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.
Fans Believe Sports Are Doing Enough To Tackle The Concussion Crisis . . . Despite Evidence To The Contrary
By David Williams Almost two-thirds of football and rugby fans believe the sports they follow are doing enough – or even too much – to manage the risks of concussion, despite campaigners calling for more to be done. A survey conducted by Ipsos last month found 63 per cent of football fans... Read More
What Have Dan Biggar, Gerwyn Price And Eric Cantona Got In Common? Abusive Fans Who Should Know Better
You know what it’s like. Your team starts poorly, falls behind on the scoreboard, and the fan behind you lets fly with a volley of angry abuse. Fair game for those in the firing line? Not according to Stuart Taylor. Performers have had their own unique way of dealing with... Read More
Gareth Anscombe and George North have earned praise from Ospreys head coach Toby Booth after their part in thrashing the Scarlets, 54-36. The Wales pair – who were both on different stages of the comeback road after long periods out injured – helped their side to a victory which keeps... Read More
Once again Elfyn Evans had to dig deep to salvage a points-scoring result – but fifth on the Croatia Rally was not the fuel-injection boost his FIA World Rally Championship title aspirations needs. He has the speed to win rallies. In the Toyota Yaris Rally1, he has the car to... Read More
A trio of Welsh gymnasts bidding to reach the Commonwealth Games this summer have all been named in the Great Britain women’s artistic senior squad for 2022. Jea Maracha, Mali Morgan and Poppy Stickler are in the 15-strong British women’s senior squad. It follows the Cardiff trio’s performances at the... Read More
James Rowberry has admitted his Newport County side must go to Sutton United on Easter Monday and get something to revive their flagging promotion bid. Having lost for a third time in a row at Rodney Parade, the County boss is hoping the club’s recent away record can continue to... Read More