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.
The Scarlets’ capture of former All Black Vaea Fifita is yet to be confirmed by Wasps head coach Lee Blackett. The significant transfer coup for the New Zealand second row has been secured for next season by the Welsh region, who have been looking for a high quality lock since... Read More
By Lucy Rees Taine Basham believes Wales can muscle up to stronger effect when they face world champions, South Africa, this weekend. The Dragons flanker - who made a hugely impressive full debut in the 54-16 defeat to New Zealand - reckons his side can rise to the physical challenge of the... Read More
Ardie Savea Proves The All Blacks Still Produce Back Row Brilliance . . . And Gives Taine Basham A Level To Strive For
Back in 2013, Ardie Savea travelled to Europe as the All Blacks’ first non-playing apprentice. Coach Steve Hansen wanted to "introduce him to the way of the All Black life." Eight years on and he is the apprentice turned master, although there was sufficient in the performance of Wales’ new... Read More
Wales have delivered a positive early assessment of their captain Alun Wyn Jones after he went off injured during the 54-16 hammering against New Zealand in Cardiff. Jones hurt the same shoulder that threatened to sideline him from this summer's British and Irish Lions tour of South Africa before he... Read More
Grandad! Tell Us About The Day Wales Beat The All Blacks! (Take Your Time - It's Probably Not A Story That's About To Date)
I’m fed up of seeing Wales play second fiddle to New Zealand on the rugby pitch. It has got to such a sorry state that not even the fathers of most of the current Welsh players were born the last time we beat them! Fancy having to go back to... Read More
It's 68 years and counting since Wales last beat New Zealand. Mark Jones - who has recently returned from a spell living and working in Canterbury - says Wales are not merely up against 23 of the world's best players on Saturday, but they are facing a sporting nation like... Read More