Rhys Jones has described being selected for a third Commonwealth Games as his “gold medal moment”. Anything else he achieves on the Alexander Stadium track in Birmingham this summer will be a bonus, says the para sprinter.
So, the Ryan Giggs Wales era has officially ended. It was an announcement which almost certainly represents a full-stop conclusion to the strained 30-year association between the Cardiffian and his national football team. The word “officially” is important here: in both practical and emotional terms Robert Page is already Wales manager.
Profits made from Wales qualifying for the World Cup – expected to be around £4m - will go into improving grassroots facilities, the Football Association of Wales have pledged. The overall commercial revenue from Wales reaching their first finals of the tournament for 64 years could be at least £10m, it has been estimated. But the guaranteed part of that income – which comes from the FIFA prize money pot – will go straight into benefitting the game at lower levels.
By Harry Corish Despite an agonising loss in the final to Australia, Gerwyn Price has vowed to come back stronger next year and win Wales another darts World Cup. After winning the World Cup in 2020, Johnny Clayton and ‘The Iceman’ Price were looking to secure more silverware after easing through the... Read More
What Have Dan Biggar, Gerwyn Price And Eric Cantona Got In Common? Abusive Fans Who Should Know Better
You know what it’s like. Your team starts poorly, falls behind on the scoreboard, and the fan behind you lets fly with a volley of angry abuse. Fair game for those in the firing line? Not according to Stuart Taylor. Performers have had their own unique way of dealing with... Read More
Gerwyn Price wants next year’s PDC Darts World Championships to be held in Wales. The deposed world champion – who lost his crown in a thrilling but painful quarter-final defeat to Michael Smith – insists moving the tournament around Europe is the solution to the abuse he and others have... Read More
Gerwyn Price has warned his world title rivals he has plenty of room for improvement as he bids to defend his crown this week. The Welsh world No.1 is preparing to start his title defence on Wednesday, aiming to brush aside all challengers as he did 12 months ago in... Read More
By Tom Prosser Welsh darts star Jonny Clayton says he is “one really, really happy geezer” after claiming victory at the World Series Finals in Amsterdam on Sunday evening. This is Clayton’s fourth “TV major win” of the year which is astonishing considering he had never won one before the start of... Read More
The Ferret has burrowed his way upwards to seventh in the world after Jonny Clayton’s victory over Gerwyn Price in the all-Welsh battle for the World Grand Prix title. Clayton – who continued his remarkable rise with a 5-1 victory over defending champion and good friend Price in Leicester –... Read More