Oli McBurnie Set To Shoulder The Swansea Burden As Wilfried Bony Waits To Leave

Oli McBurnie is set to return for Swansea City at home to Sheffield United this weekend after recovering from the illness that forced him to miss their last two games. The Swans striker sat out the FA Cup victory at Aston Villa as well as the draw at Preston, but manager Graham Potter believes his leading scorer is sharp enough again to face the Blades. "With Oli it is one of those things where he was ill last week, a bit low, and then he has picked something else up,” said Potter.

Devils Speed Skater Fournier On Elite League High

'Footballing Volcano' Jimmy Scoular Was Hero For Welsh Bluebirds And Geordie Magpies

Newport County To Help Fund Fans' FA Cup Crusade To The North

Newport County are to help their fans with the long trip to Middlesbrough in the FA Cup by paying half their costs. The gesture is a thank you by the club for their supporters’ role in their giant-killing run that has taken them through to the fourth round. Manager Mike Flynn and his team earned a stunning 2-1 victory over Leicester City in the third round before being handed a fourth round trip to the Riverside Stadium on January 26.

IRN-BRU Cup Spot For Future Winners Of Nathaniel MG Cup

Tesni Evans Out To Stop The Clocks - And The Commuters - In New York's Grand Central Station

Tesni Evans hopes to play her part in bringing New Yorkers to a standstill when she plays her first match at the JP Morgan Tournament of Champions this weekend. The Welsh No.1 – who broke into the world’s top 10 on the back of stunning performances in America last year – rates the event as one of the sport’s best due to its iconic location. Imagine a glass squash court dropped into the main passenger concourse at Waterloo train station during rush hour and you get an idea of the impact made by hosting the championship at New York’s Grand Central Terminal.

Josh Adams Warned Any New Injury Setback Could Wreck His Six Nations

Josh Adams has been ruled out of a comeback this weekend as the Wales wing battles for fitness ahead of the Six Nations. The Worcester Warriors star has not played since injuring his hamstring last month and the club have warned that any setback now could lead to another six to eight weeks on the sidelines. That would be another significant blow for Wales who are already without Leigh Halfpenny for an unspecified further period as he tries to overcome the effects of concussion.

Cardiff City Bring In Oumar Niasse After Using Solskjaer Link In Bid For Marouane Fellaini

Everton striker Oumar Niasse has arrived in Cardiff to complete his loan move to the Bluebirds - and he could be joined by Manchester United’s Marouane Fellaini. But Emiliano Sala’s proposed move to South Wales has been delayed after he was sent on from the Nantes subs bench in their French Ligue 1 fixture against Nimes on Wednesday. That effectively rules put any chance of Sala arriving in time for Saturday’s Premier League trip to Newcastle United, although it is believes Kenneth Zohore has recovered from injury and available to return.

Welsh Athletes Heading To Belfast For XCountry Test

By Owen Morgan The busy cross country season continues for Welsh athletes this weekend at the IAAF Northern Ireland International Cross Country event. Welsh Athletics has selected a strong team to compete in the Celtic and Home Countries International match which is incorporated into the event in Belfast. European Cross Country Championships silver medallists Charlie Hulson, of Liverpool Harriers, and Swansea Harrier Kris Jones are selected fresh from representing Great Britain at the Simplyhealth Stirling XCountry last weekend.

Liam Williams Ready To Put On Royal Show In First Title Defence

Liam Williams’ first defence of his British Middleweight title will see boxing return to an iconic London venue. The Church Village man will face England’s Joe Mullender on March 8 at The Royal Albert Hall, which stages only its second professional boxing show since the 1990s. The talented Williams (19-2-1-KO14) produced a sensational stoppage of Mark Heffron at the Manchester Arena to claim the title in December and is back in action to defend his title against former English champion Mullender (11-2-KO5).

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Shuttleworth Sisters Followed Dan The Man As Twickenham Winners

Welsh twins Fiona and Jenni Shuttleworth followed in the footsteps of one of the most famous sporting alumni of their junior school, Dan Biggar, in winning at Twickenham. The sisters packed down together in the back row for Cambridge as they won the 30thanniversary Women’s Varsity Match 8-5 to make it two... Read More

The Springboks Regard Wales As "Assassins" . . . But The Feeling Should Be Mutual

The climax to the Under Armour autumn series is fast approaching with the Springboks rumbling into town on Saturday. Robin Davey believes Wales coach Warren Gatland must balance competing demands in selection against a South Africa side who are on the way back. Resurgent Wales go into Saturday's crucial Test... Read More

Liam Williams Hits The 50 Mark But Says He's Got A Battle For 51st

Liam Williams has suggested even two tries on his 50th appearance for Wales does not guarantee him selection against South Africa. The Saracens wing celebrated his half century by scoring twice in the 74-24 demolition of Tonga at the Principality Stadium, contributions which inspired 50 unanswered points in 37 minutes... Read More

Wales v Tonga . . . Where The Newbies Go Cruising For A Bruising

Any game against Tonga means the post-match bruise count will be well above average. But Wales should embrace the pain today, says Harri Morgan. Only by travelling the bumpy road can they learn to keep the World Cup wheels turning. Whizzing down the garden on my first bike - a Raleigh... Read More

It's Autumn . . . And Wales Finally Turn Over A New Leaf

The leaves still fell from the trees, the clock went back its prescribed hour, but for once Wales have not lost to Australia in the autumn. A first victory for 10 years and 13 matches may not have been by a decisive margin, and it may have been tryless, but that... Read More

Warren Gatland Reveals He Wanted To Show His Faith In Gareth Anscombe

Gareth Anscombe’s keeping of the Wales No.10 shirt was as much about protecting the player’s confidence as it was about beating Australia on Saturday, Warren Gatland has revealed. The Wales coach has stuck with Anscombe at outside-half to take on the Wallabies, even though Biggar was available again after sitting... Read More
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