Bridgend


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Bridgend

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 17: Bargoed v RGC 1404, Cardiff Met v Tata Steel, Llanharan v Pontypool, Glynneath v Bridgend Ath, Tondu v Merthyr, Narberth v Newbridge, Blackwood v Swansea.
Jones kicked a penalty for Bridgend, who then took the lead when a Jones kick was gathered by centre Adam Williams for a try.
Bridgend blitzed the sad visitors, who were shell-shocked by a first-half points bonanza which put the Ravens out of sight.
We created opportunities, but we did not finish enough of them off and all credit to Bridgend for keeping going.
Bridgend fullback Gareth Cull finished with 16 points and Vale's Byron Hayward 13.
We have to raise approximately PS13,000 to actually keep the orchestras and choir going," said Margaret Lewis, of the Friends of Bridgend Youth Music.
Newport quickly extended their lead with a try for skipper Lee Beach and a period of prolonged pressure inside the Bridgend 22 was rewarded with a bonus point winning try for Ashton Hewitt.
Montgomery kicked three more points to bring Newport to within a point, only for Cull to reply for Bridgend.
Skipper Harries, who set Bridgend on their way with the opening try, said: "The hard work starts now.
Bridgend started in style scoring the first of their nine tries for four points in the fifth minute after early pressure was rounded off by Paul Jones who charged over.
Play was fast and furious with Bridgend having a wind advantage and Dixon placed a third penalty after 37 minutes play.
It was a match that saw Aberavon lead after five minutes through an Aaron Jones penalty, but when Dixon levelled two minutes later and quickly fired another, Bridgend were never led again.