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Newport County Boss Graham Coughlan To Consider His Position After Sixth Defeat

Graham Coughlan Newport county
Newport County manager Graham Coughlan has given a scathing assessment of his team - and questioned his own future - after they suffered a sixth successive defeat. The County boss said the club’s fans deserved better after their latest setback - a 2-1 loss at home against Tranmere Rovers. That makes it a miserable round half dozen of losses on the bounce for Newport, who only a month ago looked to have a decent outside chance of making the play-offs before their rotten run.

Ioan Cunningham Under Pressure But Questions WRU Strategy For Women's Game

Ioan Cunningham expects scrutiny over his position as head coach after Wales glued themselves to the bottom of the Women’s Six Nations table. Like his counterpart in charge of the men’s team – Warren Gatland – Cunningham is a man under pressure who cannot ease things until he stops losing. The former Scarlets coach, who brought a sharp upturn in the fortunes of the national side in the women’s game two years ago, admits results have put him in the firing line.

Wrexham Ride To League One Is A Reward For The Fans, Says Phil Parkinson

Ryan Reynolds has said that he and Rob McElhenney are having the “ride of our lives” following another Wrexham promotion. The Deadpool star, 47, co-owns the club with fellow Hollywood actor McElhenney. They previously secured promotion to League Two last year, and a 6-0 victory over Forest Green Rovers on Saturday means they will play in League One next season, as they cannot now finish below the top three automatic promotion places.

Osian Pryce Back In Business After Storming To Severn Valley Stages Victory

Osian Pryce put himself back into contention for a second Probite British Rally Championship title after a sensational win at the second round of the season, the Rallynuts Severn Valley Stages [13 April].

Mark Jones Admits Ospreys Guilty Of Too Many Errors As European Dream Ends At Gloucester

Keelan Giles Ospreys
Mark Jones admitted the Ospreys undermined their own cause as they crashed out of the European Challenge Cup after giving up too many penalties to Gloucester. The region’s defence coach praised his team’s commitment during their 23-12 quarter-final defeat to Gloucester at Kingsholm.

Ruby Evans Begins Countdown To Olympic Spot In Paris

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With her sights firmly set on the Paris Olympics this summer, Ruby Evans will hope to book her ticket to the greatest show on Earth next month. Evans has been named in the senior Great Britain women’s team for the artistic gymnastics European Championships in Rimini, Italy, in May in a line-up that also includes Ondine Achampong, Alice Kinsella, nine-time senior European medallist Becky Downie MBE and Georgia-Mae Fenton.

Hold My Beer . . . Wrexham Poised To Clinch Another Promotion Party

Paul Mullin Wrexham
Wrexham could be hosting a promotion party on Saturday, but manager Phil Parkinson won’t be ordering the beers and champagne just yet. The Dragons manager insists it will be business as usual before their League Two home match against Forest Green Rovers, even though Wrexham may end up celebrating back-to-back promotions for their first time in the club’s history.

Adam Beard Bristling For Ospreys’ Anglo-Welsh Assault On Gloucester

Adam Beard Ospreys
Wales forward Adam Beard reckons the Ospreys have got the muscle memory to overpower Gloucester in their European Challenge Cup clash on Friday night. Last season, Beard was part of an Ospreys squad that did the double over French club Montpellier - an achievement that included an eye-catching away victory, when they went over the channel and won 21-10.

Wales Can Turn Their Campaign Around In Dublin, Says Abbie Fleming

Abbie Fleming Wales
They may be heading to Ireland seeking their first win in the 2024 Guinness Women’s Six Nations, but Ioan Cunningham’s Welsh team will be travelling to Cork with confidence still high. If the home defeat to Scotland was a shock to the system, the loss to reigning champions England at Ashton Gate was at least encouraging. To stand any chance of repeating the heroics of last year, that saw Wales finish third, a victory in Ireland is a must.

Jill McIntosh Urges Cardiff Dragons To Get Back On Track At Bath

Jill McIntosh Cardiff Dragons
Cardiff Dragons head coach Jill McIntosh has urged her team not to let slip their positive start to the season when they face Bath on Friday night. The Dragons had looked poised to break into the top four play-off places after winning three and drawing one of their opening six Super League matches.

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Steve Cooper Says Wales' Swansea Trio Are Growing For Club And Country

Steve Cooper believes Swansea City have played a major part in Wales’ Euro 2020 qualifying success – and predicts there will be benefits for the club. The Swansea manager – who teams host Millwall tomorrow in the Championship – have provided three players during Ryan Giggs’ time in charge of... Read More

Guardian Angel: How Old Swan Rangel Helped Cooper Land First Signing Jake Bidwell

Jake Bidwell has revealed how Angel Rangel and Connor Roberts were instrumential in his move to Swansea City. The left-back has joined on a free transfer in a three year deal from QPR to become new manager Steve Cooper's first signing of the summer. Bidwell, a graduate of the academy... Read More

Graham Potter Blasts Soft Swansea As Play-Off Chances Suffer Big Blow

Sheffield Wednesday 3 Swansea City 1 Graham Potter branded his Swansea City side 'soft' as their chances of challenging for the play-offs suffered a major blow at Sheffield Wednesday. The Swans paid for some poor defending as the Owls hit them for three goals in the first-half. Adam Reach struck... Read More

Swans Suffer Blow With Olsson Ruled Out For Season

Martin Olsson will not play against this season handing Swansea City a huge blow. The left-back has undergone surgery on the... Read More

Swansea City's Deadline Day Discount - Ayew, Fernandez And Clucas Sold But Only Declan John Comes In

Swansea City’s deadline day dealings left them with cash in the bank, an old boy from Cardiff City – but desperately short of central defenders. The Swans made just one signing, taking Wales international full-back Declan John from Rangers for an undisclosed fee. But four players left the club –... Read More

Swans Keen To Sign Former Bluebirds Defender Declan John

Former Cardiff City defender Declan John could be on his way back to Wales to join Swansea City. John is one of a number of late options being considered by the Swans before Thursday’s transfer deadline as manager Graham Potter seeks to strengthen his defence. The 23-year-old Wales full-back is... Read More
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