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.
Tesni Evans faces the biggest task in women’s squash on Tuesday night when takes on world No.1 Nouran Gohar at the World Championships. Welsh No.1 Evans – who is seeded 13 at the tournament in Cairo – has shown good form so far in overcoming Poland’s Karina Tyma and Coline Aumard of France in reaching the last 16. But she will have to produce the form of her life to unseat Gohar in front of her home Egyptian fans at the Club S Allegria.
Matthew Maynard insists Glamorgan are still reaping the rewards of a positive approach to their County Championship campaign despite their latest defeat. The Welsh county lost by 58 runs to Durham in a match they looked well placed to win at the start of the final day. Instead, they were bowled out for just 137 with England Test hopeful Matty Potts taking 7-40, to leave Glamorgan in third place in Division Two with two wins, two defeats and two draws from their opening six matches.
Fiercely competitive Scottish forward Craig Moore is the fifth signing for Cardiff Devils. The former Dundee Stars player missed most of last season because of injury, but will be fit to play Elite League ice hockey in the coming campaign. “Craig’s injury so early in the season was a big blow for... Read More
Craig Moore, Cardiff Devils’ fast and feisty Scottish forward, is out injured until well into the new year. He suffered a lower body injury during Cardiff’s 3-0 win against Belfast Giants and will need surgery. Coach Andrew Lord said: “Craig has been great this season and this is a big blow for... Read More
Cardiff Devils’ powerplay and penalty kill units led their team to a 5-3 Elite League victory against Fife Flyers in Kirkcaldy. Paul Crowder and Layne Ulmer scored PP goals, giving Devils a two from four record in the game, while Flyers failed to break down Cardiff’s PK in five attempts. The success... Read More
Craig Moore, Cardiff Devils’ young Scottish forward, is intent on creating many new hockey memories with the Welsh club. The former Dundee Stars player helped Devils win 4-0 against his former club in Scotland during midweek - and is now focused on a second Scottish scalp in four days. Devils are at... Read More
Cardiff Devils forward Craig Moore says he’s about to play in two of the biggest games of his career so far, writes Craig Anderson. The energetic, all-action Scot made the move to the Elite League champions this summer after two years at Dundee Stars and is preparing for his first taste... Read More
Cardiff Devils players and fans get together at Ice Arena Wales in Cardiff Bay this evening (Thursday, 7.15pm). The reigning Elite League champions have invited supporters to an open training session two days before their opening pre-season fixture. Devils travel to play Nottingham Panthers on Saturday evening before the Elite rivals face... Read More