Gareth Furlong bagged his second goal of the Belfius EuroHockey Championship as Wales lost to Spain in Antwerp. The Surbiton HC defender followed up his strike in the 2-2 draw with England on the opening day.
Welsh athletes will be taking on some of the world’s best at Sunday’s Diamond League meeting in Birmingham. The latest leg of the international athletics roadshow features more than 60 global medallist, including 10 reigning Olympic champions, two Paralympic champions and 13 reigning world champions. Commonwealth Games bronze medallist Melissa Courtney, who beat Laura Muir in the Vitality Westminster Mile earlier this year, will line up over the same distance in the Milicent Fawcett Mile alongside fellow Brit Eilish McCoglan.
Steve Cooper says Borja Bastón was revelling in the role of leading the line after his two goals secured their 3-2 win over Preston. The £15m Spanish striker went 1,022 days without a Swansea goal before this season but now has three goals in three league games. It was his equaliser on the stroke of half-time that gave the hosts a lifeline after Joe Rafferty’s early strike put a dominant Preston side ahead after 11 minutes.
Warren Gatland says Wales will not get carried away after replacing New Zealand as World Rugby’s top-ranked nation. Wales’ 13-6 World Cup warm-up victory over England in Cardiff saw them end the All Blacks’ 10-year unbroken rankings reign. And their debut rise to the summit comes just 34 days before the World Cup kicks off in Japan.
Wales came agonisingly close to pulling off a shock victory over England on their return to the top tier of European competition after 20 years. Coach Zak Jones’ side were within three minutes of victory in their opening Pool A game at the Belfius EuroHockey Championships in Antwerp.
Wing-back Cai Owen scored Rhyl’s winner in their 1-0 Huws Gray Alliance match against Holywell Town home. The 20-year-old defender scored the only goal of the match when he produced a touch of class after 50 minutes. Bangor-born Owen, a former Llandudno player, took possession on the Rhyl right and he set... Read More
Wrexham gave notice they are going to scrap and battle for success under new manager Bryan Hughes. Their 1-0 home win against Dagenham and Redbridge was testimony to the team spirit and togetherness in the Dragons camp. Substitute Stuart Beavon scored a 74th minute winner for Wrexham, who moved third in the... Read More
Wrexham eased into the FA Trophy second round thanks to three first half goals in their 3-0 home win against Boston United. Manager Graham Barrow made five changes from the FA Cup second-round replay defeat at Newport and said afterwards: “All I said to the players was we’ve been boasting a... Read More
Frank Nouble reckons Newport County will attract a 7,000-plus sell-out attendance at Rodney Parade on Saturday - because he is playing against his former club. “It’ll be full to capacity because I’m going down there,” says Nouble, one of three former Exiles’ players in the Colchester United squad along with Ryan... Read More
Newport County will head to Chesterfield on Mayday for their rearranged League Two clash with the Derbyshire club. Manager Michael Flynn and his players will hope they are still in contention for a play-offs place when they head north. County are 12th in League Two with seven games left to play, 11... Read More
Wrexham have 11 fixtures left to fire up their Football League promotion dream. The Reds are unbeaten in 11 Vanarama National League matches, but eight of those have ended in draws including last night’s goalless result at Solihull Moors. Manager Dean Keates and his team are frustrated after dropping 16 points during... Read More