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Brennan Johnson Starts The Repair Job On Wales' Self-Belief As England Crunch Looms

Brennan Johnson insists Wales can shock England and keep their World Cup dream alive. Wales’ hopes of making the knockout stages were left hanging by a thread after losing 2-0 to Iran. England’s goalless draw with the United States on Friday night means that Wales still have a path to the round of 16, but qualification is out of their own hands unless they beat Gareth Southgate’s side by a four-goal margin.

From Tylorstown Triumph To The Brink Of Elimination In 180 Minutes . . . Rob Page And Wales Require World Cup Miracle

It must have felt a long way from Tylorstown as Robert Page starred out towards the world's media and tried to explain how the heady optimism of just 16 ago had evaporated under a hot Arabian sun. Little more than two weeks ago, the Wales manager was in his home village, announcing the squad he would take to take to a World Cup finals, the first Wales manager to do so for 64 years. Now, that adventure already seems to drawing to a close after just two games following a 2-0 to Iran which was unexpected, but felt feasible from the moment Kieffer Moore missed an early opportunity.

Iwan Roberts Believes Kieffer Moore Can Cause Havoc . . . As Wales Search For Their First Victory

Mike Ruddock Has Been Impressed With Jac Morgan . . . And Thinks The Wales Flanker Can Become World Class

As Wayne Pivac moves close to the brink, here’s six candidates to be Wales’ next coach

Josh Macleod Reveals His Pride . . . Having Overcome Several Obstacles To Finally Make His Debut For Wales

Kieffer Moore Hopes To Control The Skies Against Iran . . . Following A Remarkable Journey To Reach Qatar

Ben Davies May Have Helped Welsh Football Reach New Heights . . . But His Muti Sports Approach Was The Key To Unlock His Potential

Harry Wilson praises Neco Williams’ “courage and bravery” . . . And Admits That Wales Are Ready For Iran Challenge

Wales Are Desperate To Right The Wrongs Of Their Defeat Against Goergia . . . But Is It Too Little Too Late?

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Welsh Horse Racing Under Starters' Orders To Set The Pace in 2023

Welsh horse racing has been backed to provide a major economic impact over the next year, despite the difficult financial outlook. The success of race meetings held across Wales, along with individual achievements by owners, trainers and jockeys based in Wales has been highlighted by a group of Senedd members in... Read More

The Mud Is Thickening, The Days Are Shortening And Evan Williams Couldn't Be Happier . . . The Jump Season Is Back

Evan Williams and his family enjoy the summer, but not as much as the winter and the jump season when, as he puts it, “the mud is flying, and the days are short, and the flowers have died.” That’s poetry. And there’s more. “That’s when we really come alive,” says... Read More

Bernard Llewellyn And Family Raise Funds And Awareness For Brain Tumour Research As Life Of Gwilym Celebrated A Year On

By Graham Thomas Bernard Llewellyn has urged race-goers to support the Brain Tumour Research race day at Chepstow on Friday 10th June, aimed at raising awareness and funds to combat the illness. The event is being held in memory of the trainer’s son Gwilym Llewellyn, who died after a very short illness... Read More

You’re Hired! The New General Manager At Ffos Las, Kevin Hire, Is A Man With A Big Plan

No sport was hit harder by the Covid pandemic than horse racing, where empty courses and cancelled meetings are estimated to have cost £450 million in lost income. But Kevin Hire – the recently appointed general manager at Ffos Las Racecourse - reckons the sport is fighting back and has... Read More

Ben Jones Thanks Dad Dai For Keeping Count To 100!

Jockey Ben Jones has admitted he only knew he had reached 100 career wins because his father Dai told him! Jones Jnr recently celebrated the career milestone when he rode Beau Haze to victory at Chepstow to give him his 37th win of the season. But the 22-year-old might not... Read More

Rugby And Racing . . . The Love Affair That Runs Deep

By Paul Jones If Jonathan Davies was not required for duty by Wales against England this Saturday, then he might well have been making plans to visit Chepstow. After all, that would have allowed the Scarlets, Wales and British and Irish Lions player to indulge in his two favourite sporting passions –... Read More
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