Swansea City failed to sign a single player in the January transfer window after the club’s plan to bring in West Bromwich Albion striker Karlan Grant on loan backfired. In the dying minutes of Tuesday night’s window, Swansea's attempt to secure a loan for the West Brom forward fell through. The deal was expected to see Grant join the Swans on loan for the remainder of the season – filling some of the gaps exposed by the six players who have left the club this month.
Warren Gatland believes Wales will relish being underdogs for Saturday’s Six Nations opener against Ireland. The Principality Stadium encounter kicks off Gatland’s second stint as Wales head coach, with his previous reign between 2008 and 2019 yielding four Six Nations titles, three Grand Slams and two World Cup semi-finals. Ireland will arrive in Cardiff as the world’s top-ranked team following a memorable year when they beat New Zealand twice, South Africa and Australia.
Rhys Webb has taken inspiration from football greats Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo after ending more than two years in the international rugby wilderness. Ospreys scrum-half Webb is on course to make his first Wales appearance since November 2020 in next Saturday’s Guinness Six Nations opener against Ireland. Webb, who toured New Zealand with the 2017 British and Irish Lions, featured on just five occasions during Wayne Pivac’s 34-Test reign as Wales head coach.
British Rally Championship
Osian Pryce maintains his strong challenge for the 2022 British Rally Championship title after finishing runner-up in the Voyonic Grampian Forest Rally. It was the second time in as many years that the Machynlleth-born driver had finished second on the Aberdeenshire forestry event, as he and co-driver Noel O’Sullivan enjoyed... Read More
Osian Pryce Fought Back To Make The Perfect Start To British Rally Championship . . . After Tense Finish In Clacton-on-Sea
By Paul Evans Osian Pryce has made the perfect start to his British Rally Championship campaign by winning the opening round of the 2022 series, the Corbeau Seats Rally Tendring & Clacton (23/24 April), in his Demon Tweeks-backed Volkswagen Polo GTI R5. Co-driven by Noel O’Sullivan, Pryce made a solid start on... Read More
Osian Pryce Says He’s Finished Runner-Up Too Often . . . Now It’s Time To Become British Rally Champion
Having finished runner-up in the British Rally Championship three times, and led the series many more times than that, Osian Pryce says he’s done with finishing second and is aiming for nothing less than the title this year. Runner-up in 2013 and ’14, Pryce led the BRC at half distance... Read More
Matt Edwards Reveals Tactical Strategy After Becoming British Rally Champion For Record-Breaking Third Time In A Row . . . Go Fast As You Can
Matt Edwards is celebrating after winning the British Rally Championship drivers title for a record-breaking third time in a row. Edwards guided his Yuasa Rally Team Volkswagen Polo GTI R5 to a sensational victory on the weekend’s Modern Tyres Ulster Rally. The Colwyn Bay-based driver arrived in Newry lying second... Read More
Whilst the odds might not favour Elfyn Evans becoming world rally champion in Italy this weekend, over in Northern Ireland a Welshman is guaranteed to lift the British Rally Championship title on Saturday night as Osian Pryce and Matt Edwards go head-to-head in the season’s title decider. Pryce arrives the... Read More