Tom Lockyer Thanks Medical Staff As Wales Defender Sends Out Message After Luton's Wembley Triumph
Luton Town captain Tom Lockyer has thanked medical staff for their “swift and thorough response” after collapsing during his side’s Sky Bet Championship play-off final victory against Coventry. The Wales defender fell to the floor while running back during the match and received treatment before being carried off the pitch on a stretcher. The game went to penalties after Jordan Clark’s opener was cancelled out by Gustavo Hamer to finish 1-1 after extra time, and the Hatters secured Premier League football for next season with a 6-5 victory on penalties.
Ride Into Rome Will Be A Painful One For Gallant Geraint Thomas
Geraint Thomas had suffered some cruel mishaps at the Grio d’Italia over the years bit nothing will feel as bruising as the ride into Rome on Sunday. The Welsh rider saw the pink jersey snatched away on the penultimate day on Saturday as Primoz Roglic overcame a mechanical problem to win a punishing time trial to the summit of Monte Lussari. Roglic dropped his chain midway up the cruel concrete road to the top but still had enough in reserve to beat Thomas by 40 seconds, overturning the 26-second advantage Thomas took into the day.
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.
Poppy-Grace Stickler Earns GB Call For World Challenge Series
Poppy-Grace Stickler will once again be representing Great Britain next month after earning selection for the upcoming FIG Artistic World Challenge Cup series event in Osijek, Croatia. Team Wales Commonwealth Games star Stickler, 16, will be accompanied to Croatia by women’s artistic head national coach Tracey Skirton-Davies for the competition,... Read More
Welsh Judo Appoint Michael Horley As New National Coach
Former Great Britain international Michael Horley has been appointed... Read More
Ben Foster Says Wrexham Have Given His Career The Kiss Of Life
Ben Foster has saluted Wrexham’s Hollywood owners as “top of the class” after being rewarded with a Rob McElhenney kiss “fully on the lips” for his penalty-saving heroics. The 40-year-old former England goalkeeper, in the fourth game of his second Wrexham spell, was the hero as the Dragons beat Notts... Read More
Sabri Lamouchi Lays Out The Table Of Truth For Cardiff City . . . And Calls For Reaction Against West Brom
Sabri Lamouchi has hit his Cardiff City players where it really hurts – in front of their faces. The Bluebirds manager isn’t letting his Cardiff players escape from the reality of the precarious position they are currently in near the bottom of the Championship table. Ahead of their game at... Read More
Aled Davies Leads The Way As Welsh Athletes Tick Some Big Boxes At UK Indoor Championships
British, European and world goals were gained by Welsh athletes at the UK Athletics Indoor Championships in Birmingham. Paralympic legend Aled Davies shattered his own F42 world indoor shot put record while finishing fifth in the able bodied competition at the Utilita Arena. On the track, Melissa Courtney-Bryant, claimed gold... Read More
Welsh Gymnmast Lauryn Carpenter Retires After Commonwealth Games Remove Medal Chance
Welsh Commonwealth Games rhythmic gymnast Lauryn Carpenter has announced her retirement from the sport at the age of just 17. The Newport-born gymnast has told others the removal of rhythmic gymnastics from the list of sports at the 2026 Games was a factor in her decision, as were injuries. Carpenter... Read More