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Welsh Gymnastics Name Commonwealth Games List For Birmingham

Welsh Gymnastics have released their long list of gymnasts who are eligible for nomination and potential selection for Team Wales for next year’s Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. Announced on Commonwealth Day, the list of 21 squad gymnasts includes four bidding to secure their spot at a second Commonwealth Games, having competed on the Gold Coast in 2018. Two of those are in women’s artistic. Bridgend’s Emily Thomas – who also has hopes of making the Great Britain squad for the postponed Tokyo Olympics this summer – and Holly Jones were both part of Team Wales in Australia three years ago.

Welsh Athletics Launch Initiative To Encourage And Support Female Coaches

To celebrate International Women’s Day, Welsh Athletics has announced the launch of a new initiative to celebrate, encourage and support female coaches in Wales.

"The Megastar" Is Heading For Cardiff . . . And Meg Lanning Intends To Light The Torch For Welsh Fire

Meg Lanning is determined to use her status as one of the biggest names in women’s cricket to inspire the next generation of young girls when she brings her unique talent to Cardiff. Australian captain Lanning has been an international star for the last decade and is the youngest centurion – male or female – in her country’s history. Now 28, and with 82 one day internationals and 107 T20 internationals on her CV, Lanning will play for Welsh Fire this summer in The Hundred – a new competition in which players from both sexes will play on an equal footing.

Rhys Enoch Says South African Victory Is Reward For The Tough Times

Rhys Enoch has revealed his victory at the Sunshine Tour's Kit Kat Group Pro-Am event in South Africa felt like reward for overcoming tough times during lockdown. The Welsh golfer shot a final round of 67 on Sunday to win by one shot on 12 under par and claim his second victory on the Sunshine tour, which is based in southern Africa. Enoch has played very little tournament golf over the past 12 months and the 32-year-old – who played at the US Open in 2019 – admitted the victory at the Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Club felt a huge relief.

Swansea City Face Andre Ayew Loss For Three Matches If He Plays For Ghana

Andre Ayew could miss at least two and possibly three of Swansea City’s key Championship matches if he goes away on international duty with Ghana. The Swans striker is due to captain his country in an African Nations Cup qualifier in South Africa on March 25. Unless the tie is moved elsewhere, then if Ayew played he would be forced to quarantine in a hotel for 10 days on his return and miss games against Birmingham City, Preston and possibly Millwall.

Joe Brier And Owen Smith Beaming After Bagging Bronze At Euro Indoors For Britain

Training partners Joe Brier and Owen Smith blasted Great Britain's 4x400m team on their way to a brilliant bronze medal at the European Indoor Championships in Poland on Sunday evening. The Welsh speakers, who train in Cardiff under former Wales and Great Britain 400m international Matt Elias, produced excellent first and second legs to set up a thrilling medal winning performance in Torun.

McKenna, Ricketts Linked With The New Saints After Club Part Ways With Scott Ruscoe

What's The Difference Between Men And Women When They're Injured? About £5k . . . Ask Alisha Butchers

When Alisha Butchers went over on her ankle in training with Bristol Bears Women last Tuesday, there was no way she could have foreseen the trouble, stress, and financial worries ahead. The 23-year-old Wales international has been forced to raise funds online for the surgery required to fix her ankle after falling foul of a medical insurance loophole. Butchers - who reached her £4,995 GoFundMe target in just five hours on Friday - wants her fellow female players to ensure they do not end up in the same position and liable for thousands of pounds of medical bills due to circumstances outside of their control.

Kris Jones Smashes 10K Personal Best . . . But Is Three Seconds Short Of Birmingham Entry

Kris Jones finished an agonising three seconds outside the 2022 Commonwealth Games 10,000m qualifying standard in Newport on Saturday. Competing at the Elite Winter 10k event, Jones smashed his 10,000m personal best of 29.05.66 set in Highgate back in 2017. The Swansea Harrier finished second to Leeds AC athlete Emile Cairess, clocking a time of 28:33.17 - just outside the Birmingham qualifying standard of 28:30.00.

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Cardiff Met Salute Their Old Boys . . . As The New Boys Stay Fit, Hungry, But Inactive

They may not have been playing any competitive rugby at Cardiff Met this season, but there has still been plenty of success for rugby director Danny Milton to enjoy. Watching alumni Alex Dombrant and Luke Northmore starring for Harlequins in the English Premiership and Heineken Champions Cup has helped him... Read More

Cardiff Met And Wales U20 Star Ellis Bevan Wants To Unlock Garage Doors To The Big Time

Ellis Bevan is pumping iron in his garage in order to muscle his way onto the Cardiff Met production line that feeds into professional rugby. The Wales Under-20 scrum-half is biding to follow in the recent footsteps of Alex Dombrandt and Luke Northmore, who moved to Harlequins, as well as... Read More

Cardiff Met Boys Graduate With Honours Into The Big Wide World

Cardiff Met is a regular supplier of talent to the top leagues in Wales and England, but director of rugby Danny Milton is now seeing his graduates spread their wings further afield. Alex Cuthbert and Ken Owens both played for Wales and the British & Irish Lions after leaving Cyncoed... Read More

Aaron Wainwright . . . Another Archer From Cardiff Met Who Has Hit The Bullseye

Aaron Wainwright has made a big impact for Wales in recent months, but it has come as little surprise to those in the know at Cardiff Met. The Dragons player – who celebrates his 22nd birthday today – was on a familiar path to success as Kasey Rees discovered. As... Read More

Big Beasts Cardiff Met Admit Derby Day Clash With Cardiff Uni Was A Real Scare

Cardiff Met have maintained their status as the big beasts of student rugby in Wales but coach Danny Milton has admitted they were given a scare by Cardiff University. The Met’s 34-19 victory may look comfortable enough, but their win at the Arms Park – where 3,000 fans inhaled some... Read More

Cardiff's Rugby Bragging Rights Up For Grabs

Bragging rights will be up for grabs at the Arms Park tonight (October 3) when Cardiff Met and Cardiff Univeristy go head-to-head in the BUCS Super Rugby tournament. Cardiff University couldn’t have asked for a tougher start to their first season in the top flight of student rugby. They kicked-off... Read More
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