Owain Doull says his first ever stage win in Europe bodes well for the upcoming classics season. The Team Ineos rider produced a perfect ride on the final day of the Tour de La Provence on Sunday to take the win. Doull placed himself in a four-man breakaway, which held on to a strong advantage near the end of Stage Four from Provence to Aix-en-Provence. With the peloton unable to reel in the breakaway in the final stages, Doull took his chance to win the sprint for the line.
Elfyn Evans shares the lead of the FIA World Rally Championship tonight, after becoming the first British driver to win Rally Sweden. Before today, only six nationalities had won the traditional winter round of the series, with 64 victories out of 70 events going to either Swedish or Finnish drivers. Colin McRae came close by finishing second in 1992, but in a brilliant performance Evans led this year’s event from start to finish to leave Sweden tied at the top of the drivers’ standings with Thierry Neuville.
Alun Wyn Jones is closing in on the honour of being the world’s most capped rugby player with a glowing tribute from another Welsh record holder. Neil Jenkins – his country’s greatest points scorer – believes the Wales captain is already comparable to any player in the nation’s history. But... Read More
Neil Jenkins insists Wales cannot wait to get their World Cup campaign underway after it emerged players were given a briefing on the pitfalls of betting 24 hours after Rob Howley had been sent home. Wales’ kicking coach Jenkins would not reveal details of a phone conversation he has had... Read More
April 11, 1999 is a date that has been immortalised in the annals of Welsh rugby history. Playing at ‘home’ at Wembley, Scott Gibbs scored one of the most celebrated tries ever scored by a Wales player, as they denied England the Grand Slam in the last ever Five Nations... Read More
The build-up, the noise, the fury and the banality that precedes every Wales v England game has already begun. It was ever thus. Though misty-eyed nostalgia can sometimes obscure the truth of this fixture when you look back. Dai Sport guest columnist Stephen Bale – former rugby correspondent at The... Read More
Rob Howley has urged Wales to add to the abundant history of their surroundings in Rome this weekend by creating some of their own. The Wales assistant coach wants his team to provide more ruin for the Italians by building on the unbeaten run that has taken the visitors to... Read More
Josh Adams is taking inspiration from George North as he prepares to keep Wales on track for a crack at the Six Nations title. Adams was the instigator of Wales’ remarkable comeback victory in Paris last Friday as his scintillating second-half break paved the way for a Tomos Williams try... Read More