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Dan Thomas Will Be Big Asset, Says Cardiff Coach Matt Sherratt

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Flanker Dan Thomas has ended his seven-year spell at Bristol by joining Cardiff. Thomas, 30, made 144 appearances for the Bears but now follows fellow Welshman Callum Sheedy in moving from Ashton Gate to Cardiff Arms Park ahead of the 2024-25 season.

Rhys Jones Looks Ahead to World Triathlon Para Series Swansea With Pride

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With British Triathlon once again bringing the World Triathlon Para Series to Swansea in 2024, Welsh PTVI paratriathlete Rhys Jones has opened up about his home nation pride. “It was huge. It’s the kind of things dreams are made of really,” Jones said as he looks back on wearing the Welsh trisuit and finishing fourth at the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games. “Last season the aim was to take three minutes off my overall time and the aim is that again. So we’re on track, with the various things that are in place, to make that happen.

How to Predict England’s Impending Implosion

Gareth Southgate England
With the European Championships looming, many England fans are feeling excited about the prospect of football “coming home”. However, those of us on the outside are obviously hopeful it will be business as usual. They will win one game, start playing Frank Skinner and David Baddiel re-runs, and eventually get knocked out soon afterwards.

Mimi Xu Breaks Into Top 10 in World Junior ITF Tennis Rankings

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Welsh tennis prodigy Mimi Xu said she is “incredibly proud and humbled” after she broke into the top 10 world junior ITF tennis rankings. The 16-year-old, who was born in Swansea, has taken the junior competitions by storm, and is now in line to compete in this year’s qualifying events at Wimbledon this July in both Junior and Women’s events.

Wales Netball Pay Tribute To Donna Crossman

Donna Crossman
Wales Netball have paid tribute following the death of former team manager Donna Crossman. Their statement said she had died "following a tragic accident on Sunday evening."

David Smith Secures GB Place As He Heads Towards Paralympic Title Defence

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Three-time Paralympic boccia champion David Smith will look to add to his medal collection in Paris after being named in a five-strong Great Britain and Northern Ireland squad alongside reigning world champion Claire Taggart. Smith – sporting a distinctive red and blue mohawk – became the sport’s most successful British player after retaining his individual BC1 title at the rescheduled Tokyo Games three years ago.

Welsh Stars Set Up Gloucester-Hartpury v Bristol Bears Final In England

Keira Bevan Wales
A strong Welsh input means Gloucester-Hartpury will defend their Allianz Women’s Premiership title against Bristol Bears on Saturday 22 June after the two west country rivals emerged triumphant at the semi-final stage last weekend. The reigning champions had four tries from their Welsh stars to thank for their 50-19 victory over Exeter Chief, while the Bears made history by becoming the first team to win away from home in the semi-finals to reach their first final thanks to a 29-21 triumph at Saracens – the team that had beaten them in the Allianz Premiership Cup final earlier in the season.

Welsh Golfers Rekindle 100 Years Of Tradition

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Golfers have rekindled one of the oldest cross border club matches in Wales to maintain a tradition started more than 100 years ago. Links between London Welsh Golfing Society and Carmarthen began in 1907, with the English-based club carrying on the tradition this year while on their annual summer tour to Wales.

Harsh Grilling Awaits Rob Page By FAW As Rivals For Wales Job Look On

Rob Page Wales
Rob Page’s position as Wales manager is set to come under review after hugely disappointing friendlies against Gibraltar and Slovakia. Page was booed by Wales fans again following the 4-0 thrashing in Slovakia on Sunday and there were more calls for him to quit after Thursday’s embarrassing 0-0 draw with Gibraltar, opponents ranked 203rd in the world.

Dwayne Peel Backs Henry Thomas To Bring More Power To Scarlets Pack

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Dwayne Peel believes new signing Henry Thomas can help give the Scarlets the hard edge that has gone missing. The Wales prop, who has been named in Warren Gatland’s squad for this month’s Test against South Africa and the tour of Australia, will link up with the Scarlets ahead of the 2024-25 season.

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Wembley Calling For Five Welsh Players As Season Comes To The Boil

Four Welsh players are heading to Wembley and there could be a fifth by around 10pm on Friday night. Leeds United’s quartet of Ethan Ampadu, Joe Rodon, Dan James and Connor Roberts are all into the Championship play-off final after their 4-0 demolition of Norwich City. “Towards the end of... Read More

Welsh Teams Struggling In The Era Of The Ugly Scoreline

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Scarlets In Danger Of Sharks’ Bite Even Though Opponents Have Few Teeth 

It doesn’t need a long, hard stare at the United Rugby Championship table to realise it has not been a vintage season for the Scarlets. The most recent Welsh winners of the tournament seven years ago have won just three matches and stand 14th in the 16-team table. On Friday... Read More

Eirias Hockey Club Are Carrying The Flag For North Wales

Tim Baker knows more than anyone that enabling hockey to thrive in North Wales takes hard graft – on and off the field. President of Eirias Hockey Club in Colwyn Bay, Tim was involved in the merger of Colwyn Bay and Llandudno hockey clubs five years ago. Since then –... Read More

Leigh Halfpenny . . . Goodbye To All This

There won’t be a dry eye in the Halfpenny household - or at the Principality Stadium - when Leigh Halfpenny takes to the field for one last time in a Welsh jersey against the Barbarians on Saturday. After 15 years and 101 caps, he will be hanging up his boots... Read More

Wales And The European Nations Left Again With That Sinking World Cup Feeling

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