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Jess Sees Perfect OVO Energy Series Record Ended On Durham Cobbles

Jess Roberts saw her unbeaten run at the OVO Energy Tour series ended after she was beaten into second place in Durham. The Carmarthen-born rider was competing for the fourth time in little over a week having triumphed in the previous rounds in Redditch, Motherwell and Aberdeen.

Anna Bows Out In Thailand After Gutsy Displays

Ceri Sweeney . . . From Apprentice To Master, Then Mentor . . . Thanks For 20 Years

He fought back the tears, and vowed to return to rugby sooner rather than later, but Ceri Sweeney had every reason to smile at the weekend after bringing down the curtain on a great career. More than 20 years after making his Pontypridd debut against Ebbw Vale, with his PE teacher Paul John as his scrum-half, the 39-year-old former Wales outside-half steered his side to a 47-19 win over Principality Premiership champions Merthyr. It was the perfect way to bow out at Sardis Road and both teams formed a guard of honour to welcome him onto the field.

Graham Potter Breaks Bread With Brighton As Swans Concede Defeat

Graham Potter will hold talks with Brighton today over their vacant managerial position after the Seagulls agreed to pay the release clause in his Swansea City contract. The 43-year-old was offered a new contract by the Swans in an attempt to ward off Brighton's interest, but told his employers he's keen to move quickly into managing in the Premier League after just one season working in the Championship. Brighton saw an initial approach to Swansea knocked back on Tuesday with Potter still having two years left on the deal he signed when he joined the club from Swedish side Ostersund last summer.

Two Great Welsh Rugby Names . . . One Desperate Outcome

Friday night’s play-off clash between Llanelli and Pontypool has brought plenty of sympathy for the losers as Pooler were yet again denied promotion to the Welsh Premiership following a 27-16 defeat. But as Paul Jones reports, this was a game with so much to lose for two of the most famous names in Welsh rugby. All the pre-match talk had been about whether or not Pontypool’s three year dream to reach the top tier of the semi-pro game would become a reality at the end of their second unbeaten season in the Championship, but few had considered what the play-off game at Aberavon meant to Llanelli.

Cardiff Met Battle Bala For Key To Europe And £200k

Cardiff Met are chasing glory, history and a big bundle of cash when they visit Bala Town today in a make-or-break Europa League play-off final. The tie is worth £194,000 in prize money to the winning side but for the students it is also about securing European qualification for the first time in their history after heartbreaking defeats in the previous two play-off finals. Met midfielder Will Evans believes his team are feeling confident of ending their unwanted play-off record following an impressive semi-final display against Caernarfon Town.

Jonathan's Great Britain Ready For French Test In Kosice

Jumping Jade: I've Proved I'm Not Just Just An Olympic Girl

Jade Jones made it fifth time lucky in Manchester by defeating holder Ah-Reum Lee to be crowned World taekwondo Champion. Wales' double Olympic Games gold medallist had won silver and bronze medals at her previous four world appearances since 2011.

Ospreys Flex Their Muscles And Seize The European Prize

Great Britain Search For Crucial World Championship Win

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Ceri Sweeney . . . From Apprentice To Master, Then Mentor . . . Thanks For 20 Years

He fought back the tears, and vowed to return to rugby sooner rather than later, but Ceri Sweeney had every reason to smile at the weekend after bringing down the curtain on a great career. More than 20 years after making his Pontypridd debut against Ebbw Vale, with his PE... Read More

Two Great Welsh Rugby Names . . . One Desperate Outcome

Friday night’s play-off clash between Llanelli and Pontypool has brought plenty of sympathy for the losers as Pooler were yet again denied promotion to the Welsh Premiership following a 27-16 defeat. But as Paul Jones reports, this was a game with so much to lose for two of the most... Read More

Nigel Owens Says Israel Folau Sacking Was The Right Call By Australia

Nigel Owens believes Israel Folau only has himself to blame for the termination of his contract by Rugby Australia. Wales’ and the world’s top referee insists the Wallabies star left his employers with no other option after breaking his code of conduct with series of homophobic tweets. A devout Christian who has... Read More

It's About Time We Delivered, Says Leigh Halfpenny Ahead Of Scarlets' Clash At Ospreys

Leigh Halfpenny has urged his Scarlets to finally deliver a complete performance tonight when they battle with the Ospreys for a place in next season’s Heineken Champions Cup. The Wales full-back has had a frustrating season on an individual level with injuries and concussion problems, but he also admits his... Read More

Jonathan Humphreys Bids For Pro14 Triumph Before Wales Return

Jonathan Humphreys admits he will leave Scotland to return to Wales with a tear in his eye – but wants a trophy to soothe the pain. The former Wales captain is due to link up with Wayne Pivac this summer as they shadow Warren Gatland and his current coaches, before... Read More

Harrison Eyeing Paralympic Glory After Dreams Of Playing Rugby For Wales Ended By Freak Tackle

Harrison Walsh saw his hopes of representing Wales at the sport he loved most wrecked by a freak injury playing the game that had given him so much joy. But, rather than being bitter, Mumbles-born Harrison switched his focus and is now targeting pulling on the famous red vest at the Commonwealth... Read More
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