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Neil Nails Welsh Seniors Crown - Forty Years After First Title

Former Walker Cup player Neil Roderick claimed his first Welsh Men’s Seniors Championship, forty years after claiming his first Welsh title.

Sam Davies On Brink Of Elite French Rugby After leaving “Mess” of Wales

Sam Davies Grenoble
Former Wales fly-half Sam Davies says he has experienced a "rollercoaster" season before Grenoble’s French Top 14 promotion play-off having left the "mess" of Welsh rugby. The second-tier ProD2 club have been hit with two points deductions for financial problems and director of rugby Aubin Hueber has been put on gardening leave in Davies' first campaign.

Wales with Mountain to Climb Against The Springboks . . . Just Like 1999

Warren Gatland Wales
In their first match since their embarrassing Six Nations campaign, Warren Gatland’s Wales side will take on South Africa next week in what will mark the anniversary of the first game at what was then called the Millennium Stadium. Strangely enough, even though this game falls on the 25th anniversary of the 1999 clash in Cardiff, the match will be held at the home of English rugby, Twickenham.

Last Welshman To Beat The All Blacks In A Welsh Shirt Dies Aged 97 . . . RIP Courtenay Meredith

Courtney Meredith
Courtenay Meredith, one of the world’s greatest tight head props in the Fifties and the last surviving player from the Wales team that beat New Zealand in 1953, has died at the age of 97. The former Neath prop was a renowned scrummager in his playing days, a precursor to Graham Price and Adam Jones in later generations of Welsh packs, and was the cornerstone of the British & Irish Lions pack that drew the Test series with South Africa in 1955.

Scarlets Sign Welsh-qualified New Zealander Blair Murray

Blair Murray Canterbury
Scarlets have added to their squad with the signing of Welsh-qualified back Blair Murray from New Zealand provincial side Canterbury. The 22-year-old speedster, who can operate on the wing, full-back or at fly-half, scored seven tries in seven appearances during last year’s Bunnings NPC campaign.

Ruby Evans Says Paris Olympics Will Be A Dream Come True

Ruby Evans
Teenager Ruby Evans says it will be a dream fulfilled when she competes for Great Britain at this summer’s Olympic Games. The 17-year-old from Cardiff is set to become the first Welsh gymnast to compete at the Olympics since 1996 after she was selected for the GB squad.

Dan Thomas Will Be Big Asset, Says Cardiff Coach Matt Sherratt

Dan Thomas Bristol rugby
Flanker Dan Thomas has ended his seven-year spell at Bristol by joining Cardiff. Thomas, 30, made 144 appearances for the Bears but now follows fellow Welshman Callum Sheedy in moving from Ashton Gate to Cardiff Arms Park ahead of the 2024-25 season.

Rhys Jones Looks Ahead to World Triathlon Para Series Swansea With Pride

Rhys Jones
With British Triathlon once again bringing the World Triathlon Para Series to Swansea in 2024, Welsh PTVI paratriathlete Rhys Jones has opened up about his home nation pride. “It was huge. It’s the kind of things dreams are made of really,” Jones said as he looks back on wearing the Welsh trisuit and finishing fourth at the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games. “Last season the aim was to take three minutes off my overall time and the aim is that again. So we’re on track, with the various things that are in place, to make that happen.

How to Predict England’s Impending Implosion

Gareth Southgate England
With the European Championships looming, many England fans are feeling excited about the prospect of football “coming home”. However, those of us on the outside are obviously hopeful it will be business as usual. They will win one game, start playing Frank Skinner and David Baddiel re-runs, and eventually get knocked out soon afterwards.

Mimi Xu Breaks Into Top 10 in World Junior ITF Tennis Rankings

Mimi Xu
Welsh tennis prodigy Mimi Xu said she is “incredibly proud and humbled” after she broke into the top 10 world junior ITF tennis rankings. The 16-year-old, who was born in Swansea, has taken the junior competitions by storm, and is now in line to compete in this year’s qualifying events at Wimbledon this July in both Junior and Women’s events.

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Luke Williams Insists He’s Encouraged . . . As He Still Waits For First League Win At Swansea City

Luke Williams insisted he would take some encouragement from Swansea City’s latest defeat – even though it was their third in as many games during which they have conceded 11 goals. The Swans fell to a 3-1 defeat at Leicester City which leaves then 17th in the Championship, eight points... Read More

Liam Cullen Rescues Point For Swansea City As Alan Sheehan Praises Team Reaction

Alan Sheehan praised the character of his Swansea City side after they came from behind to secure a point in a 2-2 draw at Coventry City. The Swans had trailed 2-1 in stoppage time at the CBS Arena, but a strong finish to the contest was rewarded when Liam Cullen... Read More

Russell Martin Admits He’s Not Surprised To See Swansea City Sinking

Russell Martin has said he is not surprised to see Swansea City struggling – but insisted he takes no pleasure from their decline. The former Swans head coach watched his current Southampton team hammer his old club 5-0 in a game that encapsulated why the former Scotland defender left one... Read More

My Players Have Not Downed Tools, Says Swansea City Boss Michael Duff

Michael Duff insists the fact that his Swansea City players scored a 94th minute equaliser against Huddersfield proves they “have not downed tools”. It may appear as a straw being clutched, but without Charlie Patino's injury-time leveller to earn a 1-1 Championship draw with their fellow strugglers, it would have... Read More

Michael Duff Holds His Hands Up After Defeat To “Premier League Quality” Leeds United

Michael Duff admitted Swansea City were undone by “Premier League quality” they were unable to match as they fell to a second defeat in three matches at Leeds United. Duff insisted he was pleased by his team’s overall performance but claimed the difference between the sides was illustrated by the... Read More

Michael Duff Insists Swansea City Are On The Rise After Derby Day Low Point

Michael Duff believes Swansea City have turned a corner since their derby defeat to Cardiff City – a re-set he says was underlined by their 2-1 victory over Norwich City. Bashir Humphreys hammered home his first senior goal to make it three wins in a row for the Swans on... Read More
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