Family double at lady vice-captain's event

Barry And District News: WINNERS: Brynhill Golf Club lady vice-captain Glynis Gould (centre) congratulates mother and daughter Helen Cook and Shirley O'Donovan, winners of the Silver and Bronze Divisions respectively in her special competition.

5:10pm Thursday 31st July 2014

THIRTY-NINE golfers faced exhausting conditions when Brynhill Golf Club lady vice-captain Glynis Gould hosted a competition on July 22.

Centurions toppled by the leaders

3:40pm Thursday 31st July 2014

WITH only three batsmen reaching double figures, Sully Centurions Cricket Club Firsts were well beaten by top-of-the-table Pontymister at Burnham Avenue on Saturday.

Setback for Romilly's ML title hopes

11:24am Thursday 31st July 2014


Sully crack on with promotion push

10:21am Thursday 31st July 2014

THE Sully Cricket Club Firsts continued their push for a second consecutive promotion with an emphatic six-wicket victory at Monkswood on Saturday.

Teenager makes his mark in national tournament

Barry And District News: WINNING FIGHTER: Barry teenager Liam Rees who won the second stage of the WOMAA in Cardiff.

9:40am Thursday 31st July 2014

AN outstanding young martial arts exponent has chalked up another great win.

Record breaking finish for Curtis after knee injury

Barry And District News: TEAM WALES: Curtis Mathews at the Commonwealth Games (8784401)

8:54am Thursday 31st July 2014

AFTER suffering a knee injury in just the fourth event of a two day decathlon, it looked like it may be the end of Curtis Mathews' Commonwealth Games.

Saints boosted by Townsend hat-trick

Barry And District News: MATCH BALL: Barry company FitM8, of Park Crescent, has provided Barry Saints AFC - manager Gareth Long (left) - with a match ball for the forthcoming season.

8:07am Thursday 31st July 2014


Dixon hat-trick in late Barry Town salvo

Barry And District News: TOWN DUO: Lewis Wilcox and Ryan Evans, previously of Las Vegas Mobsters and King's Warriors respectively, linked up for Barry Town on Saturday.

7:54am Thursday 31st July 2014

BARRY Town United came from behind twice to earn a 6-2 win at Western League outfit Hengrove Athletic in Saturday's pre-season friendly across the Severn Bridge.

Selby suffers shock defeat at Games

Barry And District News: UPSET: Andrew Selby in action against Scotland's Reece McFadden

7:24am Thursday 31st July 2014

ANDREW Selby suffered a disappointing defeat in the first round of his Commonwealth campaign for gold.

Millwood's late surge not enough

12:17pm Friday 25th July 2014

DESPITE winning on three of four rinks in Wednesday week’s Munro Cup match, Millwood Bowling Club lost by five shots overall to Sully.

Barry Town gear up for new season with friendlies

Barry And District News: FOOTBALL: Barry Town in action during their pre-season friendly against Briton Ferry

9:20am Friday 25th July 2014

BARRY Town began their preparations for the upcoming Welsh League Division Two season with a pair of useful warm-up matches this week.

Triple awards honour for Joe

Barry And District News: AWARDS: Cardiff City 's Curtis Watkins presented awards to youngsters of the Barry Athletic Football Club U13s side.

6:06pm Thursday 24th July 2014

CARDIFF City youngster Curtis Watkins, who has recently signed professional terms with the Bluebirds, was a welcome guest at the Barry Athletic Football Club U13s end-of-season presentation evening.

Champions beaten as 'Rom' remain on course for league title

5:18pm Thursday 24th July 2014

IN A game crucial to two teams vying for the Municipal League 1 title, Barry Romilly Bowling Club faced a major challenge against last year's league champions Gilfach Bargoed on Saturday.

Griffett swings the bat as Seconds enjoy spotlight

9:15am Thursday 24th July 2014

WITH the Sully Centurions Cricket Club 1st XI fixture falling victim to the weather, the Seconds enjoyed their moment in the spotlight with a convincing 174-run win over local rivals Dinas Powys.

Beavers seek support in annual triathlon

Barry And District News: TRIATHLON TRIO: With the help of six other triathletes, the Barry Beavers Disabled Swimming Club triathlon team - Chris, Cath and Rob - helped raise more than £2,000 last year.

9:02am Thursday 24th July 2014

LOCAL athletes are being urged to support the annual Barry Beavers Disabled Swimming Club fundraising triathlon.

Provis' leading role in Athletic league success

9:01am Thursday 24th July 2014

CAPTAIN for the day Steve Provis played a starring role with bat and ball as Barry Athletic Cricket Club 1st XI got back to winning ways against Welsh Asians.

Football development 'team' earn FAW accreditation

Barry And District News: QUALITY PROVIDER: Cardiff and Vale-based PG10 has earned a FAW quality mark as an endorsed football provider in Wales.

9:57am Friday 18th July 2014

CARDIFF and Vale of Glamorgan-based PG10 Coaching has won accreditation from the Football Association of Wales for the quality of its grassroots development programme for youngsters.

Father and son in runs boost for Barry Seconds

9:15am Friday 18th July 2014

ON Saturday Barry Athletic Cricket Club Firsts made the short trip to meet local rivals Sully Centurions in an exciting and tense match.

Rhoose new boy seeks Games gold

9:06am Friday 18th July 2014

NOW boxing out of the Rhoose club, Welsh amateur boxer Fred Evans will be seeking Commonwealth Games gold in Glasgow later this month.

Promoting sports opportunities for Vale residents

8:36am Friday 18th July 2014

FOLLOWING the excitement of the Football World Cup, the summer of sport continues with the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow between July 23 and August 3.

Piddock's anchor role as Dinas Seconds bounce back

Barry And District News: MATT'S FINE KNOCK: Dinas Powys batsman Matt Todd-Bennett on his way to a fine 73 against Rogerstone.

8:04am Friday 18th July 2014

WITH all three Dinas Powys Cricket Club league sides in action on Saturday, much was expected, but little delivered, although things improved on Sunday.

Martial arts youngsters battle to tournament medals

Barry And District News: BATTLE OF WALES: The Cadoxton Schools of Taekwondo took a small contingent of new and experienced competitors to Pontypool Leisure Centre for the International Combat Organisation Battle of Wales. Pictured with Master Ron Thomas (8th degree) are Cian Alle

12:43pm Thursday 17th July 2014

THE Cadoxton Schools of Taekwondo took a small contingent of new and experienced competitors to Pontypool Leisure Centre for the International Combat Organisation Battle of Wales.

Medals haul for Barry Kyokushin junior fighters

Barry And District News: YOUNG FIGHTERS: Junior students from Barry Kyokushin are making their mark in national competitions, including the Cadet Knockdown Kyokujitsu tournament in Hertfordshire.

9:32am Thursday 17th July 2014

NINE Barry Kyokushin junior students picked up four individual medals - a gold, silver and two bronze - and a team gold when they travelled to Hertfordshire for the Cadet Knockdown Kyokujitsu tournament.

League and cup defeats for Millwood bowlers

9:25am Thursday 17th July 2014


Chedgzoy's in the spotlight for Cadoxton

9:21am Thursday 17th July 2014


Centurions claim victory over Barry

9:07am Thursday 17th July 2014

IN an excellent game of cricket, the Sully Centurions 1st XI enjoyed a truly remarkable victory over local rivals Barry Athletic on Saturday.

Saints strengthen squad for new season

9:01am Thursday 17th July 2014

HAVING added a few talented players to the squad, the Barry Saints Football Club is back in training for a season in which they will be seeking their third promotion in three years.

Table-topping Romilly stay on course for league title

8:53am Thursday 17th July 2014

IN a successful week for the Barry Romilly Bowling Club, a Munro Cup success was followed by a Municipal League One win which kept the table-topping local side on course for a first league title.

Summer programme of sports and play activities

Barry And District News: SUMMER SPORT: Netball will be one of the sports featured in a sports and play family fun day at King Square and Central Park, Barry, on Saturday, July 26.

8:34am Thursday 17th July 2014

WITH the summer holidays fast approaching, the Vale Council’s sports and play development team has unveiled a variety of activities for local youngsters.

Glamorgan cricketer goes back to school

Barry And District News: BATTING TIPS: Jim Allenby at Palmerston Primary School

8:32am Thursday 17th July 2014

PALMERSTON Primary School received a visit from Glamorgan cricket star Jim Allenby - who gave children a masterclass in cricket and the art of playing fair.

Howe brothers blast Sully to league success

8:10am Thursday 17th July 2014

WITH A forecast of rain, Sully Cricket Club Firsts decided the best chance of victory at Cross Keys on Saturday was to ask the home side to bat and try to get them out as soon as possible.

Young footballers in awards limelight

Barry And District News: TOWN SQUAD: The Barry Town U13s squad - Ethan, Lloyd, Luke, Brooklyn, Morgan, Tom, Lewis, Taylor, Lewi, Owain, Ben, Will, Matthew, Craig and James. Missing from picture: Josh and Daniel.

9:38am Friday 11th July 2014

THE Barry Town Football Club U13s held a presentation ceremony when awards went to: Top goalscorer, Brooklyn; manager's player of the year, Lewis; players' player, Owain; most improved player, Morgan.

German Open focus for martial arts fighter

Barry And District News: FIGHTER'S MEDAL: Barry teenager Liam Rees, who won a silver medal at the WAKO Welsh martial arts championships.

9:37am Friday 11th July 2014

BARRY teenager Liam Rees continues to make his mark on the martial arts scene.

Sully Sports set for 50th anniversary season

9:35am Friday 11th July 2014

NAMED as player of the year at the annual presentation dinner, Chris Cummings has received the best wishes of the Sully Sports rugby fraternity as he takes up a new coaching role with another local club.

Athletic Firsts suffer heavy defeat

3:36pm Thursday 10th July 2014

MISSING at least six regular players, Barry Athletic Cricket Club 1st XI were up against it from the start of Saturday's league clash at Pontymister.

Pupils make a splash with minister's interview

Barry And District News: IN THE SWIM: Pupils learn water skills

2:33pm Thursday 10th July 2014

PUPILS from Jenner Park Primary school have recently finished their annual course of swimming lessons to promote healthy exercise and to ensure the children are safe around water.

Comprehensive setback for Centurions' Firsts

2:31pm Thursday 10th July 2014

ON the back foot from the early stages, Sully Centurions Cricket Club 1st XI suffered a comprehensive nine-wicket defeat when they entertained Rogerstone on Saturday.

Barry Wanderers v Cardiff Casuals – Sunday, July 6

2:31pm Thursday 10th July 2014

ON a breezy, sunny day at Hayes Point, Sully Barry Wanderers entertained local rivals Cardiff Casuals in a very friendly cricketing affair.

Free training days for young footballers

10:34am Thursday 10th July 2014

BARRY Town United have announced a pair of football fun days for young players in the U8 to U13 age groups.

Youngsters at home of English football

Barry And District News: DEVELOPING FOOTBALLERS: Youngsters who attend PG10 development centres in the Vale were among those taking in a football development day at the home of English football - St George's Park - where they were joined by members of Championship club Norwic

10:22am Thursday 10th July 2014

A NUMBER of youngsters from the Vale were among a squad of budding footballers who enjoyed a special trip to the Football Association's national centre - St George's Park in Staffordshire

Double gold successes for tae kwon do students

Barry And District News: TOP STUDENTS: Cadoxton Schools of Tae Kwon Do members who starred at the Global Tae Kwon Do International open national championships - back row, from left: Bradley Halford, Matthew Bennett, Anita Sheppard, Cian Allen, Ethan Andrus and Ron Thomas (instruc

9:34am Thursday 10th July 2014

A MEDAL haul of six gold, six silver and five bronze was the reward for hardworking students of the Cadoxton Schools of Tae Kwon Do in a major event in Cheltenham.

"Double" success for Cadoxton bowlers

9:26am Thursday 10th July 2014

PLAYED for annually between the Cadoxton and Murch (Dinas Powys) bowling clubs, Wednesday's Colin Reynolds Memorial Trophy doubled up as a Munro Cup clash.

Shirley shines in lady captain's prize tournament

Barry And District News: SECOND SPOT: Brynhill Golf Club lady captain Carole Bumford (left) with the second-placed team at the ladies' open event - Linda Hewlett, Liz Fine and  Suzanne Bounds.

9:26am Thursday 10th July 2014

PERFECT weather ensured that the Brynhill Golf Club annual Lady Captain's Prize Day was very well supported and extremely successful.

Tennis master, aged eight to compete this month

Barry And District News: TENNIS TOP: Ben and Danny

9:26am Thursday 10th July 2014

A BARRY youngster is limbering up to become a master, aged eight, after he reached the Masters Final of popular tennis South Wales 9U League.

Wenvoe Castle tee up shot at Gleneagles showpiece

9:22am Thursday 10th July 2014

A TILT at golfing glory awaits Wenvoe Castle amateur Andrew Miller and the club's PGA professional, Jason Harris, as they bid to reach the Lombard Trophy grand final being staged at Gleneagles – just three weeks before Europe and America meet in the Ryder Cup.

Karate youngsters' medal haul at national championships

Barry And District News: TOURNAMENT SUCCESSES: Flying the flag for Wales - and picking up a series of medals - at the national championships of the Federation of English Karate Organisations were youngsters from Vale Karate.

9:22am Thursday 10th July 2014

YOUNGSTERS representing Vale Karate were in great form at the national championships of the Federation of English Karate Organisations.

Wenvoe hosts Welsh petanque finals

9:18am Thursday 10th July 2014

THE Wenvoe Petanque Club has hosted two of this year's nationals finals.

Midweek cup semi after friendly success

9:16am Thursday 10th July 2014

WITH the Sully Cricket Club 1st XI Saturday game being cancelled due to Caerphilly’s withdrawal from the league, several of the team played in the Sunday friendly at Coed Ely to get some practice before this week’s Midweek League cup semi-final against the Hurricanes.

Runners scoop silverware in summer races

Barry And District News: TEAM RUNNERS: (from left) Malcolm Bradley, Yvonne Williams and Glenn Powell

9:03am Thursday 10th July 2014

PENARTH and Dinas Runners made the most of the sunny weather by competing in two races in the space of a week.

City of Cardiff Swimming Club bid to make a splash at Commonwealth Games in Glasgow

Barry And District News: TEAM: Ieuan Lloyd (far left) with his City of Cardiff Swimming Club colleagues

9:03am Thursday 10th July 2014

EXCITEMENT is growing at City of Cardiff Swimming Club with the rapidly approaching XX Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

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