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Cardiff Met Pair Joe Brier And Piers Copeland Chase Olympic Games Glory . . . It's Just A Case Of Which One

Cardiff Met athletes Joe Brier and Piers Copeland have dreams to race at the Olympic Games – but admit it is more likely to be at Paris in 2024 than this year in Tokyo. The students both underlined their growing stature on the track with impressive performances at last week’s British Athletics Indoor Championships in Glasgow. Brier finished second in the 400m and Brier was third in the 800m after indoor seasons that have been disrupted following the postponement of the World Indoor Championships in China – scheduled for next month - because of the spread of coronavirus.

Elinor Barker Takes Silver And Insists GB Are On Track For Tokyo

Elinor Barker insists there is more to come from Great Britain’s women’s team pursuit squad after they took silver at the UCI Track Cycling World Championships in Berlin. Wales’ Olympic champion was part of a foursome who finished second in the final against the USA, after being the second fastest team in qualifying. As the countdown to the Olympic Games in Tokyo continues, Barker said: “Qualifying was really positive. It was definitely the highlight for us and the happiest I’ve felt about the team pursuit in a long time.

Wayne Pivac Has Checked Out Of The Honeymoon Suite . . . And Needs To Check His Selections For Twickenham

Three games into the Six Nations and Wales have just one victory to show for their efforts. Robin Davey says the bold ambitions of coach Wayne Pivac are being undermined by his own selection calls and a misfiring team. It’s early days, but for new head coach Wayne Pivac to declare Wales are heading in the right direction after successive Six Nations defeats at the hands of Ireland and France is, well . . .  let’s' be charitable and say inadvisable. Some might describe it as plain daft especially as no matter what controversial decisions there may have been by the referee, France were clearly the better side.

Bluebirds' Striker Danny Joins The Martyrs On Loan

Wales Under-21 Travel To Face Manx Netball Challenge

Valkyries Aim to Take Flight at Their Own Women's Gridiron Tournament

Cardiff will host three American Football games crammed into almost as many hours when Wales’ only women’s gridiron team stages its second ever tournament. The Cardiff Valkyries host the Cheshire Bears and Leicester Falcons in the final regional tournament of the season at the Cardiff International Sports Campus in Leckwith on Saturday, February 29.  The Valkyries will face their guests in two full contact 30-minute, seven V seven games on a shortened pitch in the British American Football Association (BAFA) Division Two North Sapphire series. 

Merriman Aims For Fifth Welsh Tarmacadam Title

Richard Merriman will attempt to win the JD Tyres Welsh Tarmacadam Rally Championship title for a fifth time this year, as he returns to the series in his Vauxhall-engined Darrian T90. Together with co-driver Kath Curzon, the Pontypridd driver enjoyed another great season 2019, winning his class on the Tour of Epynt, Tour of Caerwent, SMC Stages, Harry Flatters Rally and the Fairfield Merlin Stages at Pembrey. Merriman only failed to finish one event, crashing into a concrete post in the German Village during the Mewla Rally, but he bounced back to retain his title.

Chairman Gareth Davies To Follow WRU Chief Martyn Phillips In Standing Down

Furious Steve Cooper Claims Swansea City Are Fighting More Than The Opposition

An apoplectic Steve Cooper has insisted Swansea City will go above the normal level of feedback to complain about referee Tim Robinson. Swans manager Cooper was left in a despairing fury over the calls made by Robinson after seeing his team lose 1-0 at Fulham where a succession of critical decisions went against the away side. Aleksandar Mitrovic missed a controversial 87th-minute penalty before the striker sealed Fulham's  victory with a header in the fourth minute of added time.

Former Newport And Bluebirds Striker Matt In Trouble At Grimsby Before Home Match Against Exiles

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Julie's Netball Legacy 'The Welsh Way' Proving Massive Boost For Wales Heading Into The New Year

Wales netball head into the New Year intent on ensuring ‘The Welsh Way’ develops into a powerful doctrine for the future. Australian coach Julie Hoornweg did a remarkable job in stabilising netball in Wales over the last couple of years - and her work mentoring assistant coaches Sara Hale and Jenna... Read More

Mid-Court Player Bethan Happy To Be Back In The Netball Green Of Celtic Dragons And The Red Of Wales

Bethan Dyke announced her return to full fitness by playing a full part in the Welsh Netball Summer Test Series. Wales fought out six games in seven days, winning four, with the mid-court player standing tall at wing-attack or centre. Former Cardiff Met University student Bethan, originally from Bridgend, was out injured... Read More

Cardiff Met's Suzy The Ton-Up Queen Of Welsh Netball

St Asaph-born Suzy Drane, the current golden girl of Welsh netball, is 101 not out. Drane, a full-time lecturer at Cardiff Metropolitan University, has powered past the century landmark in senior international appearances for Wales - and is closing in on record holder Helen Weston. Wales completed their summer Test series in... Read More

Wales Are On The Way Back, Says Former England Captain Pamela Cookey

England legend Pamela Cookey believes Wales are using their absence from this month’s World Cup as a spur towards recovery. Cookey was in Cardiff at the weekend, where Wales followed up their impressive 52-47 win over Malawi with another notable scalp as they beat Trinidad and Tobago, 72-74, at the... Read More

Nia Jones Admits South African Thrashing Demanded Wales Response

Nia Jones has revealed the pain of heavy defeat sparked Wales to their comeback victory over Malawi on Saturday. The Wales vice-captain led her team to a gutsy 52-47 win at the Viola Arena in Cardiff just 24 hours after back-to-back defeats to South Africa. The first of those was... Read More

South Africa Win Wendy White Trophy - Now Wales Ready For Malawi Challenge In Cardiff Bay

Wales 44, South Africa 79 South Africa won the Wendy White Trophy by beating Wales twice in two days at the Viola Arena in Cardiff Bay. Captain Bongi Msomi and her SA team followed their 84-32 win against Wales on Thursday with another convincing netball success. This was, though, a much improved Welsh... Read More
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