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Fans Are Back In Wales As Swansea City, Newport County, Wales And Glamorgan Get Green Light

Swansea City and Newport County will be playing their home play-off matches in front of fans for the first time this season. The move has been confirmed by the Welsh Government who have given the green light for both clubs’ ties to be played in front of supporters as pilot events as part of the easing of Covid-19 restrictions. The go-ahead means both Welsh clubs will not be disadvantaged as they might have been after English clubs were given the okay to allow a limited number of fans back for their home ties.

Toby Booth Backs Michael Collins To Lead Ospreys To Higher Level

Toby Booth believes the Ospreys have signed another leader with the recruitment of New Zealander Michael Collins. The 27-year-old – who is eligible for Wales through his grandfather – will move to the Liberty Stadium this summer from the Highlanders on a two-year deal. The New Zealand Under-20 three-quarter, who can play centre or full back, played in the Blues side that defeated the British and Irish Lions in 2017.

Beth Munro Is Living The Dream As She Joins Matt Bush On Takewondo Tokyo Trail

Beth Munro has admitted she is “in a dream world” after joining Welsh para-taekwondo star Matt Bush in earning Great Britain places at this summer’s Paralympics in Tokyo. The Welsh pair secured their spots at the European taekwondo qualifiers in Bulgaria at the weekend. Team GB already had one place guaranteed through world number one Amy Truesdale in the +58kg event, but now the Welsh duo will make up a three-strong team.

Newport County Prepare For Forest Green Rovers . . . But Are Happy To Avoid Jamille Matt Reunion

Newport County goalkeeper Tom King believes Forest Green Rovers will badly miss former Rodney Parade hero Jamille Matt when the two clubs clash in the play-offs. County clinched their place in the League Two mini-series after a 1-1 draw at Southend at the weekend, where they were indebted to King for a penalty save that kept the scores level. It ensured the Exiles finished fifth in the final table, on the same points as sixth-placed Forest Green who they will now meet over two legs.

Scarlets Set To Sign Pumas Star After Showing The Door To Glenn Delaney

The Scarlets may have sacked head coach Glenn Delaney but they are busy making plans for next season by lining up Argentina Test star Tomas Lezana. Delaney was dismissed on Saturday night with the region having second thoughts over kicking him upstairs to become their director of rugby. Instead, they are kicking him out with Dwayne Peel being given a clear run at things next season with no influence from over his shoulder.

Jenny Nesbitt Produces Devastating Solo Run In The Wet For 5000m Victory In Trafford

Jenny Nesbitt produced a devastating front-running performance to blow away a strong domestic field at the British Milers Club Grand Prix at Trafford on Saturday night. The Welsh Commonwealth Games hopeful led from gun to tape to win the 5,000m A race by a huge margin in a time of 15:40.10.

Swansea City Warned By Barnsley Boss: The Tide Has Turned And We're The Strong Team Now

Bullish Barnsley manager Valerien Ismael has warned Swansea City the momentum is all with his team as they prepare to host Swansea City in the first leg of the Championship play-offs. Ismael is in confident mood after his club completed a hugely impressive second half of the season during which they won 13 out of 19 games. Only Watford managed to achieve a better run in.

Cymru Premier Roundup: Untouchable Top-Two Take Title Race Into Final Day

Newport County . . . One Step From From The Play-Offs But We Have To Take It, Says Mike Flynn

Mike Flynn has told his Newport County team there are no medals for those who stumble at the final hurdle. Flynn’s promotion-chasers play their final match of the season today with their League Two play-off fate very much in their own hands. The Exiles travel to face already-relegated Southend United knowing a point will seal them a place in the end-of-campaign shoot-out.

Nomads Wary Of Threat From Old Boys With Title On The Line

County Championship

Big Brother Joe Root Stands Between Billy And Winning Start For Glamorgan

Billy Root admits it will be more than a routine season opener when he faces brother and England captain Joe on Thursday. The Glamorgan all-rounder will take on his big brother at Headingly as the Welsh County begin their County Championship campaign at the home of the England batsman. "We both will... Read More

Glamorgan Go Top After Best Win For 52 Years . . . And David Lloyd Says There's More To Come

Glamorgan captain David Lloyd believes his side’s thumping record victory over Northamptonshire suggests they are capable of mounting a promotion challenge this season. The Welsh county’s away win on Wednesday - by an innings and 143 runs - was their best winning margin in County Championship cricket since 1967 and... Read More

Matthew Maynard Reveals Secrets Behind Glamorgan's Title Triumph 20 Years Ago

It is 20 years this week since Glamorgan last conquered cricket by winning the County Championship – a happy anniversary for Matthew Maynard and his team. In an exclusive interview for Dai Sport the victorious former captain and England batsman, now director of cricket at Somerset, tells Alun Rhys Chivers... Read More

Matthew Maynard Reveals Secrets Behind Glamorgan's Title Triumph 20 Years Ago

It is 20 years this week since Glamorgan last conquered cricket by winning the County Championship – a happy anniversary for Matthew Maynard and his team. In an exclusive interview for Dai Sport the victorious former captain and England batsman, now director of cricket at Somerset, tells Alun Rhys Chivers... Read More

Time To Salute The Glamorgan Heroes Of 20 Summers Ago

Glamorgan’s season is drawing to a close, but before then it’s worth pausing to recall a memorable milestone from two decades ago. Richard Thomas spins the clock back to celebrate a September day when the county conquered all before them. So, we are just days away now from the 20th... Read More

The Day The Wind Blew North By North Missed For Glamorgan

It’s another trip down memory lane for Richard Thomas as he recalls the one that got away from Phil North in the year Glamorgan won the County Championship title, 20 years ago this summer. It might not have been a particularly defining match on the way to the 1997 County... Read More
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