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Get Your Dosh On Osh . . . Roberts Heads Betting To Replace Rob Page As Wales Boss

Osian Roberts
Osian Roberts heads the early betting as favourite to take over from Rob Page as Wales manager. Page was dismissed on Friday morning following the dismal friendly performances against Gibraltar and Slovakia, which intensified the pressure built by the failure to qualify for Euro 2024.

Aaron Wainwright Vows Wales Will Come Out Fighting Against South Africa

Aaron Wainwright Wales
Aaron Wainwright believes that Wales’ Twickenham appointment with South Africa is an important staging post on the road to the 2027 World Cup. Wales’ resources have been severely tested for Saturday’s encounter with several players either unavailable because the game falls outside World Rugby’s summer Test window so England-based players cannot be considered, injured or rested.

It Will Either Be Pain Or Gain For Taine, When Wales Muscle Up To South Africa

Taine Plumtree Wales
Taine Plumtree will be bidding for a family London double this weekend – but it will require a massive upset by Wales for him to achieve it. Last month, Plumtree’s father, John, coached the Sharks to a memorable 36-22 triumph against Gloucester in the Challenge Cup final at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

Steve Cooper Vows To Keep Leicester City Up As Wales Retains A Premier League Boss

Steve Cooper Nottingham Forest
Steve Cooper has vowed to make sure Leicester City rise to the challenge of staying in the Premier League next season after being appointed as their new manager on a three-year deal. The former Swansea City boss will ensure there is at least one Welsh manager working in the top flight next season, following his dismissal at Nottingham Forest midway through last season and the relegation suffered by Rob Edwards’s Luton Town.

Stevie Williams Relishing Dream Tour Debut After Stunning Season

Stevie Williams is looking to add to his stellar season after being handed a dream debut at the Tour de France.

Aled Davies Eyes More Golden Glory As Four Welsh Para Stars Heading For Paris

Aled Davies is looking for more Games glory after being named as one of four Welsh Para athletes in Britain's team for Paris 2024.

Wales Begin Search For New Manager After Rob Page Sacked

Rob Page Wales
Wales have begun the search for a new manager after Rob Page was sacked.

Newport County Consider Cameron Toshack Move After Graham Coughlan Departure

Cameron Toshack Swansea City
Newport County could turn to former Swansea City U23 coach Cameron Toshack after sacking Graham Coughlan. County parted company with Coughlan by “mutual consent” after 20 months as their manager, but the reality is that recently appointed chairman Huw Jenkins wanted a new man at the helm.

X-Factor Regan Grace In Line For Wales Tour Down Under

Regan Grace Bath
Regan Grace has been described as an “X-factor” player following his shock call-up to Wales’ summer training squad. Former rugby league star Grace, who has only played two senior games of union, could now travel to Australia for a tour highlighted by Tests against the Wallabies on July 6 and 13.

Steve Cooper In Pole Position To Become New Leicester City Boss

Steve Cooper Nottingham Forest
Steve Cooper is in line to become Leicester City's new manager. The 44-year-old former Swansea City boss, who was dismissed by Nottingham Forest in December, has held extended talks with the Foxes, Forest’s big East Midlands rivals.

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Welsh Coach Richard Hodges Now Presents Case for The Defence At Zebre

On the face of it, Richard Hodges has just about the toughest job in the United Rugby Championship as Zebre’s new defence coach. After all, the Italians conceded no fewer than 101 tries in losing all 18 league games last season, 28 more than any other side and an average... Read More

No Splits In Our Camp, Claims Cardiff Coach As Thomas Young Inspires Euro Passage

Thomas Young took a starring role in the absence of his dad as Cardiff beat the Ospreys 38-21 to clinch the Welsh Shield and Heineken Champions Cup qualification in their final URC game. Director of Rugby Dai Young wasn’t at the Principality Stadium for the Judgement Day showdown having been... Read More

I'm Not Shaun Edwards 2 And I'll Do It My Way . . . Vows Wales' New Defence Man Mike Forshaw

Wales defence coach Mike Forshaw acknowledged the impact Shaun Edwards has made on him but insists he will do the job his own way. Forshaw’s fellow Wiganer enjoyed sustained success with Wales in the same role that Forshaw now has. The current France defence specialist played a key part in... Read More

Bernard Jackman Rolls The Dice And Knocks Over Dragons Defence Coach

Bernard Jackman is to take charge of the Dragons’ defensive coaching after the region decided to sack specialist Hendre Marnitz. In what appears to be a last throw of the dice by Jackman – with his own job clearly on the line – he has decided to be more hands-on... Read More

Dragons Could Not Afford To Hire Shaun Edwards . . . So, It's An Ospreys Only Deal

The Dragons’ bid to share Sean Edwards with the Ospreys this season has collapsed due to a lack of cash. The Wales defence coach – who is leaving to take over at Wigan after next year’s World Cup – has confirmed he will be working with the Swansea region on... Read More