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Wales Winger Sorba Thomas Says Leaving Huddersfield's Struggles For Blackburn Rovers' Promotion Push Was A No-Brainer

Wales winger Sorba Thomas has swapped a relegation fight with Huddersfield for a promotion chase with Blackburn Rovers after being told he had fallen down the pecking order with the Terriers. Thomas – who went to the World Cup with Wales only two months ago – was told his chances were going to be limited at Huddersfield after they brought in some new additions. The club are languishing in the Championship relegation zone, three points adrift of Cardiff City who are in 21st place.

Wales Will Get Fans Off Their Seats Again In This Six Nations, Promises Alex King

New attack coach Alex King says Wales are determined to play an entertaining brand which is rooted deep in the country’s DNA. King joined up with the rest of Warren Gatland’s coaching staff on Monday, with the New Zealander having chosen the former England fly-half to replace Stephen Jones as attack coach. The 47-year-old has little time to get his messages and methods across ahead of the Guinness Six Nations opener against Ireland on February 4, but King is confident that he can do so to mark Gatland’s Wales return with a winning start.

UEFA Announce Changes To Nations League Format . . . As Wales Plot Route Back To League A

Ieuan Evans Defends Steve Phillips But Admits Outside Help Is Needed To Clear Up The Mess At The WRU

Rob Page Apologises To Fans After Poor World Cup Showing . . . But Insists Wales Will Grow From Their Bitter Disappointment

Steve Cooper Looks To Embrace The History Of Nottingham Forest . . . As They Take On Manchester United In The League Cup Semi Final

Steve Phillips Faces Calls To Resign . . . As The Welsh Rugby Union Is Once Again Plunged Into Crisis Over Sexism Allegations

Welsh Athletes Wait On Trans Policy After Amelia Strickler Warning

Welsh female athletes are still waiting to hear from World Athletics who say their transgender policy is still a work in progress. Its stance follows claims made by British shot-putter that the governing body’s preferred option would “screw” female athletes. The global organisation is consulting with member federations over its preferred option for a new policy.

Former Swansea City Boss Paul Clement Available For Hire Again After Everton Clear-Out

Former Swansea City manager Paul Clement has lost his job at Everton in the fall-out from Frank Lampard’s sacking. Clement – who was Swansea manager throughout 2017 – was assistant to Lampard, but has left the club along with the rest of the former England star’s backroom team of Joe Edwards, Chris Jones and Ashley Cole. Everton, who are now searching for their seventh manager in the last seven years, had been the latest port of call for Clement, who was sacked by the Swans five years ago.

Warren Gatland Warns Wales They Are "Shooting Themselves In The Foot" Ahead Of Six Nations

Warren Gatland believes there is a need for discussion on Wales’ 60-cap selection rule amid uncertainty surrounding the futures of several players. The policy was established in 2017, with players who subsequently signed contracts to ply their trade outside Wales deemed ineligible for Test selection unless they have won at 60 caps or more. And the situation is now magnified due to a recruitment freeze affecting Wales’ four professional regions of Cardiff, Ospreys, Dragons and Scarlets.

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Tributes Paid To Para Sport Coach And Mentor, Anthony Hughes

By David Williams Tributes have been paid to Anthony Hughes, the coach who propelled a number of Welsh para stars to international success. Hughes has died suddenly at the age of 63 after a hugely successful career which marked him out as one of world's leading identifiers and enablers in disabled sport. Hughes... Read More

David Smith Admits Frustration After Losing World Boccia Crown

Deposed world champion David Smith has admitted his disappointment at losing his boccia crown. The Swansea-based Paralympic champion lost his World Championship title in Rio de Janeiro over the weekend. Smith had to settle for a silver medal in the BC1 class after being well beaten by formidable opponent,  Witsanu... Read More

Paul Karabardak Becomes World Champion And Says: "There Aren't Many Of Those From Swansea"

Paul Karabardak reckons becoming world champion compares well to the silver medal he won at last year’s Tokyo Paralympics. The Swansea para table tennis star and Billy Shilton produced a superb performance on day two of the Andalucia 2022 World Para Table Tennis Championships to take gold in the men’s... Read More

Beth Munro Takes Gold After Revenge Mission Success

Beth Munro has spoken of her joy after becoming a para-taekwondo World Grand Prix gold medal winner in Manchester. The Disability Sport Wales athlete secured a full house of Paralympic World Grand Prix medals with victory on day one of the event. The Liverpool star was among three home fighters... Read More

The Week-Long Multi-Sport Para Sport Festival Is Ready To Inspire, Delight And Entertain Swansea Bay

By Paul Evans The week-long multi-sport and multi-venue Para Sport Festival will start on Monday (1 August) with the biggest in-person insport Series event since 2019 – with over 20 sports for people of all ages and all abilities to come and try, brought to Swansea University (Singleton Park Campus) by... Read More

The Amazing Lily Rice . . . The Backflipper Who's Gone Back To The Backstroke For Wales

Welsh world champion Lily Rice has switched sports and will make her Commonwealth Games debut in para swimming in Birmingham later this year. Rice – the 18-year-old renowned for her wheelchair backflips – is already a world champion in women’s wheelchair motorcross. But now she is poised to represent Wales... Read More
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