Joel Makin had insisted he was not competing at the PSA World Tour finals to make up the numbers - and he proved that with a stunning victory in Egypt. The 24-year-old from Haverfordwest - only the second Welsh player to compete in the event - beat reigning world champ Tarek Momen in Cairo.
Stevie Williams will make his debut on one of the toughest Ardennes Classics in Belgium on Wednesday. The 24-year-old will be part of the Team Bahrain McLaren line-up for La Fleche Wallone.
Clara Evans has been rewarded for her fine form over the roads this year by being handed her first GB vest for the World Half Marathon Championships. The Cardiff athlete will replace Charlotte Arter in the GB team for the race in Poland on 17 October after her clubmate had to withdraw as a precaution following injury.
Lee Selby is ready to send another Aussie packing after his postponed world title eliminator against George Kambosos Jr was given the go-ahead. The 33-year--old from Barry's bout is on the undercard of the Derek Chisora vs Oleksandr Usyk heavyweight blockbuster on 31 October, which will be live on Sky Sports Box Office.
Swansea City and Cardiff City could both soon be operating within a salary cap if new proposals being discussed by Championship clubs are brought in. As clubs continue to play in front of empty stands, the 24 clubs have begun fresh talks over a wages ceiling in a bid to protect themselves against the looming financial crisis. With the grim possibility of empty stadiums all season starting to appear a distinct possibility, the clubs in the second tier are looking at ways to reduce costs.
Geraint Thomas is ready to miss two major birthday celebrations as he bids for Giro d'Italia glory. Wales' 2018 Tour de France champ launches his attempt to land a second Grand Tour crown in Sardinia on Saturday.
It’s been through many guises – the Welsh-Scottish League, the Celtic League, the Pro12 and now the Pro14 – but the coming season is surely the most testing yet for the tournament which houses the four Welsh regions. For Alex Bywater, it’s a league that needs help and yet it doesn’t help itself. The 2020/21 Guinness Pro14 season will kick-off on Friday night when Cardiff Blues travel to Zebre. With a new campaign starting just 20 days after the previous one ended these are uncharted waters for the division, but the uncomfortable truth is it is struggling to find its place in today’s rugby world.
Jonny 'The Ferret' Clayton booked his spot at the World Grand Prix after a superb run to the final of the German Championship. The Llanelli thrower claimed the scalp of reigning World Champ Peter Wright on his way to the final in Hildesheim.
Garry Monk is hopeful his move for Cardiff City's Callum Paterson will be sealed today saying the Scottish international would add the physical presence he is looking for at Sheffield Wednesday. Ex-Swansea City boss Monk confirmed that the deal for the 25-year-old is close after his side's Championship defeat at Bristol City.
Wales prop Tomos Francis is set to become only the 12 Welsh player who has conquered Europe if Exeter win their Heineken Champions Cup Final against Racing 92. The Chiefs charged into their maiden European final with a thrilling 28-18 victory over Toulouse at Sandy Park on Saturday to ensure there will be a first-time winner in this year’s elite European club rugby competition. The English Premiership side, who won promotion to the top-flight 10 years ago, will face twice runners-up Racing 92 in the final on Oct. 17, after the French club beat holders Saracens 19-15 in the first semi-final in Paris.
Swansea City and Cardiff City could both soon be operating within a salary cap if new proposals being discussed by Championship clubs are brought in. As clubs continue to play in front of empty stands, the 24 clubs have begun fresh talks over a wages ceiling in a bid to... Read More
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New Boy Jamal Lowe Says Swansea City Were Premier League Pioneers . . . And He Wants To Help Them Get Back
New Swansea City signing Jamal Lowe has claimed he was attracted by the club’s “game-changing” achievements in the Premier League. The 26-year-old winger has completed a move from Wigan for a fee believed to be around £800,000 and signed a three-year deal with an option for a fourth. He becomes... Read More
Cardiff City, Swansea City and Newport County are all digesting their new fixture lists as The Football Supporters' Association co-ordinate a new campaign to protect the "very existence" of clubs across the country. With the English Football League fixture list out for the 2020-21 season, the three Welsh clubs have... Read More
“If Someone Had Written This, I Would Never Have Believed It" . . . Swans' Old Bee Jake Bidwell On Brentford, Wembley, And The Premier League
There will be no place for sentiment or emotion as far as Jake Bidwell is concerned when he bids for one final hurrah at Griffin Park on Wednesday night. The 27-year-old Swansea City defender may have made more than 200 appearances for The Bees in the past, but his sole... Read More
Neil Harris has admitted Cardiff City are now an outside bet to reach a Wembley play-off final after claiming a combination of poor defending and poor decisions by the referee have handed Fulham a big advantage. A clearly frustrated Harris – seething over both the free-kick that cost his team... Read More