Wales may be about to have their first shot at World Cup glory in 64 years, but manager Robert Page, is already looking to a future built around the likes of Bennan Johnson. As Page prepares for the do-or-die play-off against either Scotland or Ukraine, he also has a mind on the younger generation. The caretaker boss - whose own deal with Wales only runs as far as the end of the World Cup campaign - has heaped praise on fit-again Kieffer Moore, and believes he can bring something different to the team, but has stressed the importance of preparing the younger players in the squad for the future of Welsh football.
"It's what we have been training for and preparing for a long time, so it’s both nerve-wracking and exciting.” Those are the words of Welsh rhythmic gymnast Gemma Frizelle as she and her team-mates prepare for a massive next three weeks. First up is the Rhythmic Gymnastics British Championships in Telford this weekend, followed a fortnight later by the Welsh Championships in Cardiff.
Tesni Evans faces the biggest task in women’s squash on Tuesday night when takes on world No.1 Nouran Gohar at the World Championships. Welsh No.1 Evans – who is seeded 13 at the tournament in Cairo – has shown good form so far in overcoming Poland’s Karina Tyma and Coline Aumard of France in reaching the last 16. But she will have to produce the form of her life to unseat Gohar in front of her home Egyptian fans at the Club S Allegria.
Two Bad Sessions Have Cost Us . . . But We Could Have Won Four Games, Insists Glamorgan's Matthew Maynard
Matthew Maynard insists Glamorgan are still reaping the rewards of a positive approach to their County Championship campaign despite their latest defeat. The Welsh county lost by 58 runs to Durham in a match they looked well placed to win at the start of the final day. Instead, they were... Read More
Mojeid Ilyas’ love for the game of cricket began when he was a child, playing tape ball at the local parks with his brothers for hours on end. He has now taken that passion and turned it into a Ramadan Tape Ball league to bring together people from all across... Read More
Sam Northeast Praised For Pointing Glamorgan In The Right Direction . . . As They Move To Second Place In The Table
Sam Northeast has been praised for his influence on the Glamorgan squad after helping to steer the team to a six-wicket victory against Leicestershire on the final day of their LV= Insurance County Championship match in Cardiff. Matthew Maynard, Glamorgan head coach, lavished praise on the former Kent and Hampshire... Read More
By Tom Prosser Most Glamorgan members would have arrived at Sophia Gardens yesterday hoping to see Marnus Labuschagne bag another century in their County Championship match against Leicestershire but instead they were treated to watching him star with the ball and field with energy, passion and humour. The Australia international took 3-65... Read More
Sam Northeast Admits Glamorgan Felt They Had Victory In The Bag . . . After Exhilarating Final Day Run Chase
By David Williams Sam Northeast has admitted Glamorgan were disappointed with having to settle for a draw at Derbyshire despite rallying with a superb ran chase. The former Hampshire batsmen – who joined the Welsh county this season – conceded his side could have come out on top in a topsy-turvy final... Read More
By Paul Jones Glamorgan captain David Lloyd believes his players’ tougher mental strength can boost their County Championship campaign further after their superb win at Nottinghamshire. The Welsh county host Middlesex on Thursday, where they will be looking to build on their seven-wicket victory at Trent Bridge, where returning Australian star Marnus... Read More