Association Information

Updated Tuesday, 14 May 2019

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for season 2018/2019


14th May 2019


Congratulations to Albion Rovers Football Club on avoiding relegation from the Welsh League in the last game of the season. Goal difference came to their rescue.


11th May 2019


Congratulations to Cwmbran Town Football Club on winning the GCFA Senior Cup after beating Ynysddu Welfare Football Club 1-0 in the Final.

4th May 2019


Congratulations to Abertillery Excelsiors Football Club on winning the GCFA Amateur Cup after beating Crickhowell Football Club 5-0 in the Final.


1st May 2019

ase note, due to sign-up figures to date, the Female Referees Coursend the Female Referees Conference has been amalgamated. This will allow a few more weeks to increase the sign up figures. The new date will be 9th June @Dragon Park commencing at 10.15am. Candidates will be expected to attend the practical session but the afternoon conference session will not be mandatory but naturally we would prefer if candidates decided to attend this also.

13th April 2019


Caldicot Town have won the Gwent County Under 16 Cup beating Fleur-de-Lys 6-5 on penalties after the game finished 1-1 after extra time.


11th April 2019


It’s the time of the year where we ask you to nominate real football heroes to be considered for an FAW Grassroots Football Award. If you know somebody whose love of football makes them go above and beyond to grow the game and get more people falling in love with football, nominate them now.




6th April 2019


Congratulations to Cwmbran Town Junior Football Club on winning the GCFA Under 14 Cup beating Ponthir Junior Football Club 2-1 in the Final.



2nd April 2019


Congratulations to Villa Dino/Christchurch Girls on reaching the Final of the FAW Under 16 Girls Cup. They will take on Penrhyn Bay Girls on the 7th April 2019.


Congratulations to Abergavenny Women's Football Club on reaching the FAW Women's Welsh Cup Final. They will take on Cardiff Met Women's Football Club on the 14th April 2019.


2nd April 2019

The funeral of Nathan Williams will be held on Monday 8th April 2019 at Gwent Crematorium, Cwmbran at 10.00am.


25th March 2019

Nathan Williams


Our Association is very saddened to hear of the passing of Nathan Williams aged 35 years. Nathan was a well-respected player with Tranch Football Club. Our condolences go out to all the family at this sad time. It is the request of the Association that a moments silence is held at all games this weekend.  RIP Nathan.



21st March 2019


A Female only Referees Course has been arranged for Sunday 12th May 2019 at Dragon Park. Please see flyer for more information - CLICK HERE


17th March 2019


The 133rd Annual General Meeting of The International Football Association Board took place in Scotland on the 2nd March 2019. The following amendments and clarifications to the Laes of the Game were approved and come into effect on the 1st June 2019 for all games including friendly games.


The changes are found by clicking the following link - CLICK HERE


17th March 2019


Fleur-De-Lys Junior Football Club will play Caldicot Town Junior Football Club in the Final of the GCFA Under 16 Junior Cup at Risca on the 13th April 2019.


25th February 2019

The application window for clubs and organisations to host an FAW/McDonald’s Fun Football Festival is now open. Events can run between May and September. The events should attract hundreds, if not thousands of people and are a great way for kids to experience football in a fun and safe environment.

Please find below the link to the Fun Football Festival application form:

The deadline for applications is Tuesday March 19th 2019 23:59

21st February 2019


The funeral details of Don Felkin are as follows:



Monday 11th March 2019 at St. Johns Church Maindee Newport at 11.00am. Followed by cremation at Langstone  Crematorium. The wake is at Nash Conservative Club, Nash Road


R.I.P. Don.

17th February 2019


Cwmbran Town Junior Football Club will play Ponthir Junior Football Club in the Final of the GCFA Under 14 Junior Cup at Risca on the 6th April 2019.


16th February 2019


The Association is sad to hear of the passing of Life Member Don Felkin. Don was the founder of Cromwell Youth Football Club and put many years work into junior football in Newport. Our heartfelt condolences go out to all the family.


R.I.P. Don.


10th February 2019


Cwmbran Town FC will play Ynysddu Welfare FC in the Final of the Senior Cup on th the 11th May 2019


10th February 2019


Abertillery Excelsiors FC will play Crickhowell FC in the Final of the Amateur Cup on the 4th May 2019


19th January 2019


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