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.
As a member of the national team affectionately known as the Sunshine Girls, it is hardly surprising that Jamaican international Stacian Facey is finding a cold and grey January in Cardiff not quite to her tastes. Not that anyone would have thought the Celtic Dragons’ new overseas signing looked anything... Read More
Tania Hoffman believes the Celtic Dragons can surf the netball wave to ride higher in the Vitality Superleague which starts this weekend. The New Zealander has set a top eight target for her squad as she prepares for her first campaign in charge of the struggling franchise. Hoffman has a... Read More
Celtic Dragons faced a former team-mate when they travelled to play benecosMavericks in Vitality Netball Superleague action. Shooter Kalifa McCollin, a Trinidad and Tobago senior international, spent last season playing for Dragons and impressed during her time in South Wales. Dragons made the decision to go with an all-Wales Superleague squad for... Read More
Celtic Dragons 35, Wasps 75 Celtic Dragons head to Ebbw Vale Leisure Centre for their final Vitality Superleague Netball match of the season next Saturday. The Welsh players ran into a Wasps team in outstanding form and full of confidence. Shooter Kalifa McCollin was player of the match for Dragons and had a... Read More
Celtic Dragons 53, Hertfordshire Mavericks 59 Celtic Dragons slipped to a second Vitality Netball Superleague home defeat in three days, going down against Hertfordshire Mavericks. The home team were on top for long spells and led by two goals at half-time, but faded in the third and could not pull back the... Read More
Celtic Dragons 53, Manchester Thunder 55 Centre Kyra Jones was player of the match for Celtic Dragons during an intense, hard-fought Vitality Netball Superleague match against Manchester Thunder. The teams were locked at 51-51 with four minutes left and Dragons went desperately close to regaining the lead at that stage. Thunder edged ahead... Read More