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Cardiff Met Pair Joe Brier And Piers Copeland Chase Olympic Games Glory . . . It's Just A Case Of Which One

Cardiff Met athletes Joe Brier and Piers Copeland have dreams to race at the Olympic Games – but admit it is more likely to be at Paris in 2024 than this year in Tokyo. The students both underlined their growing stature on the track with impressive performances at last week’s British Athletics Indoor Championships in Glasgow. Brier finished second in the 400m and Brier was third in the 800m after indoor seasons that have been disrupted following the postponement of the World Indoor Championships in China – scheduled for next month - because of the spread of coronavirus.

Elinor Barker Takes Silver And Insists GB Are On Track For Tokyo

Elinor Barker insists there is more to come from Great Britain’s women’s team pursuit squad after they took silver at the UCI Track Cycling World Championships in Berlin. Wales’ Olympic champion was part of a foursome who finished second in the final against the USA, after being the second fastest team in qualifying. As the countdown to the Olympic Games in Tokyo continues, Barker said: “Qualifying was really positive. It was definitely the highlight for us and the happiest I’ve felt about the team pursuit in a long time.

Wayne Pivac Has Checked Out Of The Honeymoon Suite . . . And Needs To Check His Selections For Twickenham

Three games into the Six Nations and Wales have just one victory to show for their efforts. Robin Davey says the bold ambitions of coach Wayne Pivac are being undermined by his own selection calls and a misfiring team. It’s early days, but for new head coach Wayne Pivac to declare Wales are heading in the right direction after successive Six Nations defeats at the hands of Ireland and France is, well . . .  let’s' be charitable and say inadvisable. Some might describe it as plain daft especially as no matter what controversial decisions there may have been by the referee, France were clearly the better side.

Bluebirds' Striker Danny Joins The Martyrs On Loan

Wales Under-21 Travel To Face Manx Netball Challenge

Valkyries Aim to Take Flight at Their Own Women's Gridiron Tournament

Cardiff will host three American Football games crammed into almost as many hours when Wales’ only women’s gridiron team stages its second ever tournament. The Cardiff Valkyries host the Cheshire Bears and Leicester Falcons in the final regional tournament of the season at the Cardiff International Sports Campus in Leckwith on Saturday, February 29.  The Valkyries will face their guests in two full contact 30-minute, seven V seven games on a shortened pitch in the British American Football Association (BAFA) Division Two North Sapphire series. 

Merriman Aims For Fifth Welsh Tarmacadam Title

Richard Merriman will attempt to win the JD Tyres Welsh Tarmacadam Rally Championship title for a fifth time this year, as he returns to the series in his Vauxhall-engined Darrian T90. Together with co-driver Kath Curzon, the Pontypridd driver enjoyed another great season 2019, winning his class on the Tour of Epynt, Tour of Caerwent, SMC Stages, Harry Flatters Rally and the Fairfield Merlin Stages at Pembrey. Merriman only failed to finish one event, crashing into a concrete post in the German Village during the Mewla Rally, but he bounced back to retain his title.

Chairman Gareth Davies To Follow WRU Chief Martyn Phillips In Standing Down

Furious Steve Cooper Claims Swansea City Are Fighting More Than The Opposition

An apoplectic Steve Cooper has insisted Swansea City will go above the normal level of feedback to complain about referee Tim Robinson. Swans manager Cooper was left in a despairing fury over the calls made by Robinson after seeing his team lose 1-0 at Fulham where a succession of critical decisions went against the away side. Aleksandar Mitrovic missed a controversial 87th-minute penalty before the striker sealed Fulham's  victory with a header in the fourth minute of added time.

Former Newport And Bluebirds Striker Matt In Trouble At Grimsby Before Home Match Against Exiles

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Cardiff Met Pair Joe Brier And Piers Copeland Chase Olympic Games Glory . . . It's Just A Case Of Which One

Cardiff Met athletes Joe Brier and Piers Copeland have dreams to race at the Olympic Games – but admit it is more likely to be at Paris in 2024 than this year in Tokyo. The students both underlined their growing stature on the track with impressive performances at last week’s... Read More

Wayne Pivac Has Checked Out Of The Honeymoon Suite . . . And Needs To Check His Selections For Twickenham

Three games into the Six Nations and Wales have just one victory to show for their efforts. Robin Davey says the bold ambitions of coach Wayne Pivac are being undermined by his own selection calls and a misfiring team. It’s early days, but for new head coach Wayne Pivac to... Read More

Chairman Gareth Davies To Follow WRU Chief Martyn Phillips In Standing Down

By Tom Jenkins Gareth Davies is set to stand down as Welsh Rugby Union chairman later this year – unless he can alter rules he helped introduce. The WRU are already head hunting a new chief executive to replace Martyn Phillips this summer, but they will also be looking for a new... Read More

The Pitch Battles Taking Place Across Wales Every Week . . . And Who's Winning

Postponements, prices and plastic – what’s the state of pitches in Wales? With the winter bringing the state of our sports pitches in to ever sharper focus, Graham Thomas and Paul Batcup provide a snapshot of the current picture in Wales. Anyone familiar with playing community football or rugby at this time... Read More

Ospreys Players Gave Toby Booth Thumbs Up, Says Mike Ruddock

Mike Ruddock insists Toby Booth convinced the Ospreys players he was the man to take the region out of its desperate slump. The current Harlequins assistant coach will take in charge at the Liberty Stadium for the start of the 2020/21 season after their long search for a replacement to... Read More

Suzy Drane Backs Celtic Dragons To Weather The Storms Of A Testing Season

The Celtic Dragons began their Vitality Netball Superleague campaign with an agonizing, but encouraging 44-43 defeat to Surrey Storm at the weekend. But despite a huge turnaround in players, former Dragon Suzy Drane tells Graham Thomas she feels optimistic about this season. The Celtic Dragons can overcome the loss of... Read More
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