Cardiff Met have been forced to put up the ‘Sold Out’ signs a day ahead of their BUCS Super Rugby ‘Cardiff Clash’ with their noisy-neighbours Cardiff University on Wednesday, 5 October. More than 4,000 tickets were sold in the space of 10 days for the derby game at the Arms Park, putting the fixture on a par with attendances at the Dragons and Ospreys so far this season. Last season, the two Welsh capital universities clashed three times, with a mere five points splitting the two teams across the three fixtures.
Rubin Colwill is facing a fight to prove his readiness to go to the World Cup with Wales next month. The Cardiff City striker is set to miss two more Bluebirds games this week after a freak training accident ruled him out of last weekend’s 1-1 draw with Burnley. Interim boss Mark Hudson confirmed the Qatar hopeful won’t feature in Tuesday night’s home game against Blackburn Rovers and unless he gets back on the grass this week won’t feature at Wigan this weekend.
Alys Thomas has been forced to retire from competitive swimming. The 2018 Commonwealth Games gold medallist has called time on a glittering career on the advice of medical professionals due to an ongoing wrist injury. She first sustained the injury before the 2010 Games in Delhi, but her ambition to make a second Olympic Games in Paris in 2024 has gone.
The Week-Long Multi-Sport Para Sport Festival Is Ready To Inspire, Delight And Entertain Swansea Bay
By Paul Evans The week-long multi-sport and multi-venue Para Sport Festival will start on Monday (1 August) with the biggest in-person insport Series event since 2019 – with over 20 sports for people of all ages and all abilities to come and try, brought to Swansea University (Singleton Park Campus) by... Read More
Anwen Butten Named Wales Captain For Commonwealth Games In Birmingham . . . And Hopes Her Experience Can Inspire Others
By Gareth James Anwen Butten will captain Wales at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham later this month and the veteran of five previous events hopes her huge experience can inspire others. The lawn bowls double bronze medalist from 2002 and 2010 will lead her country at her sixth Games, which starts on... Read More
Dan Salmon, one of the golden heroes of Team Wales’ record medal haul at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games last year, will be the headline act when Wales hosts the 2019 Atlantic Championships. Salmon partnered Marc Wyatt to win the Commonwealth crown in the men’s pairs and he has been... Read More
Bowls hero Gilbert Miles summoned the spirit of Welsh legend Robert Weale to take bronze in dramatic style. Picture the scene. It’s the last throw of the dice and you and your pairs partner have one shot to grab a medal. But it has to be perfection – a once... Read More
Laura Daniels admitted some loose play meant she had to settle for silver for Wales in the women’s bowls final at the Commonwealth Games. The world ‘Champion of Champions’ title holder from Skewen lost 21-17 to defending Games champion Jo Edwards of New Zealand on the Gold Coast, having let... Read More
Dan Salmon already has golden memories of the Gold Coast after winning the World Youth Championships at Broadreach Bowls Club last year. Now, the 23-year-old painter and decorator from Cardiff wants to add to his title success down under by adding a Commonwealth Games gong to his mounting collection when... Read More