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New Under 12s Side Play First Friendly

Newtown Academy & Development Centre’s new Under 12s side played their first friendly ahead of the new season, entertaining Llanidloes Town on the riverside pitches on Tuesday night. The youngsters notched up a 9-0 win to get them geared up for their impending tournament at Hay on Wye on Saturday 28th July when they will be playing in a round robin event between Plymouth Argyle, Gloucester and Hereford. Under 12s Coach, Ashley Williams and Head of Youth, Byron Hughes were very impressed with their first competitive viewing of the Under 12s and are looking forward to the season ahead.

The Academy will be sending two coachloads of children to that tournament, with the buses leaving Newtown at 8.30am for the Under 12s, Under 13s, Under 14s and Under 16s.

The new Under 19s Youth side will play their first friendly on the Riverside pitch at 7.30pm next Wednesday when they entertain Llandrindod Wells Town.

The Academy also have fixtures lined up for all the age groups against Merthyr Tydfil Academy later in August.

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