Gareth Furlong bagged his second goal of the Belfius EuroHockey Championship as Wales lost to Spain in Antwerp. The Surbiton HC defender followed up his strike in the 2-2 draw with England on the opening day.
Welsh athletes will be taking on some of the world’s best at Sunday’s Diamond League meeting in Birmingham. The latest leg of the international athletics roadshow features more than 60 global medallist, including 10 reigning Olympic champions, two Paralympic champions and 13 reigning world champions. Commonwealth Games bronze medallist Melissa Courtney, who beat Laura Muir in the Vitality Westminster Mile earlier this year, will line up over the same distance in the Milicent Fawcett Mile alongside fellow Brit Eilish McCoglan.
Steve Cooper says Borja Bastón was revelling in the role of leading the line after his two goals secured their 3-2 win over Preston. The £15m Spanish striker went 1,022 days without a Swansea goal before this season but now has three goals in three league games. It was his equaliser on the stroke of half-time that gave the hosts a lifeline after Joe Rafferty’s early strike put a dominant Preston side ahead after 11 minutes.
Warren Gatland says Wales will not get carried away after replacing New Zealand as World Rugby’s top-ranked nation. Wales’ 13-6 World Cup warm-up victory over England in Cardiff saw them end the All Blacks’ 10-year unbroken rankings reign. And their debut rise to the summit comes just 34 days before the World Cup kicks off in Japan.
Wales came agonisingly close to pulling off a shock victory over England on their return to the top tier of European competition after 20 years. Coach Zak Jones’ side were within three minutes of victory in their opening Pool A game at the Belfius EuroHockey Championships in Antwerp.
Cardiff Devils owners are holding their annual summit in Calgary, Canada - and they have revealed five signings for the Elite League play-offs champions. Former Belfast Giants captain Blair Riley, who led that team to the League title last season, has committed to Devils along with Finnish forward Masi Marjamaki. Stephen Dixon,... Read More
Wales’ Olympic bronze medallist Laura Deas will be aiming for her first World Championship medal next month after being named in a six-strong British Skeleton squad for the season’s showpiece in Canada. Deas made Olympic history alongside Lizzy Yarnold in PyeongChang 12 months ago and will hope to be in... Read More
Cardiff Devils took Andrew Lord back to the late 1980s during their thrilling, but odd, Elite League ice hockey win against Coventry Blaze at the Viola Arena last night. Captain Jake Morissette scored a late shorthanded winner to hand Devils a 6-5 victory and head coach Lord said: “What a night! “It... Read More
Canadian forward Justin Faryna has left Cardiff Devils. The spark plug winger from Calgary, a hugely popular player among fans, was in tears when he told Devils team-mates that he was leaving. His departure has come as a massive shock to the Elite League champions, but they will move to bring in... Read More
Calgary-born forward Ryan Duncan and his Red Bull Salzburg team with launch their fifth Champions Hockey League season in Cardiff Bay, South Wales on Thursday evening. Salzburg take on Elite League champions Cardiff Devils in Cardiff Bay and the experienced Duncan says: “Champions League Hockey is always something special. “Few teams take... Read More
Cardiff Devils have revealed four new signings during their Calgary summit. Winger Mike Hedden is the first new player added to the Devils ranks, while Welshman Matthew Myers, Justin Faryna and Layne Ulmer are returning to the club. Canadians Faryna and Ulmer joined head coach Andrew Lord, managing director Todd Kelman and... Read More