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.

Busy time for Cwmbran Otters swimmers

9:48am Thursday 3rd April 2014

CWMBRAN Otters swimmers are gearing up to hosting the next round of the Cotswold League

Gymnastics club back 'home'

South Wales Argus: BACK HOME: Members of Cwmcarn Gymnastics Club

9:46am Thursday 27th March 2014

CWMCARN Gymnastics Club is very happy to say they are now 'HOME', after moving back into the Cwmcarn Leisure Centre.

Cwmbran U12s are champions

South Wales Argus: CHAMPIONS: Cwmbran U12s with player of the tournament Will Reed holding the trophies

9:33am Thursday 20th March 2014

Cwmbran RFC U12s travelled to Cardiff to take part in the St Peter's RFC U11/12 Tournament and came away as champions.

Gassor's Taekwon-Do team in the medals

South Wales Argus: MEDALS GALORE: Gassor's Taekwon-Do team after the English Championships

9:19am Thursday 20th March 2014

THIRTY-THREE members of Gassor’s Tournament Taekwon-Do Teamfrom the Newport Martial Arts & Fitness Centre (MAFC) took part in the UK ITF English Taekwon-Do Championships in Stoke and came away with 16 champions.

Usk Valley Trampoline Club in the medals

South Wales Argus: TALENTED: Medal-winning members of Usk Valley Trampoline Club

8:05am Thursday 13th March 2014

MEMBERS of Usk Valley Trampoline Club hit the heights at the Welsh Grades Trampoline Competition held at Abertillery Sports Centre earlier this month.

Swimming stars make waves in St David's Day event

South Wales Argus: GREAT DAY: Youngsters from the Heads of the Valleys Swimming Club

9:21am Thursday 6th March 2014

HEADS of the Valley junior swimmers attended the St David's Day Torfaen Dolphins invitation meet, a friendly event with Chepstow and Torfaen Dolphins also competing.

Harriers are the medal masters!

8:22am Thursday 6th March 2014

CWMBRAN Harriers’ track and field athletes brought home a huge haul of medals from the Indoor Regional (East Wales) and Welsh Championships at the National Indoor Arena in Cardiff.

East Wales gymnasts show their talent

South Wales Argus: TALENTED: Gymnasts who took part in the East Wales Schools Tumble & Vault Championships

9:01am Thursday 27th February 2014

The East Wales Schools Tumble & Vault Championships were held at Kestrel Gymnastics Club, in which children from 24 primary and secondary schools in East Wales took part.

Wye Gymnastics Club members in great form

South Wales Argus: TALENTED: Wye Gymnastics Club members, from left to right, back row, Megan Burke, Eleri Thomas, Lucy Davies; middle row, Lottie Hall, Abi Hicks, Teagan Davies, Elisha Carroll, Cameron Jones; front row,  Ambre Richards, Maddy Jones, Shannon Warnock, Casey

10:16am Thursday 20th February 2014

CONGRATULATIONS to Elijah Carrol (14) and Josh Carron (15) of Wye Gymnastics, Caldicot, who gained 1st and 2nd places respectively, at the first ever Dragons Cup Competition held in Haverfordwest.

Cwmcarn Gymnasts in medal-winning form

9:36am Thursday 13th February 2014

Gymnasts from Cwmcarn Gymnastics Club achieved great results at the Acro NDP Championships at the Sports Wales National Centre in Cardiff.

Great performances from Torfaen Taekwondo Club members

South Wales Argus: TALENTED: Members of the Torfaen Taekwondo Club

8:47am Thursday 13th February 2014

MEMBERS of the Torfaen Taekwondo Club took part in the South Midlands Championships at the Hereford Leisure Centre. There were 650 competitors taking part and the club did very well to come home with 12 gold, 7 silver and 9 bronze medals from the individuals events.

Llanyrafon Ladies book their place in FAW U16 Girls Cup Final

7:58am Thursday 13th February 2014

LLANYRAFON Ladies beat holders Cardiff City Ladies to book their place in the 2013/14 FAW U16 Girls Cup Final at a blustery Cardiff Metropolitan University.

Cross country success for Caerleon Comprehensive pupil

South Wales Argus: WINNER: Caerleon Comprehensive student Mark Jones receives his cross country medal

9:22am Thursday 30th January 2014

CAERLEON Comprehensive sixth form student Mark Jones won the recent McCains British Athletics Cross Challenge in Cardiff.

Huge game for Llanyrafon Ladies under 16s

8:40am Wednesday 29th January 2014

LLANYRAFON Ladies under 16 football team are preparing for a huge game on Sunday.

Cwmcarn Gymnastics Club in the medals again

9:02am Thursday 23rd January 2014

CWMCARN Gymnastics Club achieved great results at the South Wales Acrobatic Championships in Swansea.

Teenage star sprints into 2014 with two gold medals

South Wales Argus: SPRINT STAR: Amelia Reynolds represented Wales at the Celtic Games in Colwyn Bay last year

4:02pm Thursday 16th January 2014

A CALDICOT teenager has confirmed her status as one of the most exciting young athletics talents around by racing into 2014 with two gold medals at a major Welsh Athletics meeting.

Monmouth Rockets really take off

South Wales Argus: TALENTED: Members of the Monmouth Rockets Softball squad

9:02am Thursday 16th January 2014

A SCHOOL sports team have really taken off - quite literally.

Happy days for Cromwell U12s

South Wales Argus: PROUD: Cromwell U12s in their new Taylor Wimpey-sponsored match kit

7:21am Thursday 16th January 2014

Cromwell U12s A team won 8-1 against Albion Rovers U12s in their re-arranged match that had to be transferred to Lysaghts Park, as Kimberley Park was waterlogged.

Welsh youngsters pip Aussie rivals at Llanwern

South Wales Argus: SPECIAL MOMENT: With the match officials before the Welsh Schools v  Australian Schools game to mark the opening of the new floodlit pitch at Llanwern are team captains Jesse Victory, left, of Llanwern High School, and Nicholas Kerr, from Australia Capita

5:19pm Friday 10th January 2014


Young Newport tennis players among the titles

South Wales Argus: CHAMPION: Stow Park LTC player Harri Lloyd-Evans, right, who won the 12U title. He is pictured with runner-up Ceri Griffiths (David Lloyd Cardiff)

9:02am Thursday 9th January 2014

YOUNG Newport players were among the winners at the South Wales Tennis Championships.

Young swimmers make a real splash at Championships

South Wales Argus: GREAT PERFORMANCES: Members of Heads of the Valleys Swimming Club

12:02pm Thursday 9th January 2014

SWIM Wales held their winter championships in Swansea and eight swimmers from Heads of the Valleys Swimming Club qualified for this event.

Great performances by Newport Squash Club juniors

8:02am Thursday 2nd January 2014

At the Welsh Junior Closed Squash Championships held recently at the Welsh Institute of Sport Cardiff, more than 70 entries from all over Wales took part.

Young gymnasts turn on the style

South Wales Argus: IN THE MEDALS: Members of the Valleys Gymnastics Academy

9:02am Thursday 19th December 2013

MEMBERS of the Valleys Gymnastics Academy put in fine performances at the Men's Welsh Floor and Vault Championships in Swansea.

Early Christmas present for County Academy

11:02am Wednesday 18th December 2013

The Newport County Junior Academy received an early Christmas present when the Smile Council (Newport County supporters group) presented a £600 cheque to the Academy Committee at Llanwern High School to pay for extra training time on Llanwern's 3G astro pitch.

Gwent gymnasts show their talent in inter-club competition

South Wales Argus: GYMNASTS:  Competitors at the Inter-Friendly Gymnastics competition

9:07am Thursday 12th December 2013

OVER 40 gymnasts from across Gwent attended a competition held by The Association of Inter-Friendly Gymnastics last month.

Usk on song at Welsh finals

South Wales Argus: TALENTED: Amy-Rose Shutt is the Welsh Schools Trampoline Champion and is going to compete in the British Championships. She is pictured with her trophy

10:02am Thursday 5th December 2013

USK Valley Trampoline Club entered some of its competitive squad into the Welsh Schools Trampoline Championships recently with some great results.

Coleg Gwent students to represent Wales

South Wales Argus: TALENTED: The Coleg Gwent netball squad

9:02am Thursday 5th December 2013

STUDENTS from Coleg Gwent's Crosskeys Campus recently booked their places at the British Colleges Sport National Championships at Bath University in April.

Glory for Newport in British Championships

South Wales Argus: IN THE MEDALS: Newport School of Tae Kwon-Do

8:02am Thursday 5th December 2013

THE hard training paid off for Newport School of Tae Kwon-Do when the won a number of medals at the British Championships.

Lauren and Connor shine on their home track

South Wales Argus: TALENT: Newport Velo Youth Cycling Club's Lauren Booth, centre, and Connor Brock, right

4:02pm Wednesday 4th December 2013

NEWPORT Velo Youth Cycling Club's Lauren Booth smashed a world record on her home track in the Para Youth Omnium Challenge last weekend.

Great results at Irish Cup for Gassor’s Taekwon-Do Tournament Team

South Wales Argus: GREAT TIME: The Martial Arts and Fitness Centre team won 23 medals at the Irish Kup Cup Taekwon-Do tournament in Wexford, Ireland

9:02am Thursday 21st November 2013

EIGHTEEN competitors from Gassor’s Taekwon-Do Tournament Team based at Newport’s Martial Arts and Fitness Centre (MAFC) at Maindee won a fantastic 23 medals at the recent Irish Cup tournament in Wexford, Ireland.

Gold, silver and bronze for Cwmcarn gymnasts in Swansea

South Wales Argus: CWMCARN GYMNASTS: Back row - Millie Beveridge, Bethan McWilliam, Catrin McWilliam, Evan Phillips, Evie Chilcot; middle row - Mary Penny (coach), Ffion Spencer, Ellie Stephens, Libby Greenslade, Carys Dent, Macy Jones, Ella Johnson, Emily-Mae Phillips, Isa

8:02am Thursday 21st November 2013

CWMCARN Gymnastics Club achieved great results at the Acro Welsh Gymnastics Championships In Swansea.

Caerleon Comprehensive School through to area finals of Football League Girls’ Cup

South Wales Argus: WINNERS: Caerleon Comprehensive School who won the Football League Girls Cup

7:02am Thursday 21st November 2013

CAERLEON Comprehensive School will represent Newport County AFC in the area finals of the Football League Girls’ Cup.

Football League Youth Cup triumph for Glasllwch Primary School

South Wales Argus: WINNERS:  Glasllwch Primary School receive their trophy from Newport County's Byron Anthony, left, and Jason Williams of sponsors Specsavers

6:02am Thursday 14th November 2013

GLASLLWCH Primary School will represent Newport County AFC in the Area Finals of the Football League Youth Cup.

Blaenavon boxer Josh crowned novice Welsh champion

South Wales Argus: CHAMPION: Josh Keen, centre, with his Tredegar ABC coaches and dad Dwain

8:02am Thursday 7th November 2013

BLAENAVON boxer Josh Keen was recently crowned the 2013 youth 60kg novice Welsh champion.

Seven up for Fleur-de-lys Juniors in County Cup

7:01am Thursday 7th November 2013

THE Ken Powell Gwent County Junior Cup second round saw Fleur-de-lys Juniors win 7-1 at home to Race Juniors with a hat-trick from Ryan Dugmore, a brace from Evan Price-Morgan and one goal each from Jordan Needs and Tom Phillips.

Massive medal haul for Newport Tae Kwon-Do members

South Wales Argus: MEDAL HAUL: Members of the Newport School of Tae Kwon-Do

5:02am Thursday 7th November 2013

NEWPORT School of Tae Kwon-Do hauled in the medals at the 2013 Welsh Closed Championships at Caerleon University.

Medals galore for Torfaen gym stars

South Wales Argus: SUCCESS: Back row - Sam Christenson, Lois Gould, Hannah Foster. Front row - Regan Skilton, Ruby Tugwell, Holly Jones

10:02am Thursday 7th November 2013

TORFAEN Academy of Gymnastics recently entered the Association of Inter-Friendly Gymnastics tumbling competition and enjoyed great success.

Martial arts club’s delight at 23-medal haul

South Wales Argus: GREAT TIME: The Martial Arts and Fitness Centre team won 23 medals at the Irish Kup Cup Taekwon-Do tournament in Wexford, Ireland

8:21am Thursday 31st October 2013

EIGHTEEN competitors from Gassor’s Tournament Team based at Maindee, Newport’s Martial Arts and Fitness Centre (MAFC) won 23 medals at the recent Irish Kup Cup Taekwon-Do tournament in Wexford, Ireland. The team won nine golds, seven silvers and seven bronze medals.

Young Steelers are thriving

South Wales Argus: THRIVING: Whitehead Steelers' under-15s girls team is flourishing

5:02pm Wednesday 16th October 2013

WHITEHEAD Steelers have experienced a boom in player numbers thanks to the efforts of the Welsh Lions.

Newport Gymnastic Academy in the medals again

5:01pm Wednesday 16th October 2013

SEVEN girls represented the Newport Gymnastic Academy at the regional novice women’s artistic championships at Cardiff Central Youth Club.

Trophies galore for Newport club

South Wales Argus: BAGS OF TALENT:  The Newport Tang Soo Do team

9:02pm Wednesday 9th October 2013

NEWPORT Tang Soo Do's team of 14 won 20 trophies, including 11 first and one grand champion, when they took part in Bristol's open competition.

Great win for Cromwell U12s

South Wales Argus: A TEAM: The Cromwell under-12s with Spytty the Dog at the Newport County Festival in July

8:02pm Wednesday 2nd October 2013

CROMWELL under-12s A football team enjoyed a magnificent 7-0 win at Pill AFC on Sunday.

Newport Squash Rackets Club do the treble

South Wales Argus: WINNERS: Newport Squash Club members Jenny Haley, left, and Lauren Williams

7:02pm Wednesday 2nd October 2013

NEWPORT Squash Rackets Club had a triple celebration with three winners in the recent Welsh Junior Open Squash Championships, held at the Sport Wales National Centre in Cardiff.

Newport Judo Club in the medals

South Wales Argus: SUCCESS: Newport Judo Club coaches Dan Davies and Darren Draper with (left to right) Jacob Jeremiah, Brook Silcox, Cai Silcox, William Davies and Aaron Boardman

6:02pm Wednesday 2nd October 2013

FIVE junior members of Newport Judo Club competed in the Dragon School of Combat Judo Competition in Pontarddulais on Sunday, all coming away as winners in their respective age groups.

Newport County draw Cardiff City in FAW Youth Cup

12:02pm Wednesday 2nd October 2013

NEWPORT County's U18s will play Cardiff City in the second round of the FAW Youth Cup.

All smiles as Newport County sign up Henry Howard Finance as Academy partner

South Wales Argus: KIT LAUNCH: (left to right) Newport County CEO Dave Boddy, Acadmey scholas Joe Ward, Mananging Director of Henry Howard Finance Mark Crook, Academy scholar Jake Keating, and Newport County Football Secretary Tim Lane. (1185209)

12:02pm Thursday 26th September 2013

Newport County AFC has announced Henry Howard Finance as the club’s official Academy partner.

Newport County U18s triumph in FAW Youth Cup first round

11:02am Thursday 26th September 2013

NEWPORT County U18s came out on top in the first round of the FAW Youth Cup against Gwent rivals Aberbargoed Buds.

Newport's Tomos Evans gets coached by England great Marcus Trescothick

10:32am Wednesday 25th September 2013

NEWPORT teenager Tomos Evans enjoyed a once in a life time opportunity to be coached by cricket stars Marcus Trescothick, Jos Buttler and Jason Kerr.

Equipment boost for Malpas girls

South Wales Argus: NEW EQUIPMENT: Alison Badham with the Malpas Youth girls football team

2:02pm Wednesday 25th September 2013

LOCAL McDonald's franchisee Alison Badham - who is retiring next month - surprised Malpas Youth girl's football team at a recent training session with a range of new equipment.

Top links

Get Adobe Flash player

Local Information

Enter your postcode, town or place name

House prices »   Schools »   Crime »   Hospitals »


About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree