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Ashton Hewitt Says Dragons Coach Dai Flanagan Can Get Rodney Parade Roaring Again

Ashton Hewitt has revealed how the light touch of head coach Dai Flanagan has revitalized the Dragons. The Rodney Parade wing was part of a squad that went from the depths of a 44-6 hammering away to Edinburgh on the opening weekend of the United Rugby Championship, to the joys of a first home win in 17 months against Munster. Now, comes the acid test of backing up last week’s win, when Hewitt and his teammates host South Africa’s Sharks on Saturday night in a match that is live on S4C.

Devils Struggles In Challenge Cup Continue With Latest Coventry Defeat

Cardiff Uni And Cardiff Met Set Up Potential Sell-Out Showdown At The Arms Park

The build-up to the battle of Cardiff’s two university rugby teams at the Arms Park on Wednesday 5 October intensified as both Joe Cowell’s Cardiff Met team and Luke Pollock’s Cardiff University side got off to winning starts in the BUCS Super Rugby competition. The Met stars had to come from behind at St Helen’s before they avenged their home defeat to Swansea University in last season’s competition, eventually triumphing 42-30 in front of a huge crowd, while Pollock’s men snatched victory at the death with a late try at Bath, winning 22-21. It means their derby night out at the Arms Park looks set to be a thriller.

The Mud Is Thickening, The Days Are Shortening And Evan Williams Couldn't Be Happier . . . The Jump Season Is Back

Evan Williams and his family enjoy the summer, but not as much as the winter and the jump season when, as he puts it, “the mud is flying, and the days are short, and the flowers have died.” That’s poetry. And there’s more. “That’s when we really come alive,” says the trainer. “And it will be good to get back amongst it.”

The Wind Went Out Of Our Sails, Admits Matthew Maynard As Glamorgan Accept Second Tier Fate

Matthew Maynard has admitted Glamorgan’s promotion hopes evaporated the moment they heard news from Worcester late on Wednesday afternoon. The Glamorgan coach revealed his players learned that rivals Middlesex had taken maximum points against Worcestershire at New Road and the steam went out of their own efforts against Sussex. The Welsh county needed to better Middlesex’s result in their final match of their County Championship Division Two season in order to go up, but Middlesex’s points tally meant a draw would be enough for them to cement the second promotion place.

PING Welsh Junior Tour Finals End In Style With Winners Crowned

Seventy two of the best young golfers in Wales took part in the PING Welsh Junior Tour Finals at Tredegar Park, with winners coming from all round Wales. Bleddyn Holgate, from Cilgwyn in West Wales, won the Under 14 category Order of Merit, with Geraint Barnes, Llantrisant and Pontyclun, taking the honours on the day with an impressive 44 points, along with third place overall.

Michael Hogan Looks To Force A Fairy Tale Ending . . . As He Aims Bow Out With A Bang

Jess Fishlock Hands Gemma Grainger A Fitness Boost . . . As Wales Aim For Another Great Night In The Capital

Poor Policing Is Undermining Welsh Football's Special Atmosphere . . . After Red Fog Engulfed Red Wall Send Off

BUCS Is Back . . . And So Is The Alternative Route Into Pro Rugby

BUCS Super Rugby is set to return with a bang this week with the opening two rounds featuring two classic Welsh derbies. Wednesday night will see Swansea University host last season’s semi-finalists Cardiff Met at St Helen’s. A week later it will be the battle of the Welsh capital institutions, when Cardiff Met host Cardiff University at the Arms Park.

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'Shots Remember Former Player/Manager Chris Barker As They Take On Wrexham In North Wales

Aldershot Town, who play Wrexham away in a Vanarama National League match this afternoon, have paid tribute to former Cardiff City defender Chris Barker, who died on New Year’s Day. A statement by ‘Shots chairman Shahid Azeem said: “Aldershot Town are deeply shocked and saddened at the passing of our former... Read More

'Chorley' Dragons Can Earn National League Safety

Wrexham FC are down in the Vanarama National League dumps, but they are far from out. The Dragons have a major recovery plan for 2020. Their 2-0 defeat at Maidenhead United was a body blow which kept them in the relegation zone, but most of their fellow strugglers also lost. Maidenhead were... Read More

Wrexham Manager Hughes Facing National League Pressure, But Says 'I Believe In My Players'

Wrexham manager Bryan Hughes admits he is under pressure, but insists: “I believe in my squad of players.” The Dragons are without a win in seven Vanarama National League matches and lost 1-0 at Aldershot Town in their last outing. They are 19th in the table, a long way from achieving... Read More

Back-To-Back Home Wins Will Take Wrexham Top

Wrexham will return to the top of Vanarama National Football League table by Saturday evening if they win back-to-back home fixtures. Barrow are visitors to the Racecourse this evening, while the Dragons entertain Maidstone United on Saturday. Leaders Leyton Orient travel to Aldershot Town this evening, while they play at FA Trophy... Read More

Dragons Face Boxing Day Crunch V Salford At Home

Will Mannion, a 20-year-old goalkeeper on loan from Hull City, was the ’Shots star in a goalless draw against Wrexham at the EEB Stadium in Hampshire. Aldershot stopper Mannion made a series of outstanding saves, particularly in the second half when the visitors put them under pressure. The Dragons were bitterly disappointed... Read More

Ben's The New Signing For Promotion-Chasing Dragons

Wrexham have strengthened their squad by signing Ben Tollitt on loan from Tranmere Rovers, but he won’t be in their squad at Aldershot this afternoon. Tollitt, a 24-year-old winner or forward, has agreed a short term loan deal with the Dragons. He was plucked out of non-league football by Portsmouth during the... Read More
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