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.
Former England hero Dean Richards believes the absent threat of relegation in the Guinness Pro14 helped Wales win the Grand Slam. Richards, now coaching director at Newcastle Falcons, has called for the English Gallagher Premiership to be ring-fenced rather than operate with promotion and relegation. It would have titled the... Read More
With another Grand Slam delivered, Warren Gatland now has his sights firmly on the World Cup in September. The build-up should have player welfare and team preparation at its heart. Instead, Robin Davey fears it’s mainly about the money. Grand Slam fever abounds in Wales and rightly so. The team's unforgettable... Read More
Celtic Dragons Ready To Roar In Superleague Netball Home Fixtures Against London Pulse And Severn Stars
Team Bath 56, Celtic Dragons 50 Celtic Dragons have underlined time and again this season they are improving, but it’s time they should prove their point. Head coach Tania Hoffman and her Dragons have battled against the best teams in Vitality Netball Superleague and shown they can compete with the best. After all,... Read More
Wales U18s star Ioan Lloyd has been backed to make a big impact at Bristol Bears after signing a new four-year deal at the club. The fly-half – one of the stars of the age-group side that beat England last summer – has already become the second youngest player to... Read More
Same again for Wales next week? Start with Gareth Anscombe and then bring on Dan Biggar to guide the team home? No, says Robin Davey. Biggar should be there from the outset on the fast-flowing open spaces of Murrayfield. Dan's the man! Warren Gatland gets most things right and if... Read More
Wales have been described as a team “nowhere near their peak” by former England No.10 turned pundit Stuart Barnes. Assessing the fall-out from Wales’ stunning 21-13 victory over England last weekend, the Sky Sports analyst has claimed Wales have more to deliver in World Cup year. Warren Gatland’s team face... Read More