Bridgend


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Bridgend

(ˌbrɪdʒˈɛnd)
n
(Placename) a county borough in S Wales, created in 1996 from S Mid Glamorgan. Administrative centre: Bridgend. Pop: 129 900 (2003 est). Area: 264 sq km (102 sq miles)
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Jan 3, 2015: Swansea v Cardiff Met, Pontypool v Bargoed, Tata Steel v Glynneath, Merthyr v Llanharan, Bridgend Ath v Narberth, Newbridge v Tondu, RGC 1404 v Blackwood.
It was only the second away win of the season for Bridgend, but while their biggest problem is in conceding points, they have had no problems in scoring and took their try tally to the 50 mark.
BRILLIANT Bridgend avenged an early season defeat with a stunning five-star show that destroyed lacklustre Pontypool.
NEATH set up a West Wales derby with Swansea in the Principality Cup after pipping Bridgend in this thriller yesterday.
Troubled Bridgend, hit by the midweek resignation of coach John Phillips, slumped to a fourth consecutive League defeat despite leading 13-12 at the interval.
But a serious cause lay behind the fun event as members of Bridgend Youth Music Ensembles and their families continue to fight for the survival of the orchestras and choir.
John's tide then travel to Rodney Parade to face Newport on the second weekend, before welcoming Bridgend to Sardis Road on September 27.
Much of the opening quarter was played in Bridgend territory and Newport got onto the scoreboard first with a run by flanker Sam Waldron setting up outside half Ethan Davies for a 12th minute try.
The former Springbok full back kicked six points early on, as Bridgend stuttered.
HUW HARRIES has warned his Bridgend players not to get carried away after their fourth consecutive victory kept them top of the league.
Flowing rugby, pace, handling and inventive enterprise by Bridgend outclassed lowly Caerphilly who have found Welsh rugby's First Division too much for them.
Bridgend started at a great pace and went ahead with a penalty by fly half James Dixon after five minutes.