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Neil Harris Says 'Lovable' Neil Warnock Was Tough Act To Follow As Cardiff City Look For First Home Win

Neil Harris says his predecessor as Cardiff City manager was a tough act to follow as Neil Warnock makes his return on Saturday. The Bluebirds will be looking for their first home win of the season when they face Middlesbrough who won impressively at Bristol City in midweek.

Three Welsh Players In GB Squads As Hockey Makes Return

Jacob Draper, Rupert Shipperley and Sarah Jones have been named in the Great Britain squads for next week's return of the FIH Hockey Pro League. Draper and Shipperley make the men's squad for the games against The Netherlands (27 and 29 October) and Belgium (31 October and 1 November).

Gethin Jenkins . . . The "Rugby Anorak" Aiming To Pull The Hood Over Shaun Edwards

Gethin Jenkins . . . The “Rugby Anorak” Aiming To Pull The Hood Over Shaun Edwards
Gethin Jenkins is a “rugby anorak” whose obsession can help Wales counter the influence of Shaun Edwards when they meet France in Paris on Saturday. That’s the upbeat prediction of Gruff Rees, the man who has overseen the coaching development of of Jenkins at Cardiff Blues. Jenkins has replaced Sam Warburton in the Wales management set-up, specialising in defence and the breakdown area, having been drafted in by head coach Wayne Pivac.

First Forest Rally Of 2021 Is Postponed As Cambrian Shifts To October

The Visit Conwy Cambrian Rally, which was to have hosted the opening rounds of a number of major championships on 20 February, has been postponed until 30 October. With no sign of the arbitrary 30 person maximum gathering rule taking into account the vast open spaces rallying takes place in, the somewhat inevitable news about the Cambrian Rally will raise a very serious question.

Nick Tompkins To Achieve His Schoolboy Dream . . . Playing For Wales With Jonathan Davies

Nick Tompkins To Achieve His Schoolboy Dream . . . Playing For Wales With Jonathan Davies
A schoolboy dream will come true for Nick Tompkins in Paris on Saturday night when he plays alongside Jonathan Davies in a Wales shirt for the first time. The two players will form the midfield combination against France – a link-up Tompkins could only imagine when he was growing up as a rugby-mad youngster. Tompkins made his first four Test appearances in the Six Nations at the start of the year when Davies was out injured while he recovered from knee surgery.

How Steve Jones Met Jake Smith.....With A Little Help From Dai Sport

Dai Sport has helped former Welsh half marathon record holder Steve Jones send his congratulations to Jake Smith – the man who broke his 34-year-old national best We contacted Jones at his home in the USA for his views on Smith’s spectacular performance at the World Half Marathon Championships last week.

Snowdonia Marathon Becomes Relay Run . . . And Goes Virtual This Weekend

Though the streets of Llanberis may be quieter this Saturday than on a usual Snowdonia Marathon weekend, S4C will be holding its own tribute to the event by challenging a host of elite runners to a race along the iconic route. Earlier this year, organisers announced that the 38th edition of the legendary marathon was to be postponed as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. However, as part of a special S4C programme, a selection of north Wales’ top runners, including a host of previous winners, will race in two separate relay teams, with a member of each team running a leg of the marathon simultaneously.

Gareth Bale Admits He Is Still Weeks Away From His Best . . . And Fittest

Gareth Bale Admits He Is Still Weeks Away From His Best . . . And Fittest
Gareth Bale has admitted he is still short of his best form after making his first start for Tottenham since rejoining the club.The Wales captain played just over an hour of his club’s 3-0 over LASK in the Europa League on Thursday night, before confessing he still has work to do on his fitness. There were occasional touches of class, such as the cross that led to the Austrians conceding an own goal, before Bale revealed he feels he is still at the pre-season stage of his own fitness.

Sam Parry Will Make Huge Impact For Wales... Says Former Ospreys Coach

Sam Parry Will Make Huge Impact For Wales… Says Former Ospreys Coach

Wales Keep On Track For First Major Finals By Thrashing Faroe Islands

Wales moved closer to qualifying for their first major finals with a thumping victory over Faroe islands at Newport's Rodney Parade. Natasha Harding struck twice, Helen Ward extended her Wales goal scoring record and Lily Woodham bagged her first for her country.

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Snowdonia Marathon Becomes Relay Run . . . And Goes Virtual This Weekend

Gareth Bale Admits He Is Still Weeks Away From His Best . . . And Fittest

Sam Parry Will Make Huge Impact For Wales... Says Former Ospreys Coach

Wales Keep On Track For First Major Finals By Thrashing Faroe Islands

Harry Wilson Says Jurgen Klopp Talks Convinced Him Of Need To Leave Liverpool For Cardiff Stint

Alun Wyn Jones To Reach Equal World Record 148 Not Out For Wales

Harry Wilson Is My All-Round Entertainer, Says Cardiff City's Neil Harris

Swansea City's Future More Secure By Joe Rodon's Sale Insists Julian Winter

Newport County's Michael Flynn Hailed His Pair Of Pests But Is Refusing To Get Carried Away

Hayley Ladd Loving The Vibe In Wales Camp Ahead Of Crunch Euro Qualifiers

Exclusive: Cardiff Devils' Blair Riley On How He Took A New Road After Route To Title Was Cut Short

Celtic Dragons Confident Rebecca Baker Has Ingredients To Be Superleague Success

Harry Wilson Can Help Cardiff City Enjoy The Sounds Of Silence, Says Neil Harris

Steve Cooper: "Do I Not Like That" . . . As Swansea City Boss Accuses His Team Of Lacking Fight

Ross Moriarty Urges Wales To Break The Circuit Of Gloom

Welsh Weightlifters Begin Commonwealth Countdown In Virtual World

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Nick Tompkins To Achieve His Schoolboy Dream . . . Playing For Wales With Jonathan Davies

Sam Parry Will Make Huge Impact For Wales... Says Former Ospreys Coach

Alun Wyn Jones To Reach Equal World Record 148 Not Out For Wales

Ross Moriarty Urges Wales To Break The Circuit Of Gloom

Goal Kicking Legend Neil Jenkins Confident New Boy Callum Sheedy Will Be Hit In Wales Number 10 Shirt

Callum Sheedy . . . Never Mind The "Capture" For Wales, It's All About His Talent

Callum Sheedy And Dan Thomas Grab Bears' Necessities

Tomas Francis Set To Become 12th Welshman To Taste European Glory As Exeter Chiefs Target Double

Sam Warburton Leaves Wales Role . . . And Gethin Jenkins Steps In

Sam Warburton has chosen to leave the Wales coaching set-up and will be replaced by Gethin Jenkins. Former Wales and... Read More

New Kit, New Jonathan Davies . . . But Wales Star Feared For His Future After Injury KO

Jonathan Davies feared he would never play for Wales again following the injury which sidelined him for almost a year. The... Read More

Packed Houses, Ref Shoving, And Racism . . . Former All Black Recalls His Time At Rodney Parade

Way back in 2001 Newport were expected to sign legendary South African scrum-half Joost van der Westhuizen. But after much... Read More

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Neil Harris Says 'Lovable' Neil Warnock Was Tough Act To Follow As Cardiff City Look For First Home Win

Gareth Bale Admits He Is Still Weeks Away From His Best . . . And Fittest

Wales Keep On Track For First Major Finals By Thrashing Faroe Islands

Harry Wilson Says Jurgen Klopp Talks Convinced Him Of Need To Leave Liverpool For Cardiff Stint

Harry Wilson Is My All-Round Entertainer, Says Cardiff City's Neil Harris

Swansea City's Future More Secure By Joe Rodon's Sale Insists Julian Winter

Newport County's Michael Flynn Hailed His Pair Of Pests But Is Refusing To Get Carried Away

Hayley Ladd Loving The Vibe In Wales Camp Ahead Of Crunch Euro Qualifiers

Harry Wilson Can Help Cardiff City Enjoy The Sounds Of Silence, Says Neil Harris

By Paul Jones There will be no raucous Cardiff City fan welcome for Harry Wilson tonight, but manager Neil Harris believes... Read More

Steve Cooper: "Do I Not Like That" . . . As Swansea City Boss Accuses His Team Of Lacking Fight

Steve Cooper admitted he “didn’t like” Swansea City’s performance at Coventry City which the head coach admitted lacked fight and... Read More

Kasey Palmer Aims For Premier Return With Swansea City But Says: Mostly, I Just Want To Play Again

Kasey Palmer is hoping a season at Swansea City can put him on the club’s fast-track back to the Premier... Read More

Angry Wayne Rooney Will Miss Derby's Clash With Cardiff City

Wayne Rooney said he is 'angry and disappointed' having been forced to self-isolate meaning he will miss Derby County's clash... Read More

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Exclusive: Cardiff Devils' Blair Riley On How He Took A New Road After Route To Title Was Cut Short

Former Cardiff Devils Hero Ben Bowns Suffers Major Career Setback In Austria

Jarrod Skalde Relishing Joining Cardiff Devils After Being Named Head Coach

Cardiff Devils Ace Matt Pope Retiring, Saying: I Couldn't Play Anywhere Else

Cardiff Devils And Elite League Rivals Target Return To The Ice Early in 2021 After Season Suspended

Todd Kelman's Message To Cardiff Devils Fans: Don't Panic!

Five Of The Best . . . Cardiff Devils Rocked As Sam Duggan Becomes Fifth Player To Join Exodus

American Evan Mosey Joins Cardiff Devils' Exodus As Elite League Delay Takes Its Toll

Mark Richardson Leaving Cardiff Devils For Season in Germany

Mark Richardson is the latest Cardiff Devils player to leave the club after agreeing a one season deal to play... Read More

Gleason Fournier Joins Cardiff Devils Exodus Amid COVID-19 Uncertainty

Gleason Fournier's five season spell at Cardiff Devils is over as he moves to join Italian outfit HC Bolzano. The... Read More

Joey Martin Leaves Cardiff Devils....But Says I'll Be Back

Cardiff Devils skipper skipper Joey Martin says he will return to the club after being given permission to play in... Read More

'Cardiff Devils Fans Will Be Heartbroken' Says Todd Kelman As Key Player Takes Up Austrian Challenge

By Terry Phillips Ben Bowns is heading to Austria - and Cardiff Devils look certain to sign an import goaltender for... Read More

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