Connor Roberts has revealed how the Wales squad have been taking inspiration for their European Championship campaign by watching footage of Euro 2016. Wales scaled the heights three summers ago as Chris Coleman’s side reached the semi-finals of Euro 2016 after ending a 58-year wait to play at a major tournament. The journey in France began with a 2-1 win over Slovakia in Bordeaux – the same opponents that Ryan Giggs’ side face in their opening 2020 European Championship qualifier at the Cardiff City Stadium on Sunday.
Wayne Pivac is in danger of leaving the Scarlets on a low note after admitting they served up their worst display in his five years in charge as they were hammered by the Cardiff Blues. Pivac – who is leaving at the end of the season to prepare to take charge of Wales after the World Cup – is in familiar territory for many coaches whose next job is announced long before they leave their current one. No matter what they utter in public about maintaining their focus until the last goodbye, they are often undermined by players who decide the king is dead, long live the next one.
Wales’ young female artistic gymnasts dominated the competition at the British Championships in Liverpool, with the Welsh female Espoir (under 13s) gymnasts taking eight of the top ten spots in the all-around competition and winning gold in every individual apparatus contest.
Tania Hoffman believes the return of Suzy Drane – and an iconic Olympic venue - can inspire the Celtic Dragons to their first victory of the Vitality Netball Superleague tonight. The Dragons are at the Copper Box Arena to face London Pulse where they aim to follow-up last week’s encouraging... Read More
As a member of the national team affectionately known as the Sunshine Girls, it is hardly surprising that Jamaican international Stacian Facey is finding a cold and grey January in Cardiff not quite to her tastes. Not that anyone would have thought the Celtic Dragons’ new overseas signing looked anything... Read More
Code breaker Nia Jones believes her summer stint in Australia has been perfect preparation for the most competitive season yet in netball’s Vitality Superleague. Already a double Wales international in both football and netball, the Celtic Dragons defender spent time in Melbourne in August playing Aussie Rules. Jones was Down... Read More
Tania Hoffman believes the Celtic Dragons can surf the netball wave to ride higher in the Vitality Superleague which starts this weekend. The New Zealander has set a top eight target for her squad as she prepares for her first campaign in charge of the struggling franchise. Hoffman has a... Read More
Welsh Netball has put its money where its mouth is by re-recruiting the highly rated Aussie coach Julie Hoornweg to guide the national side through to the 2020 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. Wales will not be represented at next year’s World Cup in Liverpool, and have slipped down to 11th in... Read More
Former Celtic Dragons and Wales shooters Georgia Rowe and Cara Lea Moseley have crossed the Severn Bridge to join Severn Stars in the new Vitality Superleague season. They head into England while Wales’ top shooter, Chelsea Lewis, has opted to return home from Team Bath after two seasons away. Lewis... Read More