Wales may be about to have their first shot at World Cup glory in 64 years, but manager Robert Page, is already looking to a future built around the likes of Bennan Johnson. As Page prepares for the do-or-die play-off against either Scotland or Ukraine, he also has a mind on the younger generation. The caretaker boss - whose own deal with Wales only runs as far as the end of the World Cup campaign - has heaped praise on fit-again Kieffer Moore, and believes he can bring something different to the team, but has stressed the importance of preparing the younger players in the squad for the future of Welsh football.
"It's what we have been training for and preparing for a long time, so it’s both nerve-wracking and exciting.” Those are the words of Welsh rhythmic gymnast Gemma Frizelle as she and her team-mates prepare for a massive next three weeks. First up is the Rhythmic Gymnastics British Championships in Telford this weekend, followed a fortnight later by the Welsh Championships in Cardiff.
Welsh endurance athletes will be concentrating on the 10,000m distance this weekend, whether that is on the road or the track. On Saturday, a number of Wales’ top runners will be heading for London’s Parliament Hill track for the prestigious Night of the 10,000m PBs. The following day sees the... Read More
Welsh women’s distance running appears to be producing a golden age with Clara Evans the latest athlete to record an amazing performance in the Berlin Half-Marathon. The Cardiff runner stripped more than two minutes off her previous best as she took the tape in 70 mins, 17 sec last weekend... Read More
USA Bound. . . Welsh Marathon Runner Josh Griffiths Selected By Great Britain For The World Athletics Championships
By Owen Morgan Welsh marathon runner Josh Griffiths has been selected to represent Great Britain at a second World Athletics Championships. The Swansea Harrier, who competed at the London games five years ago, is now on his way to this summer’s championships in Oregon. Griffiths famously emerged from the ranks of the club... Read More
By Owen Morgan Jenny Nesbitt and Jake Heyward are plotting big things this summer after setting new national records on an historic night for Welsh endurance running in the United States. Both Welsh athletes were in record breaking form at the weekend across the pond. Running at the David Hemery Valentine Invitational at... Read More
By Owen Morgan Four Welsh athletes have been named to the Great Britain team for next months European Cross Country Championships. Charlotte Arter and Cari Hughes have joined Jenny Nesbitt and Osian Perrin, who gained automatic selection thanks to their performances at the British Athletics Cross Challenge fixture at Liverpool on Saturday. Nesbitt... Read More
Cardiff Cross Challenge Lives Up To Expectations. . .As Charlotte Arter Retains Her Title Ahead Of Jenny Nesbitt
By Owen Morgan The Cardiff Cross Challenge lived up to its new status as a World Athletics Cross Country Tour Gold standard event with thrilling finishes in top quality senior men's and women's races. Charlotte Arter retained her title ahead of Cardiff team-mate Jenny Nesbitt, while Derby's Hugo Milner produced a blistering... Read More