Nick Tompkins Ready To Prove His World Cup Worth For Wales
Nick Tompkins can make sure he’s in good nick going into the Rugby World Cup by becoming a winner in the English Premiership final this weekend. The Wales centre lines up for Saracens who will be firm favourites to beat Sale Sharks at Twickenham on Saturday afternoon.
Ageless Geraint Thomas Now One Good Time Trial Away From Winning Giro
Geraint Thomas will wear the leader’s pink jersey into Saturday’s decisive mountain time trial at the Giro d’Italia after Primoz Roglic could take only a handful of seconds out of the Welshman’s advantage on the Queen stage in the Dolomites. Thomas and Roglic traded attacks in the final kilometre of this beastly stage but at the very top of the Tre Cime di Lavaredo it was Roglic, who had changed bikes on the approach to the last climb to get better gearing, who was able to open up a three-second gap in the final few metres.
Alun Wyn Jones Ready For Debut At 37 As He Takes On The World
Alun Wyn Jones will captain the Barbarians at Twickenham on Sunday in the game against a World XV. It will be the 37-year-old Ospreys lock’s 15th international outing at the home of English rugby in a game that will see him make his debut for the Baa-Baas.
Geraint Thomas Aims To Keep Primoz Roglic Behind Him As Giro Reaches Business End
Geraint Thomas will bid to strengthen his grip on the leader’s pink jersey on stage 19 of the Giro d’Italia on Friday. On his 37th birthday, on Thursday, the Welsh superstar was able to follow a late move from Primoz Roglic on the approach to Val di Zoldo as Joao Almeida dropped back, and the two then worked together to keep the Portuguese behind and take 20 seconds out of him, enough to see Roglic move up to second.
Gerwyn Price Admits He’s At A Loss To Explain Final Blow-Out To Michael Van Gerwen
Gerwyn Price admitted he was at a loss to fully explain his Premier League Darts final defeat to Michael van Gerwen. Welshman Price had reached the final by hammering his World Cup teammate Jonny Clayton, 10-2, in the first semi-final of the night at the O2 Arena in London.
Wales Boss Rob Page Wants Answers Again From Nottingham Forest
Wales boss Rob Page wants clarity from Nottingham Forest over Neco Williams' injury ahead of next month's Euro 2024 qualifiers. Full-back Williams was ruled out for the rest of the Premier League season after breaking his jaw against Brighton on April 26.
Gerwyn Price And Jonny Clayton Go Tungsten-To-Tungsten In Premier League Showdown
Darts devotees, those who thirst for tungsten action, and anyone who loves a Welsh sporting rivalry – get a bit of this. On Thursday night at London’s O2 Arena, Gerwyn Price and Jonny Clayton go head-to-head again in the Premier League Darts play-off climax.
Geraint Thomas Eases Off And Saves Power Ahead of Big Mountain Test At Giro
Geraint Thomas finished safely to retain the leader’s pink jersey at the Giro d’Italia and revealed he was saving his legs for two tough days to follow in the mountains. Thomas was guided into the finish by Ineos Grenadiers team-mate Ben Swift, staying safe to retain his 18-second advantage over Joao Almeida in the general classification, with Primoz Roglic sat third, 29 seconds down.
Bargoed Bullet David Probert Fit And Firing Again After Painful Blow
Welsh jockey David Probert is set for a swift return to action having escaped serious injury when kicked by a horse at Windsor on Monday night. The incident occurred in the parade ring before the 5.35pm race where Probert – nicknamed The Bargoed Bullet - was due to ride Bits And Bobs for trainer Andrew Balding.
Four Wales Players Earn GB Call For London
Four Welsh players have been named across the Great Britain men’s and women’s squads for the upcoming FIH Pro League Series. Sarah Jones has been named in the senior women’s squad to face Belgium and China, with Jacob Draper, Rupert Shipperley and Toby Reynolds-Cotterill included to face India and Belgium for the senior men’s squad.
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