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.
Glamorgan have signed Charlie Humphrey for the coming season, a former baggage-handler in Australia. The Welsh county have certainly got used to being left on the carousel when it comes to success in recent years but Alun Rhys Chivers has uncovered what could be some useful Yorkshire grit. Until four... Read More
The Aussie connection at Glamorgan will be further strengthened on Friday night when Test batsman Joe Burns makes his debut at home against Somerset. Alun Rhys Chivers meets the man Glamorgan hope can guide them to another Finals Day later this summer. Joe Burns was getting ready for the Australian... Read More
Glamorgan captain Michael Horgan has paid tribute to Usman Khawaja as the Australian star bids to become the first in the county’s history to score centuries in his first three appearances. Khawaja struck 126 against Derbyshire – following his 125 against Warwickshire – to become the first Glamorgan player to... Read More
Glamorgan may have suffered an Ian Bell inspired defeat against the Division Two leaders Warwickshire at Edgbaston this week – but Usman Khawaja joined a select group of players by scoring a century on his debut for the club. Khawaja’s 125, one of a number of good personal performances as... Read More
Usman Khawaja is set to make his Glamorgan debut on Saturday as the county bid to recover from their awful Royal London One Day Cup campaign. The Australian Test batsman - who has been drafted as cover for compatriot Shaun Marsh – is poised to make his first appearance in... Read More
Usman Khawaja can transform himself from “classical” five-day Test batsman to aggressive T20 master blaster, according to Glamorgan chief executive Hugh Morris. The county’s decision to sign Australian Khawaja for their T20 Vitality Blast campaign has raised eyebrows as he is better known as a longer form specialist, who has... Read More