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Rhys Ruddock Plans Coaching Journey . . . . Following In Footsteps Of His Father, Mike

Rhys Ruddock Leinster
Rhys Ruddock has paid tribute to his family, including father Mike, after announcing this season would be his last. Ruddock will end a hugely successful 15-year stretch this month when he plays his final match for Leinster – bringing down the curtain on one of the most decorated careers of any player raised in Wales.

Former Wales Star Andy King Backs Maresca Magic To Pep Up Chelsea

Andy King Wales
Wales’ Leicester City title winner Andy King believes Chelsea have been attracted to making Enzo Maresca their new head coach because of the Pep Guardiola factor. Chelsea are reportedly in advanced talks to appoint Leicester boss Maresca, the 44-year-old Italian who until last summer was Guardiola’s assistant at Manchester City.

Three Wise Men Looking For A Star On Judgement Day

Warren Gatland Wales
There will be three very interested spectators at Cardiff City Stadium at Judgement Day on Saturday all hoping for different things out of the regional double-header. The traditional derbyfest ends the season for the four Welsh teams in the United Rugby Championship – unless the Ospreys can squeeze into the play-offs.

One In Five Footballers Are Using Snus

Snus football
Around one in five male and female professional players who took part in a new survey are currently using snus, nicotine pouches or both. Snus is a tobacco product in a sachet, similar to a small tea bag, which is placed under the lip and releases nicotine into the bloodstream.

Jeremiah Azu Looking To Conquer Rome After Making History Books

Jeremiah Azu
Jeremiah Azu will be gunning for glory at the European Champions in Rome in June.

Gareth Davies . . . The Striking Bright Light In A Dark Season For The Scarlets

Gareth Davies
The “phenomenal” Gareth Davies has been likened to a top striker in football having just reached a major career landmark. Wales scrum-half Davies took his tally of league tries up to 50 with a double in the Scarlets’ victory over Zebre Parma in the last round of BKT URC matches.

Llantwit Fardre Turn On The Power To Take Cup Glory

Llantwit Fardre RFC v Cilfynydd RFC 5
At the end of what has been an up and down season, Llantwit Fardre saved their best for last to secure Worthington’s Mid District Division Two Cup glory. A first half five-try blitz set Fardre up for a 47-27 victory over their Two East Central counterparts Cilfynydd at Sardis Road.

Cambrian Welfare Clinch Double After Beating Nelson

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Cambrian Welfare rounded off a triumphant campaign as they came from behind to beat Nelson, 43-27 at Sardis Road and secure the Worthington’s Mid District Division One Cup. It bagged a second piece of silverware of the season for the Welfare, who had already been crowned champions of Division One East Central to earn promotion to next season’s new look Championship.

Sam Northeast Claims Tame Draw Was Inevitable For Glamorgan

Sam Northeast Glamorgan
Glamorgan captain Sam Northeast admitted he had settled for a draw long before the match against Leicestershire left both teams frustrated. The Welsh county have been left back in sixth place in Division Two of the Vitality County Championship with only one win from seven games.

Eight Players Set For Wales PDRL Debuts

Wales Physical Disability Rugby League (PDRL) head coach Rob Davies has named his squad for both the exhibition game against Team Colostomy UK and the full international against a PDRL All Stars side this June.

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Laura McAllister Becomes First Welsh Face On UEFA Executive Committee

Laura McAllister, the former Wales captain, has secured a place on Uefa's executive committee. The 58-year-old had been due to stand for election for the post in April, but she has been appointed unopposed, making her the first Welsh person to serve on Uefa's executive committee. McAllister had been backed... Read More

Gareth Bale Has Been A "History Maker" For Real Madrid Admits Coach Ahead of Liverpool Showdown

Gareth Bale has been backed by Davide Ancelotti to bow out with yet another trophy when Real Madrid face Liverpool in the Champions League Final at the Stade de France in Paris on Saturday. Bale scored twice for Real against Liverpool in 2018, and the Wales captain has won the... Read More

Ben Davies Set To Join Welsh Football's Elite

Ben Davies will become only the sixth Welshman to play in a European Cup final thanks to Tottenham’s incredible Champions League comeback win over Ajax. The Wales defender – who came on to the field in Amsterdam in the 82nd minute on Wednesday night – was part of the Spurs... Read More

Wales . . . Land Of My Gareth Bale

Ten days on from Gareth Bale’s wonder goal for Real Madrid in the Champions League final and people around the world are still talking about Wales’ best known export. Rob Cole has been in America, where Mexicans, Armenians, Afghans and Bulgarians nod their heads appreciatively at the mention of Wales,... Read More

Gareth Bale, Zinedine Zidane and Real Madrid: It's Complicated

Gareth Bale’s situation at Real Madrid is “complicated” according to manager Zinedine Zidane. The inspiration and saviour for Wales on so many occasions, Bale proved match-winner for his club with a gravity-defying, momentous, awe-inspiring overhead kick that swing the Champions League final away from Liverpool and in the Spanish club’s... Read More