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Joel Makin Dazzled By A Wizard But Semis Still Beckon If He Says Bye, Bye (Mr) American Pie

Joel Makin faces a Group decider at the CIB PSA World Tour finals in Cairo after losing his second match. The 25-year-old from Haverfordwest was beaten 2-0 (11-8, 11-6) in 48 minutes by Egypt's fifth seed Marwan ElShorbagy.

Ryan Giggs Adopts Long Game Tactics . . . And Gets Pat On The Back From Jose Mourinho

Ryan Giggs admits he was playing the long game when he agreed with Tottenham that Gareth Bale should be left out of the Wales squad. The Wales manager will be without his captain, talisman and match-winner for the England friendly on October 8 and the following Nations League games away to the Republic of Ireland and Bulgaria. It comes after Bale is yet to make his second debut for Spurs since rejoining the London club on a season-long loan from Real Madrid earlier this month.

It Should Be A Luxurious Feast But Instead New Guinness PRO14 Season Resembles A Dog's Dinner

It Should Be A Luxurious Feast But Instead New Guinness PRO14 Season Resembles A Dog’s Dinner

Cardiff City Won't Bank All £500K Fee As 'Gutted' Callum Paterson Leaves

Callum Paterson has admitted he is gutted to be leaving Cardiff City, revealing he felt he wasn't needed anymore. But the Scottish international says the switch to Championship rivals Sheffield Wednesday will put the smile back on his face.

Swansea City's Jamal Lowe Says Lions Will Be Staying Goal Hungry

Jamal Lowe insists Swansea City are determined to maintain their unblemished defensive record when they face fellow unbeaten Championship rivals Millwall. The Swans have yet to concede after setting a club record with three clean sheets to take seven points out of a possible nine.

Geraint Thomas: I Don't Want A Repeat Of My Giro Agony This Year

Geraint Thomas says he is determined there will be no repeat of his Giro d'Italia agony when he begins his quest for a second Grand Tour crown on Saturday. Wales' 2018 Tour de France champ was well in contention for the Giro in 2017 when a crash wrecked his hopes forcing him to abandon a few days later.

New Golfers Can Still Get Into Swing Of Things With New Competition

New golfers in Wales can take part in a national competition through the month of October at their clubs, in a relaxed and fun event. The New2Golf Championship replaces the Summer Swing which was originally planned pre-COVID for golfers coming through the Wales Golf scheme New2Golf.

Exclusive: Joel Makin Can Make It To The Top Of The World

Joel Makin has been told to shoot for the squash stars and become the world's No 1. The 25-year-old showed his credentials to be the best when he beat reigning world champ Tarek Momen for the third time in a row at the CIB PSA World Tour Finals.

Alan Tate Loses A Grand And Swansea City Lose Their Coach After ThroatGate

Alan Tate Loses A Grand And Swansea City Lose Their Coach After ThroatGate
Swansea City coach Alan Tate will sit out most of October in the stands – and be almost £1,000 lighter in the pocket – after being found guilty of violent conduct by the Football Association. One of head coach Steve Cooper’s right-hand men, Tate will be missing from the technical area for upcoming games against Millwall, Huddersfield, Coventry and Bristol City. Tate’s punishment comes after he was caught on camera at the Liberty Stadium on September 19 in an altercation with Birmingham City’s Jon Toral.

How Dan’s ‘Cheeky’ Tweet Helped Land Him London Marathon Spot Among World’s Elite

A speculative tweet to the organisers of the Virgin Money London Marathon has led to a Cardiff distance runner taking part in a unique race involving the world’s greatest athletes. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, this year’s London Marathon will be an elite-only showdown involving the likes of endurance legends Eliud Kipchoge and Kenenisa Bekele and run in a secure biosphere at St James’s Park on October 4.

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Wales 20, England 19 . . . That's Positive Drug Tests In Rugby, By The Way

When Jesse Patton of Ystalyfera RFC became the latest Welsh rugby player to be banned for steroid use it helped give Wales an unwanted victory over England. There have now been more positive drugs cases in Wales (registered players – 83,000) in the last seven years, than in England (registered... Read More

Dumbledore, Lawrence Of Arabia, Hamlet . . . And Other Fantasy Rugby Fans

Super Rugby may have returned to New Zealand – with crowds – but the activity of watching live top level rugby remains a distant prospect here in Wales. Owen Morgan has done all his fantasy teams, so he’s moved onto his fantasy fans. Watching S4C’s highlights of the Super Rugby... Read More

Trophy-Less Champions Cardiff RFC Call For Big Welsh Rugby Shake-Up To Protect Premiership

Cardiff are hoping to reward their Indigo Group Premiership players with new contracts – even if they have no trophy and medals at the end of this season. The Arms Park club are in talks with Cardiff Blues over a range of proposals for next season after the current race... Read More

Jay Baker Casts A Spell On The Wizards As Merthyr Power Through In WRU National Cup

Former Aberavon and Ospreys wing Jay Baker came back to haunt his old Wizards team-mates for Merthyr in the first round of the WRU National Cup. Baker created second-half tries for Lewis Williams and Matthew Jarvis to send holders Merthyr into the next round – 15-10 - and keep them... Read More

How The Grand Old Rugby Clubs Of Wales Can Thrive And Survive - Beer, Emotion, History . . . And Sausage Sangas

Three weeks in to the new rugby season in Wales and debate still rages over the merits of the new regional A teams versus the soon-to-be trimmed and short-changed Principality Premiership. But Harri Morgan says live TV offers a golden opportunity for the old clubs to prove their worth –... Read More

Brickie Ronny Aiming To Build Steelmen's Title Challenge At Wizards' Expense

It won’t just be the title credentials of Ebbw Vale and Aberavon that will be on the line on Friday night when the Principality Premiership goes live on BBC Wales’ Scrum V programme. At stake is the credibility of a tournament that has helped to nurture many of Wales’ leading... Read More
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