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St Joes boxer targets Rio Olympics

Campaign Series: VICTORY: Wales' Joseph Cordina, in blue, on his way to beating Canada's David Gauthier

12:39pm Tuesday 6th October 2015

ST JOSEPH’S boxer Joe Cordina begins his quest to qualify for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games tomorrow.

Awards success for Abergavenny Road Club

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11:08am Tuesday 6th October 2015

ABERGAVENNY Road Club is nominated in three categories at the 2015 USN Welsh Cycling Awards, with member Ffion James also up for junior performance of the year.

Wales v Fiji: As it happened

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4:03pm Thursday 1st October 2015

UPDATES from the Millennium Stadium as Wales take on Fiji in the Rugby World Cup.

England v Wales: As it happened

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7:18pm Saturday 26th September 2015

Follow all the action live from Twickenham as England and Wales go head to head in a crucial Pool A clash in the Rugby World Cup. Kick-off 8pm

Josh Laurent stays on Parade as Aaron Hayden is axed

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4:59pm Wednesday 16th September 2015

NEWPORT County AFC have extended the loan of midfielder Josh Laurent and cut short defender Aaron Hayden’s stay at Rodney Parade.

County v York: As it happened

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12:48pm Saturday 5th September 2015

Follow all the action live from Rodney Parade as Newport County AFC host York City in League Two. Kick-off 1pm

Exiles beaten by Swindon after penalty shootout drama

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10:01pm Tuesday 1st September 2015

ON a day dominated by news off the pitch this game was very much an afterthought and another defeat will not unduly concern Newport County AFC manager Terry Butcher.

Kevin Feely leaves Newport County AFC

Campaign Series: REGULAR: Kevin Feely has been a fixture in the County defence this season

12:55pm Tuesday 1st September 2015

NEWPORT County AFC have announced that Kevin Feely has mutually agreed to terminate his contract.

Newport County beaten 1-0 at Hartlepool United

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9:46pm Tuesday 18th August 2015

IT was a case of so near and yet so far again for Butcher’s Babes on another frustrating night for Newport County AFC.

County lose out to Wolves after second half penalty

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9:52pm Tuesday 11th August 2015

Wolves 2 County 1

Cambridge 3 County 0

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4:59pm Saturday 8th August 2015

THINGS can only get better for Newport County AFC after they started their League Two campaign with a dispiriting 3-0 defeat at Cambridge United.

Cambridge v County: As it happened

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1:23pm Saturday 8th August 2015

FOLLOW all the action live as Terry Butcher takes charge of his first competitive match as Newport County AFC manager - kicking off the new League Two season at Cambridge United at 3pm

No sleepless nights over County's fate for new father Mark Byrne

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5:00pm Friday 7th August 2015

NEWPORT County AFC captain Mark Byrne has had a busy summer with the arrival of his first baby and he believes the born-again Exiles can upset the odds in League Two this season.

Hockey stars target fifth in European Championships

Campaign Series: CALL-UP: Newport's Sophie Clayton in action against South Africa at last year's London Cup

4:11pm Wednesday 22nd July 2015

THE Wales women’s hockey team are targeting fifth place at the EuroHockey Division II Championships after just missing out on a semi-final spot in Prague.

Terry Butcher pleased with professional performance

Campaign Series: CALL FOR PATIENCE: Newport County manager Terry Butcher

9:58pm Saturday 18th July 2015

NEWPORT County AFC manager Terry Butcher praised his players for a professional performance as they earned a 3-1 win at Torquay United this afternoon.

County boss confirms backroom staff

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5:21pm Friday 3rd July 2015

NEWPORT County AFC manager Terry Butcher has confirmed the appointments of Russell Osman and Steve Marsella as he continues to build his team on and off the pitch.

I'm proud of my achievements with County, says Mike Flynn

Campaign Series: Newport County AFC versus Wycombe Wanderers
BALL CONTROL Newport County's Mike Flynn (9105102)

5:07pm Friday 26th June 2015

FORMER player and youth development coach Mike Flynn says he is proud of everything he achieved at his home-town club.

Medy Elito third signing of the day for County

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8:04pm Thursday 25th June 2015

NEWPORT County AFC manager Terry Butcher has completed his third signing of the day with the capture of Zaire-born winger Medy Elito from Dutch second tier side VVV Venlo.

County appoint new academy manager

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5:02pm Thursday 25th June 2015

NEWPORT County have today appointed Grant Kalahar as academy manager.

Ex-Yeovil duo agree to join County

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4:49pm Thursday 25th June 2015

NEWPORT County AFC manager Terry Butcher has further boosted his squad with the addition of former Yeovil Town duo Nathan Ralph and Seth Nana Twumasi.

County Supporters Trust in takeover talks with Les Scadding

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3:15pm Wednesday 24th June 2015

SOURCES at the Newport County AFC Supporters Trust and Supporters Direct have confirmed that the Trust is in talks with former chairman Les Scadding about a potential takeover of the club.

Exiles snap up Tranmere defender

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12:14pm Wednesday 24th June 2015

TRANMERE Rovers defender Danny Holmes has agreed to sign for Newport County AFC, subject to a medical.

Alex Rodman backed to be a star for the Exiles

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5:00pm Sunday 21st June 2015

FORMER Newport County AFC manager Dean Holdsworth has backed Alex Rodman to become a firm fans’ favourite at Rodney Parade.

Exiles boss urges birthday boy Regan Poole to stay at Rodney Parade

Campaign Series: Scott Vernon of Shrewsbury Town and Regan Poole of Newport County (10622895)

6:00am Thursday 18th June 2015

TEENAGE star Regan Poole turns 17 today with Newport County AFC manager Terry Butcher urging him to reject a Premier League move and sign his first pro contract with the Exiles.

Andrew Hughes agrees new County contract

Campaign Series: Andrew Hughes of Newport County (10589378)

3:59pm Wednesday 17th June 2015

DEFENDER Andrew Hughes has agreed a new one-year deal to remain at Newport County AFC, says manager Terry Butcher.

See who Newport County will play in 2015/16

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8:36am Wednesday 17th June 2015

NEWPORT County AFC full 2015/16 League Two fixture list revealed

Aaron O'Connor joins former County teammate Darren Jones at Forest Green

Campaign Series: Newport v Portsmouth.  Aaron O'Connor lines up for a shot on goal (15911801)

2:15pm Friday 12th June 2015

FORMER Newport County AFC striker Aaron O'Connor has signed a one-year deal at Conference club Forest Green Rovers.

Dean Holdsworth lands job in Ryman Premier League

Campaign Series: GOOD TIMES: Dean Holdsworth’s County celebrate promotion in 2010

12:14pm Wednesday 10th June 2015

FORMER Newport County AFC manager Dean Holdsworth has landed a new job as director of football at Brentwood Town in the Ryman Premier League.

County to host QPR in pre-season friendly

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4:02pm Friday 29th May 2015

QUEENS Park Rangers have announced that they will travel to Rodney Parade to take on Newport County AFC in a pre-season friendly on Sunday, July 26 (kick-off 2pm).

Dragons sign up Newport skipper Ollie Griffiths

Campaign Series: Dragons in Premiership Sevens. Ollie Griffiths powers for the line. (8633312)

2:00pm Friday 22nd May 2015

NEWPORT Gwent Dragons have confirmed the signings of Newport RFC captain Ollie Griffiths and Ebbw Vale star Carl Meyer on professional contracts at Rodney Parade.

World cup dream over for Gavin Henson

Campaign Series: CONTROVERSIAL: Gavin Henson

12:51pm Thursday 21st May 2015

GAVIN Henson’s world cup jinx struck again last night as he suffered a broken shin to end his slim hopes of a return to Warren Gatland’s Wales squad.

Newport's Ellis Harrison delighted to be back in Football League

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11:56am Thursday 21st May 2015

NEWPORT’S Ellis Harrison is still on cloud nine after his Wembley goal helped Bristol Rovers bounce back to the Football League at the first attempt.

We tried our best to keep Darren Jones, says Exiles boss

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1:17pm Friday 15th May 2015

NEWPORT County AFC manager Terry Butcher says the club tried their best to keep captain Darren Jones but could not match Forest Green Rovers' financial strength.

County must keep coach Hatswell, says Tony James

Campaign Series: WARNING: County assistant manager Wayne Hatswell

12:15pm Friday 15th May 2015

FORMER Newport County AFC star Tony James says new manager Terry Butcher would be making a big mistake if he got rid of coach Wayne Hatswell.

Argus player of the year Darren Jones could join Exiles exodus

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5:15pm Thursday 14th May 2015

CAPTAIN Darren Jones has won the readers’ vote to be named the South Wales Argus Newport County AFC player of the year – but he may well have played his last game for the club.

County 0 Oxford 1

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5:01pm Saturday 2nd May 2015

TEN-MAN Newport County AFC concluded their League Two campaign with a disappointing 1-0 home defeat to Oxford United.

Kevin Feely signs new contract at County

Campaign Series: REGULAR: Kevin Feely has been a fixture in the County defence this season

7:35pm Friday 1st May 2015

DEFENDER Kevin Feely has agreed a new contract to remain at Newport County AFC for another year.

Terry Butcher will take us forward, say County chiefs

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3:52pm Friday 1st May 2015

DIRECTOR Howard Greenhaf and chairman Les Scadding are confident that new manager Terry Butcher is the right choice to help Newport County AFC progress.

I want to build this club like Inverness, says Terry Butcher

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12:32pm Friday 1st May 2015

NEW manager Terry Butcher believes Newport County AFC can enjoy the same sort of success he inspired at Inverness Caledonian Thistle in the Scottish Premier League.

Terry Butcher is new County manager

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10:31pm Thursday 30th April 2015

NEWPORT County AFC have tonight confirmed that Terry Butcher has been appointed as the club's new manager.

Sean McGoldrick back in WSB action tonight

Campaign Series: GOING FOR GOLD: Newport's Sean McGoldrick in action against South Africa's Ayabonga Sonjica

12:20pm Thursday 16th April 2015

NEWPORT’S Sean McGoldrick will represent the British Lionhearts tonight as they take on the Cuba Domodores in their final home match of the season in the World Series of Boxing (WSB).

We've slipped up but we won't give up, says Miles Storey

Campaign Series: 14.02.15 - Wycombe Wanderers v Newport County -  Sky Bet League 2 - 
Miles Storey on the attack for Newport.


4:20pm Wednesday 15th April 2015

STRIKER Miles Storey says Saturday’s home clash with Dagenham & Redbridge is the biggest game of the season for Newport County AFC.

Nothing to lose against Bury and Southend, says skipper

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6:00pm Friday 10th April 2015

CAPTAIN Darren Jones says Newport County AFC have nothing to lose against promotion rivals Bury and Southend United over the next four days.

No fears over picking young stars, says Jimmy Dack

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4:10pm Friday 10th April 2015

NEWPORT County AFC manager Jimmy Dack says he will not be afraid to give youth a chance at the business end of the season.

Ryan Jackson set for Exiles return

Campaign Series: DETERMINED: County defender Ryan Jackson

10:37am Friday 10th April 2015

NEWPORT County AFC hope to have defender Ryan Jackson fit and available for tomorrow’s home clash with promotion rivals Bury.

Time to get back to hockey

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11:40am Thursday 9th April 2015

NOW that Easter is behind us it’s time to ditch the choccy and get back to hockey.

Wales U21s v Bulgaria U21s: As it happened

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6:36pm Tuesday 31st March 2015

Follow all the action live as Wales under-21s begin their Euro 2017 qualification campaign against Bulgaria under-21s at the Cardiff City Stadium. Kick-off 7pm

Accrington investigate 'alleged racist incident' after County match

Campaign Series: 27.03.15 - Accrington Stanley FC v Newport County FC -  Sky Bet League 2 - 
Aaron O'Connor goes close with a near post effort.


4:37pm Monday 30th March 2015

ACCRINGTON Stanley are investigating an “alleged racist incident” following Friday night’s defeat to Newport County AFC.

Israel 0 Wales 3

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7:05pm Saturday 28th March 2015

AARON Ramsey and Gareth Bale combined to see off Israel as Wales took a huge step towards their aim of qualifying for Euro 2016.


Campaign Series: 27.03.15 - Accrington Stanley FC v Newport County FC -  Sky Bet League 2 - 
Aaron O'Connor battles against the Stanley defenders.


10:09pm Friday 27th March 2015

WHO needs a new striker? Aaron O’Connor and substitute Shaun Jeffers both found the net as Newport County AFC sealed a vital three points at Accrington Stanley.

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