Daniel Jervis cut a frustrated figure after the opening session of the World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea. The 23-year-old finished 17th in the 400m freestyle heats of which the top eight went straight to Sunday’s final, ruling Jervis out. Alys Thomas also failed to make it through from her events, finishing 24th in the 100m butterfly in 59.24, 1.04secs outside her trials time.
Welsh rugby’s European “Top 10” has just expanded to 11 following Saracens’ epic fight back to topple Leinster in the Heineken Champions Cup final. Liam Williams shone in his alternative red kit as the English champions came from 10 points down to score 20 unanswered ones of their own to... Read More
Leinster have confirmed they have recruited Wales forwards coach Robin McBryde who will join them after the World Cup. The Irish province are hiring McBryde as one of their assistant coaches to work under head coach Leo Cullen from October when Wales will return from Japan. McBryde will replace John... 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
What is their left to say about the Dragons? Except, maybe, that their capitulation at home to a third string Leinster team might represent a new low. Jamie Phillips thinks so and worries the only way is up – to North Wales. What a difference a week makes in sport... Read More
Richard Hibbard has demanded his Dragons players react after a defeat to Leinster he admitted “lacked physicality.” The Dragons captain and former Wales hooker led a team that collapsed to an embarrassing 59-10 home defeat on Saturday, even though the Guinness Pro14 champions fielded a team of virtual unknowns. Hibbard... Read More
Scarlets A will be crowned champions of the inaugural Celtic Cup if they can inflict revenge on Leinster A at Parc Y Scarlets tomorrow (KO 4pm) The West Walians were beaten 16-10 in their own backyard by Leinster's development side last month, but this time around they have summer signing Clayton... Read More