Tesni Evans fended off a fightback from Hollie Naughton to reach the third round of the El Gouna International in Egypt. The 26-year-old took the first two games 11-9, 11-8 and looked set for a comfortable victory against the unseeded Canadian.
Leandro Bacuna insists Cardiff City have what Aston Villa lacked three years ago – the unity to stay in the Premier League. The Bluebirds midfielder – who could replace Aron Gunnarssson against Liverpool today – was part of the Villa squad that crashed out of the top level in 2016. It was a divided dressing room, he says, full of finger-pointing accusations among players against a chaotic backdrop of four different managers in the same season.
Mark Williams launched a scathing attack on 'pathetic' World Snooker chiefs after they allegedly denied his son access to his dressing room before his first round victory in Sheffield. The 44-year-old saw off England's Martin Gould 10-7 at the Crucible Theatre to begin his bid for a fourth title.
Georgia Davies tried to find some hope in disappointment after she responded to her failure to qualify for the World Championships in South Korea by winning gold in the 50m backstroke at the British Swimming Championships in Glasgow. Davies did not attempt to hide her devastation after she failed to make the selection time in the 100m backstroke on the second night at Tollcross International Swimming Centre.
It’s hard to deny that it’s been an underwhelming season for Bala Town, particularly in the second-half of their campaign where until yesterday they had managed just a single victory in Phase 2. Mike Hayes’ second-half winner coupled with a Chris Venables brace might just be the platform the Lakesiders so desperately need to launch their play-off campaign. Bala have not been the competitive outfit that we’ve come to expect in recent campaigns and this season the club are at real risk of missing out on European qualification for the first time in five seasons – a scenario which could make a significant impact on the club’s budget moving forward.
Joel Makin will face No 7 seed Paul Coll after reaching the third round of the El Gouna International in Egypt. The 24-year-old, who had a first round bye, came through his second round tie with local player Mazen Hesham to earn the right to face the New Zealander.
Cardiff Devils 9, Nottingham Panthers 4 Charles Linglet led Cardiff Devils to victory in their Elite League Predictorbet Play-Offs semi-final against Nottingham Panthers. Canadian playmate Linglet scored four goals in a tenacious, intense Devils performance as they took control against Panthers, leading 4-0 after the first period and 8-3 with 40 minutes... Read More
Andrew Lord’s Cardiff Devils are mentally and physically prepared for their Elite League Predictorbet play-offs semi-final against Nottingham Panthers today (Saturday). Devils take on Panthers in the second fixture at the Motorpoint Arena in Nottingham and head coach Lord says: “This weekend is great for the league. “The final four teams and... Read More
The Swans and the Bluebirds clash in a Welsh Youth Cup semi-final at Llanelli’s Stebonheath Park stadium on Wednesday evening (March 6, 7.30pm). Swansea City are looking to win the trophy for a 10th successive season, having beaten Cardiff City on penalties in the final at Liberty Stadium last season. Swansea’s 18-year-old... Read More
Joe O’Connor, a rookie snooker professional from Leicester, is through to the ManBetX Welsh Open semi-finals after a dramatic victory against John Higgins. The 23-year-old O’Connor, a former under-18 World and European 8-ball pool champion who turned to snooker at the age of 15, plays Stuart Bingham in the last four... Read More
The Bluebirds will face Swansea City in the Welsh Youth Cup semi-finals. Cardiff City scored 10 goals against Llanelli in a one-sided last eight tie, while the Swans defeated Merthyr Town 5-1 at Landore. In the second semi-final The New Saints will play Cardiff Met or Llandudno, whose scheduled match was postponed... Read More
Tesni Evans is the pride of Welsh squash after earning another exhausting, magnificent victory at the FS Investments US Squash Open. The Commonwealth Games bronze medallist has powered into the last four after beating New Zealand’s Joelle King, who won gold on the Gold Coast earlier this year, and England’s Sarah-Jane... Read More