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.
So, the Ryan Giggs Wales era has officially ended. It was an announcement which almost certainly represents a full-stop conclusion to the strained 30-year association between the Cardiffian and his national football team. The word “officially” is important here: in both practical and emotional terms Robert Page is already Wales manager.
Profits made from Wales qualifying for the World Cup – expected to be around £4m - will go into improving grassroots facilities, the Football Association of Wales have pledged. The overall commercial revenue from Wales reaching their first finals of the tournament for 64 years could be at least £10m, it has been estimated. But the guaranteed part of that income – which comes from the FIFA prize money pot – will go straight into benefitting the game at lower levels.
By Paul Jones Glamorgan captain David Lloyd believes his players’ tougher mental strength can boost their County Championship campaign further after their superb win at Nottinghamshire. The Welsh county host Middlesex on Thursday, where they will be looking to build on their seven-wicket victory at Trent Bridge, where returning Australian star Marnus... Read More
By Lucy Rees The Hundred will return to Cardiff in 2022 - after its off-field success in the inaugural year - with the Welsh Fire teams desperate to improve their finish on the leaderboards. After an encouraging start to their season, Welsh Fire men finished seventh out of eight teams, while the... Read More
By Gareth James Work is underway on the new children’s net area on the back lawn at Glamorgan’s Sophia Gardens. Head coach Matt Maynard marked the start of work by putting the first spade in the ground. Dedicated to Tom Maynard, the four-lane net is being built using the money raised through the... Read More
By Lucy Rees New Glamorgan signing Sam Northeast believes he can help deliver more success to the Welsh county after joining from Hampshire. Northeast, who joins from Hampshire, previously Kent, is one of the most consistent and experienced batsmen in the county circuit. In 2005 he made his Kent second XI debut against... Read More
By Lucy Rees National Counties XI beat hosts Spain on Monday by 93 runs in the first match of their Championship Week in the Dream11 T10 European Championship. National Counties are representing England and Wales at the 15-nation tournament and qualified for the Championship Week having finished top of Group C. Wales' Sam... Read More
By Lucy Rees Andy Gorvin has fulfilled his ambition for 2021 by earning his first professional contract with Glamorgan. Along with fellow youngster Tegid Phillips, 24-year-old Gorvin has signed a contract for next season after a successful run with the club this summer. Gorvin said: “I've had a good year in the second... Read More