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So Solid Elfyn Evans Looking For More Croatian Magic

Elfyn Evans is looking to grab the lead in the World Rally Championship title battle in Croatia this week.

Welsh Regions Reminded Of Task Ahead As Leinster Sign Jordie Barrett

Jordie Barrett New Zealand
Welsh regions hoping to assemble squads to become competitive with the best in the United Rugby Championship have been given a sobering reminder of the size of that task after Leinster announced the capture of All Blacks star, Jordie Barrett.

Josh Turnbull Insists Young Blood Can Get Welsh Rugby Pumping Again

John Turnbull Cardiff
Josh Turnbull insists he sees exciting times ahead in Welsh rugby as he begins his new career as a coach. The 36-year-old Cardiff back rower has confirmed he has played his last match and will take up a coaching position within the Cardiff academy set-up.

James Harris Admits Glamorgan Left Disappointed By Derbyshire Draw

James Harris Glamorgan
James Harris admitted Glamorgan were disappointed they were unable to press home a promising position against Derbyshire and had to settle for a draw in their first home County Championship game of the season. The match finished with spoils shared after a superb stand between Luis Reece and Brooke Guest guided the visitors to safety.

Phil Pratt – Multi-Talented, Multi-skilled, And Heading For Paris This Summer

Phil Pratt
Phil Pratt will be at the Paralympics in Paris later this year, but it’s not too much of a stretch to imagine the highlight of his summer could have been playing at Wimbledon. Pratt is the man who captained Great Britain’s wheelchair basketball team to World Championship glory in 2018.

Gerwyn Price Admits German Defeat Was Hard To Take

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Gerwyn Price believes he let a fifth International Darts Open title slip from his grasp after losing the final of the European tour event. German home favourite Martin Schindler denied Price as he surged to victory in his first European Tour final. The 27-year-old German powered his way to an 8-5 win over the two-time defending champion at the WT Energiesysteme Arena in Riesa to claim his first senior PDC crown.

Erol Bulut Turns On His Critics And Demands Credit For Cardiff City Upsurge

Erol Bulut
Erol Bulut has issued an impassioned defence of his record as Cardiff City manager as he seeks to stay in charge this summer. The Bluebirds boss has taken issue with his critics, who he claims have tried to suggest he should take little credit for the club’s improvement on last season.

Chris Cooke Backs Glamorgan To Claim Win After Brilliant Ton

Chris Cooke Glamorgan
Century-maker Chris Cooke believes he has set the platform for Glamorgan to achieve a memorable victory over Derbyshire. Cooke helped Glamorgan pull in front on day three of their Vitality County Championship match against after they posted 361 for seven declared to set a target of 401 for the visitors.

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.

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Ieuan Evans-Led Lions Group Offers "Limitless" Potential For Women's Tour, Says England Star

Former England international Shaunagh Brown has hailed the possibility of a British and Irish Lions women’s tour joining a sport where the potential is “limitless”. Brown believes that findings of a Lions feasibility study have provided “a massive green light” for women’s rugby to keep growing on the world stage.... Read More

WRU Set For £35m Loss While New Zealand Expect 47,000 Fans For Bledisloe Cup Clash

By David Williams While Welsh rugby struggles to stay afloat playing in front of empty stadia, New Zealand will face Australia this weekend with a crowd of 47,000 expected at Eden Park. The WRU this week predicted it could potentially lose £35m of income should if all autumn and Six Nations matches... Read More

Forget Eden Park Showdown, The Real Result Of This Lions Tour Has Been The Roar Of Rugby Heritage

The All Blacks have gone from settled to scrambled, the Lions from flakey to formidable, but Geraint Powell says it will still need something bigger than the kitchen sink to floor the most ruthless team in rugby. The British and Irish Lions tour comes down to a Test decider on... Read More

The Lions Have The Form, The Fans, The Wisdom, And The Ref . . . But They Will Not Have The Glory

There is only one thing more ruthlessly determined and obsessively motivated than an All Black, argues Robin Davey. That’s a wounded All Black. Expect the record book writers to remain under-employed. History beckons for the British and Irish Lions on Saturday when they aim to become the first in the... Read More

Warren Gatland Was Expecting The Blade, But Not The Bludgeon

Warren Gatland had admitted the All Blacks caught the Lions on the blindside as New Zealand comfortably won the First Test 30-15 in Auckland. The Lions coach confessed the tourists were expecting a flashing blade, but were unprepared for the heavy bludgeon which came beforehand. The All Blacks matched and then... Read More

Kieran Read Expects All Blacks To Beat Everyone - Including The Lions

All Blacks captain Kieran Read says his team do not feel burdened by the phenomenal level of success they have enjoyed and, like the entire country, they expect nothing less than victory in their series against the British and Irish Lions. The All Blacks enter Saturday's first test as favourites,... Read More
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