The 1sts opened their Presidents Cup run with a match against Swindon. Newport started the match 9 goals down on handicap.
The 1st Chukka saw both sides score 4 goals.
The 2nd chukka saw Newport starting to close the gap, scoring 7 unanswered goals, bringing the half time score to 11 - 13.
Half time revitalised Swindon, and some ambitious play saw Swindon stay in the game in the 3rd and 4th Chukka's, with the score at the end of the 3rd being 17 - 17, and the match finishing 20 - 19 for Newport.
A close match, well done Newport.