Wales ‘C’ team assistant manager Owain Tudur Jones believes this evening’s international match against England C is a chance to thrive in the shop window. The former Wales and Swansea City midfielder will be in the dugout at Salford City FC’s Peninsula Stadium as the best Welsh players from the JD Welsh Premier League take on their English non-league counterparts from the Vanarama National League and below. The game will be shown live on the Sgorio Facebook page at 7.45pm on Tuesday March 19.
Race walker Heather Lewis smashed her 20k personal best in Switzerland on Sunday to become only the fifth British woman to break the 96-minute barrier. The Pembrokeshire Harrier finished fourth at the Lugano Trophy International Race Walk Grand Prix in a time of 95:15. The time was a minute faster than the PB she set when finishing sixth at the same event this time last year and comfortably inside the British Athletics qualifying time of 1:39.00 for the European Race Walking Cup in May.
Welsh tennis star Evan Hoyt has continued his successful start to 2019 by picking up his first singles title of the year. Hoyt, who has already won three doubles titles this year, won the singles title at the $15,000 ITF World Tennis Tour event in Portugal at the weekend. The Llanelli product clinched the title with a straight sets final victory over home player Tiago Cacao in Portimao. Hoyt was in excellent form going into the tournament having won ITF World Tennis Tour doubles titles in Tunisia, Barnstaple and Glasgow this year, along with reaching the singles final in Tunisia and semi-final in Glasgow.
Alun Wyn Jones believes Warren Gatland is in line to be Lions coach again, but has not ruled out the possibility of him combining the role with the England job, rather than Wales. New Zealander Gatland will leave his post after the World Cup in Japan later this year, ending a reign highlighted by a Six Nations record three Grand Slams. He has already been linked with succeeding Eddie Jones as England chief as well as possibly moving to France and also heading up the 2021 British and Irish Lions tour of South Africa.
Shooting stars Chelsea Lewis and Kalifa McCollin will be key players for Celtic Dragons in their Vitality Netball Superleague home clash with Wasps. The teams go head-to-head at Cardiff’s Sport Wales National Centre this evening (Monday, 7pm centre-pass) when leaders Wasps aim to extend their winning run. Wales international Goal-Shooter Lewis, originally... Read More
Former Wales international David Cotterill says he will devote his time to “helping others” following his decision to retire. Cotterill – whose last professional club was Indian Super League team ATK – has decided to call time on his playing days at the age of 30. The forward, who won... Read More
Merthyr Town suffered in their Southern League Challenge Cup tie against Slimbridge AFC at Thornhill Park, Gloucestershire. Manager Gavin Williams selected himself for a rare appearance in midfield and he rested a number of first team players to ensure they are ready for Saturday’s Premier clash with Staines Town away. Jarred Wright... Read More
The summer is over and Glamorgan are left to reflect on the third worst season in the county’s history. Alun Rhys Chivers says the county’s awards night just about merited a winner, but lessons of the past must be learned if more embarrassment is to be avoided in the future.... Read More
The debates rumble on over what the structure of Welsh rugby should be directly below the regions. Robin Davey says the severing of four clubs from the Principality Premiership will be brutal, bloody and fatal for some. The new season is only just over a week away and for once... Read More
The big kick-off to the new rugby season is not far away, but there is still confusion as to where parts of the Welsh jig-saw fit into place. The new Celtic Cup will operate over the opening two months of the season, but to what effect? Meanwhile, in the soon... Read More