Wales flanker Aaron Shingler has agreed a new contract to stay with the Scarlets. The deal, of unspecified length, comes after Shingler has re-established himself as an international, having played in three of the four autumn Tests. The 30-year-old has been with the region for a decade and played 170 matches, in which he has scored 19 tries.
Teenage batsman Kiran Carlson has signed a three-year contract extension with Glamorgan that will keep him at the county until 2020. A product of Glamorgan’s academy, Carlon is regarded as one of Welsh cricket's brightest prospects and has enjoyed a highly promising start to his professional career. The 19-year-old Carlson first burst onto the county scene in 2016 as an 18-year-old when he became the youngest player in English county first-class history to record a century and collect a five-wicket haul.
Neil Warnock has labelled his sending off at Reading as “trivial” and claimed his Cardiff City side deserved their battling draw on Monday night. Warnock was sent to the stands after a heated conversation with fourth official Andy Woolmer during the Bluebirds’ 2-2 draw at the Madejski Stadium. It meant the Cardiff manager had to witness the final stages of his team’s comeback from two goals down standing watching a screen in the TV interview room.
The Scarlets Premiership Select side will get their third round British & Irish Cup tie against top of the table Cornish Pirates at Aberavon's Talbot Athletic Ground on Monday night (11 December, kick-off 7.15pm). The game had to be postponed at the weekend because of the adverse weather conditions and it wasn't the only game to fall foul of the snowy conditions. The Ospreys' game against Nottingham was also postponed and is due to be re-arranged.