Ken Owens concedes Leinster are as close as a team gets to perfection, but insists the Scarlets will travel to Dublin without fear for Saturday’s Guinness Pro14 final. It is a quick return to the scene of last month’s drubbing at the Aviva Stadium, where the Scarlets came a cropper to the Irish province.
Phil Bennett believes the Scarlets will prove themselves as good as any team ever to come out of Llanelli if they successfully defend their Guinness Pro14 title in Dublin on Saturday. The former Wales and Lions captain, these days the region’s president, considers a victory over Leinster at the Aviva Stadium – where the Scarlets were crushed by the same opposition last month – would mean the current side rank on a par with anything that has gone before, pre-regional rugby or after.
Welsh golfers Ian Woosnam, Phil Price, Stephen Dodd and Mark Mouland will be part of an historic occasion when they tee-off at the Shipco Masters in Denmark on the former European Seniors Tour on 1 June. The three-day event, now part of the Staysure Tour, will see England’s greatest female golfer, Dame Laura Davies, play with the men for the first time after accepting an invitation to join a star-studded field at Simon’s Golf Club.
Colin Ingram has warned his Glamorgan team they need to stop throwing away winning positions if they are to stay in the Royal London One Day Cup. With the tournament having only begun last week, Glamorgan are already close to being ruled out of contention following three successive defeats.
Non Stanford had added her backing to UK Anti Doping’s Clean Sport Week. Wales’ ex-world champ joined local triathletes at the Brownlee Centre in Leeds on Thursday to highlight the work being done by British Triathlon to educate athletes on clean sport.
Ben Tozer has quit Newport County to join League Two rivals Cheltenham Town next season. The 28-year-old midfield dynamo made 45 appearances for the Welsh side last season and was instrumental in the FA Cup run and rise to mid-table respectability. His departure will leave a huge hole in Michael Flynn's plans for next season.
Chaz Davies wants to break his Donington Park duck when he races in front of his home fans this weekend. The Knighton-born rider has racked up 29 wins in his 162-race World Superbikes career but has yet to taste success on the Leicestershire track.
Welshman Jonathan Phillips says Great Britain's pre-World Championship ice hockey training camp has got off to a great start. The 28-man... Read More