Gareth Furlong bagged his second goal of the Belfius EuroHockey Championship as Wales lost to Spain in Antwerp. The Surbiton HC defender followed up his strike in the 2-2 draw with England on the opening day.
Welsh athletes will be taking on some of the world’s best at Sunday’s Diamond League meeting in Birmingham. The latest leg of the international athletics roadshow features more than 60 global medallist, including 10 reigning Olympic champions, two Paralympic champions and 13 reigning world champions. Commonwealth Games bronze medallist Melissa Courtney, who beat Laura Muir in the Vitality Westminster Mile earlier this year, will line up over the same distance in the Milicent Fawcett Mile alongside fellow Brit Eilish McCoglan.
Steve Cooper says Borja Bastón was revelling in the role of leading the line after his two goals secured their 3-2 win over Preston. The £15m Spanish striker went 1,022 days without a Swansea goal before this season but now has three goals in three league games. It was his equaliser on the stroke of half-time that gave the hosts a lifeline after Joe Rafferty’s early strike put a dominant Preston side ahead after 11 minutes.
Warren Gatland says Wales will not get carried away after replacing New Zealand as World Rugby’s top-ranked nation. Wales’ 13-6 World Cup warm-up victory over England in Cardiff saw them end the All Blacks’ 10-year unbroken rankings reign. And their debut rise to the summit comes just 34 days before the World Cup kicks off in Japan.
Wales came agonisingly close to pulling off a shock victory over England on their return to the top tier of European competition after 20 years. Coach Zak Jones’ side were within three minutes of victory in their opening Pool A game at the Belfius EuroHockey Championships in Antwerp.
Newport County AFC have signed exciting young defenders Lazar Stojsavljevic and Kyle Howkins on two-year-deals. Versatile 21-year-old Serbian defender Stojsavljevic, who primarily plays as a left-sided centre-back, began his career at National League South side Woking FC. After breaking through Woking's youth ranks, Lazar made five first team appearances and scored once... Read More
Millwall 0, Cardiff City 1 Welsh midfield player Lloyd Humphries proved the matchwinner for Cardiff City in their Professional Under-23 Development League against Millwall in London. Neath-born Humphries, aged 21 and a former Wales under-19 international, scored from a first half penalty to secure an away win for the Bluebirds. The match at... Read More
George Byers has no doubts the same rapid footwork that takes Daniel James away from defenders will enable him to dodge any bullets at Leeds United this week. There are some Leeds fans who believes James should have done more to agitate and angle for his proposed move from Swansea City... Read More
Daniel James will be sent to Leeds next week – provided he is fit, Swansea City manager Graham Potter has insisted. Wales winger James – who seemed destined to be sold on transfer deadline day, until he sat in a room at Elland Road waiting for a call that never... Read More
Wrexham-born Daniel Griffiths scored twice for Cardiff City in their 2-0 Professional Development Under-18 League South win at Millwall. Griffiths, who joined the Bluebirds from Liverpool this year, fired City two goals ahead after 21 minutes and that proved to be the final score. This win in Cardiff’s last match of 2018... Read More
Cardiff City are facing a scrap for the Professional Development Under-18 League title after their 2-1 home defeat against Ipswich Town. The Tractor Boys move level with City on points, although manager Craig Bellamy’s Bluebirds have two games in hand. Dan Griffiths scored Cardiff’s goal during the second half, but they were... Read More