Pontypridd


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Pontypridd

(pôntəprēth`), town (1981 pop. 32,992), Rhondda Cynon Taff, S Wales, on the Taff River. Electrical equipment, cables, and chains are made. The famous stone single-span bridge over the Taff was built in 1756, but is no longer in use. The Univ. of South Wales Treforest and Glyntaff campuses and the Treforest Industrial Estate are to the southeast.

Pontypridd

an industrial town in S Wales, in Rhondda Cynon Taff county borough. Pop.: 29 781 (2001)
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SEPTEMBER 14: WRU Specsavers Cup round one: RGC v Cardiff; Aberavon v Bargoed; Cardiff Met v Ystrad Rhondda; Newport v Carmarthen; Llandovery v Ystalyfera; Neath v Trebanos; Tata Steel v Bedwas ; Ebbw Vale v Narberth; Pontypool v Swansea; Beddau v Bridgend; Merthyr v Pontypridd; Maesteg Quins v Llanelli; Cross Keys v Glamorgan Wdrs.
September 14, WRU Specsavers Cup round one: RGC v Cardiff; Aberavon v Bargoed; Cardiff Met v Ystrad Rhondda; Newport v Carmarthen Quins; Llandovery v Ystalyfera; Neath v Trebanos; Tata Steel v Bedwas; Ebbw Vale v Narberth; Pontypool v Swansea; Beddau v Bridgend; Merthyr v Pontypridd; Maesteg Quins v Llanelli; Cross Keys v Glamorgan W.
October 26: Aberavon v Llandovery; Bridgend v Pontypridd;Carmarthen v Swansea; Ebbw Vale v Llanelli; Newport v Merthyr;RGC v Cardiff.
When Pontypridd secured a lineout following a penalty on the Bridgend five-metre line, the home side managed to steal the ball and break out of their own territory before centre Stuart Floyd-Ellis chipped ahead.
Keys took the lead through a Dean Gunter penalty, but when second-row Danny Hodge received a yellow card, Pontypridd took over.
May 27 and 28 - Full Ponty, a two-day music festival in Ynysangharad Park, Pontypridd. Acts include Goldie Looking Chain, Feeder, Funeral for a Friend, Biffy Clyro, Fightstar.
WALES SQUAD, backs: K Morgan (Swansea),R Williams (Cardiff), G Thomas (Bridgend), M Jones (Llanelli), C Morgan (Cardiff), M Watkins (Llanelli), J Robinson (Cardiff), L Davies (Llanelli), T Shanklin (Saracens), M Taylor (Swansea), Harris (Cardiff), C Sweeney (Pontypridd), S Jones (Llanelli), G Cooper (Bath), R Powell (Cardiff), D Peel (Llanelli).
Pontypridd went in at the break 29-0 ahead with tries by Sonny Parker, John Bryant, Robert Sidoli and Ceri Sweeney.
"The boys have worked really hard this week and people have been doubting us throughout the year so to come to a place like Pontypridd and win is huge," Phillips said.
He added: "We have a strong unit of our own with a large contingent from Premiership finalists Pontypridd and Ebbw Vale and other experienced forwards.
Pontypridd went into yesterday's clash knowing a win would guarantee them top spot in the league, while the Drovers could also have made the play-offs and in the end it was Dale McIntosh's men who were celebrating following a deserved and hard-fought triumph.
BACKS: K Morgan (Swansea), R Williams (Cardiff), G Thomas(Bridgend), M Jones (Llanelli), C Morgan (Cardiff), M Watkins (Llanelli), J Robinson (Cardiff), L Davies (Llanelli), T Shanklin (Saracens), M Taylor (Swansea), I Harris (Cardiff), C Sweeney (Pontypridd), S Jones (Llanelli), G Cooper (Bath), R Powell (Cardiff), D Peel (Llanelli).