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Ffos Las Follows Birthday Bash With Burry Port RNLI 200 Year Celebration

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Hot on the heels of Ffos Las’s 15th birthday celebration on Sunday, the Welsh track hosts a midweek six-race evening card to keep the action rolling in. Racing gets underway in the Burry Port RNLI 200 Year Celebration Racenight at 6.20pm with the 1m2f handicap in class six before rounding off at 8.50 as seven runners take on the class five handicap.

Emma Finucane Bids To Add Olympic Gold To World Champion Status

Emma Finucane Great Britain
She conquered the world in 2023 and now Carmarthen cyclist Emma Finucane has her sights set on winning Olympic gold in Paris this summer. The 21-year-old became the fastest woman in world cycling when she beat Germany's Lea Friedrich to win sprint gold at the Cycling World Championships in Glasgow last year, becoming only the third British rider to win the title.

Made At Met . . . Ellis Bevan Follows Fine Line Of Wales Scrum-Halves

Ellis Bevan Wales
Ellis Bevan has become the latest Welsh scrum-half to have been produced by Cardiff Met, following in the footsteps of some of the very best No 9s in the business. Where Clive Rowlands, Gareth Edwards, Clive Shell, Brynmor Williams and Gareth Cooper went before him, three of them going on to become British & Irish Lions, Cardiff scrum-half Bevan took his first tentative steps on the international stage in Wales’ defeat to South Africa at Twickenham.

Regan Grace Makes Wales Squad For Australia Tour As Warren Gatland Rolls The Dice

Former rugby league star Regan Grace has been named in Wales’ 34-strong squad to tour Australia. Grace, who has only played two senior games of union for his club Bath, recently linked up with Wales’ training group after Ospreys wing Keelan Giles suffered a groin injury and was ruled out of the three-match trip. Grace, who scored 89 tries for St Helens during a league career that saw him feature in three Grand Final-winning teams, is under contract with Bath until the end of next season.

World Champ Emma Finucane Heads Awesome Foursome Handed Dream Olympic Debuts

Emma Finucane
Josh Tarling, Stevie Williams and Emma Finucane have booked their tickets for the Paris Olympics.

Geraint Thomas Ready To Ride His 13th Tour de France

Geraint Thomas is relishing the chance to 'mix it up' when he embarks on his 13th Tour de France on Saturday.

Glamorgan Need Championship Boost For T20 Repair Job, Says Andy Gorvin

Andy Gorvin Glamorgan
Bowler Andy Gorvin is hoping Glamorgan’s switch to Vitality County Championship action can inject some energy into the country’s limping campaign. Gorvin took three wickets but his side were thwarted by a well-constructed half-century from Emilio Gay which was the mainstay of Northamptonshire's batting efforts in the first day of their match in Cardiff.

Regan Grace In Line For Wales Tour Down Under

Warren Gatland Wales
Wales’ under pressure coach Warren Gatland could offer a tour spot to Australia to former rugby league star Regan Grace, despite the wing having played only two senior games of union. Grace was called into Wales’ training following Keelan Giles’ injury, and the Bath player immediately impressed, with Wales assistant coach Jonathan Humphreys describing him as an “X-factor” player.

Arthur Okonkwo Reckons He’s Come “Home” To Wrexham

Arthur Okonkwo Wrexham
Wrexham have signed goalkeeper Arthur Okonkwo on a three-year deal following his release from Arsenal. Okonkwo joins the League One side on a permanent contact on 1 July when his deal with the Premiership outfit has expired.

Tom Brindle Hails His History Makers As Wales Women Qualify For World Cup With A Dutch Demolition

Coach Tom Brindle hailed his players as Wales women created history by qualifying for their first Rugby League World Cup 2026.

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New Track League Will Look To Tempt Jeremiah Azu From 2025

Jeremiah Azu could be appearing in a new track league which will see top athletes compete against each other at four elite meetings every year from 2025. The sprinter - who recently became the first Welsh athlete to run 100m under 10 seconds - will be a target for US... Read More

Emma Finucane Admits She Can’t Quite Believe She’s A World Champion

Emma Finucane admitted she was in disbelief after capping a breakout year by becoming Britain’s first women’s sprint world champion in a decade at the UCI Cycling World Championships. The 20-year-old Welsh rider got the better of Germany’s Lea Friedrich to win the final 2-0, the first time Britain had... Read More

Melissa Courtney-Bryant Cruises Into European Indoor Final

Melissa Courtney-Bryant made sure she stayed out of trouble and expended as little energy as possible to reach the 3,000m final at the European Indoor Athletics Championships in Istanbul. Running in a slow second heat in Turkey on Thursday night, Courtney-Bryant had to keep her wits about her to stay... Read More

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... Read More

Nigel Walker Admits To Failings Within The Welsh Rugby Union . . . And Insists They Must Do Better

By David Williams Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) acting CEO, Nigel Walker, has expressed regret over the handling of allegations of sexism and misogyny within the organisation. He took over as acting CEO after Steve Phillips resigned on Sunday. Two women had complained about a "toxic culture" within the WRU, leading to an investigation... Read More

WRU Accused Of Toxic Sexism After Claims It Says Were "Unsubstantiated"

Former employees of Welsh rugby’s governing body have accused the organisation of a “toxic culture” of sexism. Two women have said they considered suicide after suffering alleged sexism and bullying within the organisation. One woman claimed she went as far as to write a manual for her husband on what... Read More
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