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.
Tesni Evans faces the biggest task in women’s squash on Tuesday night when takes on world No.1 Nouran Gohar at the World Championships. Welsh No.1 Evans – who is seeded 13 at the tournament in Cairo – has shown good form so far in overcoming Poland’s Karina Tyma and Coline Aumard of France in reaching the last 16. But she will have to produce the form of her life to unseat Gohar in front of her home Egyptian fans at the Club S Allegria.
Matthew Maynard insists Glamorgan are still reaping the rewards of a positive approach to their County Championship campaign despite their latest defeat. The Welsh county lost by 58 runs to Durham in a match they looked well placed to win at the start of the final day. Instead, they were bowled out for just 137 with England Test hopeful Matty Potts taking 7-40, to leave Glamorgan in third place in Division Two with two wins, two defeats and two draws from their opening six matches.
Blair Riley, Cardiff Devils powerful, high end forward, has been called up by Team Canada for their Spengler Cup challenge over the festive period. The man from Kamloops, British Columbia spent seven successive seasons playing American League hockey, making more than 330 appearances for Stockton, St.John’s and Bridgeport, before joining Belfast. Riley... Read More
Former NHL player Hannu Rainer Järvenpää brings his Hungarian team to South Wales this weekend for back-to-back matches against Cardiff Devils. Järvenpää, a member of the Finnish ice hockey hall of fame, is head of Fehervar AV19, who play Devils at their Viola Arena rink on Saturday and Sunday. He played 114... Read More
Benti is back - and the signing completes Cardiff Devils forward unit for 2019-20. Sean Bentivoglio is returning for a fourth season in Cardiff and head coach Andrew Lord said: “Benti is a dynamic player with great playmaking ability and an excellent scoring touch. “He’s formed a superb partnership with Joey Martin... Read More
Charles Linglet plays the 900th match of his ice hockey career when Cardiff Devils take on Dundee Stars in Scotland on Sunday. Montreal-born Linglet, who has played NHL, KHL and American League hockey, started out almost two decades ago and joined Elite League Devils this season. He has scored 20 points (5... Read More
Canadian winger Kyle Baun, a team-mate of Devils Evan Mosey at Rockford Icehogs last season, proved a four-midable force at the Viola Arena in Cardiff Bay. Toronto-born Baun fired four goals in Belfast Giants’ 8-1 destruction of Elite League champions Cardiff Devils. Leaders Giants gave their hosts a major message with a... Read More
Cardiff Devils, who play Coventry Blaze at home this evening, remain intent on adding one more top quality import to their Elite League team. They still have a slot open for a high-end defenceman, although head coach Andrew Lord will stay patient and ensure he brings in the right man. Devils have... Read More