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It's A Case Of Steady Elfyn As Evans Launches WRC Title Bid In Monza

Elfyn Evans admitted he took it steady as he got his bid to be crowned World Rally Champion underway in Monza. Having had a spin in the pre-event shakedown earlier in the morning, the title pacesetter took a cautious approach on SS1 in Monza's F1 circuit.

Diversity Levels In Welsh Sport Described As "Shameful" After New Survey

Former Wales striker Nathan Blake has told sports in Wales to stop talking and start doing something about their lack of diversity. His call comes after an ITV Wales investigation revealed levels of diversity that were described as "shocking" and "shameful" by Race Council Cymru. A survey conducted showed there are only 19 people from a Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic background out of 765 employees across some of Wales' biggest sports governing bodies.

FAW Back Laura McAllister Bid For FIFA

Laura McAllister has been backed by the Football Association of Wales to bring expertise and insight to world football’s governing body. Professor McAllister – a former Wales captain, former chair of Sport Wales and now professor of public policy and governance at Cardiff University – has is standing for election to FIFA’s council. Nominated by the FAW and backed by the other home associations, McAllister is bidding to become UEFA’s designated female representative on FIFA council.

Gerwyn Price Facing All-Wales Clash When He Starts World Championship Bid

Gerwyn Price could face an all Wales clash when he begins his bid for the William Hill World Darts Championship later this month. The No 3 seed has been drawn against either countryman Jamie Lewis or Luke Woodhouse in the second round.

Wales Golf Events To Return Next Year In New Finals Format

Golfers around Wales will be able to enjoy the first Club Finals Weekend next year, with several of the traditional tournaments being wrapped into one event. The COVID-19 pandemic meant those events were cancelled in 2020, but also saw lessons learned which have contributed to planning ahead for their hopeful return in 2021.

Elfyn Evans' Shakedown Spin A Timely Warning For WRC Title Bid

Elfyn Evans discovered just how treacherous this weekend's World Rally Championship title decider could be as he spun on the pre-event shakedown in Monza. The title pacesetter was caught-out at one of the chicanes in the snowy and slippery conditions on the F1 circuit.

Made In Dolgellau, Forged In Cumbria, Crowned In Monza - The Path To World Glory Taken By Elfyn Evans

Elfyn Evans is on the verge of becoming the first Welshman to win the FIA World Rally Championship drivers’ title, with just the final Rally Monza (3-6 December) between him and glory. And after a remarkable first season with the Toyota team, the 31-year old Dolgellau ace doesn’t need to win the event to secure the title.

George North Told To Prove He Can Be A Lucky 13 For Wales After Jonathan Davies

George North has been told to answer the big question of what comes next at outside centre for Wales after Jonathan Davies. The man looking for clues is Wales coach Wayne Pivac, who has named North at No.13, rather than on the wing, to face Italy on Saturday. Davies has been injured since the defeat to Ireland three weeks ago and although Pivac said he could have played this weekend, the coach is anxious to examine long term options to replace a player who will be 33 in April.

Steve Cooper Admits Sliding Swansea City Have Come Up Short

Steve Cooper admitted Swansea City dropped their standards in defeat at Middlesbrough as they slipped out of the Championship play-off places. The Swans head coach accused his players of falling from the levels that had brought two victories and a draw in their previous three games as they lost 2-1 to Neil Warnock’s side. The defeat – Swansea’s third of the season – dropped the club to seventh in the table, although the positions are so tight they are still only two points off leaders Norwich City, who also lost last night.

Wayne Pivac Tells Callum Sheedy And George North To Grab Their Chance With Wales

Wales head coach Wayne Pivac has labelled his team’s final match of the Autumn Nations Cup against Italy as an opportunity for new blood and old heads. Pivac has made nine changes to the starting line-up for the match in Llanelli on Saturday. Flanker Justin Tipuric, who missed the 24-13 loss to England last weekend because of a head knock, returns to the back row alongside James Botham and Taulupe Faletau.

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The Day England Beat England . . . First Game, 4-1, Then Chinese Takeaway. Happy Days

Wales travel to play England at Wembley Stadium tonight - 40 years after one of the greatest matches in Welsh international football history.  Mike England was the Wales manager on May 17, 1980 and had charge of a Wales team packed with experience and talent in the shape of players... Read More

Newport Marksman Tristan Abrahams Tipped For Bigger Things By Manager Michael Flynn

Newport County boss Michael Flynn praised in-form marksman Tristan Abrahams their 2-0 League Two victory confirmed Bolton’s lowest position in the club’s history. Wanderers manager Ian Evatt, meanwhile, was left wondering how his side can “look like Real Madrid in training” but then become like a “bag of Revels” from... Read More

Newport County Lack Six Appeal . . . But They're Not Thinking Of Sexy Cup Ties

The last time Newport County went to Bolton for a league game they got hit for six, but that is unlikely to happen when they return today. The last clash was 32 years ago in the old Fourth Division and the thrashing at Burden Park came a week after a... Read More

Graham Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets . . . When You Play Against Nine Men

Graham Potter knows Swansea City’s youngsters must improve at solving puzzles like Bolton – but he’s willing to let them learn. Whether all, or some, or even Potter himself is still around to continue the education next season remains to be seen. The Swans’ 2-0 victory at home to Bolton... Read More

Canaries Inspired By Home-Town Hero 'Mighty Wyn'

dai-sport journalist Terry Phillips reported on both Caernarfon Town and Llanelli Town over the last few seasons, charting their bids for promotion to Welsh Premier League football. Terry popped along to Caernarfon’s Oval Stadium for a WPL fixture to see how the two clubs are faring in the top flight. The... Read More

Neil Warnock Reveals Cardiff City Are Just Two Games Away From Season's Target

Neil Warnock believes Cardiff City’s promotion bid is being built on the sturdiest of defensive foundations. While the team’s attacking threats have taken most of headlines this season, the Bluebirds manager is full of praise for his defence after they kept another clean sheet in the 2-0 victory over Bolton... Read More
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