The four Welsh regions have a break from the United Rugby Championship this weekend, but that doesn’t mean life is going to get easier. In fact, it looks tougher in some respects with three of them facing club opposition in Europe and the Ospreys up against the Italians of Benetton who they lost to last week.
Swansea City have been encouraged by Ange Postecoglou they could be pushing at an open door for Chris Davies at Tottenham. Spurs manager Postecoglou has suggested Davies could well end up being allowed to leave the London club to take up the vacant head coach’s post with the Swans.
Wales has a new European swimming champion in the shape of Medi Harris. The Commonwealth Games bronze medalist struck gold at the European Short Course Championships in Romania on Thursday night and there could be more silverware for Great Britain, and Welsh swimmers, this weekend.
Swansea City caretaker coach Alan Sheehan has told his players they need to lift themselves and their fans this weekend following the sacking of Michael Duff. Sheehan, 37, has stepped up from an assistant’s role and into Duff’s shoes following the former boss’s dismissal at the start of the week.
The final whistle on Wales women’s 0-0 draw with Germany had long cut through the cold night air. Despite the plummeting temperatures, the home team were still lining the Swansea.com Stadium touchline some 20 minutes later.
The British and Irish Lions will be part of an “amazing occasion” when they play in Ireland for the first time in 2025, according to Ieuan Evans. The Lions will take on Argentina in a June 2025 warm-up fixture ahead of their tour of Australia.
Llandovery College made history by becoming the first school side to win the WRU’s elite WSC Rugby Cup with a 28-13 win over 14-man Ysgol Glantaf. The win at Principality Stadium ensured Joe Denman’s side completed an unbeaten season in the tournament and went one better than two years ago when they fell at the final hurdle to Cardiff & Vale College.
Steve Cooper insists he is not thinking about losing his job despite Nottingham Forest’s 5-0 defeat at Fulham. The only Welsh-born manager in the Premier League was a forlorn figure on the touchline as Alex Iwobi and Raul Jimenez bagged braces and Tom Cairney also scored to heap more misery on Forest, who have lost their last four Premier League matches.
Bridgend & District Schools’ two try hero Sam Watkins picked up the player of the match award in his side’s thrilling 19-18 win over Mynydd Mawr & Dinefwr. It was the first time since 1990 that Bridgend had won the most coveted title at U16 level in Wales, but their hearts were in their mouths in the final play of the game when MMD outside half Tom Evans had a shot at goal to win the game.
Jess Fishlock has told her Wales teammates they have found a new level they must deliver as a minimum standard in future. The country's most capped player was reacting after Wales earned their first Women’s Nations League point in their concluding group match as they held Germany to a goalless draw in Swansea.
Wrexham were bumped off the top in Vanarama National League football after a 1-0 defeat at Brisbane Road. Manager Bryan Hughes experienced defeat for the first time since he took charge six matches ago. Enfield-born Marvin Ekpteta, aged 23, netted the winning goal after 72 minutes and lifted Orient back to the... Read More
Wrexham have signed winger Jermaine McGlashan on loan from Swindon Town and he could make his debut against Leyton Orient away if international clearance is granted in time. Croydon-born McGlashan, a 30-year-old winger has played league football for Cheltenham Town, Gillingham, Southend United and Swindon. “I came across Jermaine as a player... Read More
Former Cardiff City winger Jobi McAnuff played a key role in ending Wrexham hopes of promotion back to the Football League. The Dragons will cling on to mathematical hopes of clambering into the top seven and earning a play-off spot, but realistically they can start planning for another Vanarama National League... Read More
Wrexham FC dare not lose their Vanarama National League clash with Leyton Orient at Brisbane Road this afternoon (3pm). Defeat could end their play-off hopes if other results go against them and manager Andy Davies says: “Our team performance against Dagenham a week ago was up there with our best of... Read More