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Tai Calon White Ribbon Football Tournament 2016

14 teams battled it out at Tai Calon’s 2nd White Ribbon Football Tournament, The five-a-side event was held at Beaufort Welfare Ground in Ebbw Vale to raise awareness about violence against women. All teams played to win but in the end Linc Cymru emerged victorious. Volunteers from The North Gwent Referees Association gave up their own time to referee proceedings and community radio station, BRfm, provided a ball-by-ball commentary.

Big thank you to Linc Cymru, Newport City Homes, Bronafon Housing, Monmouthshire Housing, United Welsh, Hugh James, AP Waters, Ebbw Fawr School, Bridgend DFC, Tredegar Town FC and Charter Housing for entering teams to play in the tournament.

The event was sponsored by:

Ebbw Vale RFC, Wilko, The Market Hall Cinema Brynmawr, Mel Morgan Sports, Diamond Beauty, Tesco, Tutti Frutti, Tredegar Tyres & Exhaust Centre and Tai Calon.

Everyone who took part also signed a pledge to never condone, commit or remain silent to any violence against women.

Tai Calon is the first housing association in the UK to be awarded White Ribbon status for its campaign to raise awareness about violence against women. For more information visit: www.whiteribboncampaign.co.uk

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