Jake Heyward made a dream debut in the mile to clocked the second fastest time in history by a Welsh athlete in London. The Cardiff runner's time of 3:54.78 was just 0.39secs off the record set by Newport's Neil Horsfield in Cork 33 years ago.
Daniel Jervis cut a frustrated figure after the opening session of the World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea. The 23-year-old finished 17th in the 400m freestyle heats of which the top eight went straight to Sunday’s final, ruling Jervis out. Alys Thomas also failed to make it through from her events, finishing 24th in the 100m butterfly in 59.24, 1.04secs outside her trials time.
Newport County suffered penalty shootout heartbreak in Gloucestershire, but manager Michael Flynn focused on the positives. His team drew 1-1 against Cheltenham at the Jonny-Rocks Stadium before losing 7-6 in the shootout. “It was a really good, enjoyable game,” said the County manager. “We played some good football and our two up... Read More
Former captain Joss Labadie looks set to return for Newport County in their Checkatrade Trophy last 32 tie in Gloucestershire on Tuesday. Manager Michael Flynn will rest a number of players from the match in Cheltenham with some crucial league and cup fixtures coming up. Four of Newport’s next six matches are... Read More
Frank Nouble reckons Newport County will attract a 7,000-plus sell-out attendance at Rodney Parade on Saturday - because he is playing against his former club. “It’ll be full to capacity because I’m going down there,” says Nouble, one of three former Exiles’ players in the Colchester United squad along with Ryan... Read More
Swedish midfield player Adnan Maric scored the winner for Swansea City Under-21s in their Checkatrade Trophy group match against Charlton Athletic away. “It’s one of my better goals,” Maric told Swansea City’s media team. “We’d had a few chances already so, as the ball came across, I decided to try my... Read More
Cardiff City players Mark Harris and Stuart O’Keefe went head-to-head in a Checkatrade Trophy match at Rodney Parade in Newport. ’Sparky’ Harris scored in Newport County’s 2-0 win against Plymouth Argyle and helped ensure the Exiles progress to the knockout stages. Harris joined County on loan to help his development, while O’Keefe,... Read More
After drawing a Welsh December cracker of a tie against Wrexham in the second round of the FA Cup, Newport County will have more cup progression in mind tonight (Tuesday) when they welcome Plymouth Argyle to Rodney Parade for their final pool game in the Checkatrade Trophy. The mathematics are... Read More