Erol Bulut insists his Cardiff City “machine” can keep pumping out the results whether or not Aaron Ramsey is fit to play at Sunderland on Sunday. The Bluebirds have won back-to-back victories for the first time since February and aim to make it three wins on the bounce when they head to the North-East.
George North believes Wales are in a very good place going into round three of the World Cup in France. The Ospreys centre scored his 46th try for Wales, and his 48th in Test rugby, in the win over Fiji and is ready to try to add to the two tries he has scored for Wales against the Wallabies in Lyon on Sunday.
Wales manager Gemma Grainger believes the journey to qualification for a major tournament starts on Friday night in Iceland. The fixture may be their opener in the UEFA Women’s Nations League – rather than World Cup or European Championship – but Grainger insists the route this tournament offers as a back-up for Euros qualification is invaluable.
Gareth Thomas says it would be “amazing” if Wales beat Australia and book a Rugby World Cup quarter-final place one game inside the distance. Wales tackle the Wallabies in Lyon on Sunday knowing that victory would confirm one of the two qualifying spots from Pool C.
Joe Rodon was harshly sent off according to his manager Daniel Farke as Leeds United earned a goalless draw at Hull City. Wales defender Rodon was dismissed for a second bookable offence on the hour and will now be suspended for Leeds’ next game against Watford.
Josh Tarling and Zoe Backstedt underlined their status as the burgeoning stars of Welsh cycling with gold medals at the European Road Cycling Championships in the Netherlands. In a remarkable performance for Great Britain, Tarling secured the gold in the individual time trial in Drenthe.
We’re still in the pool stages of the Rugby World Cup but the big beasts are starting to stir. The Dragons of Wales, the Australian Wallabies, the leaping Springboks, the crowing French cockrell, and the . . err, prickly roses of England and spikey Scottish thistles are all on show.
Michael Duff has suggested he may have only three games left to save his job after Swansea City completed their worst start to a season for 32 years. The Swans head coach is still searching for his first league win as manager seven matches into the season after his team were held to a 1-1 draw at Queens Park Rangers.
Erol Bulut insists Cardiff City have proved they can cope when they are without Aaron Ramsey. The Bluebirds manager watched his team overcome Coventry City, 3-2, at home on Tuesday night, despite being without their talismanic captain.
Not many fans here in the South of France would give Wales 10 out of 10 for performance so far, but 10 is still the magic number for the squad. Their 10 points in Pool C is the perfect start in a tournament where only South Africa, and possibly Ireland, will feel on top of their game after the first two rounds.
Hammer thrower Jac Palmer has been added to Wales' Commonwealth Games athletics team. Palmer takes the team size up to 24 following Charlotte Arter's addition to the original squad of 22 named last month. A delighted Palmer said: “Getting the call up was such a special moment for me, being... Read More
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