Seventy two of the best young golfers in Wales took part in the PING Welsh Junior Tour Finals at Tredegar Park, with winners coming from all round Wales. Bleddyn Holgate, from Cilgwyn in West Wales, won the Under 14 category Order of Merit, with Geraint Barnes, Llantrisant and Pontyclun, taking the honours on the day with an impressive 44 points, along with third place overall.
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, when Cardiff Met host Cardiff University at the Arms Park.
Wales are planning talks with Los Angeles FC to make sure Gareth Bale is in peak condition for the World Cup. Skipper Bale completed 90 minutes for the first time in over 12 months on Sunday as Wales suffered relegation from the top tier of the Nations League by losing 1-0 to Poland in Cardiff. The former Real Madrid star almost equalised in stoppage time when his header struck the crossbar.
Wales Physical Disability Rugby League head coach Craig Fisher says his squad is ready to make its mark at the upcoming PDRL World Cup. Fisher has named a 15-player squad for the tournament which takes place in Warrington from Sunday 23 October.
Dai Flanagan insists Dragons players need to enjoy the company of their coaches as he looked forward to the rest of the season in charge at the region, following the sidelining of Dean Ryan. Although the Dragons have yet to confirm the departure of director of rugby Ryan, it is expected to be announced this week after the agreement of a financial settlement. It means head coach Flanagan will step up to be the man in charge and he has vowed to create a healthy environment, building on the feelgood factor of Sunday’s 23-17 victory over Munster.
Ben Pritchard plans on using his bronze medal at the World Rowing Championships as a springboard to the Paris Olympics in 2014. The Welsh rowing ace's first world medal in the PR1 Men's single sculls added to the bronze he won at the Europeans in Munich in July.
Terry Taylor hopes the influence of Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink can help propel his Wales U21 side to victory over the Republic of Ireland in Wexham today. The young Wales midfielder has come under the gaze of the former Chelsea star after Dutchman Hasselbaink returned to manage Burton Albion in January.... Read More
Welshman Lee Lucas, a former Championship, Scottish Premier and Wales under-21 player, has signed for Southern League Premier club Merthyr Town. Aberdare-born Lucas is in the Martyrs’ squad for their fixture at Walton Casuals in Surrey this afternoon. The talented Lucas started his playing days with Cwmamman and joined the Swansea City... Read More
Neil Warnock flew out of East Midlands airport on a scouting mission after leaving Cardiff City’s match at Burton Albion midway through the second half. “Neil flew off to see a player,” said Bluebirds assistant manager. “We are still looking at possible signings. "We feel we need something in midfield and know... Read More
Cardiff City were tried and tested at Burton Albion’s Pirelli Stadium, but they finished in five-star style. Aron Gunnarsson and Bobby Reid both stood out, while the Bluebirds punished Burton for defensive errors and won 5-1. The visitors scored their five goals in a 40 minute spell either side of half-time and... Read More
Cardiff City have two teams in pre-season action on Saturday afternoon - against Burton Albion and Hereford FC. Manager Neil Warnock and his first team squad are in Staffordshire where they play League One club Burton, while Jarred Harvey and Andy Legg take charge of the under-23 development players at Edgar... Read More
James Waite, a Welsh teenager with bags of ability, made the step up to Bluebirds first team football in South Yorkshire last night. More than 200 City fans travelled to the New York Stadium and Waite, one of the brightest prospects at under-23 level, made the most of his opportunity during... Read More