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17.11.2015 Weather watch - looking forward to the Challenge Cup Barney heads for Sardis Road

Pontypridd will hope to get their Foster's Challenge Cup campaign underway this coming Saturday 21st November with a home tie against Bridgend. more

16.11.2015 Ponty RFC on hand to turn on the Christmas Lights

Pontypridd RFC were delighted to play a part in the turning on of the town’s Christmas Lights in a special event held on Saturday 14th November. more

14.11.2015 Challenge Cup round up - 14/11/15

The Foster's Challenge Cup got off to a rather fragmented start, with games being played midweek and on the weekend, two of which were postponed due to the dreadful weather conditions. more

14.11.2015 Aberavon v Pontypridd - Game Off

The Challenge Cup tie between Aberavon and Pontypridd has been called off due to a waterlogged pitch. more

12.11.2015 Aberavon v Pontypridd - Challenge Cup match preview

This coming Saturday 14th November, Pontypridd travel to the Talbot Athletic Ground to play Aberavon in their first Challenge Cup fixture that kicks off at 2:30pm. more

11.11.2015 A new challenge for Pontypridd

Pontypridd's season takes a change of direction as the inaugural Fosters Challenge Cup gets underway this coming weekend. The focus will now be on developing new talent and nurturing the future generation of  Ponty players. more

10.11.2015 Alex Jones calls time on his playing career Alex Jones

Pontypridd lock Alex Jones has been forced to concede his playing career to a persistent ankle injury, with family and work commitments taking precedence over any plans for surgery and recuperation. more

9.11.2015 Injury update Chris Phillips - one of Ponty's walking wounded

Reflecting the dismal November weather, in terms of the Pontypridd squad's injury problems, it could be said that it never rains but it pours. more

8.11.2015 Ponty concede a disappointing defeat at Bridgend

On a cold Saturday afternoon in November, Pontypridd journeyed to the Brewery Field with hopes of breaking their run of losses against Bridgend. This Premiership clash proved to be an anxious one for the travelling Ponty support, with a final score of 30pts to 12 in Bridgend’s favour. more

8.11.2015 Premiership round up - 07/11/15

Pontypridd cling on to top spot in the Premiership by their fingernails following a third defeat in four games, the latest reverse coming away to Bridgend. more

7.11.2015 Bridgend 30:12 Pontypridd

It was Bridgend who posted the first score, edging into their opponents’ half for outside half Joe Scrivens to hoist over a penalty with two minutes gone. The Ravens almost struck again as they launched a kick and rush counter, winger Ryan Griffiths going close to scoring. more

5.11.2015 Bridgend v Pontypridd - match preview

This coming Saturday 7th November Pontypridd  travel to the Brewery Field,  Bridgend for a Premiership game that kicks off at 2:30pm. more

2.11.2015 Keiron Jenkins moves on Keiron Jenkins

Prop Keiron Jenkins has departed the Pontypridd squad following a three year stint with the club. more

1.11.2015 Premiership round up - 31/10/15

League leaders Pontypridd had their advantage trimmed to just three points following an uncharacteristic reverse against Ebbw Vale. more

1.11.2015 Ponty rue their home defeat to the Steelmen of Ebbw

On a sunny Halloween afternoon at Sardis Road, Pontypridd fans were worried that Ebbw Vale’s indifferent run of form would change as the two teams went head to head in their first Premiership meeting of the season.  more

31.10.2015 Pontypridd 18:26 Ebbw Vale

Ebbw Vale made the first advances, powering into the home twenty-two before the Ponty defence poached a turnover to clear. The first ten minutes of the game were scrappy with Ponty striving hard to build up momentum, working off a strong scrum platform. Home pressure was eventually rewarded as outside half Ceri Sweeney kicked a penalty with fourteen minutes gone. more

30.10.2015 Pontypridd v Ebbw Vale - match preview

This coming Saturday 31st October Pontypridd host Ebbw Vale in a Premiership tie that kicks off at 2pm. more

26.10.2015 Ponty boys playing away Jordan Sieniawski in action for Llanharan

Members of the Pontypridd squad have been getting valuable game time for neighbouring clubs over the past weeks. more

25.10.2015 Premiership round up - 24/10/15

It took a last gasp try for Premiership leaders Pontypridd to snatch victory from the jaws of defeat against bottom placed club Neath following an uninspiring contest at the Gnoll. more

24.10.2015 Neath 14:16 Pontypridd

A break by outside half Iwan Evans gave Neath early momentum, flanker Jordan Collier then slicing through a retreating Ponty defence, his side going close to scoring on two occasions. The home side were persistent in attack, the ball whipped out wide for winger Ashley Evans to cross for a try. more

23.10.2015 Trading places Huw Dowden - packing down at prop

Versatility is a valuable commodity amongst the Pontypridd squad, one that can be utilised when injuries take their toll on a particular position, or as a creative selection policy by the club coaches. more

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