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.
Michael Flynn’s anniversary was spoiled by a Colchester United team who were simply too good for his Exiles on the day. Newport-born Flynn took charge of his home-city team two years to the year since he was first appointed, but it was a disastrous day for County in Essex. “We were outplayed,”... Read More
Australian Neil Robertson described his ManBetX Welsh Open success as an 'amazing achievement’ after his 9-7 victory in the final. Robertson defeated Stuart Bingham, from Essex, in the final at Cardiff’s Motorpoint Arena to win the £70,000 prize money and lift the Ray Reardon Trophy. “It feels incredible to win,” said Robertson.... Read More
Romford Raiders 3, Cardiff Fire 4 Cardiff Fire are out to complete a four-point National Ice Hockey League weekend when they entertain Bristol Pitbulls at the Viola Arena (6pm). Fire won 4-3 at Romford Raiders in a physical, bad tempered match which saw almost four hours in penalties handed out. Fire players Tom... Read More
Former World Champions Neil Robertson and Stuart Bingham face each other in the 2019 ManBetX Welsh Open final at the Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff. Australian Robertson, ranked 10 in the World, powered to a 6-0 semi-final win against Iran's Hossein Vafaei during the evening match and stayed on course for the... Read More
Former World champion Stuart Bingham, from Basildon in Essex, has been a ton-up success at the Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff. Bingham secured a place in the ManBetX Welsh Open Championship final thanks to a 6-2 win against 23-year-old professional snooker rookie Joe O’Connor. It was a scrappy semi-final over the first couple... Read More
Former World Champion Stuart Bingham was the first player to secure a spot in the ManBetX Welsh Open snooker semi-finals. Bingham, from Basildon in Essex, won 5-2 against Zhao Xintong at the Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff. There were six nationalities represented in the last eight, all hoping to go on and lift... Read More