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Wales To Face The Carmarthen Azzurri Hoping To Turn Their Grand Slam Into A Roman Ruin

Stephen Varney will be the Welshman aiming to run Wayne Pivac’s Grand Slam bandwagon off the road in Rome next week. Varney has already beaten Wales at U18 and Under 20 level and now the Welsh-speaking teenager is hoping to make it a hat-trick by helping Italy halt the Welsh march to a potential 13th Grand Slam. The Carmarthen-born scrum half - who learned his rugby at Crymych RFC - has already won five senior caps for the Azzurri and made his first start for the senior Italian side against Wales at Parc Y Scarlets in the Autumn Nations Cup.

Welsh 400m Ace Owen Smith Revved Up To Take Care Of 'Unfinished Business' At Euros In Poland

Owen Smith will travel to Poland aiming to take care of some "unfinished business" in a Great Britain vest. The Cardiff Athletics star is part of the GB 4x400m squad for the European Indoor Athletics Championships in Torun where he hopes to put past disappointments behind him.

Tyrone Ofori Makes Amends As Newtown Return To Winning Ways

Former Dragons Coach Leigh Jones To Join Leicester Tigers

Welsh coach Leigh Jones is heading back to the UK to take up a newly-created role of general manager of rugby at Leicester Tigers. The former Ebbw Vale, Dragons and Wales forwards coach, who is currently general manager of rugby performance with the Hong Kong Rugby Union, will take-up his new post at the English Premiership club on May 1. He led the Wales A programme under Graham Henry and went on to become a senior member of the Japanese support team at the 2015 Rugby World Cup alongside the now England head coach Eddie Jones and Leicester head coach Steve Borthwick.

Newport County's Michael Flynn Left Frustrated As They Slide Out Of Play-Off Places

Michael Flynn has told his Newport County players they need to improve the quality of their football if they are to stay in the hunt for promotion from League Two. The County manager saw his team lose 1-0 at Tranmere Rovers on Tuesday night, a defeat that leaves then outside of the play-off places in eighth place in the table. Flynn could have pointed to a penalty claim late on when Mickey Demetriou's long ball forward into the penalty area struck the arm of defender Calum MacDonald.

Cardiff City's Mick McCarthy's Fears For Joe Bennett Overshadows Demolition Job On Derby

Mick McCarthy has expressed his fears over left Joe Bennett's injury that overshadowed a stunning 4-0 victory over Derby County. The left-back looks set to miss the rest of City's season after he let out an agonising shriek as fell to the ground in a heap just past the half-hour mark.

Dan Jervis Leads The Way . . . But Welsh Swimmers Need More Bubbles If They're To Rise To The Top

Welsh swimmers returned to competition last month, but it’s only a toe in the water ahead of the Olympic Games this summer and many more strange, new Covid-compliant races will be required before Tokyo, as Graham Thomas reports. Dan Jervis has been praised for his immediate return to form but he and the rest of Welsh swimming’s elite need more competition. That’s the call from Swim Wales performance director Ross Nicholas after Jervis, Georgia Davies and a number of other leading Welsh swimmers got back to racing in the pool at the recent Manchester International Swim Meet.

Wales Wheelchair RL Name 17-Strong Train-On Squad For Celtic Cup

Wales Wheelchair Rugby League head coach Stephen Jones has announced a 17 player train-on squad, which includes six potential debutants, for camps in both March and April to prepare for the upcoming Celtic Cup. Jones will later narrow the squad down to a maximum of 13 for the Celtic Cup, which is being held at The University of Edinburgh’s Sport & Exercise Pleasance facility on Saturday 12th June, the tournament having been postponed in 2020 due to COVID-19.

Short Game Academy Here For Long Term In Wales

Golfers in Wales will soon be able to improve at a state-of-the-art, fully inclusive Short Game Academy, that is all-weather and floodlit, after work has just started on the exciting new project. The Inclusive Short Game Academy will be at Parc Golf Club between Cardiff and Newport and has been funded by the Sport Wales, R&A, Wales Golf and Parc itself.

New Welsh Record Holder Piers Copeland Hoping To Stand-Out In Golden Era For British Middle Distance Running

With British middle distance running entering what could be a new golden era, rising 1500m star Piers Copeland is excited at the prospect of winning his first GB vest at this weekend's European Athletics Championships in Poland.

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Dan Jervis Leads The Way . . . But Welsh Swimmers Need More Bubbles If They're To Rise To The Top

Wales Wheelchair RL Name 17-Strong Train-On Squad For Celtic Cup

Short Game Academy Here For Long Term In Wales

New Welsh Record Holder Piers Copeland Hoping To Stand-Out In Golden Era For British Middle Distance Running

Mike Phillips Tells England To Learn How To Joke With Refs . . . Rather Than Get Under Their Skin

It's Mick McCarthy 994, Wayne Rooney 21 . . . As Cardiff City Boss Gets Ready For Derby Challenge

Differing Objectives For Newtown And Penybont As The JD Cymru Premier Returns

Cardiff Blues To Lose The Blues As Club Side Turns To Rags

Jonny Clayton Says He's Ready To Ferret His Way To More Darts Glory

Joe Brier . . . From Ystalyfera To Poland, But With Tokyo On His Mind

Wales Duo Named In GB Men's Squad For Olympic Hockey Preparation Games

Wales' Callum Sheedy: I Don't Care If They're Penalties Or Not . . . I Just Kick 'Em

Bristol City's Kasey Palmer Goes From Red To Swansea City White, To Red Again . . . And Little Leo Can't Keep Up

Disappointed Elfyn Evans Says Lacked Speed To Challenge For Victory On Arctic Rally Finland

Bristol City's Noisy Nigel Pearson Gets The First - And Last - Word At Swansea City

Wales Have Something England Lack. . . . The Alun Wyn Jones Death Stare

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Wales To Face The Carmarthen Azzurri Hoping To Turn Their Grand Slam Into A Roman Ruin

Former Dragons Coach Leigh Jones To Join Leicester Tigers

Mike Phillips Tells England To Learn How To Joke With Refs . . . Rather Than Get Under Their Skin

Cardiff Blues To Lose The Blues As Club Side Turns To Rags

Wales' Callum Sheedy: I Don't Care If They're Penalties Or Not . . . I Just Kick 'Em

Wales Have Something England Lack. . . . The Alun Wyn Jones Death Stare

Wales Coach Wayne Pivac Admits Ref Blundered . . . Maro Itoje Should Have Been Binned

Centurion George North Pays Tribute After Heartbreaking Blow To His First Club

Chin Up, Chest Out . . . Sing Loud And Proud In Your Living Room, Like Joe

The first crowd-less Wales v England Six Nations match will take place this afternoon – an eerie prospect, even a... Read More

George North Can Go From 0 To 100, To 145, Says Wales Coach Wayne Pivac

Wayne Pivac has praised George North's attitude and appetite as he prepares to win his 100th Wales cap and become... Read More

Beware Eddie Jones' Frigid England Routine . . . It's Time For Wales To Fight Ice With Ice

Eddie Jones has told England to pick up their own arousal levels when they face Wales this weekend. But it’s... Read More

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Tyrone Ofori Makes Amends As Newtown Return To Winning Ways

Newport County's Michael Flynn Left Frustrated As They Slide Out Of Play-Off Places

Cardiff City's Mick McCarthy's Fears For Joe Bennett Overshadows Demolition Job On Derby

It's Mick McCarthy 994, Wayne Rooney 21 . . . As Cardiff City Boss Gets Ready For Derby Challenge

Differing Objectives For Newtown And Penybont As The JD Cymru Premier Returns

Bristol City's Kasey Palmer Goes From Red To Swansea City White, To Red Again . . . And Little Leo Can't Keep Up

Bristol City's Noisy Nigel Pearson Gets The First - And Last - Word At Swansea City

Steve Cooper Admits Swansea City Keeper Freddie Woodman Had Uncharacteristic Bad Day

No Seventh Heaven For Cardiff City But Mick McCarthy Happy After Benefitting From 'Warny' Ball

Mick McCarthy saw Cardiff City's bid for a seventh straight league win dashed - but he was more than happy... Read More

Swansea City's Steve Cooper Reminds Bristol City That New Managers Don't Always Bounce

Steve Cooper insists there is no guarantee of a new manager “bounce” when Bristol City visit the Liberty Stadium today. The... Read More

The Stunning, Saving, Winning Ways Of Cardiff City's Dillon Phillips

Cardiff City have been blessed with a number of very good goalkeepers over the years, but none, surely, can boast... Read More

Keep It Simple, Stupid . . . The Cardiff City Mantra Of Mick McCarthy

Simplicity has been the key to Cardiff City’s revival under Mick McCarthy, according to Wales midfielder Will Vaulks. The Bluebirds... Read More

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Former Cardiff Devils Netminder Ben Bowns Back Between The Pipes In Austria

Cardiff Devils Trio Sign For Ex-Coach Andrew Lord's Swamp Rabbits

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

By Terry Phillips Cardiff Devils have now seen five players leave the Elite League club in the wake of the delayed... Read More

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

Evan Mosey has become the fourth player to leave Cardiff Devils as the the disruption to the 2019-20 Elite League... Read More

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

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