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Wales Star Jess Fishlock Says It's "Heart-breaking" To See The Abuse Aimed At Women Footballers. . .As The FAW and Welsh Government Join Forces To Tackle The Problem

By Tom Prosser Welsh football star Jess Fishlock says “It’s Heart-breaking to see the abuse aimed at female footballers who are playing purely for their love of the game”- this has led to The Football Association of Wales and the Welsh Government joining forces to tackling online hate towards girls and women. “Trying to put someone down because of something they love, is not big, smart or funny,” explains Fishlock, who is Wales’ most capped footballer. “I always say that people should think about how the person receiving the abuse could be affected before sharing and I’m glad to have worked with my Cymru teammates and the FAW to further educate others on what is and isn’t acceptable online." 

Wales To Host Three Rounds Of The 2022 British Rally Championship

‘You Can’t Win Them All’, Yet It Was Still Mixed Emotions For Meirion Evans After Second Place Finish In Wexford

Meirion Evans had to admit that you can’t win them all, although it speaks volumes for his driving ability and competitive nature that he feels slightly disappointed to have finished second on a rally in Ireland – beaten only by a former Irish Tarmac rally champion.

Seven Gymnasts Including 2016 Olympian Brinn Bevan Named In Wales Squad For Home Northern European Championships

By Carl Field Seven artistic gymnasts have been selected to represent Wales at the Northern Europeans in Cardiff next month. Men’s National Coach Peter Haysham has named a full team of six – up from five when the event was last held in 2019 – and includes four of the team who won a silver medal in Iceland two years ago. Emil Barber (Swansea Gymnastics Centre), Brinn Bevan (South Essex), Joe Cemlyn-Jones (City of Birmingham) and Jacob Edwards (Olympus) return as they bid to go one better by grabbing team gold on home soil.

Jake Heyward Returns To Cardiff Running Roots To Remember Tokyo Exploits ….And Ponder Next Great Athletics Adventure

Olympic 1500m finalist Jake Heyward has been speaking about his Tokyo Games experience whilst on a visit back to his home city of Cardiff. Now based in Oregon, Hayward was an interested spectator at the Cardiff Cross Challenge held at Llandaff Fields, where he has twice won the under-20 title.

Cardiff Cross Challenge Lives Up To Expectations. . .As Charlotte Arter Retains Her Title Ahead Of Jenny Nesbitt

By Owen Morgan The Cardiff Cross Challenge lived up to its new status as a World Athletics Cross Country Tour Gold standard event with thrilling finishes in top quality senior men's and women's races. Charlotte Arter retained her title ahead of Cardiff team-mate Jenny Nesbitt, while Derby's Hugo Milner produced a blistering time to win the men's race. The sun came out to celebrate the event's elevation to global standard and training partners Arter and Nesbitt rose to the occasion in the most un-cross country-like warm conditions.

Cameron Norrie . . . A Welsh/Scottish/New Zealand/South African Tennis Success Story, But Not Overnight

Wayne Pivac Says He Would Be "Surprised" If More Players Don't Follow Thomas Young's Lead And Return To Welsh Rugby

By Steffan Thomas Wayne Pivac believes more exiles will follow Thomas Young’s lead and return to Welsh rugby.  Despite having only three test caps to his name Wasps back-row star Young was named in the Wales squad for this autumn's tests against New Zealand, South Africa, Fiji, and Australia after signing a contract to join Cardiff Rugby next season.  And Pivac is confident the likes of Leicester’s Tommy Reffell, Bristol’s Callum Sheedy, Bath’s Taulupe Faletau, and Gloucester’s Louis Rees-Zammit will eventually join a Welsh region in the near future. 

Gareth James Decides To Take His Rugby Back To His Roots At Ystalyfera RFC

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The Sean Fitzpatrick Scarlets Solution: Back Dwayne Peel, Get Overseas Cash, Reduce Tests, Visit Your Local Club

Sean Fitzpatrick is confident the Scarlets can turn their fortunes around under new head coach Dwayne Peel but has warned it won’t be a quick fix. The west Walians endured a difficult time last season with former coach Glenn Delaney parting ways with the club after failing to get results,... Read More

Having Cleared The Stage, Welsh Rugby Goes Low Key And Turns To Rob Butcher

After a year of departures, Welsh rugby is still processing an unexpected arrival in the form of new Welsh Rugby Union chairman Rob Butcher.The domino effect that began with Rob Howley ahead of last year’s World Cup has seen Warren Gatland and Shaun Edwards exit stage right as arranged. They... Read More

Ieuan Evans Moves Onto WRU Board . . . And Is One Step From The Chair

Ieuan Evans is one vote away from becoming the new chairman of the Welsh Rugby Union.  At tonight’s remote AGM, the clubs who voted him in as a national representative ahead of departing chairman Gareth Davies, learned that the former Wales record cap and try holder had beaten off John... Read More

Welsh Gymnastics Add New Directors To Board

Welsh Gymnastics have announced the appointment of three new non-executive directors (NEDs) to its board – with a fourth joining in January 2021. Dean Williams, Christopher McLarnon and Mark Petherick have taken up roles as independent board members, with Melissa Anderson joining them early next year. They join existing members... Read More

Tennis Wales Appoint Former International Bethan Lewis To Board

Former Wales international Bethan Lewis has been appointed to the board of Tennis Wales. Lewis, who won national honours at both junior and senior level in the early 2000s, will join as a director next month and brings wide experience as both a player and a communications consultant. A director... Read More

"Bird" Liza Burgess Flies To Top Perch In Welsh Rugby

Liza Burgess believes she can continue the transformation of Welsh rugby after becoming the first elected member of the Welsh Rugby Union board. The former Wales women’s captain will be elected unopposed to the post and will replace WRU director Anthony Buchanan. In 2015 the WRU co-opted businesswoman Aileen Richards... Read More
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