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Ffos Las Follows Birthday Bash With Burry Port RNLI 200 Year Celebration

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Hot on the heels of Ffos Las’s 15th birthday celebration on Sunday, the Welsh track hosts a midweek six-race evening card to keep the action rolling in. Racing gets underway in the Burry Port RNLI 200 Year Celebration Racenight at 6.20pm with the 1m2f handicap in class six before rounding off at 8.50 as seven runners take on the class five handicap.

Emma Finucane Bids To Add Olympic Gold To World Champion Status

Emma Finucane Great Britain
She conquered the world in 2023 and now Carmarthen cyclist Emma Finucane has her sights set on winning Olympic gold in Paris this summer. The 21-year-old became the fastest woman in world cycling when she beat Germany's Lea Friedrich to win sprint gold at the Cycling World Championships in Glasgow last year, becoming only the third British rider to win the title.

Made At Met . . . Ellis Bevan Follows Fine Line Of Wales Scrum-Halves

Ellis Bevan Wales
Ellis Bevan has become the latest Welsh scrum-half to have been produced by Cardiff Met, following in the footsteps of some of the very best No 9s in the business. Where Clive Rowlands, Gareth Edwards, Clive Shell, Brynmor Williams and Gareth Cooper went before him, three of them going on to become British & Irish Lions, Cardiff scrum-half Bevan took his first tentative steps on the international stage in Wales’ defeat to South Africa at Twickenham.

Regan Grace Makes Wales Squad For Australia Tour As Warren Gatland Rolls The Dice

Former rugby league star Regan Grace has been named in Wales’ 34-strong squad to tour Australia. Grace, who has only played two senior games of union for his club Bath, recently linked up with Wales’ training group after Ospreys wing Keelan Giles suffered a groin injury and was ruled out of the three-match trip. Grace, who scored 89 tries for St Helens during a league career that saw him feature in three Grand Final-winning teams, is under contract with Bath until the end of next season.

World Champ Emma Finucane Heads Awesome Foursome Handed Dream Olympic Debuts

Emma Finucane
Josh Tarling, Stevie Williams and Emma Finucane have booked their tickets for the Paris Olympics.

Geraint Thomas Ready To Ride His 13th Tour de France

Geraint Thomas is relishing the chance to 'mix it up' when he embarks on his 13th Tour de France on Saturday.

Glamorgan Need Championship Boost For T20 Repair Job, Says Andy Gorvin

Andy Gorvin Glamorgan
Bowler Andy Gorvin is hoping Glamorgan’s switch to Vitality County Championship action can inject some energy into the country’s limping campaign. Gorvin took three wickets but his side were thwarted by a well-constructed half-century from Emilio Gay which was the mainstay of Northamptonshire's batting efforts in the first day of their match in Cardiff.

Regan Grace In Line For Wales Tour Down Under

Warren Gatland Wales
Wales’ under pressure coach Warren Gatland could offer a tour spot to Australia to former rugby league star Regan Grace, despite the wing having played only two senior games of union. Grace was called into Wales’ training following Keelan Giles’ injury, and the Bath player immediately impressed, with Wales assistant coach Jonathan Humphreys describing him as an “X-factor” player.

Arthur Okonkwo Reckons He’s Come “Home” To Wrexham

Arthur Okonkwo Wrexham
Wrexham have signed goalkeeper Arthur Okonkwo on a three-year deal following his release from Arsenal. Okonkwo joins the League One side on a permanent contact on 1 July when his deal with the Premiership outfit has expired.

Tom Brindle Hails His History Makers As Wales Women Qualify For World Cup With A Dutch Demolition

Coach Tom Brindle hailed his players as Wales women created history by qualifying for their first Rugby League World Cup 2026.

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Dan Lydiate Admits Ospreys "Went Away From Our Strengths" But Are Back On Track Under Toby Booth

The Ospreys are on the point of doing something they haven’t done for over 18 months – winning three matches in succession. Their captain, Dan Lydiate, admits last season “wasn’t pretty” but insists change has come under new head coach Toby Booth, as he tells Graham Thomas. Dan Lydiate has... Read More

Sam Parry Will Make Huge Impact For Wales... Says Former Ospreys Coach

By Steffan Thomas New Wales hooker Sam Parry will thrive at international level, according to former Ospreys coach Allen Clarke. Parry is a latecomer to the international game and will make his Wales debut at the age of 28 having been named on the bench against France this Saturday. And former Ireland hooker... Read More

Wales Once Exported Rugby Coaches Around The World . . . Now, It's Down To One

As Mike Ruddock continues his temporary overseeing role at the Ospreys, the former Wales coach represents that rare thing in European rugby these days – a Welshman still involved at the top level. Peter Jackson offers a reminder that it wasn’t always like this. There was a time, believe it... Read More

Ospreys May Extend Mike Ruddock Role . . . But Not As Head Coach

Mike Ruddock could extend a month-long stint as a consultant to the Ospreys, but he is unlikely to fill the vacant head coach role at the region. The former Wales Grand Slam-winning coach starts work this morning at the troubled region, where he has agreed to oversee a review of... Read More

Ospreys Push Allen Clarke Off The "Steep Learning Curve" But Are Yet To Confirm It

The Ospreys had still to confirm the sacking of head coach Allen Clarke on Tuesday evening, with their only reference to him on their website being his recent rallying call to pull through troubled times. But there is no mention of the fact they have dismissed him in the wake... Read More

We're In A Perfect Storm Admits Ospreys Boss After One Win In Eight

Ospreys head coach Allen Clarke admitted his injury-ravaged side were taught a lesson during their 44-3 hammering by Saracens at Allianz Park. The result leaves the region already needing a miracle if they are to qualify for the knockout stages of the Heineken Champions Cup following back-to-back defeats in the... Read More
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