Tesni Evans fended off a fightback from Hollie Naughton to reach the third round of the El Gouna International in Egypt. The 26-year-old took the first two games 11-9, 11-8 and looked set for a comfortable victory against the unseeded Canadian.
Leandro Bacuna insists Cardiff City have what Aston Villa lacked three years ago – the unity to stay in the Premier League. The Bluebirds midfielder – who could replace Aron Gunnarssson against Liverpool today – was part of the Villa squad that crashed out of the top level in 2016. It was a divided dressing room, he says, full of finger-pointing accusations among players against a chaotic backdrop of four different managers in the same season.
Mark Williams launched a scathing attack on 'pathetic' World Snooker chiefs after they allegedly denied his son access to his dressing room before his first round victory in Sheffield. The 44-year-old saw off England's Martin Gould 10-7 at the Crucible Theatre to begin his bid for a fourth title.
Georgia Davies tried to find some hope in disappointment after she responded to her failure to qualify for the World Championships in South Korea by winning gold in the 50m backstroke at the British Swimming Championships in Glasgow. Davies did not attempt to hide her devastation after she failed to make the selection time in the 100m backstroke on the second night at Tollcross International Swimming Centre.
It’s hard to deny that it’s been an underwhelming season for Bala Town, particularly in the second-half of their campaign where until yesterday they had managed just a single victory in Phase 2. Mike Hayes’ second-half winner coupled with a Chris Venables brace might just be the platform the Lakesiders so desperately need to launch their play-off campaign. Bala have not been the competitive outfit that we’ve come to expect in recent campaigns and this season the club are at real risk of missing out on European qualification for the first time in five seasons – a scenario which could make a significant impact on the club’s budget moving forward.
Joel Makin will face No 7 seed Paul Coll after reaching the third round of the El Gouna International in Egypt. The 24-year-old, who had a first round bye, came through his second round tie with local player Mazen Hesham to earn the right to face the New Zealander.
Stroke survivors around Wales will get the chance to use golf as part of their recovery following the success of a pilot scheme run in partnership with the Stroke Association. The scheme has received a boost in the R&A’s Golf and Health Week, with a focus today (Thursday, April 18)... Read More
North Wales golf club assistant pro Tom Bowen is launching a new mental health campaign for young adults, after the sport helped him turn his life around from depression. He is set to work with young adults, aged 18-24, through mental health charity MIND and Nant Y Glyn health resource centre... Read More
Welsh golfer James Ashfield was... Read More
Wales Girls claimed one of their best wins with victory in the Irish Girls U18 Stroke Play Championship, seeing off teams from the Home Nations and around Europe. Pontyclun schoolgirl Ffion Tynan was second in the individual event, after leading going into the final round, with Newport Links’ Carys Worby... Read More
Ashburnham’s Aled Greville produced an impressive final round display to win The R&A Foundation Scholars Tournament in St Andrew’s and qualify for the International Team in this year’s Palmer Cup. The Wales Boys international, part of the Wales Golf set up since the age of 12, surged through the men’s... Read More