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British Open Battles For Welsh Players Joel And Tesni

Lord's Champions League View: 'Bring On Swedes'

Speculation Links Craig Harrison With Return To Welsh Football With Bangor City

Rhys Thomas . . . The Incredible Battery-Charged Rugby Coach

Former Wales prop Rhys Thomas is back in rugby, the battery-charged coach at Newport High School Old Boys. Peter Jackson speaks to a man who has, literally, given his heart to the game and overcome all the odds. Rhys Thomas began the season waiting for a heart transplant at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham. He finished it, against all the odds, by making probably the bravest and certainly the most improbable of come-backs. At a time when the column inches and social media equivalent keep racking up over Billy Vunipola’s hamstring, Dylan Hartley’s concussion and Manu Tuilagi’s knee, their predicaments seem almost mundane compared to the on-going life-or-death issues endured by the former Wales prop.

Job Seeker Non Stanford Proves Her Race Is Not Yet Run

Often, it's not the winning that reveals character, but the way someone recovers from setbacks. Rob Cole salutes former world champion Non Stanford - on the comeback trail after the Commonwealth Games. It was the great Aussie rugby coach Alan Jones who coined the immortal phrase to sum up the slings and arrows of often outrageous sporting fortune: “One minute you’re a rooster, the next a feather duster.” How often have we seen the mighty fall from grace to underline the beautiful unpredictability of sport?

Bangor City Close In On New Manager; Nomads Swoop For Danny Holmes

Leon Britton Says Rediscovering Swansea Way Is Route Back To Premier League

Leon Britton believes rediscovering the Swansea Way is more important than immediate promotion back to the Premier League. The Swansea City legend brought down the curtain on his 19-year career at the weekend when he played his final match for the club before retirement.

Michael Beckett Scoops Silver For Britain At Laser European Championships

West Wales sailor Michael Beckett has scored his best ever performance at senior level, winning the silver medal at a breezy Laser European Championships in La Rochelle. The British Sailing Team member, 23, from Solva in Pembrokeshire, put on an impressive show of consistency over the six-day regatta, only finishing outside of the top ten three times in 11 races.

Slovakian Ice Aces Ready For Cardiff Bay Challenge

Nine Hole Golf In Wales On The Rise, New Figures Show

The number of golfers in Wales playing competitive golf over just nine holes has gone up by almost a third, as new figures reveal a significant increase in competitive nine hole scores being submitted. A number of the world’s leading golfers are demonstrating their support for shorter forms of golf, including two-time Major Champion Ryu So-yeon, Jon Rahm, Charley Hull, Mel Reid, Eddie Pepperell and Richie Ramsay, feature in a new series of videos produced by The R&A about their memories of playing nine hole golf and their enjoyment of the shortened format.

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Why Wales v South Africa In The USA Is A Small Ripple Across The Pond

The WRU have confirmed Wales are to play South Africa in the USA this summer. Twm Owen says it’s an... Read More

Warren Gatland Ready To Plead Underdog Again As Trial By Six Nations Awaits

Warren Gatland will go into the Six Nations with Wales just where he wants them – mocked or ignored or... Read More

The Autumn Series Is Over And Warren Gatland Has His Say

The Warren Gatland verdict   What’s the overwhelming emotion at the end of that one? “I suppose a bit of relief I think.... Read More

Wales Again Save The Best For Last . . . But There Has To Be More

Let’s face it, if you can beat the Springboks with a makeshift front and back row, new centre pairing and... Read More

Bar humbug . . . Time To Call Time On The Boozing, Or Is The Fourth International So Bad It Can Only Be Watched Drunk?

The fourth game of a series of Test matches should feel climactic, but it’s one step – and certainly one... Read More

Tom Shanklin Tells Warren Gatland To Hire A New Backs Coach

Tom Shanklin has urged Warren Gatland to re-fresh his Wales back-up team by bringing in a new attack coach. As... Read More
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