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Taken from the Thai Pham Memorial Shield game at the start of the season. Despite a very strong game and near constant attacking play Geltaidd had to settle for second place, their cohort of fans still singing at the top of their lungs.
Credit: Chris Howells

It’s Geltaidd vs SH Pandas for the Aber Town Cup today, and it’s going to be huge

Local Sport, Sport, University Sport May 20, 2016 at 2:41 pm Comments

IN WHAT might be the actual last-ever game on the Aber Town FC turf (after the last men’s & women’s fixtures, and the showdown of two Aber Town Classic XI’s), two titans of the Aberystwyth DIGSRead More

A resilient Town starts second-half strong

A resilient Town starts second-half strong

Local Sport, Sport February 27, 2016 at 3:00 pm Comments

THIS winter has been harsh. Our usually idyllic seaside basin has been victim to some of its harder times in recent history. No more so than for Aber Town FC, whose losses to Port Talbot and NewtownRead More

Aber fighting for their place in the top six of the Welsh Premier League

Aber fighting for their place in the top six of the Welsh Premier League

Local Sport, Sport January 6, 2016 at 7:00 pm Comments

With their loss to Haverfordwest on New Year’s Day, Aberystwyth Town surrendered the chance to keep their fate in their own hands. They now rely on the outcome of other fixtures in the Dafabet Welsh PremierRead More

Back Row: Campbell Craig, Andy Hawkes, Adam Burgess, Jake Foxford
Middle Row: Madhava Laarbi, Douglas Owen, Tyler Brook
Bottom: Sally Jakeman
Credit: Alasdair Fischbach

Club of the Month: Ultimate Frisbee!

Interviews, Local Sport, Sport December 19, 2015 at 11:00 am Comments

Each edition of The Courier, we’re looking at on club in particular to find out what they’re all about. Off the back of their Freshers’ success against Bangor, and with a home tournament on the horizon, thisRead More

TNS see red, leave bad taste after 4-0 win over Town

TNS see red, leave bad taste after 4-0 win over Town

Local Sport, Sport October 28, 2015 at 2:30 pm Comments

THE BUILD-UP to last Friday’s game pulled no punches; Ian Hughes and his men knew the size of the challenge facing them in The New Saints. Form irrelevant, as the only fully-professional team in the Welsh topRead More

Last seasons trip to Park Avenue for The Nomads was also a 1-1 draw.
Credit: Alex Tanton

Griffiths bridges gap for Aber Town against Nomad’s

Local Sport, Sport October 15, 2015 at 7:00 pm Comments

ON A COLD early Autumn afternoon in Aberystwyth it was the substitution of Rhys Griffiths into the game which ultimately assured the spoils were to be shared between Aberystwyth Town and The Nomads from Gap Connah’s Quay.Read More

Jono Williams in action in the last Memorial shield.
Credit: Eddie Whitehead

Thai Pham Memorial Shield kicks off season before DIGS league draw

Local Sport, Sport, University Sport October 14, 2015 at 8:11 pm Comments

PARK Avenue is playing host for the DIGS Memorial Shield, the Aberystwyth DIGS league clash of silverware holders. This is the first to be hosted at the home of Aber Town FC, and the second to beRead More

Aberystwyth last met Newtown at Park Avenue in the play-off for the Europa League, which Newtown won 2-1.
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Seasiders in strong form ahead of big match at Newtown

Local Sport, Sport October 9, 2015 at 7:44 pm Comments

AFTER a mixed bag of results at the start of the season, Aberystwyth Town find themselves fourth in the WPL with a shot at climbing to second if they can seal a victory over Newtown AFCRead More

Aber Town endure rocky start to season

Aber Town endure rocky start to season

Local Sport, Sport September 26, 2015 at 8:30 pm Comments

AFTER a hard summer training and some quality signings for the club, Aberystwyth Town FC have struggled to get points on the Welsh Premier League table. The Seasiders have been unfortunate, scoring 11 goals in leagueRead More

Newtown deny Aber a Europa league spot

Newtown deny Aber a Europa league spot

Local Sport, Sport May 27, 2015 at 2:30 pm Comments

IN THE FINAL fixture of domestic Welsh football this season, Aberystwyth Town welcomed their Mid-Wales rivals, Newton, to Park Avenue for the Europa league Play-Off Final.
With over 900 fans, including a respectable away following from central Wales,Read More