, says Exiles ace Lee Minshull

South Wales Argus: Midfield ace Lee Minshull excited by County's fine form

9:34am Thursday 17th April 2014

NEWPORT County AFC star Lee Minshull is looking to shine against former club AFC Wimbledon tomorrow as he attempts to convince manager Justin Edinburgh that he deserves a new contract.

Unfancied Dragons look to upset the odds again

South Wales Argus: ‘NOTHING TO LOSE’: Newport Gwent Dragons hooker Elliot Dee

7:58am Thursday 17th April 2014

NEWPORT Gwent Dragons are slipping under the radar at Judgement Day.

Gwent potters miss out on Crucible

South Wales Argus: WINNER: Blackwood's Andrew Pagett in action at the Newport Centre tonight

10:55pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

TWO more Gwent snooker players have followed Mark Williams in failing to qualify for the World Championship, which starts in Sheffield on Saturday.

CROSS KEYS 13 BEDWAS 8

South Wales Argus: GOTCHA: Cross Keys' Angus O'Brien is tackled by the Bedwas defence

9:00pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

CROSS Keys are on the brink of qualifying for the Premiership playoffs for the first time after climbing into the top three thanks to victory against Bedwas.

Care dismisses Welsh worry

3:43pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

DANNY Care has brushed off suggestions that Wales are in the midst of a scrum-half crisis, tipping Rhys Webb to pick up the mantle for good.

Aaron O'Connor set to make Exiles return

South Wales Argus: Newport County's Aaron O'Connor scores their second goal of the game during the Blue Square Premier League Play-Off Final at Wembley Stadium, London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Sunday May 5, 2013. See PA story SOCCER Wrexham. Photo cre

3:06pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

NEWPORT County AFC fans could be in for an Easter treat at AFC Wimbledon on Good Friday with the potential return of striker Aaron O’Connor.

Pontypool in Morgan Griffiths Trophy final

9:59am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Pontypool Schools Under 15s emphatically clinched a spot in the Morgan Griffiths Trophy final with a 38-15 victory over Blaenau Gwent at Croesyceiliog, writes Laura Murton.

Keys: Competition for places can fuel double challenge

South Wales Argus: Cross Keys versus Moseley in the British and Irish Cup
Cross keys player Angus O'Brien looks to go past Moseley's Cory Hill (1587442)

8:57am Wednesday 16th April 2014

CROSS Keys hope that the carrot of a place in the starting XV at the Millennium Stadium will aid their push for the Premiership playoffs against this evening (kick-off 7.15pm), writes Chris Kirwan.

Dragons can end Ospreys' playoff dreams - captain Coombs

South Wales Argus: Andrew Coombs
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8:37am Wednesday 16th April 2014

CAPTAIN Andrew Coombs believes Newport Gwent Dragons have the firepower to resurrect their flagging season on Easter Sunday by ending the Ospreys' playoff dreams.

Pooler look to send students packing

7:20am Wednesday 16th April 2014

PONTYPOOL will look to get back to winning ways when they host Cardiff Met in the Championship this evening (kick-off 7.15pm), writes Chris Kirwan.

Mark Williams misses out on World Championship

South Wales Argus: WINNER: Mark Williams recovered from this moment of frustration to beat Neil RobertsonPicture: Jon Bevan

11:04pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

GWENT snooker star Mark Williams will miss the World Championship for the first time since 1996 after he lost 10-8 to Alan McManus in the final qualifying round at the Ponds Forge Arena.

Dragons hit by Wardle injury blow

South Wales Argus: Dragons centre Ross Wardle a key figure on his return to the Rec

6:56pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

NEWPORT Gwent Dragons' top try scorer Ross Wardle is out of the RaboDirect Pro12 run-in after suffering knee ligament damage in the heavy loss to Treviso.

Former champ targets third British cycling title in Monmouthshire

South Wales Argus: VICTORY: Roger Hammond winning his second National Road Race title at the Celtic Manor in 2004

5:46pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

ROGER Hammond wants a third British title and believes the young members of his Madison-Genesis are just the ones to land the British Cycling National Road and Time Trial Championships under-23 crown in Monmouthshire this June.

MICHAEL PEARLMAN SAYS: Treasure County Championship and Glamorgan skipper

1:42pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

YOU might be forgiven for thinking that cricket in England and Wales is something of a sore subject at the moment.

County fans relishing return of old friends Carl Zeiss Jena

South Wales Argus: FLASHBACK: Newport host Carl Zeiss Jena back in 1981

1:13pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

NEWPORT County AFC fans are looking forward to welcoming old rivals Carl Zeiss Jena to Rodney Parade this summer.

Conor Washington up for goal of the season prize

South Wales Argus: NOMINATED: Conor Washington in action for Newport County against Portsmouth in the Johnstone's Paint Trophy in November

12:28pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

FORMER Newport County AFC striker Conor Washington is in the running for this season’s Johnstone’s Paint Trophy Ultimate Finish award.

Christian Malcolm worried he'll miss out on Glasgow 2014

South Wales Argus: GUTTED: Christian Malcolm after tonight's race

11:09am Tuesday 15th April 2014

NEWPORT sprint star Christian Malcolm admits he is concerned he will fail to make the qualification time for what would be his final Commonwealth Games.

Exiles goalkeeper Lenny Pidgeley keen to stay on Parade

South Wales Argus: TOP STOPPER: Exiles goalkeeper Lenny Pidgeley

10:55am Tuesday 15th April 2014

NEWPORT County AFC goalkeeper Lenny Pidgeley is ready to return to the starting XI at AFC Wimbledon on Good Friday and ready to commit his future to the club.

MICHAEL PEARLMAN SAYS: Edinburgh has a big issue with his strikers

South Wales Argus: Newport County v Wycombe Wanderers
First half shot from Christian Jolley (5376447)

10:12am Tuesday 15th April 2014

IT was an absolute credit to the Newport County supporters that Christian Jolley received nothing but goodwill before ending his goal hell on Saturday.

Power of three can help us end on a high, says Chris Zebroski

South Wales Argus: Newport County v Wycombe Wanderers
Chris Zebroski out runs Sam Wood (5376439)

9:42am Tuesday 15th April 2014

NEWPORT County AFC top scorer Chris Zebroski believes he, Rene Howe and Christian Jolley can combine to ensure the Exiles end the season on a high.

Dragons exit for Pumas prop Chaparro

South Wales Argus: Keys coach Woods lauds Dragons link-up

9:02am Tuesday 15th April 2014

NEWPORT Gwent Dragons have released Argentinean tighthead prop Francisco Chaparro, writes Chris Kirwan.

Time running out for early bird Exiles season tickets

South Wales Argus: SUPPORT: Newport County fans watch the match against Fleetwood last month

2:50pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

NEWPORT County AFC supporters can purchase season tickets for the 2014/15 campaign at special early bird rates until Friday, May 2.

Newport's Lee Evans relishes another promotion party

South Wales Argus: GOING UP: Newport's Lee Evans has been promoted again with Wolves

4:09pm Monday 14th April 2014

NEWPORT’S Lee Evans is celebrating back-to-back promotions after Wolverhampton Wanderers regained their place in the Championship on Saturday.

Christian Malcolm and Welsh teammates prepare for Glasgow 2014 in Portugal

South Wales Argus: Newport's Christian Malcolm will be representing Team GB

12:37pm Monday 14th April 2014

THE Welsh athletics team have flown to Portugal to continue their preparations for this summer’s Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Gold for Joe of St Joes in Finland but Sean McGoldrick beaten

South Wales Argus: BEATEN: Newport's Sean McGoldrick suffered a setback with defeat in Finland this weekend

12:29pm Monday 14th April 2014

ST JOSEPH’S star Joe Cordina claimed another gold medal over the weekend, just days before the Welsh boxing team is announced for this summer’s Commonwealth Games.

Jolley admits he must re-establish himself as an Exile

South Wales Argus: Newport County v Wycombe Wanderers
Christian Jolley turns Sam Wood  (5376441)

5:43am Monday 14th April 2014

CHRISTIAN Jolley is looking to re-establish himself as a hot-shot striker at Newport County after finally ending his goal famine.

County hit safety mile marker

3:57pm Sunday 13th April 2014

NEWPORT County secured their League Two survival on London Marathon weekend and also ensured their duals with Wycombe Wanderers will represent significant mile markers their uneven debut season in League Two.

Cross Keys through to Swalec Cup final – Cross Keys 29 Llandovery 27 Swalec Cup semi-final

8:25pm Saturday 12th April 2014

THERE will be a rematch of the 2012 Swalec Cup final after Cross Keys and Pontypridd overcame Llandovery and Aberavon respectively to set up a mouth-watering showdown at the Millennium Stadium next month.

Treviso 45 Dragons 27

8:06pm Saturday 12th April 2014

NEWPORT Gwent Dragons’ nightmare 2014 continues after they were given a 45-27 hammering by Treviso in the RaboDirect Pro12.

County 2 Wycombe 0

4:58pm Saturday 12th April 2014

A QUICK-FIRE double from Christian Jolley and Chris Zebroski saw Newport County ease their relegation fears.

MIKE FLYNN SAYS: This is the biggest game of our season

South Wales Argus: FIGHTING SPIRIT: We need to show more aggression in defence, like Kevin Feely against Plymouth

11:22am Saturday 12th April 2014

I SEE that Wycombe manager Gareth Ainsworth has labelled today’s game against us as the biggest in their season and it’s the same for us.

Don't panic, says County striker Rene Howe

South Wales Argus: Newport County AFV v Scunthorpe United. Pictured is Newport County player Rene Howe. (4336457)

10:49am Saturday 12th April 2014

DON’T Panic! That is the message from Newport County AFC striker Rene Howe ahead of today’s crunch clash with Wycombe Wanderers, writes Andrew Penman.

Some players have been here too long, says Exiles boss

South Wales Argus: Justin Edinburgh happy with Exiles' progress

9:28am Saturday 12th April 2014

NEWPORT County AFC manager Justin Edinburgh is targeting a win over Wycombe Wanderers today before he can concentrate on planning for next season.

Dragons need to stand firm against Treviso's brutal tight five

South Wales Argus: Phil Price scores a try (1188633)

9:07am Saturday 12th April 2014

NEWPORT Gwent Dragons don’t need a spy in the Treviso camp to work out what approach the hosts will adopt in today’s RaboDirect Pro12 encounter (kick-off 6pm), writes Chris Kirwan.

Fired-up Keys chasing return to the Millennium Stadium

8:39am Saturday 12th April 2014

LEON Andrews has already experienced Swalec Cup heartbreak at the hands of Llandovery and the Cross Keys captain doesn't want a repeat this afternoon, writes Chris Kirwan.

Relegation-threatened Blackwood desperate for derby spoils

8:29am Saturday 12th April 2014

BLACKWOOD desperately need to earn Gwent derby bragging rights when they make the short trip to Newbridge in the Championship this afternoon, writes Chris Kirwan.







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