Wales winger Sorba Thomas has swapped a relegation fight with Huddersfield for a promotion chase with Blackburn Rovers after being told he had fallen down the pecking order with the Terriers. Thomas – who went to the World Cup with Wales only two months ago – was told his chances were going to be limited at Huddersfield after they brought in some new additions. The club are languishing in the Championship relegation zone, three points adrift of Cardiff City who are in 21st place.
New attack coach Alex King says Wales are determined to play an entertaining brand which is rooted deep in the country’s DNA. King joined up with the rest of Warren Gatland’s coaching staff on Monday, with the New Zealander having chosen the former England fly-half to replace Stephen Jones as attack coach. The 47-year-old has little time to get his messages and methods across ahead of the Guinness Six Nations opener against Ireland on February 4, but King is confident that he can do so to mark Gatland’s Wales return with a winning start.
Welsh female athletes are still waiting to hear from World Athletics who say their transgender policy is still a work in progress. Its stance follows claims made by British shot-putter that the governing body’s preferred option would “screw” female athletes. The global organisation is consulting with member federations over its preferred option for a new policy.
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
Gerwyn Price wants next year’s PDC Darts World Championships to be held in Wales. The deposed world champion – who lost his crown in a thrilling but painful quarter-final defeat to Michael Smith – insists moving the tournament around Europe is the solution to the abuse he and others have... Read More
Wales centre Willis Halaholo has found himself at the centre of yet another racism storm. Halaholo, who helped Wayne Pivac’s side win the 2021 Six Nations, qualified for Wales on residency after three years with Cardiff Blues. When he was first selected by his adopted country in November 2019, the... Read More
The racist abuse directed at Wales pair Rabbi Matondo and Ben Cabango has resulted in Instgram accounts being closed down, Facebook have claimed. Wales winger Matondo criticised Instagram after he and his teammate were racially abused online following the friendly win against Mexico. The Stoke loanee Matondo and the Swansea... Read More
Yan Dhanda has revealed no-one from Instagram has contacted him, more than a week after he was racially abused on the social media platform. The Swansea City midfielder branded social media companies “selfish” for not doing more to remove abusers from their sites and apps. Birmingham-born Dhanda, who has an... Read More