Nick Tompkins Ready To Prove His World Cup Worth For Wales
Nick Tompkins can make sure he’s in good nick going into the Rugby World Cup by becoming a winner in the English Premiership final this weekend. The Wales centre lines up for Saracens who will be firm favourites to beat Sale Sharks at Twickenham on Saturday afternoon.
Ageless Geraint Thomas Now One Good Time Trial Away From Winning Giro
Geraint Thomas will wear the leader’s pink jersey into Saturday’s decisive mountain time trial at the Giro d’Italia after Primoz Roglic could take only a handful of seconds out of the Welshman’s advantage on the Queen stage in the Dolomites. Thomas and Roglic traded attacks in the final kilometre of this beastly stage but at the very top of the Tre Cime di Lavaredo it was Roglic, who had changed bikes on the approach to the last climb to get better gearing, who was able to open up a three-second gap in the final few metres.
Alun Wyn Jones Ready For Debut At 37 As He Takes On The World
Alun Wyn Jones will captain the Barbarians at Twickenham on Sunday in the game against a World XV. It will be the 37-year-old Ospreys lock’s 15th international outing at the home of English rugby in a game that will see him make his debut for the Baa-Baas.
Geraint Thomas Aims To Keep Primoz Roglic Behind Him As Giro Reaches Business End
Geraint Thomas will bid to strengthen his grip on the leader’s pink jersey on stage 19 of the Giro d’Italia on Friday. On his 37th birthday, on Thursday, the Welsh superstar was able to follow a late move from Primoz Roglic on the approach to Val di Zoldo as Joao Almeida dropped back, and the two then worked together to keep the Portuguese behind and take 20 seconds out of him, enough to see Roglic move up to second.
Gerwyn Price Admits He’s At A Loss To Explain Final Blow-Out To Michael Van Gerwen
Gerwyn Price admitted he was at a loss to fully explain his Premier League Darts final defeat to Michael van Gerwen. Welshman Price had reached the final by hammering his World Cup teammate Jonny Clayton, 10-2, in the first semi-final of the night at the O2 Arena in London.
Wales Boss Rob Page Wants Answers Again From Nottingham Forest
Wales boss Rob Page wants clarity from Nottingham Forest over Neco Williams' injury ahead of next month's Euro 2024 qualifiers. Full-back Williams was ruled out for the rest of the Premier League season after breaking his jaw against Brighton on April 26.
Gerwyn Price And Jonny Clayton Go Tungsten-To-Tungsten In Premier League Showdown
Darts devotees, those who thirst for tungsten action, and anyone who loves a Welsh sporting rivalry – get a bit of this. On Thursday night at London’s O2 Arena, Gerwyn Price and Jonny Clayton go head-to-head again in the Premier League Darts play-off climax.
Geraint Thomas Eases Off And Saves Power Ahead of Big Mountain Test At Giro
Geraint Thomas finished safely to retain the leader’s pink jersey at the Giro d’Italia and revealed he was saving his legs for two tough days to follow in the mountains. Thomas was guided into the finish by Ineos Grenadiers team-mate Ben Swift, staying safe to retain his 18-second advantage over Joao Almeida in the general classification, with Primoz Roglic sat third, 29 seconds down.
Bargoed Bullet David Probert Fit And Firing Again After Painful Blow
Welsh jockey David Probert is set for a swift return to action having escaped serious injury when kicked by a horse at Windsor on Monday night. The incident occurred in the parade ring before the 5.35pm race where Probert – nicknamed The Bargoed Bullet - was due to ride Bits And Bobs for trainer Andrew Balding.
Four Wales Players Earn GB Call For London
Four Welsh players have been named across the Great Britain men’s and women’s squads for the upcoming FIH Pro League Series. Sarah Jones has been named in the senior women’s squad to face Belgium and China, with Jacob Draper, Rupert Shipperley and Toby Reynolds-Cotterill included to face India and Belgium for the senior men’s squad.
Adele Ready To One Day Say Hello To Sport Number Three After Wales Games Debut
Adele Nicoll is already an international athlete in two sports, but it would seem a reasonable bet to place on her one day making it a hat-trick. Adele said hello to bobsleigh after first emerging as a talented track and field athlete and she finds trying new sports just as... Read More
Adele Nicoll . . . Counting Down The Days And Cruising Through The Sports As Commonwealth Games Looms
With just a month to go before the start of the Commonwealth Games, Adele Nicoll could not be in better form. Last weekend, the Birchfield Harrier produced the performance of her life to win the shot put title at the Muller UK Athletics Championships - just two weeks after claiming... Read More
Adele Nicholl And Bethan Davies Produce Golden Double . . . As Welsh Athletics Roars In UK Athletics Championship
By Owen Morgan Adele Nicoll and Bethan Davies delivered a golden double at the Muller UK Athletics Championship in Manchester on Sunday morning. At the same time as Nicoll was claiming shot put gold with a massive new personal best in the field, Davies was marching to a dramatic win on the... Read More
Bethan Davies, Hannah Brier And Piers Copeland Lead A Welsh Gold Rush At UK Championships
By Owen Morgan Welsh athletes enjoyed a gold rush of medals on the second day of the UK Indoor Athletics Championships in Birmingham on Sunday. Bethan Davies, Hannah Brier and Piers Copeland led the way by claiming UK titles in the 3,000m race walk, 200m and 1500m respectively. Meanwhile, there were bronze medals... Read More
Adele Nicoll . . . Shot Putter, Bobsleigh Olympian And Risk-Taker With A Smile
By Owen Morgan Adele Nicoll is living proof of the old saying that a change is as good as a rest. And if you can enjoy both - as Wales’ winter Olympian has managed over recent months - then so much the better. Nicoll, from Welshpool, is currently at the Winter Olympics in... Read More
Welsh Shot Putter Named As Reserve For Women’s Bobsleigh In The Winter Olympics After World Cup Second Place Medal
By Lucy Rees Team GB has named Adele Nicoll amongst the eight bobsledders heading to the Winter Olympics next month in Beijing. After first stepping into a bobsleigh back in 2020, her first World Cup race in 2021, and being selected as a reserve in 2022, it's fair to say the shot... Read More