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Newport County match abandoned after heavy rain

Newport County's match against Morecambe has been abandoned at half time following heavy rain.

The home side were leading 1-0 at the break, but as water gathered on the pitch at Rodney Parade the referee decided to call the game off.

Jade Jones wins gold at World Taekwondo Grand Prix

Olympic champion Jade Jones has continued her unbeaten year by winning the -57kg title at the World Taekwondo Grand Prix.

Taekwondo star Jade Jones won gold at London 2012 and Rio 2016 Credit: David Davies/PA Wire

The 23-year-old, from Flintshire, added to her gold medal haul from London 2012 and Rio 2016 by beating Hedaya Malak in Baku, Azerbaijan.


Rise in reports of fly-tipping incidents across Wales

Local authorities across Wales reported 36,259 incidents of fly-tipping last year.

File photo of a fly-tip site Credit: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

The figures show a rise of around 14 per cent on the previous year, with Merthyr Tydfil, Cardiff and Torfaen seeing the highest increases at a local level.

Clearance of fly-tipping is believed to have cost local authorities around £2.1 million.

Squad illness hampers Cardiff ahead of Ipswich clash

Cardiff City manager Neil Warnock says a sickness bug has prevented a number of his players from taking part in training this week, ahead of today's Championship game against Ipswich Town.

Neil Warnock admits preparation for today's game has been hampered by player illness. Credit: PA

Up to four players were unable to train fully due to illness, as Warnock targets a result which would help pull Cardiff away from the Championship relegation zone.

We were going to work on areas, and we're told you can't do that because he's missing and he's missing, and then we were going to work on other areas and he's missing and he's missing. In the end I might as well have gone for a bit of a sauna, a masssage somewhere, because it was a waste of time yesterday.

– Neil Warnock, Cardiff City Manager

Elsewhere the 68-year-old might decide not to risk striker Rickie Lambert after he missed last week's 0-0 draw with Brighton through injury.

Jazz Richards is another long term injury lay-off, but Lee Peltier could replace Matthew Connolly at right-back after serving a one-match suspension.

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