Success at Newport RFC Hall of Fame dinner

Campaign Series: Newport RFC honours great players at hall of fame dinner at the Bisley Suite, Rodney Parade.
PACKED OUT Guests at the evening (5528669)

4:49pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

MORE Newport rugby legends were inducted into the club’s Hall of Fame after a dinner was held at Rodney Parade last week.

Gwent youngsters picked for Junior World Championships

Campaign Series: rising star: Newport Gwent Dragons top prospect Hallam Amos in action during the thrilling 18-17 victory over South Africa

12:09pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

WALES under-20s head coach Byron Hayward has picked an experienced 28-man squad for this summer’s Junior World Championship in New Zealand, including 11 Gwent youngsters.

New Dragons deals for Ashley Smith and Tom Prydie

Campaign Series: Newport Gwent Dragons versus London Wasps
Dragons Ashley Smith looks to tackle London Wasp's Jonah Holmes (2537216)

8:02am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

NEWPORT Gwent Dragons have agreed fresh three-year contracts with influential centre Ashley Smith and Wales wing Tom Prydie.

Newport 35 Pontypridd 22

9:00pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

NEWPORT leapfrogged their fiercest rivals Cardiff into seventh in the Principality Premiership after their stunning bonus point win over league and cup holders Pontypridd at Rodney Parade.

Teen centre Tyler Morgan gives a glimpse of the future with impressive Dragons display

Campaign Series: Tyler Morgan (5565374)

2:49pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

THE ODDS would be short on Tyler Morgan's first appearance at the Millennium Stadium being his last.

Lewis Evans: Dragons need to repeat Millennium Stadium tenacity in Llanelli

8:45am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

FLANKER Lewis Evans believes Newport Gwent Dragons got their pride back at the Millennium Stadium and has demanded that they reproduce the same never-say-die attitude to finish their season in style.

Conditioning coach Lawson leaves Dragons for Japan

Campaign Series: Newport Gwent Dragons Head Conditioning Coach Alex Lawson (1086059)

8:24am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

NEWPORT Gwent Dragons head of conditioning Alex Lawson has left to take up a role in Japan, writes Chris Kirwan.

Black and Ambers can finish on a high

6:17am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

IMPROVING Newport can end their season on a high by taking the scalps of two top four Principality Premiership sides in their pair of remaining games.

Hook and Charteris in demand as Perpignan stare at the drop

Campaign Series: HE’S BACK: Wales and former Dragons lock Luke Charteris

11:51am Monday 21st April 2014

WALES stars Luke Charteris and James Hook are being linked with moves away from Perpignan as the French giants scramble to avoid relegation, writes Chris Kirwan.

Dragons come up short at Millennium Stadium

Campaign Series: Kristopher Burton (5548161)

7:39pm Sunday 20th April 2014

A MAMMOTH defensive effort wasn’t enough to prevent Newport Gwent Dragons from suffering a 20-10 RaboDirect Pro12 defeat to the Ospreys at the Millennium Stadium.

Judgement Day: Blues edge out Scarlets

4:06pm Sunday 20th April 2014

NEWPORT Gwent Dragons’ hopes of avoiding the ignominy of being Wales’ worst region suffered a blow when Cardiff Blues edged out the Scarlets 17-13 at the Millennium Stadium.

Judgement Day

Campaign Series: HOT PROSPECT: Teenage centre Jack Dixon has been catching the eye for Newport Gwent Dragons

12:09pm Sunday 20th April 2014

UPDATES from the Millennium Stadium as Newport Gwent Dragons take on the Ospreys (kick-off 4.45pm) after Cardiff Blues lock horns with the Scarlets (kick-off 2pm).

Cross Keys 33 Newport 29

Campaign Series: KEY MEN: Cross Keys hope centre Leon Andrews and scrum half Ryan James will both overcome injury to feature in tomorrow’s derby

7:34pm Saturday 19th April 2014

CROSS Keys are through to the Principality Premiership play-offs for the first time after a stunning bonus win over big rivals Newport in a superb game of rugby that was a huge credit to both sides.

Wales audition for Lewis Evans

8:43am Saturday 19th April 2014

LEWIS Evans will get a chance to push for a place in the Wales squad to tour South Africa when the Newport Gwent Dragons flanker goes toe-to-toe with Lions ace Justin Tipuric at the Millennium Stadium tomorrow, writes Chris Kirwan.

Playoff-chasing Keys gunning for Newport hat-trick

8:16am Saturday 19th April 2014

CROSS Keys can take a giant step towards a Premiership playoff semi-final by earning a hat-trick of wins against Newport this afternoon, writes Chris Kirwan.

Dragons go for Burton against Ospreys

Campaign Series: SORT....
Kristopher Burton kicks for territory as the Ospreys put pressure on the Dragons. (1786281)

12:12pm Friday 18th April 2014

NEWPORT Gwent Dragons have brought Kris Burton in from the cold to start their Judgement Day clash against the Ospreys at the Millennium Stadium.

Championship safety within Blackwood's grasp

10:37am Friday 18th April 2014

BLACKWOOD will take a huge step towards securing their Championship status if they beat Tata Steel at Glan-yr-Afon Park tomorrow, writes Chris Kirwan.

Keys look to inch closer to playoffs with Newport win

Campaign Series: Newport RFC versus Cross Keys
SIDESTEP Newports Geraint O'Driscoll (5047657)

10:02am Friday 18th April 2014

CROSS Keys could avoid a nervy last day in their push for the Premiership playoffs if they can send Newport packing at Pandy Park tomorrow afternoon.

Wales lock Alun Wyn Jones wary of wounded Dragons

Campaign Series: SORT....
Alun Wyn Jones is brought down after a powerful run. (1786305)

9:17am Friday 18th April 2014

ALUN Wyn Jones is wary of a proud Newport Gwent Dragons side putting a spanner in the works of the Ospreys' push for the playoffs, writes Chris Kirwan.

Dragons boss demands his charges impress against Wales' best


8:57am Friday 18th April 2014

NEWPORT Gwent Dragons boss Lyn Jones has called on his charges to show that they have made progress this season by impressing against the standard bearers for Welsh rugby, writes Chris Kirwan.

Maccarinelli set for shock rematch in world title bid

Campaign Series: In this picture taken Saturday  April 5, 2014, German  WBA  light heavyweight boxer Juergen Braehmer, left,  lands a punch on  Enzo Maccarinelli of Wales  in Rostock, northeastern Germany.  Juergen Braehmer of Germany defeated Enzo Maccarinelli of Wales b

3:11pm Thursday 17th April 2014

ENZO Maccarinelli is being lined-up for another shock crack at Juergen Braehmer’s WBA world light heavyweight title, the Argus can exclusively reveal.

Dragons back Lewis Robling pen Jersey deal

Campaign Series: BATH TIME: Lewis Robling and the Dragons head to the Rec in the LV= Cup on Saturday

10:23am Thursday 17th April 2014

NEWPORT Gwent Dragons fly-half/centre Lewis Robling has signed for English Championship outfit Jersey.

Unfancied Dragons look to upset the odds again

Campaign Series: ‘NOTHING TO LOSE’: Newport Gwent Dragons hooker Elliot Dee

7:58am Thursday 17th April 2014

NEWPORT Gwent Dragons are slipping under the radar at Judgement Day.


Campaign Series: GOTCHA: Cross Keys' Angus O'Brien is tackled by the Bedwas defence

9:00pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

CROSS Keys are on the brink of qualifying for the Premiership playoffs for the first time after climbing into the top three thanks to victory against Bedwas.

Care dismisses Welsh worry

3:43pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

DANNY Care has brushed off suggestions that Wales are in the midst of a scrum-half crisis, tipping Rhys Webb to pick up the mantle for good.

Keys: Competition for places can fuel double challenge

Campaign Series: Cross Keys versus Moseley in the British and Irish Cup
Cross keys player Angus O'Brien looks to go past Moseley's Cory Hill (1587442)

8:57am Wednesday 16th April 2014

CROSS Keys hope that the carrot of a place in the starting XV at the Millennium Stadium will aid their push for the Premiership playoffs against this evening (kick-off 7.15pm), writes Chris Kirwan.

Dragons can end Ospreys' playoff dreams - captain Coombs

Campaign Series: Andrew Coombs

8:37am Wednesday 16th April 2014

CAPTAIN Andrew Coombs believes Newport Gwent Dragons have the firepower to resurrect their flagging season on Easter Sunday by ending the Ospreys' playoff dreams.

Pooler look to send students packing

7:20am Wednesday 16th April 2014

PONTYPOOL will look to get back to winning ways when they host Cardiff Met in the Championship this evening (kick-off 7.15pm), writes Chris Kirwan.

Dragons hit by Wardle injury blow

Campaign Series: Dragons centre Ross Wardle a key figure on his return to the Rec

6:56pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

NEWPORT Gwent Dragons' top try scorer Ross Wardle is out of the RaboDirect Pro12 run-in after suffering knee ligament damage in the heavy loss to Treviso.

Dragons exit for Pumas prop Chaparro

Campaign Series: Keys coach Woods lauds Dragons link-up

9:02am Tuesday 15th April 2014

NEWPORT Gwent Dragons have released Argentinean tighthead prop Francisco Chaparro, writes Chris Kirwan.

Gold for Joe of St Joes in Finland but Sean McGoldrick beaten

Campaign Series: BEATEN: Newport's Sean McGoldrick suffered a setback with defeat in Finland this weekend

12:29pm Monday 14th April 2014

ST JOSEPH’S star Joe Cordina claimed another gold medal over the weekend, just days before the Welsh boxing team is announced for this summer’s Commonwealth Games.

Cross Keys through to Swalec Cup final – Cross Keys 29 Llandovery 27 Swalec Cup semi-final

8:25pm Saturday 12th April 2014

THERE will be a rematch of the 2012 Swalec Cup final after Cross Keys and Pontypridd overcame Llandovery and Aberavon respectively to set up a mouth-watering showdown at the Millennium Stadium next month.

Treviso 45 Dragons 27

8:06pm Saturday 12th April 2014

NEWPORT Gwent Dragons’ nightmare 2014 continues after they were given a 45-27 hammering by Treviso in the RaboDirect Pro12.

Dragons need to stand firm against Treviso's brutal tight five

Campaign Series: Phil Price scores a try (1188633)

9:07am Saturday 12th April 2014

NEWPORT Gwent Dragons don’t need a spy in the Treviso camp to work out what approach the hosts will adopt in today’s RaboDirect Pro12 encounter (kick-off 6pm), writes Chris Kirwan.

Fired-up Keys chasing return to the Millennium Stadium

8:39am Saturday 12th April 2014

LEON Andrews has already experienced Swalec Cup heartbreak at the hands of Llandovery and the Cross Keys captain doesn't want a repeat this afternoon, writes Chris Kirwan.

Relegation-threatened Blackwood desperate for derby spoils

8:29am Saturday 12th April 2014

BLACKWOOD desperately need to earn Gwent derby bragging rights when they make the short trip to Newbridge in the Championship this afternoon, writes Chris Kirwan.

Peace in Europe but no deal imminent between WRU and regions

2:43pm Friday 11th April 2014

REGIONAL Rugby Wales have expressed their delight at peace deal over Europe – but have stressed the job is only "half done".

Lewis Evans skippers Dragons in Andrew Coombs' absence

Campaign Series: Lewis Evans can make Wales breakthrough, says Dragons boss Lyn Jones

12:13pm Friday 11th April 2014

FLANKER Lewis Evans will captain Newport Gwent Dragons against Treviso in the RaboDirect Pro12 tomorrow after Andrew Coombs was ruled out because of a mild knee strain.

Champions Ebbw want to become 'invincibles'

Campaign Series: Ebbw Vale versus Beddau
LOOKING FOR AGAP Ebbw Vale's Matthew Williams, (with ball) (5170516)

10:30am Friday 11th April 2014

EBBW Vale won't want to endure the same fate as Leicester City after securing the Championship title, writes Chris Kirwan.

Dragons snap up South African lock Ligtoring Landman

8:00am Friday 11th April 2014

NEWPORT Gwent Dragons have bolstered their tight five by signing South African second row Rynard 'Ligtoring' Landman.

Keys hope semi-final experience can secure Millennium Stadium return

Campaign Series: Dan Hodge is caught in the  Cross Keys v  Llandovery match at Pandy Park. (1264939)

10:00am Friday 11th April 2014

CROSS Keys head coach Greg Woods has called on his 'go-to players' to deliver a return to the Millennium Stadium by beating Llandovery in the semi-finals of the Swalec Cup, writes Chris Kirwan.

Matthew Screech hoping for double success story

9:32am Friday 11th April 2014

MATTHEW Screech has already exceeded his expectations this season and hopes to help Newport Gwent Dragons do likewise by finishing the RaboDirect Pro12 in style.

Euro peace deal announced

6:48pm Thursday 10th April 2014

THE two-year disagreement over the future of European club rugby has been resolved after an agreement over a new tournament structure was signed.

Gavin Henson delighted to extend Bath time

Campaign Series: STAYING PUT: Former Wales star Gavin Henson will remain at Bath

2:56pm Thursday 10th April 2014

FORMER Wales international Gavin Henson has agreed a one-year extension to his contract with Aviva Premiership club Bath after rejecting an approach from Newport Gwent Dragons.

World title eliminator for St Joseph's star Lee Selby

Campaign Series: BIG CHANCE: St Joseph's boxer Lee Selby has a world title eliminator next month

12:32pm Thursday 10th April 2014

ST JOSEPH'S star Lee Selby will face Romulu Koasicha in an official eliminator for the WBC world featherweight title in Cardiff on May 17.

Ross Wardle wants to be a man in the middle for Dragons

9:07am Thursday 10th April 2014

ROSS Wardle is hoping that he can return to being centre of attention in Newport Gwent Dragons' RaboDirect Pro12 run-in, writes Chris Kirwan.

Lyn Jones: Rivals have wised up to Dragons

Campaign Series: Lyn Jones and Kingsley Jones (1200966)

8:46am Thursday 10th April 2014

BOSS Lyn Jones admits Newport Gwent Dragons have struggled to cope without the element of surprise after enduring a horror 2014 in the RaboDirect Pro12.

Wales' women fight back to prove a point

10:54am Thursday 10th April 2014

WALES’ women remain second in World Cup qualifying group six after coming from behind to earn a point against third-placed Ukraine at Parc-y-Scarlets.

Just a few tickets left for Newport RFC's Hall of Fame dinner

4:20pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

THERE are just a few tickets left for Newport RFC’s Hall of Fame annual dinner which is being held at Rodney Parade next week to honour great figures from the club’s glorious history, writes Iwan Gabe Davies.

Captain Coombs confident Dragons can avoid Blues blow

Campaign Series: Andrew Coombs returns to back row for Dragons' European finale

9:08am Wednesday 9th April 2014

CAPTAIN Andrew Coombs admits it would be a crushing blow if Newport Gwent Dragons were overhauled by Cardiff Blues but is confident that the Rodney Parade region can rally for the RaboDirect Pro12 run-in.

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