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.
‘It would mean everything and more’ – Treowen gymnast Lauryn Carpenter out to impress ahead of Birmingham call
By Carl Field This weekend the Rhythmic Gymnastics British Championships return for the first time since 2019 and there will be plenty of Welsh interest in Telford, including Treowen’s Lauryn Carpenter. Some of the best rhythmic gymnasts in Britain will be competing for titles. Across the two days of competition, under-10s, under-12s,... Read More
"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... Read More
Poppy Day . . . Stickler Joins Gareth Bale, Sam Warburton And Geraint Thomas On Whitchurch Wall Of Wonder
Gymnast Poppy Stickler is the latest pupil to be honoured in Whitchurch High School’s renowned Hall of Fame. Gareth Bale, Sam Warburton and Geraint Thomas already grace the walls of the most famous sporting school in Wales. Now it’s the turn of Sticker. The Cardiff pupil – who turns 16... Read More
By Carl Field It has been quite some month for junior women’s artistic gymnast Evie Flage-Donovan. The 15-year-old rising star from Newport bagged herself a stunning gold medal on beam at the 2022 Artistic British Championships at the M&S Bank Arena in Liverpool at the end of March, having finished sixth in... Read More
In a little over three months, Wales’ men’s artistic gymnasts will be aiming to write their names into the history books at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. They will bid to do something no Welsh men’s team have ever done at a previous Games: win a team medal. The... Read More
A trio of Welsh gymnasts bidding to reach the Commonwealth Games this summer have all been named in the Great Britain women’s artistic senior squad for 2022. Jea Maracha, Mali Morgan and Poppy Stickler are in the 15-strong British women’s senior squad. It follows the Cardiff trio’s performances at the... Read More