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Zidane Doesn't Know If Bale Has Played His Last Game For Real......But It Sure Looks Like It

Zinedine Zidane had admitted that Gareth Bale does not fit in with his current Real Madrid side as speculation grows the Wales skipper's time at the Bernabeu is up. The club's world recored £85million buy was an unused sub as a nightmare season ended with a 2-0 home defeat to Real Betis.

Jess Sees Perfect OVO Energy Series Record Ended On Durham Cobbles

Jess Roberts saw her unbeaten run at the OVO Energy Tour series ended after she was beaten into second place in Durham. The Carmarthen-born rider was competing for the fourth time in little over a week having triumphed in the previous rounds in Redditch, Motherwell and Aberdeen.

Anna Bows Out In Thailand After Gutsy Displays

Ceri Sweeney . . . From Apprentice To Master, Then Mentor . . . Thanks For 20 Years

He fought back the tears, and vowed to return to rugby sooner rather than later, but Ceri Sweeney had every reason to smile at the weekend after bringing down the curtain on a great career. More than 20 years after making his Pontypridd debut against Ebbw Vale, with his PE teacher Paul John as his scrum-half, the 39-year-old former Wales outside-half steered his side to a 47-19 win over Principality Premiership champions Merthyr. It was the perfect way to bow out at Sardis Road and both teams formed a guard of honour to welcome him onto the field.

Graham Potter Breaks Bread With Brighton As Swans Concede Defeat

Graham Potter will hold talks with Brighton today over their vacant managerial position after the Seagulls agreed to pay the release clause in his Swansea City contract. The 43-year-old was offered a new contract by the Swans in an attempt to ward off Brighton's interest, but told his employers he's keen to move quickly into managing in the Premier League after just one season working in the Championship. Brighton saw an initial approach to Swansea knocked back on Tuesday with Potter still having two years left on the deal he signed when he joined the club from Swedish side Ostersund last summer.

Two Great Welsh Rugby Names . . . One Desperate Outcome

Friday night’s play-off clash between Llanelli and Pontypool has brought plenty of sympathy for the losers as Pooler were yet again denied promotion to the Welsh Premiership following a 27-16 defeat. But as Paul Jones reports, this was a game with so much to lose for two of the most famous names in Welsh rugby. All the pre-match talk had been about whether or not Pontypool’s three year dream to reach the top tier of the semi-pro game would become a reality at the end of their second unbeaten season in the Championship, but few had considered what the play-off game at Aberavon meant to Llanelli.

Cardiff Met Battle Bala For Key To Europe And £200k

Cardiff Met are chasing glory, history and a big bundle of cash when they visit Bala Town today in a make-or-break Europa League play-off final. The tie is worth £194,000 in prize money to the winning side but for the students it is also about securing European qualification for the first time in their history after heartbreaking defeats in the previous two play-off finals. Met midfielder Will Evans believes his team are feeling confident of ending their unwanted play-off record following an impressive semi-final display against Caernarfon Town.

Jonathan's Great Britain Ready For French Test In Kosice

Jumping Jade: I've Proved I'm Not Just Just An Olympic Girl

Jade Jones made it fifth time lucky in Manchester by defeating holder Ah-Reum Lee to be crowned World taekwondo Champion. Wales' double Olympic Games gold medallist had won silver and bronze medals at her previous four world appearances since 2011.

Ospreys Flex Their Muscles And Seize The European Prize

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Varsity Venue Shows Strides Made By Women's Rugby, Says Swansea Coach

Wales forward Siwan Lillicrap believes today’s women’s Varsity match marks a significant step forward for female sport. The Swansea women’s player – who is also head of rugby at Swansea University – believes Wednesday’s fixture is helping cement the women’s game on an equal footing with the men’s. It is... Read More

George The First - Lleucu's Nerveless Kick Gives Wales First Campaign Victory

Lleucu George ensured Wales Women secured a dramatic Six Nations victory on Friday night that Scotland coach Shade Munro admitted, “felt so cruel”. George snatched a nerve-jangling 17-15 win – Wales’ first of the tournament – when she held it together to kick an awkward, into the wind conversion of Siwan... Read More

All That Jazz But Joyce's Wonder Try Ruled Out As Wales Draw

Jasmine Joyce had a wonder try... Read More

Rowland Phillips Backs Wales Women To Bounce Back Against Italy After French Lesson

Rowland Philips has made two changes and two positional to the Wales Women side to face Italy in Lecce on Saturday as he backed his players to bounce back from the defeat to France. The Head Coach has named a new second row partnership with Ospreys locks Natalia John and... Read More

Smyth Set For Debut As Wales Women Begin Autumn Campaign

Ospreys full-back Lauren Smyth will make her debut when Wales Women get their three-Test autumn series campaign underway against South Africa on Saturday in Cardiff. (Cardiff Arms Park, 11.30am). Head coach Rowland Phillips' side will also face Hong Kong next Friday (16 November) and Canada on Saturday 24 November in... Read More

Phillips Makes Six Changes For Rugby World Cup Clash With Ireland

Wales have made six changes to their starting team for the Women’s Rugby World Cup seventh-place play-off against Ireland at the Kingspan Stadium tomorrow afternoon. Two of the changes are positional: Elinor Snowsill goes from fly-half to fullback, allowing Robyn Wilkins her first tournament start at number ten, and Elen... Read More
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