Wales Physical Disability Rugby League head coach Craig Fisher says his squad is ready to make its mark at the upcoming PDRL World Cup. Fisher has named a 15-player squad for the tournament which takes place in Warrington from Sunday 23 October.
Dai Flanagan insists Dragons players need to enjoy the company of their coaches as he looked forward to the rest of the season in charge at the region, following the sidelining of Dean Ryan. Although the Dragons have yet to confirm the departure of director of rugby Ryan, it is expected to be announced this week after the agreement of a financial settlement. It means head coach Flanagan will step up to be the man in charge and he has vowed to create a healthy environment, building on the feelgood factor of Sunday’s 23-17 victory over Munster.
Ben Pritchard plans on using his bronze medal at the World Rowing Championships as a springboard to the Paris Olympics in 2014. The Welsh rowing ace's first world medal in the PR1 Men's single sculls added to the bronze he won at the Europeans in Munich in July.
Robert Page insists relegation from the top tier of the Nations League on Sunday is softened by the prospect of looking forward to Wales’ first World Cup since 1958 in two months’ time. A 1-0 defeat to Poland in Cardiff on Sunday night condemned Page’s men to finishing bottom of a group also containing Belgium and the Netherlands. Wales’ four Nations League games in June were split either side of a vital World Cup qualifying play-off against Ukraine, which forced Page to rest a number of key players for their 2-1 defeat in Poland to start the group.
Osian Pryce finally fulfilled his dream as he was crowned Motorsport UK British Rally Champion after storming to victory at the Trackrod Rally Yorkshire.
Wayne Hennessey says Wales are heading to Qatar to win the World Cup – but firstly they want to get the Nations League job done against Poland. Wales will end a 64-year wait to play at the World Cup in November, making their first finals appearance since 1958 when they were beaten by Brazil in the last eight. They will play in the same group as England, Iran and the United States, with bookmakers having them around 150-1 outsiders to win the trophy.
Toby Booth has told the Ospreys it’s time to wise up after what’s shaping up to be a disappointing weekend for the four Welsh regions. Only the Dragons – who host Munster on Sunday afternoon – can prvent a clean sweep of defeats for the Welsh sides in the United Rugby Championship. With Cardiff having conceded eight tries in a 52-24 thrashing in Glasgow, the Scarlets also shipped over a half century of points at home to Ulster, and leaked seven tries, in going down 55-39.
Gareth Bale is determined to ensure Wales don’t follow England out of the Nations League trap door. Wales must beat Poland at home on Sunday evening to remain in League A of the biennial competition. Bale has not played 90 minutes since a World Cup qualifier against Estonia last September, but the Wales captain has declared himself fit for the must-win contest at the Cardiff City Stadium.
He may have delivered one of the all-time great losing performances in a thriller at the World Snooker Championship, but Mark Williams reckons he would rather have been thrashed. The three-time champion produced an epic fightback before losing 17-16 in a nerve-shredding final frame to Judd Trump in their semi-final... Read More
By Hannah Blackwell Marco Fu has praised fellow Hong Kong snooker professional Ng On Yee after the three-time women's world champion recorded her maiden victory on the World Snooker Tour in Welsh Open qualifying. In her first season competing on the main circuit, On Yee completed a 4-2 win over World No... Read More
By Tom Prosser Welsh snooker legend Mark Williams says he was ‘destined to win’ the British Open on Sunday evening as he beat Gary Wilson 6-4 to claim yet another ranking title. “I’m a little bit fortunate to win it,” said Williams who first won the British Open title in 1997. “There were... Read More
Mark Williams insists he is back enjoying snooker again despite his Betfred World Snooker Championship thrashing by Mark Selby. Wales’ three-time world champion Williams was beaten 13-3 by Selby with a session to spare in Sheffield to end his bid for a fourth title at the age of 46. Reaching... Read More
Jordan Brown has confessed he never believed he would be good enough to beat Ronnie O’Sullivan after he claimed the Welsh Open title. Brown sealed one of snooker's greatest upsets as he beat six-time world champion Ronnie O'Sullivan in a final-frame decider at the Celtic Manor. The world number 81,... Read More
Snooker greats across the ages having been paying tribute to Wales’ two-time former UK champion Doug Mountjoy, who has died at the age of 78. The former coal miner was a regular on the circuit for well over a decade after turning professional on the back of picking up the... Read More