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All Bets Are Off For A Smooth World Cup For Wales As Rob Howley Flies Home

Wales’ World Cup plans have been thrown into turmoil after Rob Howley was sent home from Japan. Former Wales captain and scrum-half Howley left Wales’s training camp on Monday following an alleged breach of World Rugby’s regulation six which covers anti-corruption and betting. Howley is understood to have been betting on matches, and has been provisionally suspended from all rugby matter matters until a disciplinary hearing - essentially ruling him out from any participation in the World Cup.

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Matt Richards Wants Wales To Win Gold In Japan . . . And Then The 16-Year-Old Aims To Chase The Same Thing There Himself

He may still be only 16, but Welsh swimming sensation Matt Richards already has his eyes set on next year’s Olympic Games in Tokyo. Those same eyes are on Japan for the next few weeks, too, as the young Welsh rugby fan tells Liz Byrnes. Matt Richards gave his parents a hint of what was to come when he was only a five-year-old on a family holiday in Tenerife. Disgruntled by having to wear armbands in the pool while other, older children didn’t, he marched up to his mother and father, told them he’d had enough and threw the armbands on the chair.

Wales Strip Back Their Scrum And Tomas Francis Says It's Now In Working Order

Tomas Francis has revealed Wales are going to go back to basics to solve their scrum problems at the World Cup. The Exeter Chiefs tight-head prop has been part of a Wales pack that creaked and wobbled at times during their warm-up matches for the tournament. Francis was at the forefront of a much-needed improved display when Wales lost to Ireland in Dublin, but all 20 teams at the World Cup in Japan will operate under a World Rugby scrummaging law amendment that was implemented this summer.

Searching For The Next Hannah Mills In Mumbles!

Junior and youth sailors from all round Wales will meet in Mumbles for the British Youth Sailing Welsh Regional Championships. A year out from the Tokyo Olympics where Cardiff’s Hannah Mills will be looking to defend her gold medal, this is the event which will find and showcase the Welsh sailing superstars of the future.

Wales Golf Gets Big Boost With 2021 Women's British Open Heading To Royal Porthcawl

Wales Golf has welcomed the announcement that the 2021 AIG Women’s British Open will be held in Royal Porthcawl, as a further boost for the game in Wales. With the focus on women’s golf following a thrilling Solheim Cup, it is an opportunity to build further on the work Wales Golf does in encouraging women and girls into the game, which has seen an increase in the numbers joining Welsh golf clubs.

Swansea City

Swansea Skipper Matt Grimes Says No More Mr Nice Guy

Matt Grimes insists he will “take one for the team” and risk yellow or red cards in future in order to keep points on the board for Swansea City. The Swans captain says he will gamble on the punishments by committing a foul if he is in the position to... Read More

Steve Cooper Insists Swansea Will Quickly Rediscover The Creative Spark

Steve Cooper has admitted the flair factor went missing at Swansea City as he suffered his first defeat as manager. The Swans remain top of the Championship, but their previously unblemished record now has a figure in the loss column after Nottingham Forest deservedly won 1-0 at the Liberty Stadium.... Read More

Swans' Steve Cooper Says Fan Pride Is His Motivation As He Takes Award In His First Month As Club Manager

Steve Cooper has dedicated his August EFL Championship manager of the month award to the Swansea City fans who have cheered his team to the top of the table. Cooper has won the first award of the campaign in his first competitive month as a club manager. During that time... Read More

Old School Wayne Routledge Is Hailed By Swans Who Admit Surprise Over Ayew And Borja U-Turn

Wayne Routledge, the man who refused to turn his back on Swansea City, has been hailed as inspiration to the youngsters who have taken the club to the top of the Championship. The 34-year-old was due to join the mass exodus from the Liberty Stadium over the past 18 months... Read More

Swansea City's Growth Spurt Is No More Than That, Insists Steve Cooper

Steve Cooper had a three-word replay to anyone prepared to start talking about promotion for Swansea City even though it was still August. “We are growing,” said the Swans manager – a neutral response to chatter about a return to the Premier League after his team gained an eye-catching 1-0... Read More

Warren Gatland . . . Wales' Leading Coach (And Not Just In Rugby)

Warren Gatland will walk onto the Principality Stadium pitch before today’s game against Ireland for the final time as Wales coach. Wales supporters, both casual and obsessive, will be sad to see him go, but so will a wider coaching fraternity, says Graham Thomas. It’s not just rugby in Wales... Read More
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