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See You Soon, LA . . . Gareth Bale Set For July 9 MLS Debut After Cheeky Cardiff City Video

Gareth Bale has told Los Angeles FC he will see them soon in a message posted as it was announced the Wales captain is joining the Major League Soccer club. After weeks of speculation – that included the always seemingly unlikely idea that he might move from Real Madrid to play in the Championship for Cardiff City – Bale has opted to play in the United States as he prepares to lead Wales into the World Cup in Qatar later this year. The five-time Champions League winner is soon to be a free agent and is looking for a new club ahead of playing for Wales at the World Cup , which starts in November.

Azu Like It: Jeremiah Says He Wants To Change British Sprinting Forever After Racing Into History Books

Jeremiah Azu says he wants to change British sprinting forever after winning the Muller UK Athletics Championships 100m title in the fastest time ever run by a Welshman. Cardiff's reigning under-23 champion blasted to a remarkable wind-assisted time of 9.90 to win the final in impressive style.

Colin Ingram Admits Glamorgan's T20 Campaign Is Now In Catch-Up Mode

Glamorgan’s Colin Ingram admitted his team were disappointed at losing a seven-over bash against Somerset which leaves the Welsh county as outsiders to make the T20 Blast knockout stages. Glamorgan were denied a win in their final home match of the season in a hectic, rain-affected fixture. The match was reduced to just seven overs a side, with Glamorgan losing by 16 runs.

Hannah's Manor . . . Brier Confirmed As The Queen Of Welsh Sprinting With New Record

Hannah Brier became Wales's fastest woman in history with a blistering 100m run at the Muller UK Athletics Championships in Manchester on Friday night. The Swansea Harrier had previously jointly held the Welsh record of 11.39 with Sallyane Short and Elaine O'Neill.

Thousands Say Farewell To Phil Bennett As Scarlets, Wales And Lions Legend Leaves A Rugby Field For The Final Time

As the soft, summer rain fell, barely three miles from where Phil Bennett helped Llanelli famously beat New Zealand 9-3 at Stradey Park 50 years ago, family, friends, players past and present, coaches and rugby supporters gathered at Parc y Scarlets to honour his legacy. Bennett was described as “a great gentleman and a great rugby player” as giants of the sport from Wales and beyond united in tribute to him at a remembrance service at the stadium. Bennett, who died earlier this month after a long illness at the age of 73, captained Wales and the British and Irish Lions.

Volunteers Set The Culture And The Tone Of The Organisation . . . Allowing Run 4 Wales To Go From Strength To Strength

Drinking Has Long Been A Part Of The Culture Within Rugby . . . Has The Sport Got An Unhealthy Relationship With Alcohol?

Rhys Jones Already Had His Gold Medal Moment As He Relishes Prospect Of Commonwealth Games Hat-Trick

Rhys Jones has described being selected for a third Commonwealth Games as his “gold medal moment”. Anything else he achieves on the Alexander Stadium track in Birmingham this summer will be a bonus, says the para sprinter.

Adam Beard Insists Alun Wyn Jones Is "The Ultimate Professional . . . As Wales Face Daunting South African Test

Gareth Bale Excites Cardiff Fans With Vale Visit . . . As Agent Stresses His Next Move Is Not About Money

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Aaron Jarvis . . . Swapping The Dragons' Den For Days With The Jackals In Dallas

By Rob Carbon Aaron Jarvis joined his family on a plane to the USA on 28 December to head off for the next adventure in his rugby career. The 18-times capped Wales prop decided to hang up his boots at the Dragons before Christmas to take up a coaching opportunity with the... Read More

Cardiff City Hero Robert Earnshaw Climbs Coaching Ladder In USA

By Gareth James Former Wales and Cardiff City striker Robert Earnshaw has continued to climb the coaching ladder in the USA with his appointment as an assistant at Orange County SC. Earnshaw – who was previously a youth coach at Vancouver Whitecaps before coaching at Fresno FC – will be the right-hand... Read More

WRU Board Member Liza Burgess To Step Down After Accepting Full-Time Coaching Position

By Rob Carbon New Wales Women U18 coach Liza Burgess is set to step down as vice-chair of the Welsh Rugby Union. It has long been an established rule that if you are employed by the WRU, you cannot sit on the board so Burgess will step down as vice-chair after accepting... Read More

Laura Halford Admits She's Now Learning Her Toughest Routine . . . Gymnastics Coach

For years she was the best in Britain when it came to rhythmic gymnastics, but now Wales’ Commonwealth Games star Laura Halford is busy developing the next generation. That’s a difficult gig at the best of times - which these are certainly not as the effects of the pandemic and... Read More

Wales Once Exported Rugby Coaches Around The World . . . Now, It's Down To One

As Mike Ruddock continues his temporary overseeing role at the Ospreys, the former Wales coach represents that rare thing in European rugby these days – a Welshman still involved at the top level. Peter Jackson offers a reminder that it wasn’t always like this. There was a time, believe it... Read More

Warren Gatland . . . Wales' Leading Coach (And Not Just In Rugby)

Warren Gatland will walk onto the Principality Stadium pitch before today’s game against Ireland for the final time as Wales coach. Wales supporters, both casual and obsessive, will be sad to see him go, but so will a wider coaching fraternity, says Graham Thomas. It’s not just rugby in Wales... Read More
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