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Moriarty, 24, has this week joined up with his new team-mates following the Wales summer tour to Argentina.

His move to Rodney Parade has certainly attraction plenty of media attention, but the back rower is keen to let his rugby do the talking when he pulls on a Dragons jersey for the first time.

“I don’t feel there is a lot of expectation on me, it’s a team sport and I’m just a piece of the jigsaw. I will contribute what I can, when I can,” he said.

“After meeting with Bernard (Jackman) I knew this was the place to come. I liked what he had to say and I liked him as a person, which is always good when you sign for a new club.

“There have been a lot of changes since last season, players leaving and players coming in, and I’m excited to see what we can do.

“Everyone knows what I’m about and that is what I going to bring every week. People shouldn’t expect anything less.

“I’m really excited about a new start here,” he added. “Already I’ve seen the boys working hard for each other and I’m excited about what we can do.

“It’s nicer to be a little bit closer to home and in an environment where I know a lot of boys from when I was younger.

“There are quite a few boys here I used to play against or played alongside when I was a bit younger. Obviously Richard (Hibbard) has come along with me too. I’m looking forward to getting back on the field.”

Moriarty will miss the opening game of the Guinness PRO14 season as he serves a suspension for his red card against Argentina in Sante Fe in June.

However, Moriarty – who has apologised and accepted his ban – insists he will not change the physicality and aggressions he brings with his game.

“I was disappointed to finish the tour the way I did, but there is plenty of rugby to look forward to and I’m sure when I get back to it I will definitely make up for it,” he said.

“I do what I do, I’m not going to change that. I will make it up to the boys when I come back.

“Considering how little I played last season, I was happy with what I got through during that tour,” he added.

“I felt I made good impacts on the games, I felt my physicality was right and that was what we needed with a young squad and players who had not played for Wales.”

Gwent Police Appeal for Missing Newport Man


Gwent police are appealing for information to locate 44 year old Barry Higgs Collier who has been reported as missing.

Barry is from the Newport area.  He was last seen on Tuesday 31st July at around 7.30am and hasn’t been seen since, and officers are concerned for his wellbeing.

Barry is described as a white, around 6ft 4 with blue eyes and short brown hair. Barry has a freckled complexion and a scar on his left cheek.  He has a dragon tattoo on his left upper arm and was last seen wearing a blue T-shirt, blue jeans and red Adidas trainers.

Anyone with information relating to Barry’s whereabouts is asked to call 101, quoting log 173 1/8/18.

New exiles Signing, Goalkeeper Nick Townsend


Newport County AFC are delighted to announce the signing of Goalkeeper Nick Townsend.

The 23-year-old has signed a two-year deal with the Exiles and will be eligible to face Mansfield Town this afternoon.

Despite his young age, Townsend has a great pedigree having started his career at Birmingham City.  He signed his first professional deal with the Blues in 2013 and gained experience on loan at Oxford City, Lincoln City and Barnsley.  After a successful loan spell with Barnsley, he joined the Championship Club permanently in 2015 playing 16 times.

After completing the deal with County, Townsend spoke exclusively to iFollow Exiles about the move stating: “I think it is a good opportunity for me coming back into the Football League.   I feel like I’ve got a lot to prove coming into this football club – I want to push Joe Day and also push myself at the same time.

“There is a great atmosphere here between the lads. The players are a hard-working bunch of lads, everyone grafts and I’ve really settled in on my first day.”

Manager Michael Flynn added: “Nick is a brilliant signing for us.  He’s at great age and showed a real desire to sign for County.  He played in the Championship last season so will be here to compete for the Number One position.  I’m sure Nick and Joe will push each other to new levels.”

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