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Oli McBurnie Set To Shoulder The Swansea Burden As Wilfried Bony Waits To Leave

Oli McBurnie is set to return for Swansea City at home to Sheffield United this weekend after recovering from the illness that forced him to miss their last two games. The Swans striker sat out the FA Cup victory at Aston Villa as well as the draw at Preston, but manager Graham Potter believes his leading scorer is sharp enough again to face the Blades. "With Oli it is one of those things where he was ill last week, a bit low, and then he has picked something else up,” said Potter.

Devils Speed Skater Fournier On Elite League High

'Footballing Volcano' Jimmy Scoular Was Hero For Welsh Bluebirds And Geordie Magpies

Newport County To Help Fund Fans' FA Cup Crusade To The North

Newport County are to help their fans with the long trip to Middlesbrough in the FA Cup by paying half their costs. The gesture is a thank you by the club for their supporters’ role in their giant-killing run that has taken them through to the fourth round. Manager Mike Flynn and his team earned a stunning 2-1 victory over Leicester City in the third round before being handed a fourth round trip to the Riverside Stadium on January 26.

IRN-BRU Cup Spot For Future Winners Of Nathaniel MG Cup

Tesni Evans Out To Stop The Clocks - And The Commuters - In New York's Grand Central Station

Tesni Evans hopes to play her part in bringing New Yorkers to a standstill when she plays her first match at the JP Morgan Tournament of Champions this weekend. The Welsh No.1 – who broke into the world’s top 10 on the back of stunning performances in America last year – rates the event as one of the sport’s best due to its iconic location. Imagine a glass squash court dropped into the main passenger concourse at Waterloo train station during rush hour and you get an idea of the impact made by hosting the championship at New York’s Grand Central Terminal.

Josh Adams Warned Any New Injury Setback Could Wreck His Six Nations

Josh Adams has been ruled out of a comeback this weekend as the Wales wing battles for fitness ahead of the Six Nations. The Worcester Warriors star has not played since injuring his hamstring last month and the club have warned that any setback now could lead to another six to eight weeks on the sidelines. That would be another significant blow for Wales who are already without Leigh Halfpenny for an unspecified further period as he tries to overcome the effects of concussion.

Cardiff City Bring In Oumar Niasse After Using Solskjaer Link In Bid For Marouane Fellaini

Everton striker Oumar Niasse has arrived in Cardiff to complete his loan move to the Bluebirds - and he could be joined by Manchester United’s Marouane Fellaini. But Emiliano Sala’s proposed move to South Wales has been delayed after he was sent on from the Nantes subs bench in their French Ligue 1 fixture against Nimes on Wednesday. That effectively rules put any chance of Sala arriving in time for Saturday’s Premier League trip to Newcastle United, although it is believes Kenneth Zohore has recovered from injury and available to return.

Welsh Athletes Heading To Belfast For XCountry Test

By Owen Morgan The busy cross country season continues for Welsh athletes this weekend at the IAAF Northern Ireland International Cross Country event. Welsh Athletics has selected a strong team to compete in the Celtic and Home Countries International match which is incorporated into the event in Belfast. European Cross Country Championships silver medallists Charlie Hulson, of Liverpool Harriers, and Swansea Harrier Kris Jones are selected fresh from representing Great Britain at the Simplyhealth Stirling XCountry last weekend.

Liam Williams Ready To Put On Royal Show In First Title Defence

Liam Williams’ first defence of his British Middleweight title will see boxing return to an iconic London venue. The Church Village man will face England’s Joe Mullender on March 8 at The Royal Albert Hall, which stages only its second professional boxing show since the 1990s. The talented Williams (19-2-1-KO14) produced a sensational stoppage of Mark Heffron at the Manchester Arena to claim the title in December and is back in action to defend his title against former English champion Mullender (11-2-KO5).

Hadleigh Parkes

The Ospreys-Scarlets Derby That Was Played In A Safety Harness With The Handbrake On

So, how were the first Welsh festive derbies for you? Full of good cheer? A winter warmer to give you a glow right through to the Six Nations? Harri Morgan watched the Ospreys do battle with the Scarlets and was left wondering whether he should have gone shopping instead. As... Read More

Judge Gatland Is In Session . . . Let The Trials Begin

Ken Owens believes it will be trial by television when the Scarlets go to the Liberty Stadium for the second of the Welsh festive derbies on Saturday. The trial in this sense is one for Warren Gatland's national selection with the Scarlets hooker suggesting Wales places could be won and... Read More

Gareth Anscombe Warned His Wales Shirt Could Be Handed Back To Dan Biggar

Gareth Anscombe has been warned by Warren Gatland to expect stiff competition for the Wales No.10 shirt against Australia. Anscombe was given a rare starting opportunity at outside-half for the first of the autumn Tests against Scotland last weekend and responded with a confident performance. But with Dan Biggar now... Read More

Hadleigh The Hybrid . . . Wales' Unlikely World Cup Trendsetter Suits Warren Just Fine

Wales take on Scotland in the first of the autumn internationals, with Hadleigh Parkes now established at inside centre. But Harri Morgan remembers a time not so long ago, when something entirely different was all the rage. In rugby, just like in fashion, fads come and go. The Lydiate chop,... Read More

Gareth Anscombe Ready To Claim World Cup Lead Role With Old Mate "Parkesy"

Gareth Anscombe aims to “put a stake in the ground” against Scotland to prove to Warren Gatland he has what it takes to wear the Wales No.10 jersey full time. As the countdown to the 2019 World Cup in Japan kicks-off in earnest on Saturday, the man who four years... Read More

Wedding Bells Silenced For Hadleigh Parkes As Scarlets Ace Has No Room To Be A Groom

Wales centre Hadleigh Parkes had to cancel his wedding plans to play for the Scarlets in the Champions Cup quarter-final on Good Friday. The 30-year-old Kiwi was due to tie the knot with finance Susie back home in New Zealand this week, but instead had to postpone their big day... Read More
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