The Gwent Cross-Country league started in 1963 with the first match at Prescoed Camp, Usk on Saturday 26th October. Coincidentally the second match a month later was at Ty Mawr, Gilwern, which was also an approved school! It is planned to celebrate the Golden Jubilee of the League with a Reunion & Buffet after the first match of the season at Pontypool on Saturday 19th October 2013.
Please reserve the date in your diary now. John Collins the League Chairman has contacted many people from “the early years “ but if any club members have contacts with athletes or officials from the 60s or 70s please get in touch with John Collins on 10792-206119 or email John at firstname.lastname@example.org
So a note for all our diaries the first Gwent league of next season will be on Saturday 19th October 2013 when the Senior Women will commence defence of their team title.