Wales winger Sorba Thomas has swapped a relegation fight with Huddersfield for a promotion chase with Blackburn Rovers after being told he had fallen down the pecking order with the Terriers. Thomas – who went to the World Cup with Wales only two months ago – was told his chances were going to be limited at Huddersfield after they brought in some new additions. The club are languishing in the Championship relegation zone, three points adrift of Cardiff City who are in 21st place.
New attack coach Alex King says Wales are determined to play an entertaining brand which is rooted deep in the country’s DNA. King joined up with the rest of Warren Gatland’s coaching staff on Monday, with the New Zealander having chosen the former England fly-half to replace Stephen Jones as attack coach. The 47-year-old has little time to get his messages and methods across ahead of the Guinness Six Nations opener against Ireland on February 4, but King is confident that he can do so to mark Gatland’s Wales return with a winning start.
Welsh female athletes are still waiting to hear from World Athletics who say their transgender policy is still a work in progress. Its stance follows claims made by British shot-putter that the governing body’s preferred option would “screw” female athletes. The global organisation is consulting with member federations over its preferred option for a new policy.
Luke Rowe labelled rival team Astana “pretty stupid” for aggressive tactics when the peloton were looking to slow things down after several crashes in the rain had hampered the opening stage of the Tour de France in Nice. The Welsh rider – the only Briton on the team of Ineos... Read More
Holders Cardiff Met have been drawn away against Abergavenny in the Welsh Women’s Cup quarter-finals. The students defeated Cardiff City away in the last round and now face another tricky tie on the road. Cyncoed, big winners in the previous round against Llangyfelach Ladies, face a trip to Northop Hall, 4-1 winners... Read More