Connor Roberts has revealed how the Wales squad have been taking inspiration for their European Championship campaign by watching footage of Euro 2016. Wales scaled the heights three summers ago as Chris Coleman’s side reached the semi-finals of Euro 2016 after ending a 58-year wait to play at a major tournament. The journey in France began with a 2-1 win over Slovakia in Bordeaux – the same opponents that Ryan Giggs’ side face in their opening 2020 European Championship qualifier at the Cardiff City Stadium on Sunday.
Wayne Pivac is in danger of leaving the Scarlets on a low note after admitting they served up their worst display in his five years in charge as they were hammered by the Cardiff Blues. Pivac – who is leaving at the end of the season to prepare to take charge of Wales after the World Cup – is in familiar territory for many coaches whose next job is announced long before they leave their current one. No matter what they utter in public about maintaining their focus until the last goodbye, they are often undermined by players who decide the king is dead, long live the next one.
Wales’ young female artistic gymnasts dominated the competition at the British Championships in Liverpool, with the Welsh female Espoir (under 13s) gymnasts taking eight of the top ten spots in the all-around competition and winning gold in every individual apparatus contest.
Megan Barker proved anything elder sister Elinor can do, she is not far behind as she stormed to a silver medal in the Scratch race at the opening Tissot UCI Track World Cup event in Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, in France. Having failed to qualify for the final rides in the team pursuit,... Read More
Daniel Jervis and Georgia Davies are both targeting more success this year after finishing their Commonwealth Games efforts with hard earned medals for Wales. Part-time painter and decorator Jervis brushed up on his bronze medal in Glasgow four years ago, by taking silver in the men’s 1500m freestyle. Davies claimed... Read More
Ben Llewellin just missed out... Read More
So, it is not just the legendary Welsh Sporting Trinity of Gareth Bale, Geraint Thomas and Sam Warburton who keep the flag of Whitchurch High School flying high on the world stage. Less than 24 hours after another old boy, Dan Salmon, struck gold in the Men’s Pairs in the... Read More
Welsh para-cyclist James Ball says he will treasure his two Commonwealth silver medals after finishing second in the men's blind and visually impaired (B&VI) sprint. The Newport-based Ball and pilot Peter Mitchell lost to Scotland's Neil Fachie and Matt Rotherham in the final. The Welsh partnership were beaten into second... Read More
Lewis Oliva won Wales’ third medal of the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games with silver in the men’s keirin on Friday. The Momouthshire track cyclist, competing in his third Commonwealth Games, had to win a repechage to reach the semi-finals after finishing a below-par third in his first round heat. But... Read More