Tesni Evans fended off a fightback from Hollie Naughton to reach the third round of the El Gouna International in Egypt. The 26-year-old took the first two games 11-9, 11-8 and looked set for a comfortable victory against the unseeded Canadian.
Leandro Bacuna insists Cardiff City have what Aston Villa lacked three years ago – the unity to stay in the Premier League. The Bluebirds midfielder – who could replace Aron Gunnarssson against Liverpool today – was part of the Villa squad that crashed out of the top level in 2016. It was a divided dressing room, he says, full of finger-pointing accusations among players against a chaotic backdrop of four different managers in the same season.
Mark Williams launched a scathing attack on 'pathetic' World Snooker chiefs after they allegedly denied his son access to his dressing room before his first round victory in Sheffield. The 44-year-old saw off England's Martin Gould 10-7 at the Crucible Theatre to begin his bid for a fourth title.
Georgia Davies tried to find some hope in disappointment after she responded to her failure to qualify for the World Championships in South Korea by winning gold in the 50m backstroke at the British Swimming Championships in Glasgow. Davies did not attempt to hide her devastation after she failed to make the selection time in the 100m backstroke on the second night at Tollcross International Swimming Centre.
It’s hard to deny that it’s been an underwhelming season for Bala Town, particularly in the second-half of their campaign where until yesterday they had managed just a single victory in Phase 2. Mike Hayes’ second-half winner coupled with a Chris Venables brace might just be the platform the Lakesiders so desperately need to launch their play-off campaign. Bala have not been the competitive outfit that we’ve come to expect in recent campaigns and this season the club are at real risk of missing out on European qualification for the first time in five seasons – a scenario which could make a significant impact on the club’s budget moving forward.
Joel Makin will face No 7 seed Paul Coll after reaching the third round of the El Gouna International in Egypt. The 24-year-old, who had a first round bye, came through his second round tie with local player Mazen Hesham to earn the right to face the New Zealander.
Hallam Amos has revealed a liking for the plastic pitch at the Arms Park was among the factors that swayed him to leave the Dragons for the Cardiff Blues. The Wales wing will join the Blues at the end of the season after his move was confirmed just 48 hours after... Read More
Four of Wales’ Grand Slam winners have agreed new deals with Welsh regions including Josh Adams who has confirmed his move from Worcester to Cardiff Blues. The wing will move back to Wales at the end of the season in order to stay eligible for international selection, while Scarlets trio... Read More
He couldn’t help Cinderford stave off relegation a few seasons ago, but now Wales’ Grand Slam wing Josh Adams is steeling himself for a massive fight to keep Worcester Warriors in the Premiership. From the best team in the northern hemisphere, and the second best team in the World Rugby... Read More
Josh Adams has only been in the Wales team for a year, but it’s a measure of his impact that there were more media swirling around him with cameras and microphones this week than there were around George North. That may have a little to do with the fact that... Read More
The Wales player who pulled the last few petals off the withering red rose insists the flower of Scotland can be pruned in the same way at Murrayfield today. Josh Adams – scorer of the try that clinched victory over England – believes Wales’ Grand Slam seekers are professional enough... Read More
As he heads towards another possible Grand Slam, Warren Gatland has suggested Wales don’t crack too often in the really big matches – unlike England. The Wales coach – choosing to be a little more spikey after the game than before it - cast doubt on England's ability to win the games... Read More