Gerwyn Price retained the International Darts Open in Riesa, Germany, with a gutsy response to beat Rob Cross, 8-6, in the final. Having collected his first European Tour title at the Sachsenarena 12 months ago defeating Simon Whitlock, the Welshman known as ‘The Iceman’ repeated his exploits on Sunday evening, claiming the crown for the second time and the £25,000 prize. Cross, who was looking for his maiden Euro Tour victory, settled into the final well with a 12-dart break in the third leg, only to be answered by an 87 bullseye finish from Price to level at 2-2.
Cardiff AC sealed a senior race double at the 52nd Welsh Road Relay Championships on Sunday. The event returned to Pembrey Country Park near Llanelli, hosting a trial trace for the ERRA National Road Relays for the first time, and with competitors enjoying far better weather conditions than when torrential rain blighted the races 12 months ago. The Cardiff men’s team took the lead at the end of the second leg courtesy of British 50km record holder Dan Nash. Jake Smith increased the lead on the penultimate leg, recording the fastest time over the 5.6km course in 16:48.
Matt Grimes insists he will “take one for the team” and risk yellow or red cards in future in order to keep points on the board for Swansea City. The Swans captain says he will gamble on the punishments by committing a foul if he is in the position to deny opponents late on in a match. Grimes has claimed he should have pulled back Nottingham Forest striker Lewis Grabban at the weekend in the build-up to Forest’s 85th minute only goal of the game at the Liberty Stadium.
Warren Gatland insists Wales are ready to unleash some World Cup surprises and has claimed he was holding the team back in the tournament warm-ups. Despite winning the Grand Slam earlier this year, and reaching the top of the global rankings, Wales come into the tournament now ranked fifth in the world after heavy defeats to England and Ireland during the build-up. But Gatland says the team were experimenting in those matches and that their true strategy will only come to the fore when they begin their campaign against Georgia on Sept. 23.
Newport County 1, Crewe Alexandra 0 Newport County have toppled SkyBet League Two leaders for the second time this season. Padraig Amond fired a dramatic late winner for County and knocked Crewe Alexandra from top spot - only a week after the Exiles did exactly the same to Plymouth Argyle. Newport, still unbeaten... Read More
Mickey Demetriou is back with his Newport County football family and ‘buzzing’ for the 2019-20 season. The former Cambridge United and Shrewsbury Town defender has committed to a new two-year contract at the League Two club, while the Exiles have also signed defenders Ryan Haynes and George Nurse. Haynes, 23, joins from... Read More
Former Cardiff City goalkeeper Michael Oakes has returned to Wrexham FC as goalkeeping coach. The former Aston Villa, Wolves and Bluebirds goalkeeper, aged 45, was most recently coaching at Walsall and returns to the club in time for pre-season training with our shot-stoppers Rob Lainton and Christian Dibble. Also joining Wrexham’s backroom... Read More
The Swans and the Bluebirds meet for the first time in five years in the opening Welsh derby of the Championship season at the Liberty Stadium on Saturday, October 26. The return fixture in Cardiff is set for Saturday, January 11 though either could be moved for television purposes. New manager Steve... Read More
Heavyweight Clubs Provide Big Start For Bluebirds Over First Two Months Back In Championship Football
Neil Warnock’s Bluebirds have been handed a tough start for their return to Championship football. They start 2019-20 at Wigan Athletic and will then welcome newly-promoted Luton Town to Cardiff City Stadium a week later. “The way the fixtures have fallen the first half of the season is the most difficult," said... Read More
Newport County have signed an absolute Marvel. Manager Michael Flynn has snapped up 23-year-old central defender Marvel Ekpiteta. "I'm buzzing to get started,” said Marvel. “I am really looking forward to the challenge ahead and can't wait for pre-season. “I see myself as a leader, love defending and I try and get... Read More