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Tom Lockyer Thanks Medical Staff As Wales Defender Sends Out Message After Luton's Wembley Triumph

Luton Town captain Tom Lockyer has thanked medical staff for their “swift and thorough response” after collapsing during his side’s Sky Bet Championship play-off final victory against Coventry. The Wales defender fell to the floor while running back during the match and received treatment before being carried off the pitch on a stretcher. The game went to penalties after Jordan Clark’s opener was cancelled out by Gustavo Hamer to finish 1-1 after extra time, and the Hatters secured Premier League football for next season with a 6-5 victory on penalties.

Ride Into Rome Will Be A Painful One For Gallant Geraint Thomas

Geraint Thomas had suffered some cruel mishaps at the Grio d’Italia over the years bit nothing will feel as bruising as the ride into Rome on Sunday. The Welsh rider saw the pink jersey snatched away on the penultimate day on Saturday as Primoz Roglic overcame a mechanical problem to win a punishing time trial to the summit of Monte Lussari. Roglic dropped his chain midway up the cruel concrete road to the top but still had enough in reserve to beat Thomas by 40 seconds, overturning the 26-second advantage Thomas took into the day.

Nick Tompkins Ready To Prove His World Cup Worth For Wales

Nick Tompkins
Nick Tompkins can make sure he’s in good nick going into the Rugby World Cup by becoming a winner in the English Premiership final this weekend. The Wales centre lines up for Saracens who will be firm favourites to beat Sale Sharks at Twickenham on Saturday afternoon.

Ageless Geraint Thomas Now One Good Time Trial Away From Winning Giro

Geraint Thomas
Geraint Thomas will wear the leader’s pink jersey into Saturday’s decisive mountain time trial at the Giro d’Italia after Primoz Roglic could take only a handful of seconds out of the Welshman’s advantage on the Queen stage in the Dolomites. Thomas and Roglic traded attacks in the final kilometre of this beastly stage but at the very top of the Tre Cime di Lavaredo it was Roglic, who had changed bikes on the approach to the last climb to get better gearing, who was able to open up a three-second gap in the final few metres.

Alun Wyn Jones Ready For Debut At 37 As He Takes On The World

Alun Wyn Jones Barbarians
Alun Wyn Jones will captain the Barbarians at Twickenham on Sunday in the game against a World XV. It will be the 37-year-old Ospreys lock’s 15th international outing at the home of English rugby in a game that will see him make his debut for the Baa-Baas.

Geraint Thomas Aims To Keep Primoz Roglic Behind Him As Giro Reaches Business End

Geraint Thomas
Geraint Thomas will bid to strengthen his grip on the leader’s pink jersey on stage 19 of the Giro d’Italia on Friday. On his 37th birthday, on Thursday, the Welsh superstar was able to follow a late move from Primoz Roglic on the approach to Val di Zoldo as Joao Almeida dropped back, and the two then worked together to keep the Portuguese behind and take 20 seconds out of him, enough to see Roglic move up to second.

Gerwyn Price Admits He’s At A Loss To Explain Final Blow-Out To Michael Van Gerwen

Gerwyn Price
Gerwyn Price admitted he was at a loss to fully explain his Premier League Darts final defeat to Michael van Gerwen. Welshman Price had reached the final by hammering his World Cup teammate Jonny Clayton, 10-2, in the first semi-final of the night at the O2 Arena in London.

Wales Boss Rob Page Wants Answers Again From Nottingham Forest

Rob Page Neco Williams
Wales boss Rob Page wants clarity from Nottingham Forest over Neco Williams' injury ahead of next month's Euro 2024 qualifiers. Full-back Williams was ruled out for the rest of the Premier League season after breaking his jaw against Brighton on April 26.

Gerwyn Price And Jonny Clayton Go Tungsten-To-Tungsten In Premier League Showdown

Gerwyn Pice and Jonny Clayton
Darts devotees, those who thirst for tungsten action, and anyone who loves a Welsh sporting rivalry – get a bit of this. On Thursday night at London’s O2 Arena, Gerwyn Price and Jonny Clayton go head-to-head again in the Premier League Darts play-off climax.

Geraint Thomas Eases Off And Saves Power Ahead of Big Mountain Test At Giro

Geraint Thomas
Geraint Thomas finished safely to retain the leader’s pink jersey at the Giro d’Italia and revealed he was saving his legs for two tough days to follow in the mountains. Thomas was guided into the finish by Ineos Grenadiers team-mate Ben Swift, staying safe to retain his 18-second advantage over Joao Almeida in the general classification, with Primoz Roglic sat third, 29 seconds down.

BUCS Super Rugby

A Meeting Between Last Season's Finalists Kicks Off A Huge Week Of BUCS Super Rugby Action . . . As The Welsh Teams Are Set For A Tough Test

By Rob Carbon Alan Flowers might be in charge of the top Welsh team to date this season in BUCS Super Rugby, but he knows his Cardiff University side will have their unbeaten start to the new campaign put to the ultimate test on Wednesday night. Both of last season’s finalists are in the Welsh... Read More

The Hottest Ticket In Town . . . Student Rugby Is Booming And It's Sold Out Signs For Cardiff Met v Cardiff Uni

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... Read More

BUCS Is Back . . . And So Is The Alternative Route Into Pro Rugby

BUCS Super Rugby is set to return with a bang this week with the opening two rounds featuring two classic Welsh derbies. Wednesday night will see Swansea University host last season’s semi-finalists Cardiff Met at St Helen’s. A week later it will be the battle of the Welsh capital institutions,... Read More

Where's The Biggest Non-Test Crowd Of The Welsh Rugby Season? . . . That'll Be The Welsh Varsity

The biggest rugby crowd of the season in Wales for a non-international game is likely to gather at the Swansea.Com Stadium on Wednesday evening – and there won’t be a professional player in sight. It’s the BUCS Super Rugby quarter-finalists, Swansea and Cardiff Universities, who go head-to-head in a men’s... Read More

Ospreys' Max Nagy Proves Doubters Wrong . . . And Now Looks His Heroes In The Eye As He Bids For Double Over Cardiff

Max Nagy admits he takes plenty of stick from fellow Ospreys George North and Stephen Myler, but at least they no longer look down on him. At 6ft 4in, the rangy full back is the same height as North and five inches taller than Myler, his teammates at the region.... Read More

Cardiff Met Face Exeter Test. . . As They Bid To Make Their First BUCS Super Rugby Final Since 2018

By Rob Carbon Cardiff Met head to Topsham, in Devon, to face Exeter University in the semi-finals of the BUCS Super Rugby play-offs today hoping to stay on course for their first final since 2018. Danny Milton’s men pipped local rivals Cardiff University 34-33 in another thriller to reach the last four... Read More
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