Ryan Giggs insisted Wales will be better for the shadow cast’s dress rehearsal for their opening European Championship qualifier this weekend. The Wales manager saw a youthful team stumble over some of their lines, but stick to their task and finally beat Trinidad and Tobago 1-0 in their friendly at Wrexham. Ben Woodburn turned the ball home in the 91st minute to give Wales the victory ahead of their altogether more meaningful match against Slovakia on Sunday at the Cardiff City Stadium.
Ryan Giggs has urged Gareth Bale’s Wales teammates to take some of the strain off their talisman as they head into their Euro 2020 qualification campaign. David Brooks, Harry Wilson and Daniel James are three exciting youngsters the Wales manager wants to step up and share the load – starting with tonight’s friendly with Trinidad and Tobago at Wrexham. Bale is just a few months short of his 30th birthday, but the Real Madrid striker remains Wales' main man ahead of Sunday's opening Euro 2020 qualifier against Slovakia in Cardiff.
Former Wales Rugby League international prop Mick Murphy has sadly died at the age of 77. Liverpool-born, Murphy was WRL heritage #294, winning five caps from 1975-79. This included three appearances in the 1975 Rugby League World Cup, one of which was the famous 25-24 win over New Zealand in Swansea - the last time that Wales beat the Kiwis at full international level in either rugby code.
Penarth Hockey Club has added a piece of unexpected silverware to its 2018-19 collection after the 4th XI claimed the De Cymru 3 division of the Verde Recreo League. PENARTH ‘C’ 8-2 Whitchurch ‘F’
Gareth Anscombe has warned that he and other Grand Slam winners are considering moves to England because of the regional chaos in Welsh rugby. The Wales No.10 has yet to agree a new deal with the Cardiff Blues with the instability of the domestic structure back on the agenda now the Six Nations is over. Anscombe, whose existing national dual contract expires at the end of this season, is a target for Gallagher Premiership clubs Bath and Harlequins.
Josh Batch is back in the Great Britain fold. The 6ft 4ins Cardiff Devils player is among 28 players selected for GB’s training camp during April. Chelmsford-born Batch has played key roles for Elite League leaders Devils with his ability to switch seamlessly between defense and offence a crucial element for... Read More
Tesni Evans is into the quarter-finals of the World Championships in Chicago after a superb victory over Sarah-Jane Perry. The 26-year-old raced into early leads in the first two games but had to fend off fight-backs from her English rival to win them 11-6, 11-8. Evans, seeded 10, lost the... Read More
Tesni Evans is into the second round of the World Championships in Chicago after a straight sets victory. The 26-year-old triumphed 13-11,11-4, 11-9 against Holland's Milou van der Heijden in the $500,000 tournament at Union Station. Evans, seeded 10 for the event, took 37 minutes to see off the world... Read More
Australian Neil Robertson described his ManBetX Welsh Open success as an 'amazing achievement’ after his 9-7 victory in the final. Robertson defeated Stuart Bingham, from Essex, in the final at Cardiff’s Motorpoint Arena to win the £70,000 prize money and lift the Ray Reardon Trophy. “It feels incredible to win,” said Robertson.... Read More
Cardiff Devils players Mark Richardson, Matthew Myers and goalie Ben Bowns are all in the Great Britain team for their international challenge match against Dinamo Riga this evening (Wednesday). The match is at Coventry’s Skydome home and is the first of five games for GB ahead of May’s World Championship in... Read More
Lauren Price has vowed to give her all as she faces one of the biggest fights of her career at the World Championships in India. Wales' Commonwealth Games champ will face the No 1 seed, reigning European Champion and two-time world championship medallist, Nouchka Fontijin of Holland in Friday’s semi-final in... Read More