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Shane Williams Backs George North To Take All The Records Going . . . Including His Own

Angharad James To Still Be Available To Wales During USA Stint

Welsh international Angharad James is heading to America and the National Women’s Soccer League after signing for North Carolina Courage. The 26-year-old, who has previously stated her desire to play her club football in the States, will join up with the 2018 and 2019 champions in time for the new season in May. Her deal will initially run for one year, with an option of a second year tagged on and she will contine to be free to play for Wales.

Wales Ladies Open Strokeplay Postponed Until Later in Summer

Wales Golf has postponed the 2021 Ladies Open Strokeplay at Newport until later in the summer when it is hoped the event will be able to go ahead without restrictions. Newport Golf Club has continued to support this Championship and it will now be played Friday 24th – Sunday 26th September at the same venue.

The Shear Power Of Wales Prop Wyn Jones . . . As He Gets Ready To Grapple With England

Welsh coal mining once used to produce prop forwards for Wales, but these days few jobs sit beside being a professional rugby player. Except, it seems, if you’re a farmer from west Wales as Wyn Jones is proving is this Six Nations and as he tells Graham Thomas. Wyn Jones has revealed a return to shearing sheep during lockdown got him in the mood to strong-arm opponents in this season’s Six Nations. The Wales prop has been one of the big success stories of the tournament so far – collecting the man-of-the-match award in taking the clippers to Ireland and then giving the Scots a haircut with another forceful display in the win at Murrayfield.

Wales' Justin Tipuric Insists There's More To Come . . . And Against England They'll Need It

Wales flanker Justin Tipuric insists his Triple Crown chasers are level-headed ahead of their showdown against England on Saturday. “We know we haven’t been playing at the top of our game and we know we have got a lot to improve on.” says the Ospreys captain. “We are not a perfect team, but we are still winning games which shows we’re doing something right.

Swansea City's Ben Cabango . . . A Throwback To The Days When Centre Halves Let It All Go To Their Head

A “throwback” defender who looks good for the future. Gareth Bale, Daniel James, Kieffer Moore – it’s a been a good week or so for players potentially crucial to Wales’ chances at this summer’s Euro finals. But last night at the Liberty Stadium, one of the less talked about candidates for a place in the re-arranged tournament continued to prosper.

Cardiff City Loving The Joy Of Six Under Mick McCarthy As They Hit Play-Off Heights

Mick McCarthy is relishing the pressure now being on Cardiff City as a sixth win on the trot in a 2-1 victory at Bournemouth saw they leapfrog their rivals into a play-offs spot. Skipper Sean Morrison and Kieffer Moore, with a penalty, gave City a two goal lead at half-time.

Big Ben Strikes For Swansea City As Steve Cooper Insists: It Was Tough But We Deserved The Win

Steve Cooper praised Swansea City’s powers of recovery after they muscled their way to a vital win thanks to the broad shoulders of Ben Cabango. The young Wales central defender used his strength, determination and imposing physique to get above Coventry’s defenders to head home and earn a 1-0 win over Coventry City at the Liberty Stadium. It was enough for the Swans to claim a victory that keeps them in fourth place in the Championship, but just a point behind both Brentford and Watford – who also both won – with two games in hand.

Lauren Price Swoops To GB Boxing's Top Gong For Third Year In a Row

Lauren Price has been named GB Boxing's Best Female Boxer for the third year in a row. The 26-year-old picked up the top gong in a belated ceremony at GB Boxing’s gym at the English Institute of Sport Sheffield under strict social distancing protocols.

Siwan Lillicrap Says Wales Women Relishing Six Nations Test After Being Confirmed As Skipper

Siwan Lillicrap has been confirmed as captain for Wales Women's rescheduled Six Nations campaign in April by head coach Warren Abrahams. The forward took over the armband in November 2019 from hooker Carys Phillips.

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Lord Botham's Grandson James Gets Wales Call . . . 12 Days Before England Game

Wales have called up James Botham to their squad, five days before they face Georgia and just 12 days before the clash against England. The Cardiff Blues flanker was meant to be playing for his region this evening in their Guinness Pro 14 clash against Benetton. Instead, the 22-year-old has... Read More

Goodbye Cricket, Part One . . . Mountain Ash's Home-Made Pavilion Caused The Biggest Stir

The Welsh cricket season is over and not many players, coaches and spectators will want to see another one like it again in a hurry. At Mountain Ash, the major debates were not whether to bat first or field, but whether they would even have a cricket club at the... Read More

Simplicity Key To Becoming Glamorgan Record Breaker

Marchant de Lange has revealed simplicity was the key to becoming a Glamorgan record breaker. The South African paceman hit the county’s fastest ever hundred as they fought back against Northants. He hammered 113 of 78 balls to get his Glamorgan side to 261. "I'm a tail-ender so I try to keep... Read More

Play-Offs Over . . . But Who Will Now Speak Up For Locked Out Welsh Football Fans?

When will crowds be able to return to watch sport in Wales? From the evidence so far it doesn't seem as if that will be anytime soon. There's a lot of noise but Twm Owen wonders whether much thought has been given to the issue. The prospect of fans returning to... Read More

Jazz Tunes In For Gold Coast After Ringing Endorsement

Jazz Carlin has set her sights on the next Commonwealth Games, but intends to bask in her Olympic glow for a few weeks yet. The double swimming silver medallist from Rio is out of the pool at present and will allow herself more time to savour her achievements – and... Read More

Glamorgan to return to Newport

County cricket will return to Newport in 2016 following confirmation that Glamorgan CCC will play their List A one-day game against the Pakistan A tourists at Spytty Park on Friday, July 15th. Since 1997 Spytty Park has regularly staged Second Eleven matches for Glamorgan, as well as Wales Minor County... Read More
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