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Wales PDRL Coach Craig Fisher Says His Squad Ready For World Cup Bow

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.

I'll Do It Dai Way . . . New Dragons Head Man Dai Flanagan Vows To Bring Enjoyment Back For Players

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.

Dupont Left Frustrated After Flames Scorch Devils' Challenge Cup Campaign

Welsh Rowing Ace Ben Pritchard Eyeing Paris 2024 Glory After Bagging First Worlds Medal

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.

Rob Page Says Nations League Drop For Wales Is The Price Paid For World Cup Focus

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.

Pryce Finally Right For Emotional Osian As He Roars To British Rally Crown

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's Two-Step Plan for Wales: Beat Poland . . . Win The World Cup

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.

Dupont Urges Consistency As Devils Snap Out Of Slump

An Absent Coach, Three Defeats And 18 Tries Conceded (So Far) Adds Up To Another Grim Weekend For The Welsh Regions

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 Ready To Make Sure Wales Don't Follow England Off The Nations League Top Table

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.

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Wales Hockey Star Toby Reynolds-Cotterill Backs Cardiff Arms Park Bid For World Cup

Wales hockey star Toby Reynolds-Cotterill has hailed the ‘huge’ opportunity for the sport of a joint England and Wales bid to host the Hockey World Cup. Reynolds-Cotterill was on a visit to the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium to support the campaign to host the FIH Hockey Men’s World Cup 2026. With... Read More

Rupert Shipperley Warms To Another Wales-England Clash . . . At The 2023 World Cup

Wales captain Rupert Shipperley believes England will offer “a  great challenge” after the two countries were grouped together at next year’s Hockey World Cup. The 16-team draw was held on Thursday and has seen hosts India pitted in a pool with both England and Wales. The format will see the... Read More

Jacob Draper . . . The Bluebird Who Picked Up A Stick And Took On The World For Wales And GB

Jacob Draper was once on the conveyor belt to becoming a professional footballer, but has no regrets he switched to hockey. The Wales and Great Britain international was good enough with the larger round ball to be part of Cardiff City’s academy programme from the age of seven. He did... Read More

From A Gravel Pitch To The World Stage . . . Izzy Webb Is Ready To Take On The World's Best

By Harry Corish Wales international Izzy Webb started out playing hockey on the gravel pitch at her school. Now, she is poised to appear at the Commonwealth Games to represent her country, facing some of the best players in the world. Historically, in most parts of the UK, hockey has been associated with... Read More

Wales Captain Lewis Prosser Insists The Team's Close Bond And Home Support Can Guide Wales To Hockey Success

By Gareth James Wales are going to relish the rousing support of home fans and hope it will spur them to success at the Commonwealth Games, says captain Lewis Prosser. Prosser, Wales’ most capped male athlete, says he doesn’t know what to expect at Birmingham 2022 but is ready to cherish the... Read More

Izzy Webb Insists Blend Of Youth And Experience Will Serve Wales Well At Commonwealth Games

Izzy Webb believes Wales are good shape as they head towards Birmingham and their hunt for hockey success at the Commonwealth Games. Webb was part of the Wales women’s team that tied the three-match series against South Africa following a 1-0 defeat in Cardiff on Tuesday. Wales had earlier beaten... Read More
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