Wayne Rooney said he is 'angry and disappointed' having been forced to self-isolate meaning he will miss Derby County's clash with Cardiff City. The former England skipper does not have COVID-19 but will have to self-isolate for 10 days after a friend who visited him at home last week tested positive for this virus
Welsh domestic men’s and women’s international football is facing shutdown for a month as a result of the new “firebreak” lockdown imposed by Welsh Government. Fully professional sport – defined as those who earn their living through sport – will be allowed to continue during the new restrictions which come in at 6pm on October 23 and last until November 9. That means EFL clubs Cardiff City, Swansea City and Newport County will be allowed to still play matches, as will the Wales national rugby team and regions.
Jake Smith admits he is still in a state of shock after his Welsh Half Marathon record-breaking run in Poland. The 22-year-old Cardiff-based runner shattered Steve Jones's 34-year-old mark just weeks after becoming Welsh qualified.
Barry Town United manager Gavin Chesterfield is expecting Sam Bowen to make a big impact at the club this season. The Barry boss handed a debut to Bowen – the son of former Swansea , Birmingham and Cardiff City player Jason Bowen – in last weekend’s goalless draw at home to Cymru Premier champions Connah's Quay Nomads. The 19-year-old midfielder, who joined on loan from Cardiff, made an impressive first showing according to Chesterfield, who said: “I was delighted with him.
Adi Yussuf, Wrexham’s Tanzanian international, is on an FA Cup mission this weekend and the striker has special opponents in his sights. The Dragons have been drawn against Yussuf’s former club Solihull Moors away in the Emirates FA Cup fourth qualifying round.
Mason Jones has become the latest Welshman to join the UFC after earning a four-fight deal. The Blaenavon fighter called for his chance in MMA's premier series after becoming a Cage Warriors two-weight champ in September.
Jay Harris was made to battle all the way as he made a winning return to the ring in the MTK fight night. The Swansea fighter said he was 'buzzed' after a stinging left-hook from Marcel Braithwaite in the fourth round rocked him to his roots.
Shooter Amy Clinton has re-signed for Celtic Dragons for the Vitality Netball Superleague season. The former England U21 player, who joined from Loughborough Lightning last season, appeared in all three of the 2020 games before the COVID-19 suspension.
Gareth Bale has been warned he may have to get used to an uncomfortable subs’ bench as often as a “beautiful chair” at Tottenham. The suggestion was made by Spurs manager Jose Mourinho in the wake of Bale’s second debut for the club following his loan move from Real Madrid. Mourinho did not think the introduction of the Wales captain was the catalyst for his side’s late capitulation against West Ham.
Two Welshmen will be on the start line when the Vuelta a Espana begins on Tuesday in Irun near Bibao. Steve Williams and Scott Davies will both be riding for Team Bahrain McLaren, but for Williams just competing in a three-week Grand Tour has already been a major accomplishment and testament to teamwork, as he tells Owen Morgan. World Tour team cyclist Stevie Williams benefitted from a career-saving collaboration between Sport Wales and his Team Bahrain McLaren outfit which has helped him return from a long-term injury. One of Britain's most promising young riders, Williams' career had been put on hold for 18-months by a mystery knee problem shortly after signing for Team Bahrain McLaren - one of the sport's top teams.
Wayne Pivac insists he will keep faith with the young props who were given a testing time in Wales’ defeat at Twickenham. Dillon Lewis, 24, and Leon Brown, 23, were used on the tight-head, while 27-year-old Rob Evans was replaced on the loose-head by 22-year-old Rhys Carre as Wales mounted... Read More
They looked vulnerable, raw, and unrefined at Test level, but Wales’ young tourists have surprised many – including Robin Davey, who’s happy to eat his slice of humble pie as Warren Gatland’s team prepare for the second Test against Argentina. Whisper it - or shout it from the rooftops -... Read More
Dillon Lewis is fast becoming a lucky talisman for Wales on tour in Argentina. The Cardiff Blues tight-head prop has won all four caps to date overseas and he has yet to be on the losing side. Lewis has started in three of those wins and has an eye on... Read More
Ellis Jenkins will captain Wales for the first time on Saturday when he leads his country against South Africa in Washington D.C. The former Wales U20 skipper will line up alongside Seb Davies and Ross Moriarty in the back-row as Wales take on the Springboks in their opening summer tour... Read More
The celebrations from Cardiff Blues epic Challenge Cup comeback win over Gloucester in Bilbao may finally be subsiding. Now, as Geraint Powell argues in his latest column for Dai Sport, the issue is getting things right off the pitch to ensure future success. Few would begrudge the Cardiff Blues region... Read More
Cardiff Blues have finally agreed a contract extension with Wales’ most capped prop Gethin Jenkins that will keep him at the Arms Park club into his 39th year. Jenkins has been one of the mainstays of the Blues pack this season and has helped to steer them into the semi-finals of... Read More