Tom Llewellin has been crowned Junior champion in the Pirelli Motorsport UK Welsh Forest Rally Championship, after clinching the title after another dominant performance on the Nicky Grist Stages. The talented Pembrokeshire teenager has won the Junior section on all six rallies held so far this year, setting an impressive pace in his Historic-spec Brace’s Bakery-backed Ford Escort Mk2. Llewellin’s prize for winning the Junior title is a test in a PCRS Rallysport Hyundai i20 R5, courtesy of onthepacenote.co.uk.
Elfyn Evans will miss the next round of the FIA World Rally Championship, Rally Finland. The 30-year old Dolgellau driver has been ruled out on medical grounds, having suffered a heavy landing at last weekend’s Rally Estonia. Currently sitting fourth in the championship standings, Evans will now focus on making a full and swift recovery to continue what has been a strong performance from him and co-driver Scott Martin so far this season.
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
Former Newport County player Ben Tozer will be aiming missiles at his former teammates at Whaddon Road in Gloucestershire on Saturday. Tozer has built a reputation as a long throw expert and his current team, Cheltenham Town, have one of the smallest pitches in the Football League. “We’re going to have to... Read More
Newport County play two fixtures in three days over the New Year Period, travelling to play Cheltenham Town on Saturday before entertaining Exeter City on Monday, January 1 (both 3pm). Only after those crucial League Two fixtures will manager Michael Flynn focus on the Emirates FA Cup tie against Leeds United... Read More
Hartlepool United have warned Newport County ‘We’re coming for you.” The rivals are waging a fight against the drop - and either of them could yet go down. Newly appointed United manager Matthew Bates, who took over from former Cardiff City boss Dave Jones, has pledged his team will go for goals... Read More
Newport County 1, Accrington Stanley 0 Newport County are out of the League Two relegation zone. Their fourth win in five matches, against in-form Accrington Stanley at Rodney Parade, lifted the Exiles above Hartlepool United, who were beaten 2-0 at home against Barnet. County now have a realistic chance of staying up -... Read More