Penarth Hockey Club’s 1st XI came up empty-handed in their pursuit of a fourth successive promotion in the Verde Recreo League, missing out on a spot in UK hockey’s National League as a result. Team Bath Buccs 4-2 PENARTH The 1st XI began the week still in with a shout of promotion, but ultimately travelled to Bath for their last league game of the season knowing that the fixture was effectively a dead rubber with results elsewhere ensuring that neither side was a candidate for promotion or relegation.
Tania Hoffman believes the Celtic Dragons are reaping the rewards of their fresh start as they claimed their first home victory of the season. The Dragons coach watched her team beat London Pulse 62-51 at the Sport Wales National Centre on Monday night – their fourth victory of the season. It means in little more than half a campaign, Hoffman’s side have earned as many wins as they did in the previous two years – a measure of the progress they have made in what the New Zealander has claimed was almost a complete rebuilding programme.
The 2019 ABP Newport Wales Marathon will be beamed to televisions and devices across the globe. English and Welsh highlights programmes will showcase the second instalment of Wales’ premier marathon event on Welsh, nationwide UK and international television - putting Newport’s recently regenerated city-centre and the natural beauty of the surrounding countryside firmly in the spotlight
Elfyn Evans heads into this weekend’s Tour of Corsica with a lot of confidence. It’s the event where he led a round of the FIA World Rally Championship for the first time, he’s always gone well there and it follows a podium finish in Mexico. At long last, things are most certainly looking up! Corsica is one of the most technical rounds of the WRC, as road condition and surface temperature change as the long stages twist and turn there way around the mountainous Mediterranean island. The event has a long history in the sport, and it’s gained the nickname of The Rally of 10,000 Corners for good reason. Maybe it’s driving the legendary Welsh rural mountain roads, like the Abergwesyn Pass, in his youth that has fine-tuned Evans’ asphalt driving technique, but whatever it is the 30-year old from Dolgellau has always been on top form in Corsica – finishing a career best second in 2015.
Daniel James has yet to sign a new contract with Swansea City but is happy to let his football attract admirers from wider afield. The Wales hero is still in discussions with his current club, but any deal will not reduce the likelihood of the Swans deciding to sell him for anything up to £20m this summer. The winger’s value is rising steeply after Premier League clubs were given more evidence of his talent when he struck a superb winner as Wales opened their Euro 2020 qualifying campaign with a 1-0 win over Slovakia in Cardiff on Sunday.
West Wales motorsports squad Spencer Sport has started the 2019 Toyo Tires British Rallycross Championship is style, with victory in the opening round of the season at Silverstone. Julian Godfrey, driving the Penrhiwllan-based team’s Mitsubishi Mirage RX Supercar, won all three Heats and the Final to clinch a dominant victory. Starting from the middle of the front row for the first Heat, Godfrey reacted well to the lights and using the superlative traction of the Mirage to his advantage, led the pack into the opening corner. It was an advantage he was never to lose and after four laps he went on to cross the line nearly two-seconds ahead of his closest rival, Derek Tohill in a Fiesta.
Wales head to Italy this weekend, but Robin Davey already has one eye on round three of the Six Nations and that looming clash with England. Having tipped Ireland to win the tournament, he’s now ready with the whitewash. Just a week ago the Six Nations was all set to... Read More
Cardiff Devils players Mark Richardson, Matthew Myers and goalie Ben Bowns are all in the Great Britain team for their international challenge match against Dinamo Riga this evening (Wednesday). The match is at Coventry’s Skydome home and is the first of five games for GB ahead of May’s World Championship in... Read More
Josh Adams is taking inspiration from George North as he prepares to keep Wales on track for a crack at the Six Nations title. Adams was the instigator of Wales’ remarkable comeback victory in Paris last Friday as his scintillating second-half break paved the way for a Tomos Williams try... Read More
Wales Under 20 skipper Tommy Reffell says his side are itching to get back into action in Italy this weekend after their 32-10 opening Six Nations defeat against France in Vannes. Reffell’s men briefly led 7-3 in the first half and looked set to go into the break at 10-10... Read More
So, Wales are up and running in the Six Nations thanks to Friday's extraordinary comeback victory in Paris - and an equally astonishing collapse by France. The two facts are entirely related says Harri Morgan in his reflections on the opening game of the tournament. Wales spent the first 40 minutes... Read More
George North believes the enormity of Wales’ comeback against France hints at their capability for the rest of the Six Nations. The Ospreys wing scored two tries in Paris as Wales recovered from 16-0 down to win 24-19 – the biggest turnaround of any match in the tournament’s history. North... Read More