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.
Welsh sprinter Owen Smith is celebrating his second Great Britain call-up of the year. The Cardiff AC man pulled on the GB vest at the European Indoor Championships in Glasgow earlier this month. Now, he has been included in a strong British team bound for the IAAF World Relays in... Read More
Cardiff Devils goalie Ben Bowns, a Yorkshireman in his fifth season with the Welsh club, is Elite League Player of Week. British netminder Bowns gave reigning champions and leaders Devils a massive boost posted keeping back-to-back shutouts and saving 97.59 per cent of the shots he faced over three fixtures. Devils won... Read More
Great Britain defeated KHL team Dinamo Riga 3-1 at Coventry’s Skydome in front of a sold-out arena. Luke Ferrara and Ben Lake scored on their home ice in Coventry, while Ben O’Connor added an empty-net goal. Cardiff Devils netminder Ben Bowns turned away 41 of the 42 shots he faced. GB took the lead... Read More
Sarah Jones headed Down Under this week with a major landmark in her mind as she continues to push for selection for the 2020 Olympic Games. The 91-times capped Welsh hockey international, who has two Commonwealth Games already under her belt, made her Team GB debut in China in November... Read More
Cardiff Met student Jackson Price is in the Great Britain team for the 29th World University Winter Games in Krasnoyarsk, Russia in March 2019. Centreman Price, who plays National League hockey for Cardiff Fire, is in a GB team of 58 athletes and support staff going to Russia. Swindon-born Price, 22, is in... Read More
Great Britain head coach Peter Russell has shocked many Cardiff Devils fans by leaving big-hitting defenceman Josh Batch of the national team. The 6ft 4ins Batch is in the best form of his career and helped Devils win back-to-back Elite League titles over the last two seasons, but has been left... Read More