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FT: Cardiff 3-2 Blackpool

Two penalties from Eoin Doyle helped Cardiff condemn relegated Blackpool to a full Sky Bet Championship season without an away victory thanks to a 3-2 victory at the City Stadium.

Joe Mason's early strike fired the hosts into the lead, with Doyle doubling their advantage after Henry Cameron had fouled Aron Gunnarsson.

Andrea Orlandi's goal gave the visitors hope of mounting a comeback, but Doyle killed off their chances following Miles Addison's foul on Mason before Peter Clarke's late consolation.

It was just Cardiff's second home win in 11 games, while for Lee Clark's men this was a 17th game without a victory as they prepare for the drop down into the third tier.

FT: Blues 23-31 Ospreys

Full time at the Millennium Stadium and the Ospreys beat the Blues in the first of today's double derby 31 points to 23.

Just minutes into the second half Dan Biggar put the Ospreys out in front giving them a five point lead.

Another penalty from Dan Evans and a try by Ben John saw the Ospreys pulling away.

Although the Blues had the last word with a break away try from Dan Fish, they were unable to close the gap.

Vicar sends thoughts and prayers to Tracey Woodford's family

A local reverend in Pontypridd has told ITV News his thoughts and prayers are with the family of Tracey Woodford after her body was found dismembered at a property in the town.

Revd. Michael Gable, Area Dean of Pontypridd and local vicar said despite assurances from police, it is inevitable the community will be shaken by the news.

"It's a tragic situation. The community will be upset and concerned by this news. We send our thoughts and prayers to those involved"

– Revd. Michael Gable

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HT: Blues 9-7 Ospreys

It's nine points to seven at half time in the first of this afternoon's judgement day matches.

The blues took an early lead with three successful penalty kicks from fly-half Gareth Anscombe.

Ospreys full back Dan Evans scored the first points for his team, narrowing the gap just five minutes before half-time.

Police name woman found 'dismembered'

Police have named the body of a woman found in a flat in Pontypridd as 47-year-old Tracey Woodford.

Credit: South Wales Police

South Wales Police has also confirmed her body was found dismembered.

Her next of kin have been informed.

A 50 year-old man remains in police custody following arrest and is assisting police with enquiries.

The suspect’s address and other identified scenes are now subject to the police investigation.

Tracey was last seen leaving a pub in the town on Tuesday evening. She was found at a block of flats on Andrews Court in the Graig area of Pontypridd on Friday.

Police said Tracey's family is receiving support from specially trained officers.

Police confirm body found is missing woman

Police investigating a murder in Pontypridd have confirmed that a body found yesterday evening is that of a woman who was reported missing.

A police officer found the body at a flat at Andrews Court Credit: ITV Cymru Wales

The 47 year-old woman, who is from the Pontypridd area, was last seen by family on Tuesday 21st of April.

Following the missing person report, police received information that the deceased was with the suspect, at the Skinny Dog Public House on Tuesday evening and left the premises with him.

The deceased was last seen leaving the Skinny Dog pub Credit: ITV Cymru Wales

Police officers then visited the suspect’s address at Andrews Court, Rickards Street, Graig and following a search of the property discovered a body and the suspect was arrested on suspicion of murder.

A 50 year-old man remains in police custody and is assisting with police enquiries.

We would like to speak to anybody who thinks they may have information that can help our investigation. No matter how insignificant the information may seem, we would like people to contact us.

In particular, we want to speak to anyone who noticed anything suspicious in the vicinity of Andrews Court, Rickards Street, were the body was found, and also to anyone who may have seen something suspicious near the rugby ground on Sardis Road in the past couple of days.

– Detective Superintendent Paul Hurley
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