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Updated Tuesday, 22 May 2018

   

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18th May 2018

The next On-Line Referees Course will commence on Monday 11th June 2018 at 7.00 pm, the venue is Cwmbran Celtic Club House, not the football ground.

If there are quesries you are advised to enrol on; www.becomearef@wales.com

17th May 2018

The closing date for nominations for the McDonalds FAW Grassroots Football Awards close on the 31st May 2018. Don't let your club lose out CLICK HERE.

12th May 2018

Congratulations to Abertillery Bluebirds Football Club on winning the Gwent County Football Association Senior Cup beating Newport Civil Service Football Club 5-1 in the Final.

12th May 2018

Congratulations to Cromwell Football Club on gaining promotion to the Gwent County League after beating Tranch Football Club 1-0 in the Play-Off Final at Caldicot.

6th May 2018

Congratulations to Ynysddu Welfare Football Club on winning the Gwent County Football Association Amateur Cup after beating Abertillery Excelsiors Football Club 2-0 in the Final.

30th April 2018

The FAW Grassroots Football Awards will be held on the 16th November 2018. If you know a club or person that deserves a nomination please CLICK HERE.

29th April 2018

Congratulations to Malpas United Junior Football Club on winning the Darren Morgan Under 16 Cup after beating Llanyrafon Junior Football Club 2-1. On behalf of the Association I would like to thank both teams for providing the spectators with an excellent game of football.

27th April 2018

The Under 16 Cup Final has been postponed. The Final will now be played at Ty-Isaf Park, Risca on Sunday 29th April 2018 kick off 11.30am.

Newport Civil Service FC will play Abertillery Bluebirds FC in the Final of the Senior Cup at Ty-Isaf Park Risca on the 12th May 2018 kick off 2.30pm

22nd April 2018

Congratulations to Fleur-De-Lys Junior Football Club on winning the Kenneth Powell Under 14 Cup after beating Coed Eva Athletic Junior Football Club 1-0. On behalf of the Association I would like to thank both teams for providing the spectators with an excellent game of football.

8th April 2018

Congratulations to the South Wales Football Association on winning the FAW Regions cup.

24th March 2018

Fleur-De-Lys Junior Football Club will play Coed Eva Junior Football Club in the Under 14 Cup Final at Risca United FC on the 21st April 2018 kick off 10.30am.

19th March 2018

FAW refereeing course Gwent County FA: Introductory Session @ Blackwood Cricket Club on March 26th 2018 @ 6.30pm;  End of Course Practical Session @ Cwmbran Stadium Sunday 27th May 2018 @ 11:00am. Study in your own home, register now at www.becomearef.wales

18th March 2018

Ynysddu Welfare FC will play Abertillery Excelsiors FC in  the Amateur Cup Final, after beating Brynmawr FC in a penalty shoot out.

 

Malpas United JFC will play Llanyrafon JFC on the Final of the GCFA Under 16 Cup.

 

9th March 2018

Do you want to become a referee? The FAW has now changed the procedure; gone is the 8 week course, its now replaced with a new system where you can study at home, take the examination at home, then attend a final training session given by an experienced referee where you will be given your certificate and a full kit. To register please CLICK HERE.

 

27th February 2018

The Welsh Football Trust are advertising for a Football Development Manager. Team leading on Club Growth and Business Support with the area responsibility across Gwent. If interested a job description can be found HERE.

 

8th February 2018

All FAW Registration/Transfer Forms are now available - click here.

 

3rd February 2018

Abertillery Excelsiors FC are through to Amateur Cup Final.

 

2nd February 2018

Are you interested in becoming a referee? You can now study in your own home to become a qualified referee. Full details can be found by clicking on the following link: https://www.becomearef.wales/

 

If you have any questions please contact us and best wishes in your quest to be an Association Referee.

 

29th January 2018

Jeff 'Jasper' Hughes

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Our Association is saddened to hear of the passing of Jeff Hughes. Jeff played for several clubs but finished his career at Newport Corinthians Football Club. Jeff passed away on the 11th December 2017 aged 57. Our sincere condolences go out to all the family.

 

12th October 2017

The funeral of Warren Minshull will be held at the Gwent Crematorium, Cwmbran on Friday 20th October 2017 at 10.00am.

 

10th October 2017

Thomas Rowe 2001-2017

Whitehead Graig United Junior Football Club have informed us of the sudden death of player Thomas Rowe. Thomas tragically passed away on Saturday 7th October 2017 age 15. Thomas was a popular member of the team and was voted player of the year last season. Our heartfelt condolences go out to the family of Thomas at this sad time. All clubs are requested to observe a minutes silence at games this weekend as a mark of respect for Thomas and the family he has left behind.

Funeral details will posted when known.

RIP Thomas.

 

2nd October 2017

Warren Minshull 1985-2017

Upper Cwmbran AFC are deeply saddened to announce the passing of player Warren Minshull on Saturday 30th September 2017, aged 32. Warren joined the club whilst it was in its infancy, and quickly established himself as an important member of the squad.  Throughout ups and downs as a side, they could always rely on Warren to be amongst the first to pick up positives even when things looked bleak. Warren was highly regarded by his team mates and the staff at Upper Cwmbran AFC.  He was regularly seen with an arm around a player, young and old alike, providing his insights and passing on his experiences. We know that those moments will be cherished by his team mates. Warren leaves behind his wife and three young children. Our heartfelt condolences go out to the family of Warren at this sad time. All clubs are requested to observe a minutes silence at games this weekend as a mark of respect for Warren and the family he has left behind.

Funeral details will be posted when known.

RIP Warren

 1st October 2017

The funeral of Keith Williams will be held at Blaenau Gwent Baptist Church, Victoria Street, Abertillery on Friday 27th October 2017 at 2.00pm followed by cremation at the Gwent Crematorium, Croesyceiliog at 4.00pm.

 

Refreshments will be provided after the funeral at the New Bridgend Inn.

 

25th September 2017

Keith Williams 1955-2017

We have been informed by Abertillery Excelsiors AFC of the tragic news of the passing of long serving Secretary of the club Keith Williams, on Saturday 23rd September 2017.

Keith was a loyal servant to the club, whose hard work and dedication to Abertillery Excelsiors was only surpassed by his lust for life and laughs. His body of work across many levels of Welsh football is a testament to his love of the game and his award-winning programmes were the stuff of legends.

Our heartfelt condolences go out to the family of Keith at this sad time. All clubs are requested to observe a minutes silence at games this weekend as a mark of respect for Keith and the family he has left behind.

Funeral details will be posted when known.

 RIP Keith

   

16th September 2017

The funeral of Christopher Barnett will take place on Friday 29th September 2017 at 11.00am in St Pauls Church Cwmtillery followed by burial at the Cemetery.

Refreshments will be provided after the funeral at the New Bridgend Inn.

 11th September 2017

Christopher Barnett 1974-2017

We have been advised by Abertillery Excelsiors FC of the  passing of player Christopher Barnett. Christopher collapsed while playing for the club on Saturday and passed away in hospital. The club are totally devastated at the loss of this popular player and did all they could at the game on Saturday to save him. Our heartfelt condolences go out to the family of Christopher at this sad time. All clubs are requested to observe a minutes silence at games this weekend as a mark of respect for Christopher and the family he has left behind. 

 

Funeral details will be posted when known.

 RIP Christopher.

 

16th August 2017

 Due to FAW Rule Changes there are new Misconduct Report Forms for Referees

 

13th May 2017

Malpas United FC won the Senior Cup after beating Neuadd Wen FC 2-0.

 

Albion Rovers FC won the County Motors Challenge Cup after coming from behind to beat Ynysddu Welfare 4-3 in extra time.

 

6th May 2017

Fairfield United FC won the GCFA Amateur Cup 5-4 on penalties after the game finished 1-1.

 

30th April 2017

Closing date for entries into the Association Cups for season 2017/2018 is July 1st 2017.

 

29th April 2017

Cromwell Junior FC won the Junior Under 14 Cup after  beating Caerleon Jun FC 4-1 on penalties. The thrilling Final finished 3-3 after extra time.