Scarlets chairman Simon Muderack insists the Welsh regions have been short-changed over their supply of players to Wales’ title-winning Six Nations campaign. The region’s chief has called for a re-think into the financial distributions within Welsh rugby and believes only a re-allocation of resources can enable the game to recover from the effects of the pandemic. Muderack argues the Scarlets have not been compensated properly for their provision of 13 players to Wayne Pivac’s Wales squad this season.
Warren Abrahams insists Wales Women will learn the lessons from their thumping 45-0 defeat to Ireland and become a better side in the long run. South African Abrahams has quickly joined the long line of beaten Welsh coaches who talk about absorbing lessons, learning, progress, better days ahead, jam tomorrow, etc. That is after just two matches – both one-sided, heavy defeats in which Wales’ most encouraging moments came when they did no more than simply stem the flow of tries being conceded.
Lauren Williams saw her reign as European Taekwondo champion ended after a hard-fought battle in the final in Sofia. The Gwent fighter lost out 13-10 to Croatia's Mate Jelic 13-10 in the -67kg category.
Steve Cooper paid tribute to 'classy' Jamal Lowe as the forward ended a difficult week with a double strike in Swansea City's 3-0 victory at Millwall. Lowe's two goals after Andre Ayew netted the opener ended a four game losing streak by Cooper's men who got their promotion bid right back on track.
The Gemma Grainger era with Wales may have started with a defeat, but the new manager believes she has seen enough to leave her feeling positive about the future. Grainger's side were beaten 3-0 by Canada - a team flourishing with confidence at Cardiff's Leckwith Stadium on Friday evening - in the former Middlesborugh coach’s first game since taking over from Jayne Ludlow. Deanne Rose gave the visitors the lead in the first half, before Evelyn Viens doubled Canada's advantage with Jessie Fleming adding the third.
Jade Jones gave her Olympic bid the perfect boost when she was crowned European Taekwondo champion for the third time in Sofia. The Flint fighter's hat-trick of titles sets her up perfectly for her bid to become the first person in Taekwondo to win three successive Olympic Games golds this summer.
Damian Cole is aiming to break the outright record of rally wins on Epynt, and win the Protyre Motorsport UK Asphalt Rally Championship for a seventh time this year, in a new Škoda Fabia R5.
Craig Fisher has been appointed as the inaugural head coach of the Wales Physical Disability Rugby League (PDRL) side. The 40-year old has previously been involved in the coaching set-ups with both North Wales Origin and Wales Dragonhearts.
Canadian forward Jamie Crooks produced a high five for Guildford Flames - and left Cardiff Devils in disarray. Crooks scored five of Guildford’s goals in their 6-3 win at the Spectrum, a result which is a blow to Devils Elite League title hopes. The damage, though, was limited because leaders Sheffield Steelers... Read More
Matt Finish Earns Devils Penalty Shootout Success - And Now Lord's Cardiff Leap Back Into The Flames
Guildford Flames 1, Cardiff Devils 2 After sudden death overtime and penalties Cardiff Devils leap into the Flames for a second time in three days when Guildford visit the Viola Arena in Cardiff Bay on Saturday evening. Coach Andrew Lord’s men are out to complete a Christmas double against Guildford after tense Elite... Read More
Belfast Giants 2, Cardiff Devils 4 Canadian defenceman Sam Jardine and goalie Ben Bowns played crucial roles in Cardiff Devils’ battling Elite League win against Belfast Giants in Northern Ireland. Former Toronto Marlies player Jardine scored Cardiff’s third goal of the match at a crucial time when Belfast had momentum and we’re... Read More
Cardiff Devils power forward Joey Haddad, nicknamed 'The Chef'. by team-mates, has been named Elite League player of the week. He scored two goals in Cardiff’s 4-1 away win against Manchester and had an assist in their 3-0 home victory against Fife. Devils were the only team in EIHL to take the... Read More
Welsh defenceman Ben Davies is causing a stir among Canadian scouts by progressing from non-skater to an ice hockey player with massive potential in four years! Cardiff-born teenager Davies has made astonishing strides forward since he started learning to skate at the age of 13 - and those who know their... Read More
Joey Martin is Cardiff Devils captain. The Canadian forwarded, nicknamed the GOAT (Greatest of all-time) by fans), will wear the C for 2019-20. This is the sixth season in Cardiff for the 31-year-old from Thorold, Ontario, who has been an alternate captain for the Devils since the 2016 and takes over... Read More