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.
By James Candy Sophie Smith had never been open water swimming before the pandemic, but has now completed the gruelling challenge, winning the Channel Swimming Association’s 2021 trophy for the Greatest Feat of Endurance as part of the five-strong female relay team. During lockdown Sophie and her two children, Zag (13) and... Read More
By Carl Field There was success for Welsh gymnasts at the 2022 TeamGym British Championships with Cardiff-based Evolve Gymnastics Academy bagging two silver medals to cap a brilliant weekend in Sheffield. In what were two action-packed days of competition at the English Institute of Sport, Saturday saw British champions crowned across the... Read More
By Gareth James Medi Harris and Harriet Jones made it a Welsh win double at the British Swimming Championships in Sheffield on Wednesday night. The pair claimed domestic titles to back up the first Welsh winner, Dan Jervis, who won the men’s 400m freestyle final the day before. For Harris, this was the... Read More
Dan Jervis set a new personal best and was only 0.10 seconds outside the consideration time for this summer’s World Championships as he cruised to the men’s 400m freestyle title at the British Swimming Championships in Sheffield. The Swansea University swimmer - who reached the 1500m final at his first... Read More
By Lucy Rees Aidan Heslop used to stack shelves – now he stands on them, peering down into water 90ft below before diving off a cliff. The old shelves belonged to Morrisons supermarket where the 19-year-old used to load potatoes. The new ones are shelves built into rock cliffs from where the best... Read More
Former European and Commonwealth champion Georgia Davies has announced her retirement from competitive swimming after a glittering 11-year career. Davies – who won gold at the 2014 Commonwealth Games – has decided to bow out at the age of 31, rather than go for a fourth Games appearance for Wales... Read More