Wales winger Sorba Thomas has swapped a relegation fight with Huddersfield for a promotion chase with Blackburn Rovers after being told he had fallen down the pecking order with the Terriers. Thomas – who went to the World Cup with Wales only two months ago – was told his chances were going to be limited at Huddersfield after they brought in some new additions. The club are languishing in the Championship relegation zone, three points adrift of Cardiff City who are in 21st place.
New attack coach Alex King says Wales are determined to play an entertaining brand which is rooted deep in the country’s DNA. King joined up with the rest of Warren Gatland’s coaching staff on Monday, with the New Zealander having chosen the former England fly-half to replace Stephen Jones as attack coach. The 47-year-old has little time to get his messages and methods across ahead of the Guinness Six Nations opener against Ireland on February 4, but King is confident that he can do so to mark Gatland’s Wales return with a winning start.
Welsh female athletes are still waiting to hear from World Athletics who say their transgender policy is still a work in progress. Its stance follows claims made by British shot-putter that the governing body’s preferred option would “screw” female athletes. The global organisation is consulting with member federations over its preferred option for a new policy.
Wales Head Coach Ioan Cunningham Sends A Warning To His Side . . . As Their World Cup Dream Lays In The Balance
By Gareth James Ioan Cunningham has warned his team that they need to dominate from the off, otherwise their World Cup dream will be taken out of their hands. There are four changes and two positional swaps in the Wales Women side named to face Australia on Saturday (14:15 NZ/2.15am UK) following... Read More
From White To Red, Red Rose To Three Feathers . . . Carys Williams-Morris To Make Second Test Debut, But This Time For Wales
By Graham Thomas CARYS Williams-Morris will realise her Welsh rugby dream on Saturday – four years after England claimed she was living out their version with a red rose on her chest. The 28-year-old will make her Wales debut against Canada in Nova Scotia, an ocean apart and a decade on from... Read More
Carys Williams-Morris has been cleared to play for Wales this weekend – three years after she played for England. In a double boost for the 28-year-old centre, she has also been given RAF elite athlete status from her employers, meaning she has been released to train full-time with Wales in... Read More