Tom Lockyer Thanks Medical Staff As Wales Defender Sends Out Message After Luton's Wembley Triumph
Luton Town captain Tom Lockyer has thanked medical staff for their “swift and thorough response” after collapsing during his side’s Sky Bet Championship play-off final victory against Coventry. The Wales defender fell to the floor while running back during the match and received treatment before being carried off the pitch on a stretcher. The game went to penalties after Jordan Clark’s opener was cancelled out by Gustavo Hamer to finish 1-1 after extra time, and the Hatters secured Premier League football for next season with a 6-5 victory on penalties.
Ride Into Rome Will Be A Painful One For Gallant Geraint Thomas
Geraint Thomas had suffered some cruel mishaps at the Grio d’Italia over the years bit nothing will feel as bruising as the ride into Rome on Sunday. The Welsh rider saw the pink jersey snatched away on the penultimate day on Saturday as Primoz Roglic overcame a mechanical problem to win a punishing time trial to the summit of Monte Lussari. Roglic dropped his chain midway up the cruel concrete road to the top but still had enough in reserve to beat Thomas by 40 seconds, overturning the 26-second advantage Thomas took into the day.
Nick Tompkins Ready To Prove His World Cup Worth For Wales
Nick Tompkins can make sure he’s in good nick going into the Rugby World Cup by becoming a winner in the English Premiership final this weekend. The Wales centre lines up for Saracens who will be firm favourites to beat Sale Sharks at Twickenham on Saturday afternoon.
Ageless Geraint Thomas Now One Good Time Trial Away From Winning Giro
Geraint Thomas will wear the leader’s pink jersey into Saturday’s decisive mountain time trial at the Giro d’Italia after Primoz Roglic could take only a handful of seconds out of the Welshman’s advantage on the Queen stage in the Dolomites. Thomas and Roglic traded attacks in the final kilometre of this beastly stage but at the very top of the Tre Cime di Lavaredo it was Roglic, who had changed bikes on the approach to the last climb to get better gearing, who was able to open up a three-second gap in the final few metres.
Alun Wyn Jones Ready For Debut At 37 As He Takes On The World
Alun Wyn Jones will captain the Barbarians at Twickenham on Sunday in the game against a World XV. It will be the 37-year-old Ospreys lock’s 15th international outing at the home of English rugby in a game that will see him make his debut for the Baa-Baas.
Geraint Thomas Aims To Keep Primoz Roglic Behind Him As Giro Reaches Business End
Geraint Thomas will bid to strengthen his grip on the leader’s pink jersey on stage 19 of the Giro d’Italia on Friday. On his 37th birthday, on Thursday, the Welsh superstar was able to follow a late move from Primoz Roglic on the approach to Val di Zoldo as Joao Almeida dropped back, and the two then worked together to keep the Portuguese behind and take 20 seconds out of him, enough to see Roglic move up to second.
Gerwyn Price Admits He’s At A Loss To Explain Final Blow-Out To Michael Van Gerwen
Gerwyn Price admitted he was at a loss to fully explain his Premier League Darts final defeat to Michael van Gerwen. Welshman Price had reached the final by hammering his World Cup teammate Jonny Clayton, 10-2, in the first semi-final of the night at the O2 Arena in London.
Wales Boss Rob Page Wants Answers Again From Nottingham Forest
Wales boss Rob Page wants clarity from Nottingham Forest over Neco Williams' injury ahead of next month's Euro 2024 qualifiers. Full-back Williams was ruled out for the rest of the Premier League season after breaking his jaw against Brighton on April 26.
Gerwyn Price And Jonny Clayton Go Tungsten-To-Tungsten In Premier League Showdown
Darts devotees, those who thirst for tungsten action, and anyone who loves a Welsh sporting rivalry – get a bit of this. On Thursday night at London’s O2 Arena, Gerwyn Price and Jonny Clayton go head-to-head again in the Premier League Darts play-off climax.
Geraint Thomas Eases Off And Saves Power Ahead of Big Mountain Test At Giro
Geraint Thomas finished safely to retain the leader’s pink jersey at the Giro d’Italia and revealed he was saving his legs for two tough days to follow in the mountains. Thomas was guided into the finish by Ineos Grenadiers team-mate Ben Swift, staying safe to retain his 18-second advantage over Joao Almeida in the general classification, with Primoz Roglic sat third, 29 seconds down.
Nico's Golden Mum . . . Elinor Barker Wins At European Championships And Emma Finucane Takes A Silver
Elinor Barker has won her first cycling title since giving birth to her son Nico less than a year ago. The Welsh track star partnered Katie Archibald to victory in the Madison at the European Championships in Switzerland. It was Archibald’s third title of the week and 20th of her... Read More
The Wheel Has Turned . . . Wales Is a Cycling Nation
New mum Elinor Barker may have grabbed the attention with her recent selection for the Commonwealth Games, but there’s plenty more happening in Welsh cycling at present. Owen Morgan sampled two events either side of selection for Birmingham, which both underlined how the sport in Wales is currently enjoying a... Read More
Welsh Cyclist Megan Barker Looks Ahead To Big Year . . . And New Role In The Family
Great Britain’s newest senior international cyclist Megan Barker is gearing up for a big year ahead in 2022 that will include Commonwealth Games ambitions with Wales. She also has an exciting family event to look forward to, as she tells Lucy Rees. Megan Barker is hoping she measures up for two... Read More
Cyclist Elinor Barker Wins Silver Despite Being Left Out Of Squad For Olympic Final
By Tom Prosser Elinor Barker's bid for another Olympic gold medal ended in disappointment as she found herself left out of the squad that took silver medals behind Germany in the women's cycling team pursuit. The Welsh rider was looking to repeat her gold medal triumph of Rio in 2016, but team... Read More
Ethan Vernon To Join Geraint Thomas And Elinor Barker As A Welsh Olympian As GB Boss Vows To Win "In The Right Way"
Geraint Thomas, Elinor Barker and Ethan Vernon will be part of a Great Britain cycling team who have vowed to bring home more gold at Tokyo this summer – but without cutting any corners. The Welsh trio are part of a 26-strong squad for the Games which includes a mix... Read More
Elinor Barker Last Woman Riding In Plovdiv As She Strikes Elimination Gold
Elinor Barker struck elimination gold at the UEC European Track Championships in Bulgaria. Wales' Olympic and world champ won the race... Read More