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.
Matty Dolan has committed to Newport County for another two years. Dolan was out of contract with the Exiles, but has a signed a new two-year deal to stay at Rodney Parade until 2021. He was part of the team who lost the League Two play-off final against Tranmere Rovers and says:... Read More
Michael Flynn is ecstatic about his newest Newport County player. The Exiles manager has signed Geordie defender Daniel Leadbitter on a two-year contract. "Daniel is a big signing for us,” says Flynn. “It is a big coup for us. “He is extremely fit and quick. We have beaten off competition for Daniel... Read More
Mansfield are first visitors to Newport County on the opening day of 2019-20 in a repeat of the Sky Bet League Two play-off semi-final first leg from last season. That fixture is at Rodney Parade on Saturday, August 3 (3pm). County’s final game of the season will be against Northampton Town at... Read More
Newport County AFC have signed exciting young defenders Lazar Stojsavljevic and Kyle Howkins on two-year-deals. Versatile 21-year-old Serbian defender Stojsavljevic, who primarily plays as a left-sided centre-back, began his career at National League South side Woking FC. After breaking through Woking's youth ranks, Lazar made five first team appearances and scored once... Read More
Newport County midfield player Keanu Marsh-Brown is in Guyana’s 23-man squad for their CONCACAF Gold Cup campaign. Guyana, nicknamed Golden Jaguars, have been drawn in a group alongside the United States, Trinidad & Tobago plus Panama with all those matches being played in America. “It's and honour to be called up and... Read More
Dean Ryan is stepping back in time to try to re-build the Dragons into a major force in Welsh rugby. The former Worcester Warriors and Gloucester head coach has quit his job at the RFU, where he has been head of international player development since 2016, to try to breathe new... Read More