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.

Open day for Penarth Bridge Club

1:55pm Thursday 11th September 2014

PENARTH Bridge Club is to hold an open day in the Royal Arcade in Cardiff on Saturday, September 13. The Pen and Paper stationery shop have kindly offered to host us from noon till 4pm. Come and see the game being played and talk to the players. We are hoping to start "No Fear" nights soon and this is your chance to get your name down.

Beddard fires Cogan to victory

10:02am Thursday 11th September 2014

COGAN Coronation AFC scored a dramatic late winner to take all 3 points away to AFC Whitchurch. The 2-1 victory leaves Cogan joint top of the South Wales Senior League Division 2.

Sully Sports get a win and a loss

9:46am Thursday 11th September 2014

SULLY Sports faced Max Utd in the South Wales Senior League Division One. Sully Sports won 3 – 0.

Penarth teenager set to ride the waves in European surf championships

Penarth Times: ALL THE YOUNG DUDES: Arran, Owen, and Logan

9:46am Thursday 11th September 2014

A PENARTH schoolboy will wave goodbye to the town this week to ride the waves in one of the hottest surfing contests in Europe.

Impressive win for Dinas Wolves

9:38am Thursday 11th September 2014

DINAS Wolves faced Dinas Real in the Under 12’s with Dinas Wolves winning 13 – 0.

Penarth runners enjoy Cardiff 10k

8:58am Thursday 11th September 2014

PENARTH and Dinas Runners took part in two wildly contrasting races over the weekend.

Summer competitions come to an end for Bowling Club

Penarth Times: WINNER: Jason Greenslade, Mens' Champion.

8:53am Thursday 11th September 2014

GLORIOUS weather and some outstanding bowling at Rectory Road saw the culmination of a hard fought Summer of Penarth Bowling Club's internal competitions. The usual expert organisation (Betty and Bob take a bow) saw the weekend battles commence at 10 o'clock on Saturday morning in somewhat murkier conditions than originally forecast. The weather quickly improved to match the quality of bowling served up.

Old Penarthians kick off season

Penarth Times: SCRUM: Dai Roberts breaks from a scrum with Gareth Clancey in support. Photo credit Ken Langley

8:27am Thursday 11th September 2014

OLD Penarthians faced Canton on Saturday, September 6.

Wales set to ditch Poland for World Cup tune-up in Switzerland and Qatar

Penarth Times: File photo dated 05/03/2014 of Wales head coach Warren Gatland. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Thursday . Wales coach Warren Gatland has made six changes from the team beaten by England for Saturday's RBS 6 Nations finale against Scotland in Car

1:42pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

WALES' preparations for next year's World Cup are set to include training camps in Switzerland and Qatar.

Former Penarth rugby kid joins league big boys

Penarth Times: ACTION: Sion Jones takes charge

10:26pm Friday 5th September 2014

AN ACADEMICALLY gifted teenager is now planning a sporting career which could see him follow in a rugby legend’s footsteps.

Penarth Windsor nets Ace new Coach

Penarth Times: COACH: Alicia Goulding will become a full time coach for the Tennis Squad

6:59pm Friday 5th September 2014

PENARTH Windsor LTC is delighted to welcome Alicia Goulding to its Tennis Squad coaching team. A South Wales team member and captain, Alicia joins as a full-time coach from September having previously worked at other South Wales venues during and since studying at Cardiff University. Head Coach Robert Wedlake was pleased to enable expansion of the club’s successful coaching programme: “Having increased demand and membership further this summer through a range of outreach and community initiatives, we are now able to offer almost 40 group coaching sessions per week as part of Wales’ biggest outdoor club programme. Alicia is recognised as one of the most promising young coaches in the country as part of the Tennis Wales Young Coaches Programme and I’m delighted to welcome her at Windsor. Her experience of playing and captaining South Wales will be invaluable, particularly when working with our Mini Performance players who are challenging for honours against the very best from Wales and the South West”.

Vital Win for Centurions

4:43pm Friday 5th September 2014

WITH only three matches remaining, Sully Centurions CC needed to win this clash with bottom club Ebbw Vale if they were to have any chance of survival. In the end they won by 9 wickets, thanks to a fine display from all of the bowlers and another 50 from Jake Griffett.

Hard work pays off for club

3:20pm Friday 5th September 2014

PENARTH Karate Jutsu Kai have worked hard to become inclusive this is echoed by the Club achieving the Insport Bronze Award. Simon Jones from the Vale of Glamorgan looks forward to working with the Club in the future to create opportunities for disabled people to take part in Karate.

Become a member of Murch Bowling Club

3:00pm Friday 5th September 2014

MURCH Bowling Club is hosting an open day on September 8 to encourage new members to join them ready for next season. Murch Bowling Club at Sunnycroft Lane, Dinas Powis are offering a chance to anyone thinking of taking up outdoor bowls next season.

Great season for Murch Ladies

1:36pm Friday 5th September 2014

MURCH Bowling Club, Dinas Powys, Ladies Section, Evening League Competition.

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