Llanelli's Evan Hoyt faces a super Saturday in Scotland after breezing into the singles semi-final and doubles final at the ITF World Tennis Tour $25,000 tournament in Glasgow. The right-hander is scheduled to play Germany's Jeremy Jahn in the last four of the singles in the morning at the Scotstoun Leisure Centre. Then, in the afternoon, he partners fellow Brit Luke Johnson in the doubles final against American pairing Tom Fawcett and Alexander Ritschard.
Nigel Edwards has become the first Welshman to book his ticket to the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. The 50-year-old former World No 2 amateur golfer, who made history by captaining three successive British Walker Cup teams in 2015, has been announced as the Team Leader for the Team GB golf team in Japan next year when they will be aiming to repeat the gold medal triumph of Justin Rose in Rio 2016.
Alun Wyn Jones insists Wales have more in their locker and plan to unload it in England’s direction tomorrow afternoon. The Wales captain has conceded his team have not been at their best in their two Six Nations victories so far and should perhaps have scored four more tries than they have managed so far. The two remaining unbeaten teams in this season’s tournament go head to head in what is effectively a title eliminator at the Principality Stadium.
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
The Six Nations is about to begin. All eyes will be focussed on Paris where Wales start the ball rolling against France. For Robin Davey, though, his eyes are green and envious of the Ireland team he predicts will win it all over again. Irish rugby is on the crest... Read More
Warren Gatland is happy for Ireland to have to deal with the pressure of being Six Nations favourites as he vowed Wales will keep on trucking on all the way to the World Cup. Wales' head coach is confident his side can make an impact in what he reckons will... Read More
How The Irish Provinces Moulded History With Modernity To Leave The Welsh Regions Trailing So Far Behind
As the Welsh regions rake through the ashes of another European campaign where all four got burned, envious glances are again aimed over the Irish Sea. Geraint Powell isn’t the only one turning green as he considers how Irish rugby has left the Welsh domestic game so far behind. Older... Read More
Wales Against Ireland For A Place In The 2019 World Cup Final . . . It's The Irish Who Should Be Worried
And so, we turn the page into Rugby World Cup year and the tournament in Japan which would seem to be the most open yet. New Zealand will be favourites, just, with Ireland close behind. But Peter Jackson says Wales should start the year believing Ireland have more to fear... Read More
Warren Gatland still believes New Zealand are the best team in the world and is happy for Wales to stay in their shadow until the next World Cup. Ireland have challenged the order at the very top of the global game with their stunning victory over the All Blacks last... Read More