Connor Roberts has revealed how the Wales squad have been taking inspiration for their European Championship campaign by watching footage of Euro 2016. Wales scaled the heights three summers ago as Chris Coleman’s side reached the semi-finals of Euro 2016 after ending a 58-year wait to play at a major tournament. The journey in France began with a 2-1 win over Slovakia in Bordeaux – the same opponents that Ryan Giggs’ side face in their opening 2020 European Championship qualifier at the Cardiff City Stadium on Sunday.
Wayne Pivac is in danger of leaving the Scarlets on a low note after admitting they served up their worst display in his five years in charge as they were hammered by the Cardiff Blues. Pivac – who is leaving at the end of the season to prepare to take charge of Wales after the World Cup – is in familiar territory for many coaches whose next job is announced long before they leave their current one. No matter what they utter in public about maintaining their focus until the last goodbye, they are often undermined by players who decide the king is dead, long live the next one.
Wales’ young female artistic gymnasts dominated the competition at the British Championships in Liverpool, with the Welsh female Espoir (under 13s) gymnasts taking eight of the top ten spots in the all-around competition and winning gold in every individual apparatus contest.
Penarth Hockey Club achieved two of its biggest pre-season aims with weeks to spare in the Verde Recreo League, as both the 3rd and 4th XIs secured promotion – with a divisional title to boot. PENARTH ‘B’ 4-0 Neath ‘A’ Although promotion from De Cymru 2 was all but secured... Read More
Penarth Hockey Club produced four wins from five matches in the latest round of Verde Recreo League fixtures to ensure that all victorious teams remain in the hunt for promotion. PENARTH 3-2 Whitchurch The 1st XI hosted local rivals Whitchurch in a must win game for both sides in what is still... Read More
Penarth Hockey Club continues to chase promotion from four different divisions of the Verde Recreo League after another busy weekend of action across South Wales and the West of England. Wotton-under-Edge 3-3 PENARTH The 1st XI’s trip to the Cotswolds to face Wotton-under-Edge held importance for both teams, with the... Read More
The recent cold snap created a congested weekend of games for Penarth Hockey Club, with both the 1st and 3rd XIs pressed into important back-to-back Verde Recreo League fixtures, but 16 unanswered goals went a long way to bolstering the latter’s promotion push. PENARTH ‘B’ 6-0 Swansea ‘F’ Still stinging... Read More
Sophie Robinson is returning to the Wales squad for the three match test series in France later this month. The Nottingham-based player is part of coach Kevin Johnson's 22-strong squad for the trip to Antibes which also includes two new caps. Robinson has not been part of the squad recently... Read More