Jake Heyward made a dream debut in the mile to clocked the second fastest time in history by a Welsh athlete in London. The Cardiff runner's time of 3:54.78 was just 0.39secs off the record set by Newport's Neil Horsfield in Cork 33 years ago.
Daniel Jervis cut a frustrated figure after the opening session of the World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea. The 23-year-old finished 17th in the 400m freestyle heats of which the top eight went straight to Sunday’s final, ruling Jervis out. Alys Thomas also failed to make it through from her events, finishing 24th in the 100m butterfly in 59.24, 1.04secs outside her trials time.
Former Swansea City winger Kerry Morgan is tipping Merthyr Town for Southern League success in the new season. The Martyrs have strengthened their squad in terms of quality and numbers, underlining their progress with wins against Swansea City under-23 team and Cwmbran Celtic. Manager Gavin Williams and his team face another tough... Read More
George Byers has signalled his determination to push for promotion with Swansea City after signing a new three-year contract at the club. The former Watford midfielder enjoyed a breakthrough campaign last season and was one of the club’s most consistent performers from the turn of the year. Along with Daniel... Read More
Welshman Ben Swallow, a former Cardiff City trainee, has rejoined Merthyr Town and is set to play in their opening pre-season fixture against Swansea City on Saturday. The match against young Swans will be played at Merthyr’s MetCoaches Stadium (3pm) Left-winger Swallow, aged 29, spent seven years in the Bluebirds Academy, while... Read More
Daniel James will find Manchester United fans are desperate to take him to their hearts, according to Ryan Giggs. The Wales manager and United legend believes James – the club’s £15m capture from Swansea City - will excite, inspire and infatuate the club’s fan base who are yearning for another... Read More
Swansea City have signed teenage goalkeeper Lewis Webb from Southern League Merthyr Town. Webb, aged 17, played first team football for the Martyrs last season and manager Gavin Williams said: “I wish Webby all the best in his career. “He has been an absolute pleasure to work with. The commitment and dedication... Read More
Michael Flynn is ecstatic about his newest Newport County player. The Exiles manager has signed Geordie defender Daniel Leadbitter on a two-year contract. "Daniel is a big signing for us,” says Flynn. “It is a big coup for us. “He is extremely fit and quick. We have beaten off competition for Daniel... Read More