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9.9.2013 Ponty progress to pool 2 of the BIC

Pontypridd ensured progression into the pool stages of the 2013 - 2014 British & Irish Cup with a close fought home win over Cardiff in the WRU regional eliminator. Ponty will now contest Pool 2 of the competition with Edinburgh Academicals, London Scottish and London Welsh. more

7.9.2013 BIC qualifiers round-up: 07/09/13

Welsh club qualification for the 2013 - 2014 British & Irish Cup was finalised through a round of regional play-offs on Saturday 7th September. more

7.9.2013 Ponty's BIC progress generates Chief relief Dale McIntosh

Pontypridd coach Dale McIntosh was not his usual ebullient self as he contemplated his side's close fought home win over Cardiff to secure progression into the British & Irish Cup pool stages. more

5.9.2013 Ponty kick off the season with BIC eliminator against Cardiff

A new campaign for Pontypridd begins, not with a whimper but with a bang of seismic proportion. On Saturday 7th September, kicking off at 2:30pm, Ponty host old rivals Cardiff in a British & Irish Cup qualifying tie, with the ambitions of an entire season in the balance. more

3.9.2013 John prepared for all or nothing clash Paul John

Pontypridd RFC assistant coach Paul John is hard at work this week helping prepare his squad for the season's first competitive fixture - the small matter of a British & Irish Cup eliminator against old rivals Cardiff. more

2.9.2013 Match of the Day

Rarely can any season for Pontypridd RFC, in the club’s long history of dramatic highs and lows, have commenced with such a vital one-off encounter as this. more

1.9.2013 BIC qualifiers round up - 01/09/13

The domestic club season in Wales got underway on the weekend of 31st August with a preliminary round of British & Irish Cup qualifying ties played on a regional basis. more

31.8.2013 Ponty squad finalised for the season to come

The Pontypridd RFC squad, with a few last minute adjustments made, has been finalised in readiness for the 2013 – 2014 campaign. more

30.8.2013 Ponty to host Cardiff in Boxing Day derby

In a reverse of the originally published fixture list, Pontypridd RFC will play its home Premiership tie against Cardiff RFC on Boxing Day – Thursday 26th December 2013. more

30.8.2013 James Howe steps into the Ponty breach

Pontypridd have drafted loose head prop James Howe into their senior squad for the commencement of the 2013 - 2014 season. more

27.8.2013 Ponty's prop problems Scott Roberts -one of the crocked props

Pontypridd RFC is facing an early season injury crisis in the prop department, with five of the club’s front row stalwarts enduring assorted injury problems. more

22.8.2013 Ponty go into sevens mode for national tournament Fosters National Sevens

Pontypridd will contest the Foster's National Sevens tournament at Cardiff Arms Park on Sunday 25th August, hoping to add another piece of silverware to the club trophy cabinet. more

20.8.2013 Merthyr training day

The Pontypridd squad will take part in a training day as guests of Merthyr RFC on Saturday 24th August. more

20.8.2013 Shellard excited by Ponty Sevens Wales Sevens star Rhys Shellard

Having been a regular for Wales Sevens over the past seasons, sometimes as captain, Pontypridd flanker Rhys Shellard is relishing the opportunity to represent his club in the WRU National Sevens on Sunday 25th August. more

16.8.2013 Ponty boys feature for Wales under 18s Aled Summerhill in action for Wales

Four Pontypridd players will represent Wales under 18s in their final tour match in South Africa on Saturday 17th August. more

16.8.2013 Ponty relish being sevens favourites Owen Jenkins, Wales Sevens and Pontypridd

Wales Sevens man Owen Jenkins says Pontypridd can cope with the tag of favourites at the Foster's National Sevens. more

15.8.2013 Ponty step up a gear for Llandovery friendly Ponty take on the Drovers

Having racked up a phenomenal tally of 198 points in two previous warm up games, Pontypridd step up another level in their pre-season preparations as they host Premiership rivals Llandovery on Saturday 17th August, the game kicking off at 2:30pm. more

14.8.2013 Williams and Young link up with Ponty Thomas Young set to feature for Ponty

Pontypridd have been allocated two senior Blues players for the forthcoming winter’s campaign – hooker Rhys Williams and flanker Thomas Young. more

13.8.2013 Welsh clubs drafted into BIC draw

Welsh Premiership clubs have now been included into the previously made British & Irish Cup draw, pending on qualification from their regional play-offs. If Pontypridd progress into the main competition by first gaining victory over Cardiff, they will go on to face London Welsh, London Scottish and Edinburgh Academicals in Pool 2. more

12.8.2013 Ser saith Pontypridd Asgellwr Cymru Alex Webber

Mae'r gem rygbi saith bob ochr yn tyfu mewn poblogrwydd, ac yn cael ei chlustnodi i fod yn rhan o'r gemau Olympaidd nesaf yn Rio de Janeiro, Brasil yn 2016.   Mae'r gem, sydd yn fersiwn chwim a chyffrous o'r rygbi pymtheg bob ochr traddodiadol, hefyd yn datblygu i fod yn rhan bwysig o strwythur Clwb Pontypridd. more

8.8.2013 Ponty host Newbury Blues in friendly run out The opposition - Newbury Blues

Pontypridd take on English South West Division One opponents Newbury Blues in a friendly match at Sardis Road on Saturday 10th August, the game kicking off at 2:30pm. more

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