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Richard Whiffin Admits Wales U20s Need To Stop Soft Tries As They Finish Eighth At World Championship

Richard Whiffin Admits Wales U20s Need To Stop Soft Tries As They Finish Eighth At World Championship
Wales’ campaign in the World Rugby U20 Championship finished in disappointing fashion with a 47-31 defeat to hosts South Africa in the 7th place final at the DHL Stadium in Cape Town. The Junior Springboks were determined to finish the championship on a winning note after suffering two defeats to Argentina.

Warren Gatland Admits Poor Judgement In Cory Hill Captaincy Fiasco

Warren Gatland Admits Poor Judgement In Cory Hill Captaincy Fiasco
Warren Gatland has admitted it was a terrible idea to make Cory Hill a Wales captain. The Wales coach said he regretted the decision to give the honour to Hill for the final game of the tour to Australia, what proved to be a one-point victory over Queensland Reds.

Morgan Morse Set To Make History As The Wisest Head On Young Shoulders

Morgan Morse Set To Make History As The Wisest Head On Young Shoulders
Morgan Morse will become the most-capped player for Wales U20 when he plays against the Junior Springboks in the final game at the 2024 World Rugby Junior Championship. It will be his 24th appearance, taking him past the 23 won by former Scarlets wing Ryan Conbeer, but he could go on to win 10 more next season.

Former Swansea City Boss Graham Potter Leaves England Wondering

Former Swansea City Boss Graham Potter Leaves England Wondering
Graham Potter says he feels "really ready, really excited" to return to football management, but would not comment on speculation linking him with the vacant England job. The former Swansea City boss has been out of work since leaving Chelsea in April 2023 after just seven months in charge at Stamford Bridge.

Wales Face Reds, Hoping Not To Finish Red-Faced

Wales Face Reds, Hoping Not To Finish Red-Faced
No-one is exactly sure why, but Wales play Queensland Reds on Friday. It’s something to do with a planned Test against Samoa not materialising, other international opponents being touted, and the final conclusion that a game against provincial opponents might still swell the coffers, anyway, so what the heck.

Alix Popham Calls For More Work To Protect Rugby Players After New MND Link

Alix Popham Calls For More Work To Protect Rugby Players After New MND Link
Former Wales star Alix Popham has called for more to be done to protect rugby players after a new study showed players who suffered multiple concussions have biological differences that may make them more prone to developing motor neurone disease (MND) and other conditions. Popham - who has been diagnosed with probable chronic traumatic encephalopathy and early onset dementia - is co-founder of charity, Head For Change.

Wales Women To Play Scotland And Australia in September

Wales Women To Play Scotland And Australia in September
Wales Women have announced two major Test matches against Scotland and Australia ahead of their WXV2 campaign in South Africa during September. Ioan Cunningham, the Wales head coach, guided his side to an eight-try 52-20 win over Spain to secure World Cup qualification for England 2025 and WXV2 in Cape Town.

Caernarfon Town Storm Through After Euro Epic, Thanks To Cool Hand Gruff

Caernarfon Town Storm Through After Euro Epic, Thanks To Cool Hand Gruff
Caernarfon Town earned one of their best results in European football after Gruffydd John scored decisively in a penalty shoot-out to beat Crusaders of Northern Ireland. The Welsh club triumphed over Crusaders in a thrilling shoot-out in Belfast, advancing to the second qualifying round of the Europa Conference League.

Wales Desperate To Get A Tune Out Of Regan . . . But Will It Be Amazing Grace?

Wales Desperate To Get A Tune Out Of Regan . . . But Will It Be Amazing Grace?
Every cloud needs a silver lining, so what shouldn’t Regan Grace provide it in the “Sunshine State” of Queensland? There have been a few bright individual moments during Wales’ tour of Australia - Dewi Lake, Archie Griffin and Taine Plumtree come to mind - but in the main it’s been a continuation of the long dark cloud Warren Gatland has been under for almost 10 months.

Pembrey Circuit Gears Up To Host Inaugural Welsh Motorsport And Supercar Festival

Pembrey Circuit Gears Up To Host Inaugural Welsh Motorsport And Supercar Festival
Pembrey Circuit will host the inaugural Welsh Motorsport & Supercar Festival on Sunday 22nd September 2024, exactly 31 years to the day since the late Brazilian F1 racing driver Ayrton Senna set the fastest lap around the home of Welsh motorsport. It was widely reported at the time that Senna broke the Pembrey lap record in 1988.

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Cardiff Plan To “Take Frustration Out On Edinburgh” Says Coach Matt Sherratt

The build up for Cardiff’s final home game against Edinburgh began before they had left the pitch at Kingspan Stadium last weekend after a sickening defeat to Ulster. Head coach Matt Sherratt wanted his players to transfer the feeling of bitter disappointment at the end of their 19-17 defeat into... Read More

Ellis Jenkins Plans One Last Cardiff Arms Park Goodbye

Ellis Jenkins is determined to bow out... Read More

Ironmen Legend Craig Locke Gets Ready For Cup Final No.8 With Merthyr

Craig Locke will join his best man Dafydd Lockyer on eight cup final appearances when he runs out for Merthyr at the Principality Stadium on Sunday night. The man described by Merthyr backer Sir Stan Thomas as “arguably the greatest player to ever play for Merthyr”, the 36-year-old second row... Read More

Europe Gives Welsh Teams A Break . . . But No Respite

The four Welsh regions have a break from the United Rugby Championship this weekend, but that doesn’t mean life is going to get easier. In fact, it looks tougher in some respects with three of them facing club opposition in Europe and the Ospreys up against the Italians of Benetton... Read More

“Box Office” Ioan Lloyd Lays Down Case For Wales’ Six Nations Role

Wales fly-half contender Ioan Lloyd produced a “box office” display in the Scarlets’ 29-23 bonus point victory over Cardiff Rugby at a packed Arms Park. The No 10 spot in the Six Nations is very much up for grabs with Dan Biggar having retired from international rugby and Gareth Anscombe... Read More

Ellis Jenkins . . . Still Fighting The Good Fight For Cardiff

Ellis Jenkins admits there are times when he wonders what might have been. But he is also grateful to still be playing the game he loves, after fearing his career was over at one stage. We caught up with the Cardiff Rugby flanker for an in-depth chat as he prepared... Read More
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