Wales hit by Ken Owens injury blow

Penarth Times:

12:34pm Friday 26th September 2014

SCARLETS hooker Ken Owens faces a 12-week layoff because of a neck injury – ruling him out of Wales’ autumn internationals.

Impressive win for Sully Sports

7:39pm Thursday 25th September 2014

SULLY Sports played against Splott Albion in the FAW Trophy round two with Sully winning 11-0.

Llandow Kart Club August report

Penarth Times: WINNER: Jack Fordham (number 45) claimed victory in the Cadet Honda class at round seven of the Llandow Kart Club championship (photo credit Steve Everitt)

7:24pm Thursday 25th September 2014

ALTHOUGH the weather gods decided to play a trick on Llandow, with mixed conditions for what was supposedly a summer month, the Welsh club continued to produce fine action on-track as the championship moved into its second half.

Dinas Powys win after strong performance

7:00pm Thursday 25th September 2014

DINAS Powys faced IMFC Yellows with the Wolves winning with 11 goals to two.

Sully Indoor Bowls new season begins

5:57pm Thursday 25th September 2014

INDOOR bowls season has returned and is already in full flight at the Sully Stadium with daily/nightly leagues in progress. Also, this Saturday a Northampton Touring Team is visiting the Stadium to play a seven rink game which should be good practice for the Stadium Team who open their forthcoming league campaign at home against Newport on October 11. There is an air of expectancy for this season as there are a number of new and previous team players making themselves available which will strengthen the team but there is room for other Club members to put themselves forward for consideration. It is intended to give all interested players an opportunity to show their ability during the opening fixtures, therefore anyone interested should place their names on the appropriate Team Sheets already on display at the stadium.

Sporting success for Stanwell students

Penarth Times: KARATE CHOP: Stanwell students Alexandra Slack, Year 10, Emma Squire Year 10, Harrison Williams Year 10 and Christopher Slack Year 7 took part in the British International Karate Open in London

5:49pm Thursday 25th September 2014

STANWELL School students have been starring on the sporting stage over the last few weeks.

Cogan Strengthen Winning Mentality

4:57pm Thursday 25th September 2014

SATURDAY’S South Wales FA Senior League Division Two fixture saw Cogan Coronation travel away to face a potential banana skin tie versus Llanrumney United. However, for the second week running Cogan completely dominated the game from start to finish, and the 0-3 score line could’ve been twice as much.

Sully Sports RFC come out fighting

3:45pm Thursday 25th September 2014

AFTER a tough couple of weeks for both teams the first XV welcomed Cardiff Saracens, and the second XV welcomed Dinas Powis.

Sometimes it’s good to get curry down your shirt

Penarth Times: SHIRTS: Jay, Jaflon owner, presents the new shirts to Penarth under 15’s

2:44pm Thursday 25th September 2014

WE know that “Don’t get curry down your shirt.” Is a well-known expression for not making a mess but in this case that is exactly what Penarth Town AFC under 15’s have done. Jaflon Banglesdeshi Restaurant, Albert Street, a local, Penarth business, has agreed to help us out this year in the form of sponsorship. As you can imagine, there is a lot of expenses involved in managing a youth football team. Jaflon’s contribution is not solely a charitable contribution but also fantastic link between the club and local businesses. The boys were so excited when they were told that they were being sponsored by a curry house and we have already held a curry night which went down a storm. We hope that this will grow into a really exciting partnership and not only help support the local football team but also encourage the boys to keep up their fitness and interest. Without the support of people like this, these things would not be possible and we will not be able to reach our goals. Thank you once again for your generous support of our team.

Penarth bridge club results

12:25pm Thursday 25th September 2014

THE Penarth Bridge Club congratulates the Wales team who won the Gold Medal at the Commonwealth Nations Bridge Championships in Glasgow on September 13.

Victory for Llantwit Major

Penarth Times: SCRUM: Simon Davies passes from the scrum with Dai Roberts and Mitch Penberthy looking on (photo by Ken Langley)

11:24am Thursday 25th September 2014

OLD Penarthians face Llantwit Major on Saturday, September 20.

Sully Bridge Club results

10:15am Thursday 25th September 2014

SULLY Bridge Club has once again come up trumps with a cheque for Ty Hafan for £50, this was raised by the members during their afternoon sessions.

Champions crowned at Swansea 10k race

Penarth Times: FINISH: Penarth runners after the Swansea Bay 10k

9:33am Thursday 25th September 2014

THE SWANSEA Bay 10k was the crowning glory for the Penarth and Dinas Runners club championship over the weekend.

Under-staffed Seasiders chase the game

Penarth Times: ATTACK: Mez is back – pity the poor winger (Photo by Alun Roach)

7:58am Thursday 25th September 2014

Pontyclun 26 Penarth 3

Great performance moves Dinas Powys up to Round One

5:25pm Friday 19th September 2014

DINAS Powys faced Caerleon on Saturday, September 13 with Dinas winning 4 – 0.

Penarth Bridge players go out and about

Penarth Times: BRIDGE: Penarth players Anne Johns and Hazel Craig who were joined by Betty Ryan and a Bridge enthusiast from Ireland.

4:23pm Friday 19th September 2014

ON Saturday, September 13 the Club were invited to play Bridge at the “Pen and Paper” in the Royal Arcade in Cardiff. The Penarth players enjoyed their game, and were joined by many passersby who showed an interest in the game

St Cyres Girls' tennis success

Penarth Times: TENNIS: The St Cyres Girls

3:41pm Friday 19th September 2014

THE St Cyres Y7/8 Girls’ Tennis team played in the South Wales Schools Tennis Finals at The David Lloyd Tennis Centre in Cardiff, qualifying by winning the Vale of Glamorgan tournament.

New season for girls’ only social rugby side

Penarth Times: OLD PENARTHIANS RFC: The girls are ready to have fun in the new season

3:22pm Friday 19th September 2014

THERE is a new addition to the junior section at the Old Penarthians RFC. A girl’s social rugby team for ages 6-11 has started. Their first session went brilliantly, it was clear the girls thoroughly enjoyed themselves as there was a smile on every face. They are all very excited to be a part of the team and they are all very much looking forward to next week’s session. It is non-contact rugby, so tag only. Danielle Lane and Paige Martin will be coaching the team. They want girls to know that they can be involved in rugby too. They meet every Sunday at the Old Penarthians, starting at 10.30am. It’s a chance to learn new skills, be active, make new friends and have fun.

Sully Bridge Club results

1:09pm Friday 19th September 2014

SULLY Bridge Club Annual General Meeting will be on Wednesday, October 1, it will commence at 12.30pm followed by a full Buffet at 1.30pm. The afternoon Bridge Session will start at 2pm, there will be no Table Money or charge for the Buffet - partners will be drawn for the session.

Sully beat Penrhiwcieber Rangers

12:57pm Friday 19th September 2014

WELSH FA Cup qualifying round 2

Barry escape with fortunate draw

Penarth Times: Brad White scoring the first of two triesPhotography by Dave Shields / devilgas photographic

11:59am Friday 19th September 2014

BARRY travelled to Dinas Powys for the second league game of the season no doubt remembering they had been turned over by their hosts in last year’s Cup Competition.

Table toppers Cogan in cruise control victory

10:45am Friday 19th September 2014

COGAN Coronation hosted Margam Youth Centre in Saturday’s South Wales FA Senior League Division Two fixture. It was a match that Cogan dominated from start to finish, and the 2-0 score line could’ve been far greater. From the first whistle Cogan were on the attack with a display of passing football that was enjoyable to watch. The high energy movement and strong team work ethic meant that surely a goal would come. But the opposition kept men behind the ball and defended well.

Nominate your entry for Tennis Wales Awards

8:39am Friday 19th September 2014

NOMINATIONS are being invited for this year’s Tennis Wales Awards. If you have anyone you would like to nominate including volunteers, players, coaches and officials there are a variety of categories to enter.

The sun shines for Wenvoe Castle finals

Penarth Times: TROPHY: Blod Lewis Finals which includes caddies. Referee Carole Harris centre with winner Debbie Williams to her left.

9:18pm Thursday 18th September 2014

PERFECT weather conditions greeted the finalists on the first of the two Finals Days which were held at Wenvoe Castle Golf Club a week last Sunday.

Jack Munroe Cup match

8:37pm Thursday 18th September 2014

AS THE season ends at Windsor Bowls Club the annual ‘Jack Munroe Cup’ figured large in the members’ diaries.

Young Karate Jutsu takes gold at competition

7:28pm Thursday 18th September 2014

THE British International Karate Open Competition was held in London over the weekend, at UEL Sports Dock. Competitors came from all over Britain; Connery Hutchinson from Cogan Leisure Centre, Karate Jutsu club represented Karate Wales Governing Body squad at the British international.

Impressive win for Dinas Wolves

Penarth Times: MAN OF THE MATCH: Kyle Booker

6:28pm Thursday 18th September 2014

DINAS Wolves faced Inter Penarth with the Wolves winning 25 – 0.

Richard Cards fine score in Centenary Medal

4:54pm Thursday 18th September 2014

GLAMORGANSHIRE Golf held its annual Centenary Medal on Saturday, September 6. The competition was previously due to be played in July but had to be cancelled because of heavy thunderstorms.

Penarth U15s Lose Control at Pontyclun

Penarth Times: SCORE: Dame of the Game Joe Williams kicks one of his conversions

3:53pm Thursday 18th September 2014

PENARTH U15s travelled the short drive to Pontyclun to challenge a team they had not played for the last three seasons. Pontyclun are regarded as a strong outfit and Penarth were looking to make amends for last week’s poor performance against Newbridge.

Penarth Sea angling results

3:41pm Thursday 18th September 2014

FIRST prize went to Lee Williams who caught a 5lb 10oz bass.

Disappointing loss for Dinas Ladies

2:40pm Thursday 18th September 2014

DINAS Ladies played against Ponty Ladies, with Ponty winning 3 – 0.

RRW ring the changes

2:23pm Thursday 18th September 2014

NIGEL Short has stepped down as chairman of Regional Rugby Wales with Scarlets colleague Robin Cammish taking over at the helm while Mark Davies has been confirmed as chief executive.

Penarth defeated by Cardiff Athletic

1:58pm Thursday 18th September 2014

LAST Saturday, Cardiff Athletic were the visitors to Rectory Road for the final PG1 fixture of 2014. This game turned out to contain a wicked twist as Penarth took to the green not expecting much out of the contest. The battle on the day seemed to be who would take second place and promotion out of Cardiff Athletic and Penarth Windsor.

Disappointing end to season for Centurions

1:38pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A TEN man Sully Centurions travelled to Rogerstone on the last day of the league season and were well beaten by the talented home side. Batting first Rogerstone lost an early wicket when Adam Sylvester bowled L Harry for a duck to leave the score on seven for two. But this was to prove a false dawn as A Harry and Holdaway put on 45 for the second wicket – and then Harry and Tutton amassed 144 in a match winning third wicket partnership. Sylvester was the best of the Centurions bowlers, with three for 47, but although a total of seven wickets fell, the home side had put 318 runs on the board by the end of the innings, with Harry being finally run out for a fine 150.

Murch Bowling club results

11:59am Thursday 18th September 2014

RESULTS of the Final Competitions played Friday and Saturday, September 5 and 6.

Old Illtydians play host to Old Penarthians

Penarth Times: PASS: Mark Sadler throws a pass with the most of his team looking on. Photo Ken Langley

9:51am Thursday 18th September 2014

ON Saturday, September 13 Old Illtydians played at their new home at Moorland Park, Splott for the first time and they were pleased to host Old Penarthians in a National League Division 3 East Central (A) fixture. The two clubs have comparable histories having been started as school associations and Illts Chairman, John Manders, considered this inaugural fixture was a fitting kick off to their new venture. The hosts have much to do in respect to a refurbishment of the old Moorland Road Library but it is hoped that their project will be successfully completed by the next time the two sides meet.

Penarth RFC retain the Bonello Trophy

Penarth Times: BONELLO TROPHY: (l-r) Penarth Chairman Mike Clare, team Captain Elliot Smith and St Joseph’s RFC Chairman Simon Matthews.

7:27am Thursday 18th September 2014

BY DEFEATING a strong and ambitious Saint Joseph’s RFC in the second round of Division 2 East Central, (see match report by Peter Weston) at the weekend, Penarth RFC have retained the newly-launched “Jack Bonello Challenge” trophy, which rewards the winner of the match between the two clubs.

Penarth beat newly promoted St Joesph’s

Penarth Times: RUN: James Thatcher (centre) rounds the defence to score following a slick pass from Stuart Clarke (right)

7:22am Thursday 18th September 2014

PENARTH faced St Josephs with Penarth winning 34 – 28.

Toulon boss: We could cancel Halfpenny's contract

Penarth Times: DEADLY BOOT: Leigh Halfpenny in action for Wales

1:32pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

TOULON president Mourad Boudjellal claims that he has not ruled out terminating Wales star Leigh Halfpenny's contract due to ongoing injury problems.

Dragons boss Gareth Davies excited by fresh challenge on WRU board

Penarth Times: Gareth Davies (2397026)

5:45pm Friday 12th September 2014

NEWPORT Gwent Dragons chief executive Gareth Davies is relishing the chance to engage with grassroots clubs after being elected to the board of the Welsh Rugby Union.

First aid for sports coaches

5:39pm Friday 12th September 2014

AN EMERGENCY first aid course aimed at sports coaches and individuals within a sports environment is set for this October.

Windsor Bowls Club report

Penarth Times: CHAMPION: Diane Thomas

5:17pm Friday 12th September 2014

DURING the past week, yet another double victory over Penarth Rectory Road in the Alliance and Les Heap Trophy, followed by a PG2 win against Barry Plastics, provided the precursor to the weekend Windsor Bowls Club championship. Played in glorious sunshine, with the ladies taking shelter under their parasols and the gentlemen taking plenty of water to avoid dehydration, it was bowls played to the highest level by both winners and vanquished. Organised superbly, as ever, by Ken McLeod, assisted by president Alun Daniel and captains Veronica Flitney and Paul Gunter, the results were as follows.

Gareth Davies wins WRU role while chairman David Pickering gets the boot

4:59pm Friday 12th September 2014

NEWPORT Gwent Dragons chief executive Gareth Davies has been elected to the board of the Welsh Rugby Union with chairman David Pickering failing in his bid for re-election.

Golden Oldies pool competition raises money for Marie Curie hospice

Penarth Times: DONATION: Pool competition winner Roy Young with Karen Jones, from the Marie Curie Hospice, and pool competition organiser Dave Jones

1:17pm Friday 12th September 2014

MEMBERS of Cogan Coronation Club have raised more than £100 for the Marie Curie Hospice by taking part in a pool competition.

Players from all over Wales take tennis titles

Penarth Times: TENNIS WALES: Winners at the Welsh Tennis Championships at Cardiff Lawn Tennis Club

12:37pm Friday 12th September 2014

PLAYERS from all over Wales were among the winners at the annual Welsh tennis championships held in Cardiff.

Hockey Club warms up with last-gasp win

9:32am Friday 12th September 2014

PENARTH Hockey Club continued its preparations for the forthcoming league campaign by maintaining its unbeaten start to the 2014-15 season with an away win at old foes Llanishen and Caerphilly.

Centurions Lose Vital Encounter

9:12am Friday 12th September 2014

SULLY Centurions 1st XI travelled to Creigiau in a crunch relegation fixture. The home side batted first and the opening pair of Taylor and Moore put on 130 for the first wicket. Moore, who went on to make 100, was the mainstay of the Creigiau innings, although most of the top order chipped in with runs, helping to push the score along to an impressive 256 for 6 at the end of the 50 overs. Pick of the Centurions bowlers was Shae Ellis, who posted figures of 3 for 36.

Seasiders teamwork gains losing bonus

Penarth Times: RUN: Keiron Carpenter eases past his opposite number. Photo by Alun Roach

9:08am Friday 12th September 2014

FAIRWATER played against Penarth with Fairwater winning 22-16.

Derby day blues for the Visitors

Penarth Times: WINNERS: Dinas Powys Ladies FC won against Sully Ladies

5:23pm Thursday 11th September 2014

DINAS Powys Ladies played against Sully Ladies with Dinas Powys winning 5 -3.

Determined Dinas come out on top

Penarth Times: DINAS POWYS FC: The club would like to thank Vale Scaffolding for sponsoring their match day bibs

3:03pm Thursday 11th September 2014

DINAS Powys face Croesyceiliog winning 2 – 1 with the match ball being kindly donated by Dinas Vets.

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