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Chris Type . . . Handwriting The Future Blueprint For Elite Athletes In Wales

Chris Type helped deliver Welsh Boxing’s most successful Commonwealth Games for more than 60 years in Birmingham last summer. Now, he is aiming to help add some extra punch to Welsh Athletics’ ambition to build on the success enjoyed by track and field in Wales. Last summer, Welsh athletes Olivia Breen and Aled Sion Davies won gold medals at the Commonwealth Games, with Harrison Walsh earning bronze.

No Pretty, But Pretty Effective . . . JPR Williams Backs Winner Warren Gatland To Turn Wales Around

Warren Gatland has been backed to make a success of his second stint in charge of Wales – but it won’t be pretty, according to the man who ground out more victories than most. JPR Williams enjoyed a phenomenal success rate of over 70 per cent in 55 Tests for Wales and believes Gatland can restore the winning habit when his second stint in charge begins with Wales’ opening Six Nations match against Ireland. “I think if anyone can put up a decent show, it'll be him,” says Williams of Gatland ahead of the Ireland clash, which is live on S4C on Saturday.

Luca Chases The Limelight As Wales U20s Bid To Start The Weekend With A Bang Against Ireland

Luca Giannini has revealed how the meteoric rise of Joe Hawkins is inspiring the current crop of Wales U20 youngsters. Scarlets teenager Giannini will make his Six Nations bow as one of the youngest players in coach Byron Hayward’s side when Wales host Ireland in Colwyn Bay on Friday night in a match that is live on S4C. But the 18-year-old back rower – whose family swapped the Bay of Naples for the Carmarthenshire coast – holds an ultimate aim of following Hawkins into the senior squad in double quick time.

Eddie Butler Remembered And Celebrated On The Eve Of The Six Nations

Friends, colleagues and admirers of Eddie Butler joined in a heartfelt celebration of the rich life of the former Wales captain on Thursday afternoon. Abergavenny Market Hall was the venue for an emotional memorial service for the much-loved and multi-talented broadcaster and writer, who died last September while on a charity event in Peru. Around 750 people gathered to hear former Pontypool and Wales teammates share their memories of the1983 British and Irish Lions tourist, who went on to become the voice of the Six Nations as well as an esteemed national newspaper writer.

Aggregate Final January Window Scoreline: Other Clubs 6, Swansea City 0

Swansea City failed to sign a single player in the January transfer window after the club’s plan to bring in West Bromwich Albion striker Karlan Grant on loan backfired. In the dying minutes of Tuesday night’s window, Swansea's attempt to secure a loan for the West Brom forward fell through. The deal was expected to see Grant join the Swans on loan for the remainder of the season – filling some of the gaps exposed by the six players who have left the club this month.

Warren Gatland Happy For Few People To Rate His Blend Of Old And New . . . Especially In Ireland

Warren Gatland believes Wales will relish being underdogs for Saturday’s Six Nations opener against Ireland. The Principality Stadium encounter kicks off Gatland’s second stint as Wales head coach, with his previous reign between 2008 and 2019 yielding four Six Nations titles, three Grand Slams and two World Cup semi-finals. Ireland will arrive in Cardiff as the world’s top-ranked team following a memorable year when they beat New Zealand twice, South Africa and Australia.

The Welsh Rugby Union Have Been Warned About The Future Of Welsh Rugby . . . After Several Former Employees Call Out The Organisation

Newport Announce The Loan Signing Of Charlie McNeil . . . While Cardiff City Try To Seal A Deal For Sory Kaba

Just Months After Contemplating His Future . . . David Pritchard Is Enjoying Life Back On The Saddle Following Welsh Grand National Win

Nathan Jones Believes Southampton Can Shock Newcastle . . . Despite The Magpies' Ominous form

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Colwyn Bay Face An Unwanted Start To Life Back In Welsh System

Colwyn Bay's defeat to Gresford in the Nathaniel MG Cup yesterday marked an unwanted start to life back in the Welsh system. After a late second-half goal secured a win for hosts Gresford, the Seasiders could now face a three-week wait before their next competitive game. Jordan MacCarter's header 12-minutes... Read More

Bangor 1876 Debut Against FC United Of Manchester

By Roy Cavanagh MBE Newly-formed Bangor 1876 played their first ever match when they took on FC United of Manchester at Broadhurst Park. The fan-owned Gwynedd League club were followed to Manchester by more than 800 fans and simply playing this fixture was huge. Their supporters celebrated wildly when Ben Lundstram, who came... Read More

Bluebirds Debuts For New Signings Curtis And Goalkeeper Joe In Ty Hafan Charity Game At Taff's Well

Taffs Well 1, Cardiff City 5 The Bluebirds visited FAW Championship South club Taffs Well for their opening pre-season match and 2,500 spectators turned out at the Rhiw’r Ddar ground. Cardiff City included new signings Curtis Nelson and goalkeeper Joe Day in their team and used 22 players over the 90 minutes. Nelson,... Read More

The Citizens Stay In Tier Two, While Newly Formed Club Bangor 1876 Playing Gwynedd League Football

Bangor City have been handed a reprieve by the Football Association of Wales and will play in the second tier of Welsh football during 2019-20. Bangor avoided relegation after a 42-points deduction was halved. An FAW appeal panel listened to fresh evidence and reduced the sanction to 21 points with Hollywell Town... Read More

Holyhead Hotspur In Seventh Heaven After Cup Win

Holyhead Hotspur won a 12-goal thriller against Bangor City in the Huws Gray Alliance League Cup. Bangor led 2-0 with half an hour gone, but Holyhead hit back to lead 3-2 and the game went into extra time with the teams locked at 4-4. Hotspur held their nerve and advanced to the... Read More

Fears For Future Of Bangor City After Nantporth Stadium Locked

Exclusive By Terry Phillips and Matthew Burgess Bangor City FC are facing financial difficulties and there are fears the club could fold after their Nantporth home was locked by bailiffs last night. An Academy match due to be played was postponed and an unofficial tweet this morning read: “Well, the end is... Read More
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