The British American Football season kicks off this weekend with the South Wales Warriors facing an unknown challenge in Somerset. The Warriors travel to North Petherton, near Taunton, to face newcomers the Somerset Wyverns who were granted league membership last December following a two year application process. The Wyverns start in Division Two West of the Southern Football Conference, the bottom tier of the British American Football Association (BAFA) league, which the Warriors were relegated to after failing to win any of their games in the middle tier in 2017.
Bowls hero Gilbert Miles summoned the spirit of Welsh legend Robert Weale to take bronze in dramatic style. Picture the scene. It’s the last throw of the dice and you and your pairs partner have one shot to grab a medal. But it has to be perfection – a once in a blue moon bowl that weaves through traffic and nestles gently against the jack. Welsh skipper Miles produced exactly that – a stunning last bowl to snatch victory over Scotland in the mixed B2/B3 pairs, for visually impaired competitors, at the Commonwealth Games.
George North is heading back to Wales and will wear scarlet, black, blue, or black and red next season. No-one seems to know yet, least of all those marketing folk aiming to shift some extra replica jerseys this summer. Robin Davey says it’s time for George to put his finger on the map. The season has little more than a month to run, yet we still don't know where star winger George North is heading on his return to Wales this summer. Even more to the point, does North himself know? It's now five months since the Welsh Rugby Union announced that North would be coming back to Wales on a national dual contract after spending the last five years at Northampton.
Wales needed a shoot-out to see off Ghana in their placing match as the women’s hockey campaign ended in dramatic fashion on Thursday. Tina Evans fired home from a penalty corner with less than seven minutes left to tie the game 1-1 in normal time.
Melissa Courtney says she has only watched her Commonwealth Games bronze medal winning run once - and that was to please her family. The 24-year-old met up with her parents and boyfriend at the Team Wales base at Kurrawa Surf Club the day after bagging her first major medal in the 1500m on Tuesday.
For someone used to diving off a cliff from 28metres - over 90 feet - then the 3m springboard platform was not going to present any fears. And so it proved for Wales’ 15-year-old dive sensation Aidan Heslop as he qualified for today’s Commonwealth Games final.
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