As Ton Pentre finish off their final preparations for their Round Three fixture against Bangor City, they’ve received some support off some big names!

A mix of fans, ex players and celebrities came together in a video wishing them all the best as they prepare for their televised fixture tomorrow in front of the Sgorio cameras.

Ioan Gruffud who messaged from his London home, has had roles in movies such as Titanic, Fantastic Four and San Andreas.

Politican and leader of Plaid Cymru Leanne Wood also wished Ton Pentre the best of luck, mentioning the impact of both being based in the Rhondda.

There was also a mention from notable ex Ton Pentre midfielder Alex Lawless who has made a name from himself in the English Leagues with spells at Forest Green Rovers, Luton Town and now his current club Yeovil Town.

It’s fantastic to be hosting such a wonderful JD Welsh Cup fixture at Ynys Park against Bangor City. We’re a fan owned club, run by the community for the community, which has shown with the interest in the match.

With the game being on television it provides a fantastic opportunity for the club and the Rhondda as a whole. This will be the first time that a sporting match has been televised live from the Rhondda. There’s been a lot of hype in the build-up but the players must now remain focused on the task at hand. If they keep their concentration, you never know what could happen

Paul Rogers – Club Secretary

You can watch the full-video here.


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