Damian Cole is looking to extend his lead in the Protyre Motorsport UK Asphalt Rally Championship when he contests tomorrow’s Carryduff Forklift Down Rally in his Get Connected/Energizer-backed Ford Fiesta WRC. The six time champion has an excellent chance to extend his current 17 point lead in the series, as arch rival and defending champion Jason Pritchard is unable to contest the event, as he’s at home awaiting the arrival of a new addition to the family. Having scored maximum points last time out in Belgium, Cole is on top form and after much work seems to have the car working to his liking. The Abergavenny ace will be co-driven by Paul Spooner. Defending British Rally Champion Matt Edwards is contesting the event in his Ford Fiesta R5 as practice for the forthcoming Ulster Rally. The Llandudno driver will be partnered by Paul Morris.
James Williams will make his European Rally Championship debut this weekend when the 21-year old Newcastle Emlyn driver contests the Rally di Roma Capitale. The trip to Italy comes courtesy of Williams winning his class on the recent Ypres Rally, a round of the British Rally Championship. Co-driven by Tom Woodburn, Williams – who studies Motorsport Management at Swansea University – will drive the new-for-2019 M-Sport designed Ford Fiesta R2T.
Newport County are to help their fans with the long trip to Middlesbrough in the FA Cup by paying half their costs. The gesture is a thank you by the club for their supporters’ role in their giant-killing run that has taken them through to the fourth round. Manager Mike... Read More
Michael Flynn is an angry man. He is fed up seeing his talented Newport County team throw away chances of firing up their promotion chase. He is demanding a big reaction when County play Exeter City at Rodney Parade next Saturday. Manager Flynn was really fed up after County’s 3-2 defeat at... Read More
Vashon Neufville had never heard of Newport County eight days ago, but already the talented West Ham teenager is written into the club’s folklore. It was the 19-year-old wing back's cross that earned his side the penalty that enabled Padraig Amond to hit the back of the Leicester City net and... Read More
Padraig Amond has studied his penalty winner against Leicester City - time and time again! The Irishman from Carlow admits he watched video replays of the spot-kick which sent Newport County through to the Emirates FA Cup fourth round time and again. “I watched match of the day and then the whole... Read More
Alan Shearer was full of praise for ‘magnificent’ Newport County after their Emirates FA Cup home win against Premier League Leicester City. More than 6,700 spectators were at Rodney Parade, while BBC pundits Gary Lineker, Shearer and Ian Wright attended to witness a potential cup shock. Jamille Matt, with an outstanding header... Read More