Llanelli's Evan Hoyt faces a super Saturday in Scotland after breezing into the singles semi-final and doubles final at the ITF World Tennis Tour $25,000 tournament in Glasgow. The right-hander is scheduled to play Germany's Jeremy Jahn in the last four of the singles in the morning at the Scotstoun Leisure Centre. Then, in the afternoon, he partners fellow Brit Luke Johnson in the doubles final against American pairing Tom Fawcett and Alexander Ritschard.
Nigel Edwards has become the first Welshman to book his ticket to the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. The 50-year-old former World No 2 amateur golfer, who made history by captaining three successive British Walker Cup teams in 2015, has been announced as the Team Leader for the Team GB golf team in Japan next year when they will be aiming to repeat the gold medal triumph of Justin Rose in Rio 2016.
Alun Wyn Jones insists Wales have more in their locker and plan to unload it in England’s direction tomorrow afternoon. The Wales captain has conceded his team have not been at their best in their two Six Nations victories so far and should perhaps have scored four more tries than they have managed so far. The two remaining unbeaten teams in this season’s tournament go head to head in what is effectively a title eliminator at the Principality Stadium.
Manager Gavin Williams is sticking with the Martyrs - and that’s official. Merthyr Town have released news today that former West Ham midfield player Williams has agreed to extend his contract. No details have been announced yet, but Merthyr Tydfil-born Williams has committed to the EvoStik Southern League club. He leads his players... Read More
Merthyr Town suffered a damaging EvoStik Southern League defeat against Hendon at the MetCoaches Stadium. The Martyrs are just outside the Premier Division play-off positions, but went down 2-0 against the visiting Greens, who recorded their first win in two and a half months. Goalkeeper Danny Boness rescued his team with a... Read More
Scot McGleish, a veteran of more than 1,000 first team matches, is heading to the MetCoaches Stadium in South Wales. The former Leyton Orient, Northampton and Colchester goals ace is now, at the age of 45, is Hendon’s player-coach and could face the Martyrs in an EvoStik Southern League match at... Read More
Merthyr Town 2, Weymouth 1 Ian Traylor and substitute Owain Jones scored for Merthyr Town in their 2-1 EvoStik Southern League victory against title-chasing Weymouth. The Terras had a phenomenal record at Penydarren Park and had not lost against the Martyrs away in more than 20 years, but they were left down... Read More
Title-chasing Weymouth are planning a six-point EvoStik Southern League raid on Merthyr Town. The Premier Division rivals clash twice in quick succession and the first of those fixtures is at Merthyr’s MetCoaches Stadium this evening (Tuesday, 7.45). Weymouth’s record against the Martyrs is exceptional over the past 20 years, having lost just... Read More
Merthyr Town were left without a fixture for the second successive Saturday when their trip to Beaconsfield was called off. Their match at Beaconsfield Town in South Bucks was postponed because of a waterlogged pitch and has been rearranged for March. The Martyrs now turn to their EvoStik Southern League Premier home... Read More