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.
Forget Cardiff, The Next Commonwealth Games Bid Will Be Made By Wales . . . With Maybe Some Help From England
After Birmingham 2022, the next Commonwealth Games will not be hosted by a single city, but by the Australian state of Victoria. It’s a significant move as it opens up the possibility of a collaborative bid from Wales – rather than just Cardiff – as Rob Carbon reports. The door... Read More
Jamie Roberts is set to extend his illustrious career by joining Australian Super Rugby franchise the Waratahs. The former Wales and British & Irish Lions centre is currently under contract at the Dragons. But it is understood the 35-year-old is set to leave Welsh rugby for one last adventure in Sydney,... Read More
By David Williams Glamorgan’s Australian run-machine Marnus Labuschagne enjoys winning games for his team more than any personal milestone, the 27-year-old said after his sixth test century consolidated the position of the hosts in the second Ashes test against England on Friday. The South Africa-born Labuschagne – who is due to return... Read More
Wales ended their autumn campaign with a respectable 50 per cent success rate, but you’d be foolish to think Wayne Pivac’s side are in a good place going into the Six Nations as defending champions. To be blunt, Wales are miles off the standard required to win the Championship for... Read More
It Was A Funny Game, Claims Wayne Pivac . . . But Wales Win Leaves Aussies Plotting World Rugby Complaint
Wales coach Wayne Pivac said it was a “funny game” but Dave Rennie wasn’t laughing. Pivac saw his team almost let a commanding lead slip against 14-man Australia but rallied to win 29-28 with a penalty after the hooter at the Principality Stadium on Saturday. But fuming Wallabies coach Rennie... Read More
James O’Connor rates Cardiff as one his favourite rugby venues, but that won’t stop him wanting to silence the Principality Stadium on Saturday. The Australia star has graced every leading rugby stadium across the world – plus one or two late night bars along the way – but a more... Read More